Riverside County CA Information

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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, 2014 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 # 34 43rd

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

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Riverside County CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,279,642
Population in Households 2,243,992
Population in Familes 1,916,757
Population in Group Qrtrs 35,650
Population Density1 316
Diversity Index2 82
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 708,873
Average Household Size 3.17
Family Households 526,727
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 826,948 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 464,321 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 244,552 (29.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 118,075 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $237,457
Average Home Value $282,326
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,160
Average Household Income $74,355
Per Capita Income $23,430
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.95% 1.25%
Households 0.77% 1.14%
Families 0.75% 1.13%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   2.84%
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.

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