Riverside, PA Population

Population: 1,861. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,820 (-2.2% change)
Males: 903 (48.5%), Females: 958 (51.5%)

Zip code: 17868

Median resident age: 41.7 years
Median household income: $45,469
Median house value: $99,300

Races in Riverside:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (40.5%), Irish (18.1%), English (8.7%), Polish (8.0%), Italian (6.2%), Dutch (5.5%).

Land area: 4.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Riverside

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 26.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Riverside borough

  • Never married: 17.0%
  • Now married: 66.8%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -129 (-6.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Riverside:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Riverside:

  • WILLIAMSPORT RGNL (about 28 miles; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Abbreviation: IPT)
  • HARRISBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 54 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; Abbreviation: MDT)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 63 miles; READING, PA; Abbreviation: RDG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Riverside:

  • DANVILLE (about 1 miles; DANVILLE, PA; Abbreviation: 8N8)
  • SUNBURY (about 7 miles; SUNBURY, PA; Abbreviation: H11)
  • NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY (about 11 miles; SHAMOKIN, PA; Abbreviation: N79)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Riverside:

  • BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 15 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,880)
  • BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; LEWISBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,534)
  • PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 34 miles; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,666)
  • LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 47 miles; NANTICOKE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,582)
  • HARRISBURG AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-HARRISBURG (about 49 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,653)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN ST HARRISBURG (about 53 miles; MIDDLETOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)
  • WILKES UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,438)
Private high school in Riverside:

  • SUSQUEHANNA BIBLE ACADEMY (Students: 20; Location: PO BOX 455; Grades: 2 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Riverside:

  • RIVERSIDE EL SCH (Students: 171; Grades: KG – 05)

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