Riverton Utah Real Estate Guide

The city of Riverton sits about 20 miles south of Salt Lake City. More specifically, Riverton is established in the rapidly developing southwestern corner of Salt Lake Valley. According to the US Census Bureau, the city had approximately 38,753 residents in 2010 which has since grown to 44,440 as of 2019. Riverton covers a total area of around 12.5 square miles. The city is home to a wonderful community and full of friendly faces!

The median age of residents in Riverton is 31.4 with an estimated median household income of $108,751. The average price of a house was $412,792 as of 2019 and the cost of living was 92.8 (US average is 100). The racial makeup of the area is 90.3% White, 0.4% Black, 0.2% Native American, 1.0% Asian, and 6.5% Hispanic or Latino.

The climate of Riverton is classified as both a humid subtropical and a humid continental climate. Riverton has four distinct seasons; Snowy winters and hot summers are typical of the area. The temperature in the summer can reach up to 100 degrees Fahrenheit while in the winter it can drop down to 0 degrees Fahrenheit. Residents usually experience around 20 inches of rain and 54 inches of snow per year. Also, there area bout 222 sunny days per year.


Knowing that your kids will be receiving high-quality education makes the home buying process much easier! The area is served by the Jordan School District. The school district encompasses one high schools, two middle schools, and 6 elementary schools. It is also important to note that many students attend schools in Bluffdale, Herriman and South Jordan because school boundaries do not coincide with city boundaries.

Check out the links listed below to learn more about the schools in Riverton.

High Schools

Middle Schools

Elementary Schools

Kauri Sue Hamilton School is for those students with special needs and is located in the area as well.

The city of Riverton is served by the Riverton Public Library which is part of the Salt Lake County Library.

Things to do

The city offers a variety of fun things to do with your family and friends! Whether that be enjoying a beautiful day by exploring the trails at Donut Falls or having a family night out at the local Topgolf, this city has it all! Riverton is only 20 minutes south of Salt Lake City so you will never run out of things to do!

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