Riverton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Wyoming. With a population of 10,682 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Riverton is the tenth largest community in Wyoming.
Riverton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Riverton is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Riverton who work in sales jobs (11.98%), management occupations (11.49%), and office and administrative support (9.76%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Riverton spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 14.41 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The population of Riverton overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Riverton, 21.95% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Riverton in 2018 was $27,973, which is middle income relative to Wyoming and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $111,892 for a family of four. However, Riverton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Riverton is a very 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 Native American. Riverton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.81% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Riverton include German, Irish, English, French, and European.
The most common language spoken in Riverton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.