Riverside County CA Information


Riverside County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 2,388,710
Daytime Population: Workers 779,078
Daytime Population: Residents 1,397,717
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,176,795
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 2,355,430
Population in Familes 2,010,749
Population in Group Qrtrs 33,280
Population Density2 332
Diversity Index3 83


Median Household Income $60,180
Average Household Income $83,526
Per Capita Income $26,286


Total Housing Units 852,795 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 486,916 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 254,155 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 111,724 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $326,620
Average Home Value $372,637


Total Households 741,071
Average Household Size 3.18
Family Households 550,845
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 1.21% 1.25%
Households 1.07% 1.16%
Families 1.06% 1.15%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   2.39%


Riverside County CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Riverside County to the other 58 counties and county equivalents 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 # 4 95th
Population Density # 16 74th
Diversity Index # 10 83rd
Median Household Income # 21 66th
Per Capita Income # 35 41st

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