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The City of Pico Rivera had a population of 64,304 as of July 1, 2018. Pico Rivera 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 Pico Rivera is located at latitude 33.9831 and longitude -118.0967 in Los Angeles County. The formal boundaries for the City of Pico Rivera encompass a land area of 8.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.59 sq. miles. Los Angeles County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 164 feet.

The City of Pico Rivera (GNIS ID: 2411417) 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 Pico Rivera is located within Whittier CCD of Los Angeles County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pico Rivera: Pico, Rancho Paso de Bartolo, Rivera.

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Pico Rivera, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 64,304
Population in Households 63,842
Population in Familes 57,390
Population in Group Qrtrs 462
Population Density2 7,752
Diversity Index3 70


Median Household Income $60,278
Average Household Income $73,446
Per Capita Income $19,508


Total Housing Units 17,569 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,271 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,545 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 753 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $423,030
Average Home Value $489,544


Total Households 16,816
Average Household Size 3.8
Family Households 13,874
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.26% 0.27%
Households 0.18% 0.18%
Families 0.2% 0.22%
Median Household Income   2.99%
Per Capita Income   3.1%

Pico Rivera, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pico Rivera to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 146 90th
Population Density # 113 93rd
Diversity Index # 635 58th
Median Household Income # 713 53rd
Per Capita Income # 1232 19th

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