Riverton Utah Information
Riverton is a city in Salt Lake County, Utah, United States. It is a large suburban community located about 30 miles south of Salt Lake City along Interstate 15.
According to the 2000 census, Riverton has a population of more than 25,000 people. The city has a total area of 12.6 square miles with a population density of over 1,900 people per square mile. It is located at high altitudes of over 4,000 above sea level.
The racial demographics of Riverton are 91.56% White, 0.99% African American, 0.63% Native American, 1.83% Asian, 0.33% Pacific Islander, 2.77% from other races, and 1.89% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race are 7.49% of the population.
Riverton has more than 6,000 households, many of which are affluent. The median income for a household in the city is $63,980, and the median income for a family is $65,330.
Public Education is provided by the district of Riverton City Schools which includes six elementary schools, two middle schools and Riverton High School, the most populous high school (10-12) in Utah with over 2,500 students.
Riverton is home to the newly built Intermountain Riverton Hospital.