Riverside, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Riverside, New York - Basic Facts

The Riverside Census Designated Place had a population of 3,090 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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Riverside, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,090
Population in Households 2,069
Population in Familes 1,401
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,021
Population Density2 1,138
Diversity Index3 81


Median Household Income $42,179
Average Household Income $58,796
Per Capita Income $17,790


Total Housing Units 908 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 572 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 201 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 135 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $123,684
Average Home Value $195,804


Total Households 773
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 432
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.73% 0.52%
Households 0.93% 0.66%
Families 0.97% 0.5%
Median Household Income   3.66%
Per Capita Income   2.96%

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, 2018 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 # 486 59th
Population Density # 657 45th
Diversity Index # 28 98th
Median Household Income # 1062 11th
Per Capita Income # 1180 1st

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