Riverside, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Riverside, New York - Basic Facts

The Riverside Census Designated Place had a population of 3,112 as of July 1, 2016. Riverside ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Riverside is located at latitude 40.9051 and longitude -72.6717 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Riverside Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 180 feet.

The Riverside Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389759) 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.

The Riverside Census Designated Place is located within Town of Southampton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Riverside 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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Riverside Census Designated Place, NY Boundary Map



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Riverside, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,112
Population in Households 2,072
Population in Familes 1,393
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,040
Population Density1 1,146
Diversity Index2 81
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 782
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 438
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 910 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 571 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 211 (23.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 128 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $87,658
Average Home Value $157,061
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,788
Average Household Income $53,576
Per Capita Income $16,595
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.07% 0.71%
Households 1.42% 1.0%
Families 1.5% 0.94%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   1.24%
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.

Riverside, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Riverside to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York 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 # 483 60th
Population Density1 # 658 45th
Diversity Index2 # 30 98th
Median Household Income # 1070 10th
Per Capita Income # 1180 1st

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