The City of Riverton, Utah celebrated its 150th birthday in 2015. Located just 20 miles south of Salt Lake City, it is one of the fastest growing cities in Salt Lake Valley. It is part of the Salt Lake County. Riverton has moved from being a rural town to an urban oasis with a bustling business district. Boasting of many state parks and trails, an excellent school system and an award winning hospital, Riverton is an ideal place to raise families. Riverton is living up to its motto of Peace, Progress and Tradition.
Over 40,000 residents call Riverton their home. Families enjoy a high quality of life in Riverton because of its schools, libraries, forward-looking leadership and an inclusive culture. The Riverton City Park, in the heart of Riverton, is a newly reconstructed and renovated park. It is the foremost venue for special events and family outings. Town Days, summer concerts, Farmer's Market and Friday night movies are just some of the events happening in the park in summer. The Amphibious Zoo, Thanksgiving point, Kangaroo Zoo, Loveland Living Planet Aquarium, Cowabunga Bay Water Park, Laurel Brown Race Track, CR Hamilton Sports Complex, South County Pool, Riverbed golf course and Camp Floyd are a few places that can be enjoyed with friends and family.
Riverton has easy access to the Mountain View Corridor, the I-15 and the Bangerter highway. The award winning Intermountain Riverton Hospital is fully equipped with state-of-the-art features and serves the residents of Riverton and its surrounding communities.
Riverton has a great school system. The Southland School and the Foothills School are the best rated elementary schools while the South Hills Middle School and the Oquirrh Hills Middle School are rated best as middle schools. The Riverton High School has award winning teachers in its ranks and has many honors and Advanced Placement courses.
According to Zillow.com, the average home price in Riverton is $286,400. The average home price has grown by 5.0% in the last year. Prices are expected to continue to rise which makes buying a home in Riverton a great investment option.