Everything You Need to Know About the City of Riverton Wyoming

In 2017, Riverton, WY had a population of 11.1k people with a median age of 37.7 and a median household income of $51,102 dollars. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Riverton, WY grew from 11,044 to 11,113, a 0.625 percent increase, and its median household income grew from $50,020 dollars to $51,102 dollars, a 2.16 percent increase

The population of Riverton, WY is 77.7 percent White Alone, 12.2 percent Hispanic or Latino, and 6.72 percent American Indian & Alaska Native Alone. N/A% of the people in Riverton, WY speak a non-English language, and 98.7 percent are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Riverton, WY are Central Wyoming College (299 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Riverton, Wyoming is $154,600 dollars, and the homeownership rate is 64.6 percent. Most people in Riverton, WY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 13.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Riverton, WY is 2 cars per household.


Education in Riverton

In 2017, universities in Riverton, WY awarded 299 degrees. The student population of Riverton, WY is skewed towards women, with 848 male students and 1,082 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Riverton, WY are White (241 and 81.7 percent), followed by Unknown (13 and 4.41 percent), Hispanic or Latino (12 and 4.07 percent), and American Indian or Alaska Native (12 and 4.07 percent).

The largest universities in Riverton, WY by the number of degrees awarded are Central Wyoming College (299 and 100 percent).

The most popular majors in Riverton, WY are Entrepreneurial Studies (29 and 9.7 percent), Registered Nursing (28 and 9.36 percent), and Equestrian Studies (21 and 7.02 percent).

The median tuition costs in Riverton, WY are $N/A for private four-year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.


Economy in Riverton

The economy of Riverton, WY employs 5.45k people and Riverton has an unemployment rate of 5.0 percent. Riverton has seen the job market decreased by -2.4 percent over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 9.1 percent, which is lower than the US average of 33.5 percent. The largest industries in Riverton, WY are Retail Trade (960 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (561 people), and Educational Services (714 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($71,375 dollars), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($67,000 dollars), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($64,866 dollars).

Households in Riverton, WY have a median annual income of $51,102 dollars, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 dollars across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $50,020 dollars in 2016, which represents a 2.16 percent annual growth.


Tax Rates for Riverton

– The Sales Tax Rate for Riverton is 5.0 percent.

– The Income Tax Rate for Riverton is 0.0 percent.

– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.


Income and Salaries for Riverton

– The average earnings of a Riverton resident are $22,767 dollars a year.

– The Median household earnings of a Riverton resident is $42,208 dollars a year.