Rialto, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rialto, California - Basic Facts

The City of Rialto had a population of 101,968 as of July 1, 2016. Rialto ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rialto is located at latitude 34.1118 and longitude -117.3883 in San Bernardino County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rialto (see map below) encompass a land area of 22.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. San Bernardino County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,257 feet.

The City of Rialto (GNIS ID: 2410931) 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 Rialto is located within San Bernardino CCD of San Bernardino County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rialto 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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Rialto, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 101,968
Population in Households 101,491
Population in Familes 91,302
Population in Group Qrtrs 477
Population Density1 4,564
Diversity Index2 88


Total Households 25,574
Average Household Size 3.97
Family Households 21,505
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 27,966 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,939 (57.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,635 (34.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,392 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $229,171
Average Home Value $258,315


Median Household Income $50,531
Average Household Income $63,672
Per Capita Income $16,189
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.53%
Households 0.23% 0.41%
Families 0.25% 0.4%
Median Household Income   0.44%
Per Capita Income   1.23%
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.

Rialto, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rialto 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 # 72 95th
Population Density1 # 270 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 83 95th
Median Household Income # 906 40th
Per Capita Income # 1303 14th

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