Riviera Beach, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Riviera Beach, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Riviera Beach Census Designated Place had a population of 13,188 as of July 1, 2017. 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 39.1645 and longitude -76.5274 in Anne Arundel County. The formal boundaries for the Riviera Beach Census Designated Place (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Riviera Beach population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Riviera Beach: Rivera Beach.

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Riviera Beach, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,188
Daytime Population: Workers 1,841
Daytime Population: Residents 6,166
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,007
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.61
Population in Households 13,179
Population in Familes 10,781
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 5,008
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $83,286
Average Household Income $92,855
Per Capita Income $34,844


Total Housing Units 5,204 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,049 (77.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 912 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 242 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $273,920
Average Home Value $306,921


Total Households 4,962
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 3,465
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.55% 1.12%
Households 0.41% 1.05%
Families 0.37% 0.95%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

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, 2017 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 # 102 81st
Population Density # 56 89th
Diversity Index # 330 36th
Median Household Income # 180 65th
Per Capita Income # 230 56th

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