The town of Riverton, Wyoming is home to slightly less than 11,000 residents. Retirees account for a greater percentage of the population (18%) here than nationally (14%). Renters tend to be in the minority in the city, and 66% of residents own their homes. With a relatively low average rent of $812 per month in the city, renting remains an affordable option, particularly compared to other cities in Wyoming. Over the course of a year, renters in Riverton will save around $1,200 compared to the state average.
Averaging about 15 minutes, the commute time for Riverton residents is shorter than the state average of about 18 minutes. Many residents (43%) commute to work by car, while public transit is not used widely. A small percentage of residents (2%) commute to work on foot, though the number is greater than the national average.
Many Riverton residents work in one of four industries: retail, entertainment, education, and healthcare. Together, these industries account for 28% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 8% of residents work in sales, making it the top field in the city. Riverton workers bring in an average annual income of just over $65,000, a bit less than the average Wyoming resident. Riverton's average income also trails the national average ($73,345). Compared to the national average (5%), Riverton has a relatively high concentration of residents over the age of 25 who have earned an Associate's degree (7%). Further, 10% possess a Bachelor's degree and 3% have earned a Master's degree or Doctorate.