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River Park, Florida - Basic Facts

The River Park Census Designated Place had a population of 5,584 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for River Park is located at latitude 27.322 and longitude -80.3314 in St. Lucie County. The formal boundaries for the River Park Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles. St. Lucie County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The River Park Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403440) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The River Park Census Designated Place is located within Port St. Lucie CCD of St. Lucie County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with River Park population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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River Park, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,584
Population in Households 5,488
Population in Familes 4,083
Population in Group Qrtrs 96
Population Density1 2,355
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 2,481
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 1,469
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,037 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,854 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 628 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 556 (18.3%)
Median Home Value $88,443
Average Home Value $127,348


Median Household Income $41,251
Average Household Income $53,327
Per Capita Income $24,002
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.62% 0.79%
Households 0.45% 0.71%
Families 0.84% 0.57%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

River Park, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares River Park to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 435 53rd
Population Density1 # 329 64th
Diversity Index2 # 446 51st
Median Household Income # 570 38th
Per Capita Income # 503 45th

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