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Population (year 2000): 29,884. Estimated population in July 2005: 33,772 (+13.0% change)
Males: 14,241 (47.7%), Females: 15,643 (52.3%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 35.6 years
Median household income: $32,111 (year 2000)
Median house value: $80,500 (year 2000)

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Races in Riviera Beach:

  • Black (67.8%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (25.4%)
  • Hispanic (4.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • Other race (1.1%)

Ancestries: West Indian (5.1%), German (4.5%), English (4.2%), Irish (3.8%), United States (3.5%), Italian (2.5%).

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Elevation: 11 feet

Land area: 8.3 square miles

Riviera

For population 25 years and over in Riviera Beach

  • High school or higher: 72.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Riviera Beach city

  • Never married: 32.3%
  • Now married: 42.6%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

10.3% Foreign born (6.8% Latin America, 1.5% Europe, 1.4% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,308 (+8.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Palm Beach, FL West (4.8 miles pop. 82,103).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: FL Hialeah, (65.5 miles pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (974.7 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Park, FL (1.4 miles Lake Park, FL (1.6 miles Mangonia Beach Shores, FL (2.3 miles Palm Palm Beach, FL North (2.7 miles Green, FL Lakeside (4.3 miles Beach Gardens, FL Palm (4.5 miles Ridge, FL (4.8 miles Juno Palm Beach, FL West (4.8 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 185 buildings, average cost: $75,100
  • 1997: 123 buildings, average cost: $80,500
  • 1998: 132 buildings, average cost: $68,700
  • 1999: 75 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 2000: 62 buildings, average cost: $93,700
  • 2001: 30 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2002: 287 buildings, average cost: $94,200
  • 2003: 428 buildings, average cost: $82,100
  • 2004: 673 buildings, average cost: $103,000
  • 2005: 890 buildings, average cost: $92,300

Latitude: 26.78 N, Longitude: 80.07 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 561


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.3%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (12.3%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (11.4%), Retail trade (10.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,701 (+12.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,997 (17.6%)


 

Crime in Riviera Beach by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 5 10 10 5 10 13
    per 100,000 16.7 33.5 33.5 16.7 33.5 43.5
Rapes 10 24 48 30 28 10
    per 100,000 33.5 80.3 160.6 100.4 93.7 33.5
Robberies 219 210 188 180 233 191
    per 100,000 732.8 702.7 629.1 602.3 779.7 639.1
Assaults 326 337 327 327 365 335
    per 100,000 1090.9 1127.7 1094.2 1094.2 1221.4 1121.0
Burglaries 1,186 2,006 789 1,111 1,049 842
    per 100,000 3968.7 6712.6 2640.2 3717.7 3510.2 2817.6
Thefts 1,664 1,653 1,469 1,785 1,726 1,318
    per 100,000 5568.2 5531.4 4915.7 5973.1 5775.7 4410.4
Auto thefts 1,017 570 575 999 575 443
    per 100,000 3403.2 1907.4 1924.1 3342.9 1924.1 1482.4
1240.9 1345.7 1040.7 1223.0 1179.8 965.1


Average climate in Riviera Beach, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Riviera

Riviera Beach-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 2% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/19/1958, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.5 miles away from the Riviera Beach city center killed one person and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/8/1983, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Kyle Marks - College basketball player (Nebraska Cornhuskers).


Hospitals/medical centers near Riviera Beach:
  • COLUMBIA HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL)
  • OAKWOOD CENTER OF THE PALM BEACHES (about 3 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL)
  • SAINT MARY'S MEDICAL CENTER (about 3 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Riviera Beach:
  • PALM BEACH INTL (about 8 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; ID: PBI)
  • FORT LAUDERDALE/HOLLYWOOD INTL (about 50 miles; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; ID: FLL)
  • VERO BEACH MUNI (about 65 miles; VERO BEACH, FL; ID: VRB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Riviera Beach:
  • NORTH PALM BEACH COUNTY GENERAL AVIATION (about 11 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; ID: F45)
  • PALM BEACH COUNTY PARK (about 14 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; ID: LNA)
  • BOCA RATON (about 29 miles; BOCA RATON, FL; ID: BCT)

Amtrak station near Riviera Beach:
  • 5 miles: WEST PALM BEACH (201 S. TAMARIND AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1 $3,704 $44,448 0 $0
Water Supply 36 $125,215 $41,738 0 $0
Local Libraries 8 $19,698 $29,547 1 $1,180
Other and Unallocable 11 $31,306 $34,152 1 $1,169
Sewerage 20 $64,137 $38,482 0 $0
Financial Administration 30 $98,722 $39,488 0 $0
Other Government Administration 22 $80,988 $44,175 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 3 $18,173 $72,692 1 $1,379
Police Protection - Officers 108 $427,140 $47,460 0 $0
Police - Other 39 $109,923 $33,822 17 $14,046
Parks and Recreation 37 $98,820 $32,049 17 $18,124
Health 8 $21,657 $32,485 0 $0
Streets and Highways 15 $38,940 $31,152 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $3,089 $37,068 0 $0
Firefighters 71 $309,240 $52,265 0 $0
Totals for Government 410 $1,450,752 $42,461 37 $35,898


