Riverton, UT
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Living in Riverton

Riverton is a medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 45,148 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Riverton is the 19th largest community in Utah.

Riverton home prices are not only among the most expensive in Utah, but Riverton real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Riverton is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.32% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Riverton is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Riverton who work in office and administrative support (16.37%), management occupations (13.85%), and sales jobs (12.82%).

Also of interest is that Riverton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Riverton telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 13.56% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because of many things, Riverton is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Riverton a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Riverton has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Riverton’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The population of Riverton is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 38.03% of adults in Riverton have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Riverton in 2018 was $33,179, which is wealthy relative to Utah, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $132,716 for a family of four.

Riverton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Riverton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Riverton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Riverton include English, German, British, European, and Swedish.

The most common language spoken in Riverton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Pacific Island languages.