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Riverton, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Riverton is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Franklin County at latitude 40.0897 and longitude -98.7596. Franklin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,772 feet.

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

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 Village of Riverton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 86
Population in Households 84
Population in Familes 67
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 219
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 45
Average Household Size 1.87
Family Households 28
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 77 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 34 (44.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (41.6%)
Median Home Value $78,125
Average Home Value $109,091


Median Household Income $38,582
Average Household Income $57,854
Per Capita Income $25,512
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.8% -0.47%
Households -0.52% -0.45%
Families 3.69% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   3.14%
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, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Riverton to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska 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 # 468 19th
Population Density1 # 512 12th
Diversity Index2 # 502 13th
Median Household Income # 490 16th
Per Capita Income # 267 54th

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