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Riverton is a borough in Burlington County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.

The latitude of Riverton is 40.011N. The longitude is -75.015W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 10 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,756.


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Median household income
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$58,977
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Riverton demographic reports
Riverton is on the Delaware River
Founded as a resort community around the Riverton Yacht Club
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 4. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.4 per 1,000 people.
Wildlife: Taylor Wildlife Refuge

Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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19% of Riverton residents report German ancestry, and 22% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Riverton ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Riverton was $30,223, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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36% of Riverton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Riverton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $639.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,371.


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Libraries in Riverton include Riverton Free Library ... View libraries

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Burlington County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Riverton political report.

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The average commute time for Riverton workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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