Riverside County, California Population 2018

Riverside County, California's estimated population is 2,423,266 with a growth rate of 4.28% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Riverside County, California is the 4th largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20172,423,26699,3744.28%
20162,323,892-62,630-2.62%
20162,386,52234,4421.46%
20152,352,08030,3421.31%
20142,321,73830,3321.32%
20132,291,40626,6021.17%
20122,264,80428,9141.29%
20112,235,89033,8891.54%
20102,202,0011,031,58888.14%
19901,170,413507,24776.49%
1980663,166204,09244.46%
1970459,074152,88349.93%
1960306,191136,14580.06%
1950170,04664,52261.14%
1940105,52424,50030.24%
193081,02430,72761.09%
192050,29715,60144.96%
191034,69616,79993.86%
190017,8970.00%

Riverside County, California Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White1,470,294
Some Other Race436,022
Black or African American145,025
Asian143,067
Two or More Races102,364
American Indian and Alaska Native20,205
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6,915

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Riverside County, California Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Riverside County, California Median Age

34.8


Total

33.8


Male

35.7


Female

Riverside County, California Adults

There are 1,710,385 adults, (306,754 of which are seniors) in Riverside County, California.

Riverside County, California Age Dependency

65.5

Age Dependency Ratio

21.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Riverside County, California Sex Ratio

Female

1,167,766

50.25%

Male

1,156,126

49.75%

Riverside County, California Households and Families

Riverside County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Riverside County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74%26%
All64.5%35.5%
Non Family57.6%42.4%
Male52.8%47.2%
Female45.3%54.7%

64.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Riverside County, California Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All705,7163.2564.5
Married380,0303.8874
Non Family186,7941.3357.6
Female94,8374.0645.3
Male44,0554.1752.8

3.79

Average Family Size

3.25

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Riverside County, California Households

Riverside County, California Education

Riverside County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade138,5519.43%
9th to 12th Grade148,19510.09%
High School Graduate380,28625.89%
Some College375,26325.55%
Associates Degree115,3567.85%
Bachelors Degree198,19213.49%
Graduate Degree113,0537.70%

Riverside County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White655,287609,583185,975
Hispanic590,642371,21451,656
Other Race236,500138,24415,230
Asian98,53587,42443,917
Black91,75784,14920,786
Multiple Races41,05135,2849,698
Native American11,5718,8941,459
Islander4,6094,079817

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.03%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 44.57%.

Riverside County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,867$40,266$27,979
Less Than High School$21,430$25,525$15,638
High School Grad$30,120$35,203$23,925
Some College$36,109$44,270$29,607
Bachelors Degree$51,728$61,654$42,127
Graduate Degree$72,407$82,291$64,828

$33,867

Average Earnings

$40,266

Average Male

$27,979

Average Female

Riverside County, California Language

Riverside County, California Language by Age

Riverside County, California Language

59.96% of Riverside County, California residents speak only English, while 40.04% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 33.15% of the population.

Riverside County, California Poverty

Riverside County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,087,418232,24621.36%
Other431,282100,21123.24%
White856,17286,69310.13%
Black140,48429,43420.95%
Multiple99,75315,86615.91%
Asian139,46515,49411.11%
Native19,9035,35026.88%
Islander6,7502,11231.29%

16.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.41%

Male Poverty Rate

17.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Riverside County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Riverside County, California is Islander, with 31.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Riverside County, California is White, with 10.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.34%.

Riverside County, California Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.85%
High School14.91%
Some College10.48%
Bachelors or Greater5.79%

Riverside County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.13%
Male Unemployed28.10%
Female Employed8.62%
Male Employed7.64%

Riverside County, California Income

Riverside County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,972$76,234
Families$65,015$83,300
Married Families$76,678$95,027
Non Families$34,002$50,367

Riverside County, California Marital Status

Riverside County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

46.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Riverside County, California Married by Age and Sex

Riverside County, California Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Riverside County, California Marital Status by Race

Riverside County, California Veterans

Riverside County, California Veterans by War

128,343

Number of Veterans

118,714

Male Veterans

9,629

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam44,523
First Gulf War24,799
Second Gulf War21,309
Korea14,257
World War II7,394

Riverside County, California Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+31,376
65 to 7430,668
35 to 5430,593
55 to 6423,277
18 to 3412,429

Riverside County, California Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White100,7369.02%
Hispanic20,9432.87%
Black13,05012.09%
Other5,7661.97%
Asian4,2063.68%
2 or More3,4116.33%
Indian7415.17%
Hawaiian4338.15%

Riverside County, California Veterans by Education

7.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Riverside County, California Employment Status

Riverside County, California Employment by Age

60.1%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

11.3%

Unemployment Rate

Riverside County, California Employment by Race

Riverside County, California Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Riverside County, California

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Riverside303990324722207326.82%
Moreno Valley193365205499121346.28%
Corona152425166785143609.42%
Temecula1001731130541288112.86%
Murrieta10342811167482467.97%
Jurupa Valley9500510354185368.98%
Menifee77519885311101214.21%
Indio7911688488937211.85%
Hemet786798428156027.12%
Perris6854876331778311.35%
Lake Elsinore53425642051078020.18%
Eastvale5368361151746813.91%
Cathedral City512005405628565.58%
Palm Desert484485223137837.81%
Palm Springs445384768931517.07%
San Jacinto441994741332147.27%
Beaumont3687445349847522.98%
Coachella4072444953422910.38%
La Quinta374684095634889.31%
Wildomar3222036042382211.86%
Banning295943102614324.84%
Desert Hot Springs270522849214405.32%
Norco2706326714-349-1.29%
Blythe2077919693-1086-5.23%
Rancho Mirage17220181949745.66%
Canyon Lake10561111375765.45%
Calimesa788586167319.27%
Indian Wells495853453877.81%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990