Riverside County CA Information


Riverside County Subdivisions

Riverside County CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,341,521
Population in Households 2,307,894
Population in Familes 1,971,022
Population in Group Qrtrs 33,627
Population Density1 325
Diversity Index2 82


Total Households 724,521
Average Household Size 3.19
Family Households 538,833
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 844,227 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 475,457 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 249,064 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 119,706 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $296,566
Average Home Value $346,996


Median Household Income $58,155
Average Household Income $79,653
Per Capita Income $25,027
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.08% 1.22%
Households 0.87% 1.08%
Families 0.88% 1.08%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
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.


Riverside County CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Riverside County to the other 58 counties and county equivalents 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 # 4 95th
Population Density1 # 16 74th
Diversity Index2 # 10 84th
Median Household Income # 23 62nd
Per Capita Income # 35 41st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.