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Norco, California - Basic Facts

The City of Norco had a population of 27,266 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Norco is located at latitude 33.9255 and longitude -117.552 in Riverside County. The formal boundaries for the City of Norco (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.22 sq. miles. Riverside County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 640 feet.

The City of Norco (GNIS ID: 2411265) 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 Norco is located within Norco CCD of Riverside County.

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

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


Total Population 27,266
Population in Households 23,136
Population in Familes 20,093
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,130
Population Density1 1,979
Diversity Index2 70


Total Households 7,116
Average Household Size 3.25
Family Households 5,661
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 7,456 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,660 (75.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,456 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 340 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $485,105
Average Home Value $521,154


Median Household Income $87,566
Average Household Income $110,309
Per Capita Income $35,193
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.12% 0.53%
Households 0.21% 0.5%
Families 0.22% 0.5%
Median Household Income   2.44%
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.

Norco, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Norco 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 # 280 82nd
Population Density1 # 603 60th
Diversity Index2 # 627 59th
Median Household Income # 234 85th
Per Capita Income # 439 71st

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