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Riviera Beach, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Riviera Beach Census Designated Place had a population of 13,237 as of July 1, 2018. Riviera Beach ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Riviera Beach is located at latitude 39.1668 and longitude -76.508 in Anne Arundel County. The formal boundaries for the Riviera Beach Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 2.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0.58 sq. miles. Anne Arundel County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Riviera Beach Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389761) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Riviera Beach Census Designated Place is located within District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Anne Arundel County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Riviera Beach: Rivera Beach.

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Riviera Beach, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 13,237
Population in Households 13,228
Population in Familes 10,882
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 5,026
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $87,388
Average Household Income $94,501
Per Capita Income $35,470


Total Housing Units 5,257 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,173 (79.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 816 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 269 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $277,246
Average Home Value $312,281


Total Households 4,988
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 3,479
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.53% 1.06%
Households 0.42% 1.0%
Families 0.38% 0.9%
Median Household Income   2.7%
Per Capita Income   2.89%

Riviera Beach, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Riviera Beach to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 101 81st
Population Density # 55 90th
Diversity Index # 328 37th
Median Household Income # 174 67th
Per Capita Income # 236 55th

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