Pico Rivera, California Population 2021

60,727
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Pico Rivera is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 60,727, it is the 146th largest city in California and the 631st largest city in the United States. Pico Rivera is currently declining at a rate of -1.06% annually and its population has decreased by -3.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 62,942 in 2010. Pico Rivera reached it's highest population of 63,670 in 2015. Spanning over 9 miles, Pico Rivera has a population density of 7,321 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pico Rivera is $80,793 with a poverty rate of 8.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,403 per month, and the median house value is $440,600. The median age in Pico Rivera is 37.1 years, 37 years for males, and 37.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.4 males.

Pico Rivera Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pico Rivera was:

  • White: 52.24%
  • Other race: 41.42%
  • Asian: 2.75%
  • Two or more races: 1.90%
  • Black or African American: 1.01%
  • Native American: 0.60%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
The current population of Pico Rivera, California is 60,727, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 62,677.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 62,942.

Pico Rivera, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White32,91052.24%
Some Other Race26,09541.42%
Asian1,7332.75%
Two or More Races1,2001.90%
Black or African American6351.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native3760.60%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander520.08%
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Pico Rivera Population by Race

Pico Rivera Population Pyramid 2021

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Pico Rivera Median Age

37.1


Total

37


Male

37.2


Female

Pico Rivera Adults

There are 48,690 adults, (9,264 of whom are seniors) in Pico Rivera.

Pico Rivera Age Dependency

59.8

Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Pico Rivera Sex Ratio

Female

32,924

52.26%

Male

30,077

47.74%

Pico Rivera Population by Age

Pico Rivera Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pico Rivera Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male75.4%24.6%
Married73.5%26.5%
All68.2%31.8%
Female63.3%36.7%
Non Family56.2%43.8%

68.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pico Rivera Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,8523.7168.2
Married8,9474.4373.5
Non Family3,4611.2256.2
Female3,1084.3263.3
Male1,3363.9175.4

4.21

Average Family Size

3.71

Average Household Size

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Pico Rivera Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7,18316.97%
9th to 12th Grade5,18512.25%
High School Graduate13,29831.41%
Some College8,39819.84%
Associates Degree2,8046.62%
Bachelors Degree3,9499.33%
Graduate Degree1,5183.59%
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Pico Rivera Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pico Rivera Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic37,45525,8884,053
Other Race16,53711,2781,411
White2,9552,514539
Asian1,4401,141682
Multiple Races576425127
Black36733291
Native American27923712
Islander524744

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 90.46%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 84.62%.

Pico Rivera Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,415$39,852$31,345
Less Than High School$27,894$34,804$20,358
High School Grad$35,669$40,911$26,533
Some College$37,149$39,763$34,460
Bachelors Degree$47,177$59,549$44,217
Graduate Degree$64,395$57,500$67,176

$36,415

Average Earnings

$39,852

Average Male

$31,345

Average Female

Pico Rivera Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pico Rivera Language by Age

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Pico Rivera Language

30.31% of Pico Rivera residents speak only English, while 69.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 66.87% of the population.

Pico Rivera Language

Pico Rivera Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic56,6404,6178.15%
Other25,7821,7866.93%
White3,15471222.57%
Asian1,7181015.88%
Multiple1,195826.86%
Black597599.88%
Native373102.68%

8.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.60%

Male Poverty Rate

9.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pico Rivera

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pico Rivera is White, with 22.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pico Rivera is Native, with 2.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.40%.

Pico Rivera Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School11.68%
High School8.54%
Some College7.58%
Bachelors or Greater3.21%

Pico Rivera Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed21.23%
Male Unemployed9.71%
Female Employed3.78%
Male Employed2.88%

Pico Rivera Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pico Rivera Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$67,636$80,793
Families$73,010$86,879
Married Families$79,222-
Non Families$31,299$42,959
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Income by Household Type

Pico Rivera Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.2%

Male Marriage Rate

40.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Pico Rivera Married by Age and Sex

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Pico Rivera Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Pico Rivera Marital Status by Race

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Pico Rivera Marital Status

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1,523

Number of Veterans

1,484

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam555
Second Gulf War226
First Gulf War214
Korea177
World War II91

Pico Rivera Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54439
65 to 74428
75+391
55 to 64174
18 to 3491

Pico Rivera Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2814.91%
Hispanic1,2552.88%
Other1760.90%
Asian241.59%
Indian216.33%
Black214.79%

Pico Rivera Veterans by Race

Pico Rivera Veterans by Education

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7.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pico Rivera Veterans by Education

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62.5%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Pico Rivera Employment by Age

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Pico Rivera Employment by Race

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Pico Rivera Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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64.74%

Born in California

70.32%

Native Born

29.68%

Foreign Born

11.55%

Non Citizen

18.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

70.32% of Pico Rivera residents were born in the United States, with 64.74% having been born in California. 11.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pico Rivera Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202160,727-650-1.06%
202061,377-650-1.05%
201962,027-650-1.04%
201862,677-456-0.72%
201763,133-305-0.48%
201663,438-232-0.36%
201563,670330.05%
201463,637400.06%
201363,5971670.26%
201263,4302090.33%
201163,2212610.41%
201062,960-468-0.07%
200063,4284,2510.70%
199059,1775,7901.03%
198053,387-783-0.15%
197054,1705,0200.98%
196049,15046,55015.83%
19402,6000.00%

Pico Rivera Population by Year