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Riverview, Delaware
Location in Kent County and the state of Delaware.
Location in Kent County and the state of Delaware.
Riverview is located in Delaware
Location within the state of Delaware
Riverview is located in the United States
Riverview (the United States)
Coordinates: 39°01′35″N 75°30′39″W / 39.02639°N 75.51083°W / 39.02639; -75.51083
RIVERVIEW DELAWARE Latitude and Longitude:

39°01′35″N 75°30′39″W / 39.02639°N 75.51083°W / 39.02639; -75.51083
CountryUnited States
State Delaware
County Kent
 • Total3.7 sq mi (9.5 km2)
 • Land3.6 sq mi (9.3 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
26 ft (8 m)
 ( 2010)
 • Total2,456
 • Density440.1/sq mi (169.9/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 ( Eastern (EST))
 • Summer ( DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 302
FIPS code10-61480
GNIS feature ID215502 [1]

Riverview is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kent County, Delaware, United States. It is part of the Dover, Delaware Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 2,456 at the 2010 census.


Riverview is located at 39°01′35″N 75°30′39″W / 39.0265017°N 75.5107562°W / 39.0265017; -75.5107562. [2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.7 square miles (9.6 km2), of which, 3.6 square miles (9.3 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (1.91%) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census [3]

As of the census [4] of 2000, there were 1,583 people, 560 households, and 455 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 440.1 people per square mile (169.8/km²). There were 574 housing units at an average density of 159.6 per square mile (61.6/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 88.44% White, 7.26% African American, 0.25% Native American, 1.52% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 1.07% from other races, and 1.39% from two or more races. 2.27% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 560 households out of which 41.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.3% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.6% are non-families. 13.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.4% had someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.83 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 28.1% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 33.0% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 7.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $64,219, and the median income for a family was $66,250. Males had a median income of $39,458 versus $24,605 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $22,766. 1.9% of the population and 0.9% of families were below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 2.4% of those under the age of 18 and none of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line.


  1. ^ "Riverview". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.