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Rio Linda, California - Basic Facts

The Rio Linda Census Designated Place had a population of 16,004 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Rio Linda is located at latitude 38.691 and longitude -121.4486 in Sacramento County. The formal boundaries for the Rio Linda Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 9.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sacramento County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 56 feet.

The Rio Linda Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409175) 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 Rio Linda Census Designated Place is located within Sacramento CCD of Sacramento County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rio Linda: Dry Creek.

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Rio Linda, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 16,004
Population in Households 15,957
Population in Familes 13,509
Population in Group Qrtrs 47
Population Density2 1,619
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $62,394
Average Household Income $75,751
Per Capita Income $23,754


Total Housing Units 5,222 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,575 (68.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,436 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 212 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $303,205
Average Home Value $388,336


Total Households 5,010
Average Household Size 3.19
Family Households 3,796
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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.63% 0.63%
Households 0.48% 0.52%
Families 0.48% 0.53%
Median Household Income   4.3%
Per Capita Income   3.7%

Rio Linda, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rio Linda to the other 1,521 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 387 75th
Population Density # 660 57th
Diversity Index # 747 51st
Median Household Income # 775 49th
Per Capita Income # 1088 29th

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