Riva

Riva is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 4,076 people and just one neighborhood, Riva is the 145th largest community in Maryland.

REAL ESTATE PRICES

Riva home prices are not only among the most expensive in Maryland, but Riva real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

OCCUPATIONS AND WORKFORCE

Riva is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.39% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Riva is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Riva who work in management occupations (15.64%), sales jobs (13.23%) and office and administrative support (12.56%).

Also of interest is that Riva has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Of important note, Riva is also a town of artists. Riva has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Riva’s character.

SETTING & LIFESTYLE

 

Because of many things, Riva is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Riva really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Riva perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

Riva is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.

One downside of living in Riva is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Riva, the average commute to work is 31.86 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

RIVA DEMOGRAPHICS

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Riva. 50.90% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Riva in 2010 was $57,127, which is wealthy relative to Maryland and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $228,508 for a family of four.

 

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Data last updated: Jan 22, 2019 6:43:pm.

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