Riverton, Utah Houses for Sale

Riverton is located in the state of Utah and a city in Salt Lake County and is a part of the Salt Lake City, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city has grown rapidly over the years and is growing rapidly in the southwestern part of the Salt Lake Valley. The first settlers in the area were of European descent and have lived in the area where the present Riverton sits, which is located in the southern end of the Salt Lake Valley in the middle of the 1850s. The settlers were greatly scattered widely along the river banks in crude dugout homes. History accounts that the first settler along Riverton was Archibald Gardner. The area was then referred to as Gardnerville before it was changed to Riverton. There were three canals that were built all around the area that was used to extend the water that was from the nearby Jordan River up to the benchland areas which were then used to provide irrigation in the larger area.

Riverton, UT Prices for Houses for Sale

939,550 +24%
744,500 +17%

Relative Price (per sqft.)


Listings of Riverton Homes for Purchase

77 +133%
80 -13%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

25 +194%

Crime & Safety

Police Officers 35  
Police Civilians 4  
Total Arrests 363 (2020)
Total Incidents 1,259 (2020)
CrimeScore 15.32  
National Rank 1732nd  
Statewide Rank 21st  

Local Statistics

Population 44,369 (0.00%)
House Size (sqft.) 3,420 (2.07%)

Criminal Offenses

Arson 3
Assault Offenses 125
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 54
Counterfeiting/Forgery 21
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 169
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 225
Extortion/Blackmail 8
Fraud Offenses 188
Kidnapping/Abduction 3
Larceny/Theft Offenses 442
Motor Vehicle Theft 57
Pornography/Obscene Material 2
Robbery 2
Sex Offenses 47
Sex Offenses, Non-forcible 2
Stolen Property Offenses 13
Weapon Law Violations 14