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Pico Rivera, California - Basic Facts

The City of Pico Rivera had a population of 64,527 as of July 1, 2016. Pico Rivera ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Pico Rivera is located at latitude 33.9895 and longitude -118.0893 in Los Angeles County. The formal boundaries for the City of Pico Rivera (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.59 sq. miles. Los Angeles County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 164 feet.

The City of Pico Rivera (GNIS ID: 2411417) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Pico Rivera is located within Whittier CCD of Los Angeles County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pico Rivera population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pico Rivera: Pico, Rivera.

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Pico Rivera, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 64,527
Population in Households 64,061
Population in Familes 57,313
Population in Group Qrtrs 466
Population Density1 7,779
Diversity Index2 70


Total Households 16,867
Average Household Size 3.8
Family Households 13,910
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 17,524 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,349 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,518 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 657 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $379,329
Average Home Value $415,740


Median Household Income $55,971
Average Household Income $67,465
Per Capita Income $17,940
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.4% 0.56%
Households 0.29% 0.48%
Families 0.31% 0.49%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Pico Rivera, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pico Rivera to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 138 91st
Population Density1 # 108 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 625 59th
Median Household Income # 718 53rd
Per Capita Income # 1238 18th

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