Riverton, Iowa

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Category Value
Nearest Medium City 42 miles S of Council Bluffs, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 44 miles SE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Fremont
Standard Zip Codes 51650
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.686
Longitude -95.568

Riverton Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station SIDNEY
Distance 6.1 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 32 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches
Distance 11.2 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 31 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 66 F
Annual Precip 33.9 inches
Distance 24 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 32 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 33.2 inches
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Riverton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 304 100%
Male 162 53.3%
Female 142 46.7%
Under 18 82 27%
18+ 222 73%
65+ 51 16.8%
Median Age 38.2
Average Family Size 3.13
White 300 98.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Riverton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 291
Growth -13
Growth % -4.3%

Riverton Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 32.5%
US/American 22.6%
English 10.4%
Irish 9%
Dutch 4.2%
Scotch-Irish 3.8%
Scottish 3.3%
Swedish 3.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.4%
Norwegian 2.4%
Pennsylvania German 1.9%
French (except Basque) 1.4%
Canadian 0.9%
Slavic 0.9%
European 0.9%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Riverton 304 $46,250
Farragut 509 $47,813
Hamburg 1,240 $42,935
Randolph 209 $36,500
Shenandoah 5,546 $39,110
Sidney 1,300 $45,278
Thurman 236 $38,438
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