Riva, MD

Census Place

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2022 Population
4,784
6.86% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ben Cardin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Van Hollen
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
42.4
7.83% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
0.878%
38.6% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$145,601
8.76% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$567,100
14% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Riva, MD had a population of 4.78k people with a median age of 42.4 and a median household income of $145,601. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Riva, MD grew from 4,477 to 4,784, a 6.86% increase and its median household income grew from $133,875 to $145,601, a 8.76% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Riva, MD are White (Non-Hispanic) (89.4%), White (Hispanic) (3.22%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.05%), Other (Hispanic) (1.78%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.46%).

None of the households in Riva, MD reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.9% of the residents in Riva, MD are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Riva, MD was $567,100, and the homeownership rate was 96%.

Most people in Riva, MD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 33.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Riva, MD was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Riva, MD is home to a population of 4.78k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.39% of Riva, MD residents were born outside of the country (210 people).

In 2022, there were 27.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.28k people) in Riva, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 154 White (Hispanic) and 146 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.9%
2022 Citizenship
99.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.9% of Riva, MD residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Riva, MD was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Riva, MD
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    4.28k ± 745
  2. White (Hispanic)
    154 ± 121
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    146 ± 108
6.46%
Hispanic Population
309 people

In 2022, there were 27.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.28k people) in Riva, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 154 White (Hispanic) and 146 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.46% of the people in Riva, MD are hispanic (309 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

4.39%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
210 people
3.62%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
162 people

As of 2022, 4.39% of Riva, MD residents (210 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Riva, MD was 3.62%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    136 ± 81
  2. Vietnam
    57 ± 44
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    43 ± 37

Riva, MD has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 2.39 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Riva, MD employs 2.2k people. The largest industries in Riva, MD are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (360 people), Public Administration (317 people), and Educational Services (298 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($147,730), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($136,450), and Public Administration ($130,074).

Occupations

2.2k
2022 Value
± 318
−2.18%
1 Year decline
± 20.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Riva, MD declined at a rate of −2.18%, from 2.24k employees to 2.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Riva, MD, are Management Occupations (313 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (272 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (236 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Riva, MD.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.2k
2022 Value
± 318
−2.18%
1 Year decline
± 20.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Riva, MD declined at a rate of −2.18%, from 2.24k employees to 2.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Riva, MD, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (360 people), Public Administration (317 people), and Educational Services (298 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Riva, MD, though some of these residents may live in Riva, MD and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$108,506
Median earning men ± $5,805
$79,063
Median earning women ± $10,021

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($149,260), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($142,750), and Retail Trade ($115,184).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($131,103), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($107,159), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($80,779).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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0.617%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.69M people employed in Maryland. This represents a 0.617% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Maryland.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Maryland went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 65.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (32.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.1%).

Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen are the senators currently representing the state of Maryland. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Maryland is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Maryland

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Ben Cardin
Senator from Maryland1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Chris Van Hollen
Senator from Maryland3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen are the senators currently representing Maryland.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Maryland

Maryland is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Maryland have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.12% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.05% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.2M), Bachelors Degree (1.04M), and Some college (961k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Riva, MD was $567,100 in 2022, which is 2.01 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $497,300 to $567,100, a 14% increase. The homeownership rate in Riva, MD is 96%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Riva, MD have an average commute time of 33.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Riva, MD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$567,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$37,986
$1,560
Median Property Taxes
±$230

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Riva, MD the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

96%
Homeownership
2022
71.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 96% of the housing units in Riva, MD were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 95.7%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 7023
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$145,601
Median Household Income
± $33,873
1.63k
Number of Households
± 308

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.63k households in Riva, MD grew to $145,601 from the previous year's value of $133,875.

The following chart displays the households in Riva, MD distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Riva, MD is from Maryland.
0.454
2022 Wage GINI in Maryland
0.456
2021 Wage GINI in Maryland

In 2022, the income inequality in Maryland was 0.454 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.498% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Maryland was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Maryland in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (71.9%)
  2. Worked At Home (21.4%)
  3. Carpooled (2.93%)

In 2022, 71.9% of workers in Riva, MD drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (21.4%) and those who carpooled to work (2.93%).

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Commute Time

33.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Riva, MD have a longer commute time (33.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.14% of the workforce in Riva, MD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Riva, MD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Riva, MD have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

0.878% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Riva, MD (42 out of 4.78k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 65 - 74, followed by Females 15 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Riva, MD is White, followed by Black and Native American.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

98.4% of the population of Riva, MD has health coverage, with 63.1% on employee plans, 5.19% on Medicaid, 17% on Medicare, 10.1% on non-group plans, and 2.95% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Anne Arundel County, MD see 1441 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.17% decrease from the previous year (1473 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1464 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 449 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,441 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Anne Arundel County, MD

Primary care physicians in Anne Arundel County, MD see an average of 1,441 patients per year. This represents a 2.17% decrease from the previous year (1,473 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Anne Arundel County, MD in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.3% under 18 years, 10.1% between 18 and 34 years, 41.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.5% were men and 50.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

1.63%
Uninsured
63.1%
Employer Coverage
5.19%
Medicaid
17%
Medicare
10.1%
Non-Group
2.95%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Riva, MD grew by 629% from 0.224% to 1.63%.

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