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Riverton is a neighborhood in Portland, Maine with a population of 13,048. Riverton is in Cumberland County. Living in Riverton offers residents a suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. Many young professionals live in Riverton and residents tend to be liberal.
About Riverton...
Population
13,048

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$224,859
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$953
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    50%
  • Own
    50%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
NG
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$55,470
National
$55,322
Children
17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    13%

Riverton Reviews

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Portland, Maine is a wonderful city. It is extremely versatile and offers a great amount of activities for people of all ages. I love how close and convenient everything in the city is. One of the only complaints I have is that there is limited free parking in the city, you have to pay for plastic bags at all businesses, and it is extremely difficult to find housing.
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The police are great in Portland. Bad things sometimes do happen when people feel too safe. The police are used to working on big issues and are friendly but help when needed. Police in other towns are worse and rude. Small crime isn't a big issue.
Home-like and calm atmosphere crossed with businesses and activity. Very local.