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Norco, California - Basic Facts

The City of Norco had a population of 27,325 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Norco, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 27,325
Daytime Population: Workers 14,706
Daytime Population: Residents 12,481
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 27,187
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 23,238
Population in Familes 20,174
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,087
Population Density2 1,983
Diversity Index3 71


Median Household Income $91,214
Average Household Income $116,760
Per Capita Income $37,286


Total Housing Units 7,426 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,714 (76.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,457 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 255 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $507,353
Average Home Value $558,503


Total Households 7,171
Average Household Size 3.24
Family Households 5,702
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.13% 0.51%
Households 0.29% 0.52%
Families 0.29% 0.51%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   1.78%

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, 2017 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 # 282 81st
Population Density # 605 60th
Diversity Index # 624 59th
Median Household Income # 236 84th
Per Capita Income # 432 72nd

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