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Statistics & Facts

The Iowa state capital is Des Moines.
The population of Riverside is approximately 965 (2007), 993 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 396 (2000), 435 (2010).
The amount of land area in Riverside is 2.624 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Riverside is 1.0 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Riverside to Washington DC is 818 miles.
The distance to the Iowa state capital is 108 miles. (as the crow flies)
Riverside is positioned 41.48 degrees north of the equator and 91.57 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Riverside elevation is 650 feet above sea level.
Riverside per capita income is $ 17,744 (2000).
Riverside median income is $ 48,600 (2007).
The Riverside median home price is $ 115,400 (2007).


in eastern Iowa about 12 miles from Iowa City. Other nearby communities include Hills, Kalona, Lone Tree, University Heights, Coralville and Washington.

Here is a map page for Riverside.
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History & History Related Items

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The incorporation of Riverside

22 March 1882


Riverside is the future birthplace of Captain James T. Kirk of the STarship Enterprise from the original Star Trek series. Star Trek creater, Gene Roddenberry gave his permission for the designation. The town now has a Riverside Trek Fest with fireworks, games, carnival and more each year in June.
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Riverside City Government

City of Riverside
60 Greene Street
P.O. Box 188
Riverside, IA 52327
Phone: 319-648-3501

Riverside Schools

Highland Community School District


The population of Riverside was:
1990 - 824
2000 - 928
2004 - 977
2007 - 965

Number of Housing Units:
1990 - 344
2000 - 396

Median age:
2000 - 34.8 years

Median household income:
2000 - $ 41,080
2007 - $ 48,600

Median house value:
2000 - $ 92,000
2007 - $ 115,400

Riverside is located in the Central Time Zone and does participate in daylight savings time during a portion of the year.

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