Riviera Beach, FL

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2022 Population
37,668
0.984% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
38.7
3.48% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
20%
3.62% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$57,851
13.2% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$281,300
18.4% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Riviera Beach, FL had a population of 37.7k people with a median age of 38.7 and a median household income of $57,851. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Riviera Beach, FL grew from 37,301 to 37,668, a 0.984% increase and its median household income grew from $51,118 to $57,851, a 13.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Riviera Beach, FL are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (65.1%), White (Non-Hispanic) (20.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.26%), White (Hispanic) (3.1%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.75%).

None of the households in Riviera Beach, FL 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.

89.9% of the residents in Riviera Beach, FL are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Riviera Beach, FL was $281,300, and the homeownership rate was 57%.

Most people in Riviera Beach, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Riviera Beach, FL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Riviera Beach, FL is home to a population of 37.7k people, from which 89.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 22.2% of Riviera Beach, FL residents were born outside of the country (8.37k people).

In 2022, there were 3.12 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (24.5k people) in Riviera Beach, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.86k White (Non-Hispanic) and 1.23k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

89.9%
2022 Citizenship
90%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 89.9% of Riviera Beach, FL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Riviera Beach, FL was 90%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Riviera Beach, FL
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    24.5k ± 917
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    7.86k ± 676
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.23k ± 408
7.61%
Hispanic Population
2.87k people

In 2022, there were 3.12 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (24.5k people) in Riviera Beach, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.86k White (Non-Hispanic) and 1.23k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.61% of the people in Riviera Beach, FL are hispanic (2.87k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Riviera Beach, FL as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

22.2%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
8.37k people
21.5%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
8.01k people

As of 2022, 22.2% of Riviera Beach, FL residents (8.37k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Riviera Beach, FL was 21.5%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    812 ± 265
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    295 ± 144
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    167 ± 78

Riviera Beach, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.75 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Riviera Beach, FL employs 16.7k people. The largest industries in Riviera Beach, FL are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,987 people), Retail Trade (2,679 people), and Construction (1,209 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($55,972), Utilities ($54,931), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($53,796).

Occupations

16.7k
2022 Value
± 1,144
1.75%
1 Year growth
± 9.46%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Riviera Beach, FL grew at a rate of 1.75%, from 16.4k employees to 16.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Riviera Beach, FL, are Sales & Related Occupations (2,005 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,965 people), and Management Occupations (1,602 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Riviera Beach, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

16.7k
2022 Value
± 1,144
1.75%
1 Year growth
± 9.46%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Riviera Beach, FL grew at a rate of 1.75%, from 16.4k employees to 16.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Riviera Beach, FL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,987 people), Retail Trade (2,679 people), and Construction (1,209 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Riviera Beach, FL, though some of these residents may live in Riviera Beach, FL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$37,143
Median earning men ± $4,996
$35,223
Median earning women ± $2,939

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($86,042), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($66,618), and Public Administration ($54,316).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($54,583), Wholesale Trade ($49,643), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($46,446).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
4.23%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 9.69M people employed in Florida. This represents a 4.23% 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 12.6%.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Florida went to Donald J. Trump with 51.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (47.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.635%).

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing the state of Florida. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Florida is currently represented by 28 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Florida

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Marco Rubio
Senator from Florida3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Rick Scott
Senator from Florida1
Assumed office on January 8, 2019
Inauguration delayed in order to finish his term as Governor of Florida.

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing Florida.

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 Florida

Florida is currently represented by 28 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 Florida 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, 1.19% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.2% 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 (4.97M), Some college (3.58M), and Bachelors Degree (3.32M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Riviera Beach, FL was $281,300 in 2022, which is 0.998 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $237,600 to $281,300, a 18.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Riviera Beach, FL is 57%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Riviera Beach, FL have an average commute time of 24.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Riviera Beach, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Riviera Beach, FL is $57,851. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Riviera Beach, FL was Census Tract 5.09 with a value of $94,250, followed by Census Tract 10.03 and Census Tract 10.04, with respective values of $91,908 and $71,917.

Property

$281,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$14,626
$7,641
Median Property Taxes
±$689

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 Riviera Beach, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Riviera Beach, FL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

57%
Homeownership
2022
66.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 57% of the housing units in Riviera Beach, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 53.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 5.09
  2. Census Tract 10.03
  3. Census Tract 10.04

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Riviera Beach, FL was Census Tract 5.09 with a value of $94,250, followed by Census Tract 10.03 and Census Tract 10.04, with respective values of $91,908 and $71,917.

The following map shows all of the places in Riviera Beach, FL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$57,851
Median Household Income
± $5,691
13.4k
Number of Households
± 963

In 2022, the median household income of the 13.4k households in Riviera Beach, FL grew to $57,851 from the previous year's value of $51,118.

The following chart displays the households in Riviera Beach, FL 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Riviera Beach, FL is from Florida.
0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Florida
0.473
2021 Wage GINI in Florida

In 2022, the income inequality in Florida was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.285% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Florida was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Florida in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (74%)
  2. Carpooled (11.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.46%)

In 2022, 74% of workers in Riviera Beach, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.3%) and those who worked at home (8.46%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

24.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Riviera Beach, FL have a shorter commute time (24.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.58% of the workforce in Riviera Beach, FL 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 Riviera Beach, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Riviera Beach, FL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

20% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Riviera Beach, FL (7.44k out of 37.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 6 - 11, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Riviera Beach, FL is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

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

84.8% of the population of Riviera Beach, FL has health coverage, with 31.5% on employee plans, 24.7% on Medicaid, 12.8% on Medicare, 14.2% on non-group plans, and 1.55% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Palm Beach County, FL see 1261 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0792% decrease from the previous year (1262 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1329 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 419 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,261 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Palm Beach County, FL

Primary care physicians in Palm Beach County, FL see an average of 1,261 patients per year. This represents a 0.0792% decrease from the previous year (1,262 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.6% under 18 years, 20.8% between 18 and 34 years, 37.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 17% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.2% were men and 52.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

15.2%
Uninsured
31.5%
Employer Coverage
24.7%
Medicaid
12.8%
Medicare
14.2%
Non-Group
1.55%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Riviera Beach, FL grew by 1.25% from 15% to 15.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Riviera Beach, FL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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