Riverwood, KY Profile: Facts & Data


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Riverwood, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Riverwood had a population of 456 as of July 1, 2018. Riverwood ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Riverwood is located at latitude 38.2836 and longitude -85.6619 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Riverwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 551 feet.

The City of Riverwood (GNIS ID: 2404625) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Riverwood is located within East Jefferson Division of Jefferson County.

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Riverwood, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 456
Population in Households 456
Population in Familes 403
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,191
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $152,759
Average Household Income $228,471
Per Capita Income $90,657


Total Housing Units 182 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 173 (95.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 ( 2.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 ( 2.2%)
Median Home Value $565,476
Average Home Value $662,936


Total Households 178
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 136
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.27% 0.31%
Households 0.28% 0.33%
Families -0.61% 0.29%
Median Household Income   0.67%
Per Capita Income   0.48%

Riverwood, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Riverwood to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 356 34th
Population Density # 104 81st
Diversity Index # 404 25th
Median Household Income # 4 99th
Per Capita Income # 4 99th

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