Riverview, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The Riverview Census Designated Place had a population of 732 as of July 1, 2017. Riverview ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Riverview is located at latitude 36.9312 and longitude -82.4842 in Wise County. The formal boundaries for the Riverview Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Wise County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,998 feet.

The Riverview Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629844) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Riverview population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Riverview, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 732
Daytime Population: Workers 20
Daytime Population: Residents 498
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 518
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 732
Population in Familes 601
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,283
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $33,043
Average Household Income $53,567
Per Capita Income $21,530


Total Housing Units 307 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 180 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 100 (32.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $88,571
Average Home Value $136,264


Total Households 280
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 194
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.91% -0.92%
Households -0.81% -0.87%
Families -1.66% -0.95%
Median Household Income   8.99%
Per Capita Income   3.88%

Riverview, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Riverview to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 406 32nd
Population Density # 200 66th
Diversity Index # 547 8th
Median Household Income # 545 8th
Per Capita Income # 448 25th

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