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Overview

Introduction to Riviera Beach, Florida

Riviera Beach, Florida, in Palm Beach county, is 4 miles N of West Palm Beach, Florida (center to center) and 69 miles N of Miami, Florida. The city is considered part of the West Palm Beach-Boca Raton metropolitan area.

Riviera Beach History

Riviera Beach was incorporated in Palm Beach County, Florida on September 29, 1922. It is a predominantly African American city at a very desirable location along the Lake Worth Lagoon. This city boasts of the Port of Palm Beach and a United States Coast Guard station, and also has its own marina. 

Riviera Beach and Nearby Attractions

  • Northlake Square.
  • Riviera Beach Siding.
  • Riviera Beach Public Library.
  • Rivera Beach Shopping Center.
  • Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.
  • Rapids Water Park.

Things To Do In Riviera Beach

The Riviera Beach area has a beautiful Marina which is not only a dock but also an excellent stopover for a run to the Bahamas. The Rapids Water Park has fun rides that both kids and grownups will enjoy. The Blue Heron Fleet has two boats departing from Palm Beach Inlet that travel to natural and artificial reefs. At these reefs one can catch snapper, mackerel, grouper, cobia and other bottom species. The Dyer Park boasts of sports facilities including baseball and football fields, basketball courts and sand volleyball courts. It is also ideal for those interested in biking or horseback riding.

Riviera Beach Transportation

Palm Beach International Airport is the closest major airport.

Riviera Beach Higher Education

College education opportunities can be found at Palm Beach Atlantic College-West Palm Beach.

People

Total Population 33,445
Male Share of the Population 47.6%
Female Share of the Population 52.4%
Senior Citizens 14.8%
Employed Population 16+ 14,699
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 36%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 21.8%
Median Earnings25+ $26,290
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $16,485
Median Earnings With High School Degree $22,342

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,822
% Above Poverty Level 76.5%
% Below Poverty Level 23.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.6%
% Using Public Transportation 3.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 28.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,035
Median House Value $131,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 54.7%
US/American 0%
English 2.5%
Irish 3.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Riviera Beach Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles N of West Palm Beach, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 69 miles N of Miami, Florida
County Palm Beach
Metro Area West Palm Beach - Boca Raton
Standard Zip Codes 33403, 33404, 33407, 33418
P.O. Box Zip Codes 33419
Phone Area Codes 561
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 26.775
Longitude -80.058

Riviera Beach Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WEST PALM BEACH INTL AP
Distance 6.8 miles
Jan Temp 57 to 75 F
Apr Temp 65 to 82 F
Jul Temp 75 to 90 F
Oct Temp 71 to 85 F
Annual Precip 61.3 inches
Station CANAL POINT USDA
Distance 36.1 miles
Jan Temp 53 to 75 F
Apr Temp 61 to 84 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 67 to 86 F
Annual Precip 52.1 inches
Station POMPANO BEACH
Distance 37.9 miles
Jan Temp 58 to 77 F
Apr Temp 66 to 83 F
Jul Temp 75 to 92 F
Oct Temp 71 to 87 F
Annual Precip 57.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Riviera Beach, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Singer Island (33404)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Lake Park 8,376 $51,201
Mangonia Park 1,929 $31,724
North Palm Beach 12,425 $82,135
Palm Beach Gardens 50,977 $91,043
Palm Beach Shores 1,077 $64,583
West Palm Beach 103,588 $51,899

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Riviera Beach High Schools

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SUNCOAST COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL
600 W 28TH STREET
561-882-3400
Serves 1,367 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 21

INLET GROVE COMMUNITY HIGH
7071 GAROADEN ROAD
561-881-4600
Serves 576 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.6

INTENSIVE TRANSITION NORTH
3301 ELECENTERONICS WAY
561-881-4722
A Non-traditional School
Serves 54 students.

COUNTY JAIL
3228 GUN CLUB ROAD
561-881-4720
Serves 50 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.7

SEAGULL ACADEMY
38 W INDUSTRIAL WAY
561-842-5814
A Charter School.
A Title I School.
Serves 32 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16

PALM BEACH HALFWAY HOUSE
70 E 30TH STREET
561-540-1292
Serves 15 students.

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