Riverview, FL

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Living in Riverview

Riverview is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 107,396 people and 18 constituent neighborhoods, Riverview is the 25th largest community in Florida. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Riverview, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Riverview, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Riverview’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Riverview does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $75,385.00.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Riverview is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Riverview is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Riverview who work in office and administrative support (16.09%), management occupations (11.08%), and sales jobs (10.06%).

Also of interest is that Riverview has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.33% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

In Riverview, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.37 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The overall education level of Riverview citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.17% of adults in Riverview have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Riverview in 2018 was $31,546, which is middle income relative to Florida, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $126,184 for a family of four. However, Riverview contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Riverview is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Riverview home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Riverview residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Riverview also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 26.20% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Riverview include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Riverview is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.