With a motto of "Peace, Progress, and Tradition," Riverton has established itself as one of Utah's up-and-coming cities. With a population of 40,000 residents, it provides the amenities of big-city living as well as the small-town atmosphere more and more people crave today. As people of all ages choose to move to Riverton, the result has been a steady progression of the city's educational system as well as sustained residential and commercial growth. In fact, the city is in the midst of developing more than 500 acres of land as a shopping center, business center, and village-like community with numerous parks, bike and walking trails, and housing options. Named Mountain View Village, it's expected to add as many as 12,000 new residents over the next decade.
Because of its growing population, Riverton is also experiencing growth within its educational system. As a result, several new schools have been constructed to help ease overcrowding issues, and have produced excellent results. With several teachers from all levels having obtained recognition for their skills in the classroom, Riverton parents know their kids are getting one of Utah's best possible educations.
As stated earlier, more people than ever are calling Riverton Home. Therefore, the real estate market has seen significant strides within the past several years. Construction of new housing has been faster than ever, with numerous communities of low-maintenance housing being made available for new residents. Virtually all neighborhoods have at least one park and plenty of walking and bike trails, appealing to residents who want to lead active lifestyles. And to make things even better, most neighborhoods are well within walking distance of schools and shops, allowing residents to truly have the look and feel of a village-like community.
With more people than ever flocking to Riverton for its stunning scenery and views, there is no doubt it will continue to grow at a fast pace. As residents enjoy the close-knit village communities as well as picnics in the park, people of all ages will agree Riverton is one of Utah's most spectacular and fascinating areas in which to live and work.