Riverview, Alabama

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This article is about the town in southern Alabama. For the neighborhood of the city of Valley in eastern Alabama, see River View, Alabama.
Riverview, Alabama
Town
Location in Escambia County and the state of Alabama
Location in Escambia County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 31°3′31″N 87°3′24″W / 31.05861°N 87.05667°W / 31.05861; -87.05667
Country United States
State Alabama
County Escambia
Area
 • Total 1.47 sq mi (3.80 km2)
 • Land 1.45 sq mi (3.75 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.06 km2)
Elevation 72 ft (22 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 184
 • Density 127/sq mi (49.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 01-65016
GNIS feature ID 0155791

Riverview is a town in Escambia County, Alabama, United States. At the 2010 census the population was 184,[1] up from 99 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Riverview is located in south-central Escambia County at 31°3′31″N 87°3′24″W / 31.05861°N 87.05667°W / 31.05861; -87.05667 (31.058641, -87.056688),[2] on the south side of the Conecuh River. It is 3 miles (5 km) south of the city of Brewton and is bordered to the south by the Brewton Municipal Airport. Alabama State Route 41 passes through the town, leading north into Brewton and south 4.5 miles (7.2 km) to the Florida state line. Milton, Florida, is 31 miles (50 km) to the south of Riverview.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Riverview has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.8 km2), of which 0.02 square miles (0.06 km2), or 1.46%, is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 110
1980 132 20.0%
1990 90 −31.8%
2000 99 10.0%
2010 184 85.9%
Est. 2015 182 [3] −1.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 99 people, 43 households, and 30 families residing in the town. The population density was 240.0 people per square mile (93.2/km²). There were 48 housing units at an average density of 116.4 per square mile (45.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 93.94% White, 1.01% Black or African American, 1.01% Native American, 1.01% Pacific Islander, and 3.03% from two or more races. 2.02% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 43 households out of which 23.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.8% were married couples living together, 14.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.2% were non-families. 23.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.70.

In the town, the population was spread out with 19.2% under the age of 18, 10.1% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 29.3% from 45 to 64, and 16.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 83.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $21,667, and the median income for a family was $22,083. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $28,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,783. There were 28.0% of families and 21.8% of the population living below the poverty line, including 15.4% of under eighteens and 10.5% of those over 64.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 31°03′31″N 87°03′24″W / 31.058641°N 87.056688°W / 31.058641; -87.056688