Riverton, UT Population

By | July 1, 2019

Population: 25,011. Estimated population in July 2020: 32,089 (+28.3% change)
Males: 12,589 (50.3%), Females: 12,422 (49.7%)

Salt Lake County

Zip code: 84065

Median resident age: 23.7 years
Median household income: $63,980
Median house value: $173,000

Races in Riverton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.7%)
  • Hispanic (3.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Other race (1.0%)

Ancestries: English (31.4%), German (14.0%), United States (6.9%), Danish (6.2%), Swedish (6.1%), Irish (6.1%).

Elevation: 4435 feet

Land area: 12.6 square miles

Map of Riverton, UT

Population

For population 25 years and over in Riverton

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 23.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Riverton city

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 70.2%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 2.2%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

2.0% Foreign born (0.7% Asia, 0.5% Latin America, 0.5% North America, 0.3% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +13,776 (+122.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Riverton:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Riverton:

  • SALT LAKE CITY INTL (about 19 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Abbreviation: SLC)
  • PROVO MUNI (about 27 miles; PROVO, UT; Abbreviation: PVU)
  • HILL AFB (about 41 miles; OGDEN, UT; Abbreviation: HIF)

Other public-use airports nearest to Riverton:

  • SALT LAKE CITY MUNI 2 (about 7 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Abbreviation: U42)
  • JAKE GARN (about 20 miles; EAGLE MOUNTAIN, UT; Abbreviation: 17U)
  • SKYPARK (about 24 miles; BOUNTIFUL, UT; Abbreviation: BTF)

Amtrak station near Riverton:

  • 17 miles: SALT LAKE CITY (320 S. RIO GRANDE ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Riverton:

  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-UTAH CAMPUS (about 10 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Full-time enrollment: 2,021)
  • SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Full-time enrollment: 11,896)
  • UNIVERSITY OF UTAH (about 19 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Full-time enrollment: 19,866)
  • BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; PROVO, UT; Full-time enrollment: 29,977)
  • UTAH VALLEY STATE COLLEGE (about 24 miles; OREM, UT; Full-time enrollment: 14,182)
  • WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; OGDEN, UT; Full-time enrollment: 12,112)
  • UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY (about 78 miles; LOGAN, UT; Full-time enrollment: 16,384)

Schools

Public high school in Riverton:

  • RIVERTON HIGH (Students: 2,277; Location: 12476 S SILVERWOLF WAY (2700 W; Grades: 10 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Riverton:

  • SOUTH HILLS MIDDLE (Students: 1,289; Location: 13508 S 4000 W; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • OQUIRRH HILLS MIDDLE (Students: 1,180; Location: 12949 S 2700 W; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • ROSE CREEK ELEM SCH (Students: 1,127; Location: 12812 S 3600 W; Grades: KG – 06)
  • ROSAMOND ELEM SCH (Students: 979; Location: 12195 S 1975 W; Grades: KG – 06)
  • SOUTHLAND ELEM SCH (Students: 899; Location: 12675 S 2700 W; Grades: KG – 06)
  • RIVERTON ELEM SCH (Students: 783; Location: 13150 S 1830 W; Grades: KG – 06)
  • FOOTHILLS ELEM SCH (Students: 745; Location: 13717 S SHAGGY PEAK; Grades: KG – 06)
  • JEAN MASSIEU SCHOOL (Students: 36; Location: 12830 S REDWOOD RD; Grades: KG – 04)