Riverside County, California Population 2019

Riverside County, California's estimated population is 2,417,224 with a growth rate of 1.45% 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
20182,450,75833,5341.39%
20172,417,22434,6541.45%
20162,382,57034,6491.48%
20152,347,92129,9661.29%
20142,317,95529,9121.31%
20132,288,04326,0761.15%
20122,261,96727,6661.24%
20112,234,30132,6491.48%
20102,201,6521,031,23988.11%
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
White1,450,473
Some Other Race474,855
Black or African American148,960
Asian148,213
Two or More Races105,773
American Indian and Alaska Native19,865
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6,863

Riverside County, California Population Pyramid 2019

Riverside County, California Median Age

35


Total

34.1


Male

36


Female

Riverside County, California Adults

There are 1,741,281 adults, (316,979 of whom are seniors) in Riverside County, California.

Riverside County, California Age Dependency

65.3

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Riverside County, California Sex Ratio

Female

1,183,291

50.25%

Male

1,171,711

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
Married74.7%25.3%
All65%35%
Non Family58%42%
Male52.8%47.2%
Female45.1%54.9%

65.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All711,7243.2665
Married385,4273.974.7
Non Family189,3921.3358
Female93,9764.1445.1
Male42,9294.1752.8

3.82

Average Family Size

3.26

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Riverside County, California Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade138,9299.26%
9th to 12th Grade144,8639.65%
High School Graduate395,82426.38%
Some College378,48925.22%
Associates Degree119,4987.96%
Bachelors Degree205,32913.68%
Graduate Degree117,6067.84%

Riverside County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White656,161612,610188,995
Hispanic613,400394,23856,333
Other Race264,982159,52718,089
Asian103,15592,37045,878
Black94,92887,38422,416
Multiple Races41,59036,13810,148
Native American11,6339,0441,559
Islander4,6524,1421,072

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.36%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.47%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,147$41,077$28,753
Less Than High School$22,129$26,533$15,933
High School Grad$30,529$35,741$24,405
Some College$36,620$45,337$30,151
Bachelors Degree$52,482$63,162$42,887
Graduate Degree$74,840$84,937$66,993

$35,147

Average Earnings

$41,077

Average Male

$28,753

Average Female

Riverside County, California Language

Riverside County, California Language by Age

Riverside County, California Language

59.79% of Riverside County, California residents speak only English, while 40.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 33.34% of the population.

Riverside County, California Poverty

Riverside County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,114,358220,74819.81%
Other469,529100,32621.37%
White851,63384,0339.87%
Black144,47129,84520.66%
Asian144,48317,04411.80%
Multiple103,36114,09613.64%
Native19,6254,74324.17%
Islander6,6331,21818.36%

15.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.43%

Male Poverty Rate

16.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Riverside County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Riverside County, California is Native, with 24.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Riverside County, California is White, with 9.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.80%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.44%
High School14.21%
Some College10.11%
Bachelors or Greater5.86%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed32.70%
Male Unemployed25.86%
Female Employed8.07%
Male Employed7.23%

Riverside County, California Income

Riverside County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$60,807$80,056
Families$68,846$88,092
Married Families$80,552$100,313
Non Families$34,420$51,581

Riverside County, California Marital Status

Riverside County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Riverside County, California Marital Status by Race

Riverside County, California Veterans

125,876

Number of Veterans

116,021

Male Veterans

9,855

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam42,229
First Gulf War25,491
Second Gulf War24,049
Korea13,373
World War II6,609
Age Group Veterans
75+31,388
35 to 5430,290
65 to 7429,632
55 to 6421,785
18 to 3412,781

Riverside County, California Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White96,5948.72%
Hispanic22,4982.98%
Black13,51412.11%
Other6,8342.10%
Asian4,0553.42%
2 or More3,6936.82%
Indian6454.59%
Hawaiian54110.00%

Riverside County, California Veterans by Education

6.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Riverside County, California Employment Status

60.1%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

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%
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