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Riverton, Minnesota
—  City  —
Location of Riverton, Minnesota
Coordinates: 46°27′43″N 94°2′50″W / 46.46194°N 94.04722°W / 46.46194; -94.04722
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Crow Wing
Area
 - Total 0.9 sq mi (2.2 km2)
 - Land 0.8 sq mi (2.0 km2)
 - Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation 1,230 ft (375 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 115
 - Density 146.5/sq mi (56.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56455
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-54736[1]
GNIS feature ID 0650151[2]

Riverton is a city in Crow Wing County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 115 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Brainerd Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Riverton is located between Brainerd and Ironton, where the Mississippi River flows past the western end of the Cuyuna Range.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.2 km²), of which, 0.8 square miles (2.0 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (8.14%) is water. Minnesota State Highway 210 serves as a main route in the community.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 115 people, 51 households, and 29 families residing in the city. The population density was 146.5 people per square mile (56.2/km²). There were 61 housing units at an average density of 77.7/sq mi (29.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.13% White and 0.87% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.87% of the population. 29.4% were of Norwegian, 25.9% German, 17.6% Swedish and 9.4% American ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 51 households out of which 25.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.1% were married couples living together, 7.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 43.1% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the city the population was spread out with 22.6% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 29.6% from 45 to 64, and 11.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 98.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $35,000, and the median income for a family was $38,250. Males had a median income of $30,625 versus $17,321 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,406. There were 4.0% of families and 8.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including 11.1% of under eighteens and 40.0% of those over 64.

References

Coordinates: 46°27′36″N 94°03′07″W / 46.46°N 94.05194°W / 46.46; -94.05194








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