El Rio, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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El Rio, California - Basic Facts

The El Rio Census Designated Place had a population of 7,496 as of July 1, 2015. El Rio 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 El Rio is located at latitude 34.2453 and longitude -119.1568 in Ventura County. The formal boundaries for the El Rio Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ventura County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 92 feet.

The El Rio Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408061) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The El Rio Census Designated Place is located within Oxnard CCD of Ventura County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with El Rio population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for El Rio: Elrio, Jerusalem, New Jerusalem.

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El Rio, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 7,496
Population in Households 7,290
Population in Familes 6,344
Population in Group Qrtrs 206
Population Density1 3,704
Diversity Index2 84


Total Households 1,679
Average Household Size 4.34
Family Households 1,438
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 1,723 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 978 (56.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 702 (40.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 ( 2.6%)
Median Home Value $305,172
Average Home Value $311,656


Median Household Income $51,503
Average Household Income $59,804
Per Capita Income $13,527
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.78% 0.64%
Households 0.58% 0.64%
Families 0.68% 0.65%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   2.44%
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.


El Rio, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares El Rio to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 549 64th
Population Density1 # 346 77th
Diversity Index2 # 223 85th
Median Household Income # 850 44th
Per Capita Income # 1373 10th

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