Riviera Beach is a medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 38,074 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Riviera Beach is the 92nd largest community in Florida.
Riviera Beach is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Riviera Beach is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Riviera Beach who work in sales jobs (12.36%), office and administrative support (11.54%), and management occupations (8.03%).
Also of interest is that Riviera Beach has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Riviera Beach 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. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
In terms of college education, Riviera Beach is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.51% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Riviera Beach in 2018 was $26,550, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $106,200 for a family of four. However, Riviera Beach contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Riviera Beach is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Riviera Beach home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Riviera Beach residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Riviera Beach include African, Jamaican, Haitian, German, and Irish.
In addition, Riviera Beach has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (20.51%).
The most common language spoken in Riviera Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and French Creole.