Riverview is a larger medium-sized coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 76,248 people and 19 constituent neighborhoods, Riverview is the 35th largest community in Florida. Riverview has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Riverview, where the median household income is $69,832.00.
Riverview is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Riverview is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Riverview who work in office and administrative support (15.34%), sales jobs (10.99%), and management occupations (10.31%).
Also of interest is that Riverview has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Riverview is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
One downside of living in Riverview is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Riverview, the average commute to work is 33.32 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
In terms of college education, Riverview is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.93% of adults in Riverview have a college degree.
The per capita income in Riverview in 2018 was $29,001, which is middle income relative to Florida, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $116,004 for a family of four. However, Riverview contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Riverview is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Riverview home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Riverview residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Riverview also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 26.73% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Riverview include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Riverview is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.