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Riverton, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Riverton is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Crow Wing County at latitude 46.4572 and longitude -94.0544. Crow Wing County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,230 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Riverton, but most people and references simply refer to it as Riverton, Minnesota.

The P1 Census Class Code for Riverton indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Riverton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles.

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Riverton, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 118
Population in Households 118
Population in Familes 99
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 153
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 49
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 36
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 62 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 45 (72.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 4 ( 6.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (21.0%)
Median Home Value $172,500
Average Home Value $185,556


Median Household Income $50,711
Average Household Income $57,061
Per Capita Income $22,980
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.2% 0.17%
Households 0.49% 0.4%
Families 4.38% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.32%
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.


Riverton, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Riverton to the other 906 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 782 14th
Population Density1 # 747 18th
Diversity Index2 # 573 37th
Median Household Income # 498 45th
Per Capita Income # 683 25th

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