Riverton is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Riverton Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Cherokee County at latitude 37.0751 and longitude -94.7047. Cherokee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 830 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Riverton Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 2.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles.Photos of the local Riverton, KS area
Also See: Riverton, KS ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||953|
|Population in Familes||828|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.62|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||377 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||302 (80.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||63 (16.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||13 ( 3.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$100,581|
|Average Home Value||$137,957|
|Median Household Income||$52,789|
|Average Household Income||$61,998|
|Per Capita Income||$23,835|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.07%|
|Per Capita Income||2.11%|
The table below compares Riverton to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas 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.
|Total Population||# 211||69th|
|Population Density1||# 512||24th|
|Diversity Index2||# 151||78th|
|Median Household Income||# 172||75th|
|Per Capita Income||# 307||54th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kansas Census Data Comparison Tool.