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Riva is in Anne Arundel County, in the Baltimore metro area.
The community name is an abbreviated form of Riverview
The latitude of Riva is 38.951N. The longitude is -76.578W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 43 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,966.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Riva demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Anne Arundel County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Baltimore area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 21140 ZIP code.
18% of Riva residents report German ancestry, and 21% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Riva ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Riva was $41,975, compared with $21,587 nationally.
40% of Riva residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Riva, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $833. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,601.
Anne Arundel County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Riva political report.
The average commute time for Riva workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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