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Encyclopedia > Riverton, Wyoming

Riverton is a city located in Fremont County, Wyoming. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 9,310. Fremont County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...


Geography

Location of Riverton, Wyoming

Riverton is located at 43°1'40" North, 108°23'42" West (43.027838, -108.395077)GR1. Image File history File links WYMap-doton-Riverton. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 25.3 km² (9.8 mi²). 25.3 km² (9.8 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ...


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Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there are 9,310 people, 3,816 households, and 2,407 families residing in the city. The population density is 367.5/km² (952.2/mi²). There are 4,254 housing units at an average density of 167.9/km² (435.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 86.81% White, 0.17% African American, 8.08% Native American, 0.47% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.86% from other races, and 2.58% from two or more races. 7.09% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 3,816 households out of which 29.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.2% are married couples living together, 10.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 36.9% are non-families. 31.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.33 and the average family size is 2.93. Marriage is a relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the city the population is spread out with 24.2% under the age of 18, 10.4% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 16.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 94.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.6 males.


The median income for a household in the city is $31,531, and the median income for a family is $37,079. Males have a median income of $31,685 versus $19,157 for females. The per capita income for the city is $16,720. 15.7% of the population and 11.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 21.3% of those under the age of 18 and 11.5% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...

Flag of Wyoming

State of Wyoming
Governors | Television Image File history File links Flag_of_Wyoming. ... State nickname: Equality State Other U.S. States Capital Cheyenne Largest city Cheyenne Governor Dave Freudenthal (D) Senators Craig Thomas (R) Mike Enzi (R) Official languages English Area 253,554 km² (10th)  - Land 251,706 km²  - Water 1,851 km² (0. ... List of Wyoming Governors Francis E. Warren Republican 1890 Amos W. Barber Republican 1890-1893 John E. Osborne Democratic 1893-1895 William A. Richards Republican 1895-1899 DeForest Richards Republican 1899-1903 Fenimore Chatterton Republican 1903-1905 Bryant B. Brooks Republican 1905-1911 Joseph M. Carey Democratic 1911-1915 John...

State Capital:

Cheyenne Founded Incorporated 1867   County Laramie County Mayor Jack R. Spiker Area  - Total  - Water 57. ...

Regions:

Powder River Country The Powder River Country is depicted in red on a map of the western United States The Powder River Country refers to an area of the Great Plains in northeastern Wyoming in the United States. ...

Smaller Cities:

Buffalo | Casper | Cheyenne | Evanston | Gillette | Green River | Jackson | Laramie | Riverton | Rock Springs | Sheridan | Buffalo is a city located in Johnson County, Wyoming. ... Downtown Casper Casper is a city located in Natrona County, Wyoming. ... Founded Incorporated 1867   County Laramie County Mayor Jack R. Spiker Area  - Total  - Water 57. ... Evanston is a city located in Uinta County, Wyoming. ... Gillette is a city located in Campbell County, Wyoming. ... Green River is a city located in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. ... Jackson is a town located in the Jackson Hole valley of Teton County, Wyoming. ... Downtown Laramie Laramie is a city located in Albany County, Wyoming. ... Rock Springs is a city located in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. ... Sheridan is a city located in Sheridan County, Wyoming. ...

Counties:

Albany | Big Horn | Campbell | Carbon | Converse | Crook | Fremont | Goshen | Hot Springs | Johnson | Laramie | Lincoln | Natrona | Niobrara | Park | Platte | Sheridan | Sublette | Sweetwater | Teton | Uinta | Washakie | Weston Albany County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Big Horn County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Campbell County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Carbon County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Converse County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Crook County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Fremont County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Goshen County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Hot Springs County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Location in the state of Wyoming Formed 1875 Seat Buffalo Area  - Total  - Water 10,812 km² (4,175 mi²) 22 km² (8 mi²) 0. ... Laramie County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Lincoln County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Image:Map of Wyoming highlighting Natrona County. ... Niobrara County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Park County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Platte County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Sheridan County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Sublette County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Sweetwater County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Teton County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Uinta County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Washakie County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Weston County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ...

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