Riverside, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Riverside, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Riverside Census Designated Place had a population of 353 as of July 1, 2017. Riverside ranks in the upper 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 40.2836 and longitude -78.9217 in Cambria County. The formal boundaries for the Riverside Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Cambria County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,230 feet.

The Riverside Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2630615) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Riverside Census Designated Place is located within Township of Stonycreek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cambria County.

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, 2017.

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Riverside, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 353
Daytime Population: Workers 154
Daytime Population: Residents 176
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 330
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 347
Population in Familes 269
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 3,038
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $54,642
Average Household Income $70,363
Per Capita Income $32,861


Total Housing Units 179 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 134 (74.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $91,935
Average Home Value $122,761


Total Households 164
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 99
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.05% -1.04%
Households -0.89% -1.12%
Families -0.94% -1.03%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

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, 2017 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 # 1460 17th
Population Density # 421 76th
Diversity Index # 1317 26th
Median Household Income # 690 61st
Per Capita Income # 339 81st

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