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Riviera Beach:
  • PALM BEACH ATLANTIC COLLEGE-WEST PALM BEACH (about 9 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,109)
  • PALM BEACH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; LAKE WORTH, FL; FT enrollment: 8,390)
  • FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY-BOCA RATON (about 28 miles; BOCA RATON, FL; FT enrollment: 14,311)
  • KEISER COLLEGE (about 42 miles; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 2,879)
  • BROWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 46 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 12,747)
  • ART INSTITUTE OF FORT LAUDERDALE (about 47 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 2,488)
  • INDIAN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 48 miles; FT PIERCE, FL; FT enrollment: 6,149)
Public high schools in Riviera Beach:
  • SUNCOAST COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,367; Location: 600 W 28TH STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • INLET GROVE COMMUNITY HIGH (Students: 576; Location: 7071 GAROADEN ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SEAGULL ACADEMY (Students: 32; Location: 38 W INDUSTRIAL WAY; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Riviera Beach:
  • R J HENDLEY CHRISTIAN EDUCATIO (Students: 350; Location: 2800 R AVENUE; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Riviera Beach:
  • JOHN F. KENNEDY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,136; Location: 1901 AVENUE S; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LINCOLN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 630; Location: 1160 AVENUE N; Grades: PK - 08)
  • WASHINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 548; Location: 1709 W 30TH STREET; Grades: PK - 06)
  • DR. MARY MCLEOD BETHUNE ELEMENTARY (Students: 539; Location: 1501 AVENUE U; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WEST RIVIERA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 467; Location: 1057 W 6TH STREET; Grades: PK - 06)
  • RIVIERA BEACH ACADEMY (Students: 120; Location: 2600 AVENUE H W; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • NOAH'S ARK INTERNATIONAL (Students: 63; Location: 21 W 22ND STREET; Grades: KG - 04)
  • INTENSIVE TRANSITION NORTH (Students: 54; Location: 3301 ELECENTERONICS WAY; Grades: 06 - 12)
  • COUNTY JAIL (Students: 50; Location: 3228 GUN CLUB ROAD; Grades: 06 - 12)
  • POTENTIALS CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 33; Location: 1201 AUSTRALIAN AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Riviera Beach:
  • ST FRANCIS OF ASSISI SCHOOL (Students: 189; Location: 100 WEST 20TH STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • R B JOHNSON LAKE SIDE ACD (Students: 23; Location: 130 E 20TH ST/ST LUKE AME; Grades: PK - 8)

Notable locations in Riviera Beach: Agram Railroad Station (A), Northlake Square (B), Port of Palm Beach Junction (C), Riviera Beach Siding (D), Dyer Railroad Station (E), Riviera Beach Public Library (F).

Shopping Centers: Rivera Beach Shopping Center (1), Riviera Beach Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Riviera Beach include: Memorial Presbyterian Church (A), Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church (B), Saint Rita Catholic Church (C).


Riviera Beach compared to Florida state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Riviera Beach:
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WMNE (1600 AM; 5 kW; RIVIERA BEACH, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJNO (1290 AM; 10 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLVJ (1040 AM; 25 kW; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL BOYNTON BEACH, INC.)
  • WBZT (1230 AM; 1 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEFL (760 AM; 3 kW; TEQUESTA, FL; Owner: STAR OF THE PALM BEACHES, INC.)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WQBA (1140 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Riviera Beach:
  • WAYF (88.1 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP. INC.)
  • WOLL (105.5 FM; HOBE SOUND, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRMF (97.9 FM; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: PBB LICENSES, LLC)
  • WIRK-FM (107.9 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRLX (92.1 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W270AD (101.9 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: TRINITY INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WKGR (98.7 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZZR (94.3 FM; RIVIERA BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXEL (90.7 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEAT-FM (104.3 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMBX (102.3 FM; JENSEN BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPBZ (103.1 FM; INDIANTOWN, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • W296AW (107.1 FM; MANGONIA PARK, FL; Owner: BLACK MEDIA WORKS, INC.)
  • WJBW-FM (106.3 FM; JUPITER, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWFR (91.7 FM; STUART, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLDI (95.5 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRMB (89.3 FM; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WEDR (99.1 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WCNO (89.9 FM; PALM CITY, FL; Owner: NATIONAL CHRISTIAN NETWORK, INC.)
  • W262AE (100.3 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Riviera Beach:
  • WPXP (Channel 67; LAKE WORTH, FL; Owner: PAXSON WEST PALM BEACH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WWHB-CA (Channel 15; STUART, FL; Owner: AMERICAN NETCOM, INC.)
  • WBWP-LP (Channel 57; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: H&R PRODUCTION GROUP, LLC)
  • W47BG (Channel 47; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JACKSONVILLE EDUCATORS B/CING., INC.)
  • WFGC (Channel 61; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY, INC.)
  • WPTV (Channel 5; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFLX (Channel 29; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WXEL-TV (Channel 42; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEC (Channel 12; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC)
  • WTCN-CA (Channel 43; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: WILLIAM H. BROTHERS)
  • W53BS (Channel 53; JUPITER, FL; Owner: SPIRIT PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WTVX (Channel 34; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: C-34 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WPBF (Channel 25; TEQUESTA, FL; Owner: WPBF-TV COMPANY)
  • WHDT-LP (Channel 44; MIAMI, FL; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)

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