Riverside, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Riverside, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Riverside had a population of 2,230 as of July 1, 2016. Riverside ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Riverside is located at latitude 40.9488 and longitude -76.6419 in Northumberland County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Riverside (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.51 sq. miles. Northumberland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 499 feet.

The Borough of Riverside (GNIS ID: 1215516) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Riverside population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Riverside, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,230
Population in Households 2,230
Population in Familes 1,885
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 462
Diversity Index2 10
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 941
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 668
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,002 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 807 (80.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 134 (13.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $169,730
Average Home Value $188,197
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $59,005
Average Household Income $79,156
Per Capita Income $33,402
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.32% 1.44%
Households 2.55% 1.55%
Families 2.4% 1.43%
Median Household Income   3.07%
Per Capita Income   2.56%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Riverside, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Riverside to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 592 66th
Population Density1 # 1446 18th
Diversity Index2 # 1028 42nd
Median Household Income # 401 77th
Per Capita Income # 231 87th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.