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Riverbank, California - Basic Facts

The City of Riverbank had a population of 23,911 as of July 1, 2016. Riverbank ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Riverbank is located at latitude 37.7266 and longitude -120.9413 in Stanislaus County. The formal boundaries for the City of Riverbank (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Stanislaus County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 141 feet.

The City of Riverbank (GNIS ID: 2410962) 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 Riverbank is located within Modesto CCD of Stanislaus County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Riverbank: Burneyville.

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


Total Population 23,911
Population in Households 23,748
Population in Familes 21,281
Population in Group Qrtrs 163
Population Density1 5,843
Diversity Index2 79


Total Households 6,871
Average Household Size 3.46
Family Households 5,598
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 7,297 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,862 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,009 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 426 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $222,528
Average Home Value $279,380


Median Household Income $59,605
Average Household Income $73,299
Per Capita Income $21,531
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.85% 0.92%
Households 0.7% 0.85%
Families 0.68% 0.85%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
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.

Riverbank, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Riverbank 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 # 312 79th
Population Density1 # 189 88th
Diversity Index2 # 404 73rd
Median Household Income # 633 58th
Per Capita Income # 1064 30th

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