Riva is located close to the center of Maryland. Riva is part of Anne Arundel County. Riva has 2.46 square miles of land area and 0.45 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Riva population is 3,955, which has shrunk 0.28% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 11.16% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Riva median household income is $125,588 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 42.25% since 2000. The income growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 40.25% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Riva median house value is $476,300 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 117.89% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 96.92% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Riva is better than the state average in quality. The Riva area code is 410.