Riverton, Nebraska

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Category Value
Nearest Medium City 120 miles SW of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 168 miles SW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Franklin
Standard Zip Codes 68972
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.089
Longitude -98.758

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 FRANKLIN #2
Distance 10.2 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 36 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 90 F
Oct Temp 37 to 68 F
Annual Precip 25.2 inches
Distance 12.8 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 35 F
Apr Temp 36 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 91 F
Oct Temp 37 to 68 F
Annual Precip 26.3 inches
Distance 21.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 67 F
Jul Temp 67 to 93 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 24.6 inches
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Riverton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 145 100%
Male 73 50.3%
Female 72 49.7%
Under 18 42 29%
18+ 103 71%
65+ 34 23.4%
Median Age 42.3
Average Family Size 3
White 143 98.6%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 2.1%

Estimated Riverton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 138
Growth -7
Growth % -4.8%

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 47.6%
US/American 14.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.7%
Irish 8.7%
English 6.8%
Norwegian 2.9%
Scottish 1.9%
French (except Basque) 1.9%
Swedish 1.9%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Czech 1.9%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Riverton 145 $25,625
Bladen 291 $34,375
Campbell 387 $33,438
Franklin 1,026 $32,639
Guide Rock 245 $26,500
Red Cloud 1,131 $34,038
Upland 179 $35,625
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