Riverton, UT
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Riverton is a medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 41,900 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Riverton is the 17th 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.

Unlike some cities, Riverton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Riverton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. 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 (16.69%), management occupations (14.37%), and sales jobs (11.55%).

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.

Riverton is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Riverton’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The education level of Riverton citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.16% of adults in Riverton have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Riverton in 2010 was $28,425, which is wealthy relative to Utah, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $113,700 for a family of four.

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 German, Danish, European, and Irish.

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