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The Rio Linda CDP(1) had a population of 15,720 as of July 1, 2023.

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 Rio Linda Census Designated Place 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.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Rio Linda, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2023)


Total Population 15,720 (100%)
Population in Households 15,633 (99.4%)
Population in Families 13,295 (84.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 87 ( 0.6%)
Population Density 1,584
Diversity Index2 75


Median Household Income $83,442
Average Household Income $101,903
% of Income for Mortgage4 41%
Per Capita Income $32,000
Wealth Index5 85
Socioeconomic Status Index6 Low (42.6)


Total HU (Housing Units) 5,101 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,627 (71.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,308 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 166 ( 3.3%)
Median Home Value $572,555
Average Home Value $573,821
Housing Affordability Index3 61


Total Households 4,935
Average Household Size 3.17
Family Households 3,734
Average Family Size 4.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.
  6. The Socioeconomic Index ranges from zero (lowest relative status) to 100 (highest relative status). This measure quantifies disparities in social position of an area's inhabitants and is built from a broad range of demographic, housing, and socioeconomic inputs. More information on this measure can be found in Esri's SEI tutorial.


2020-2023 2023-2028
Population -0.43% -0.25%
Households -0.33% -0.30%
Families   -0.28%
Median Household Income   2.88%
Per Capita Income   3.02%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.27%

Rio Linda, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rio Linda to the other 1,611 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2023 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 # 394 76th
Population Density # 688 57th
Median Household Income # 680 58th
Housing Affordability Index # 932 58th
Per Capita Income # 1045 35th
Diversity Index # 632 61st

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