Riverview, DE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Riverview, Delaware - Basic Facts

The Riverview Census Designated Place had a population of 2,626 as of July 1, 2016. Riverview ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Delaware. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Riverview is located at latitude 39.0304 and longitude -75.5186 in Kent County. The formal boundaries for the Riverview Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Kent County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 26 feet.

The Riverview Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389760) 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.

Delaware is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Riverview Census Designated Place is located within Central Kent Division of Kent County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Riverview 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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Riverview, DE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,626
Population in Households 2,626
Population in Familes 2,288
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 727
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 906
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 714
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 962 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 822 (85.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 84 ( 8.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $216,435
Average Home Value $248,417


Median Household Income $69,421
Average Household Income $86,027
Per Capita Income $31,053
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.08% 1.41%
Households 0.95% 1.33%
Families -0.24% 1.28%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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.

Riverview, DE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Riverview to the other 77 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Delaware 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 # 31 61st
Population Density1 # 69 12th
Diversity Index2 # 44 44th
Median Household Income # 20 75th
Per Capita Income # 28 65th

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