Pico Rivera, California Population 2020

62,286
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Pico Rivera is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 62,286, it is the 147th largest city in California and the 609th largest city in the United States. Pico Rivera is currently declining at a rate of -0.48% annually and its population has decreased by -1.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 62,942 in 2010. Pico Rivera reached it's highest population of 63,754 in 2015. Spanning over 9 miles, Pico Rivera has a population density of 7,509 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pico Rivera is $76,907 with a poverty rate of 9.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,304 per month, and the median house value is $415,100. The median age in Pico Rivera is 36.6 years, 36 years for males, and 37.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.6 males.

Pico Rivera Demographics

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

  • White: 53.78%
  • Other race: 39.71%
  • Asian: 2.80%
  • Two or more races: 2.06%
  • Black or African American: 0.84%
  • Native American: 0.73%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
The current population of Pico Rivera, California is 62,286, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 62,888.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 62,942.

Pico Rivera, California Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White34,11453.78%
Some Other Race25,19239.71%
Asian1,7782.80%
Two or More Races1,3072.06%
Black or African American5350.84%
American Indian and Alaska Native4600.73%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander460.07%
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Pico Rivera Population Pyramid 2020

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Pico Rivera Median Age

36.6


Total

36


Male

37.2


Female

Pico Rivera Adults

There are 48,574 adults, (9,137 of whom are seniors) in Pico Rivera.

Pico Rivera Age Dependency

60.8

Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Pico Rivera Sex Ratio

Female

32,424

51.12%

Male

31,008

48.88%

Pico Rivera Households and Families

Pico Rivera Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pico Rivera Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male74.1%25.9%
Married73%27%
All67.3%32.7%
Female65.2%34.8%
Non Family51.7%48.3%

67.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,6813.7767.3
Married8,7464.4573
Non Family3,3831.1851.7
Female3,2064.5965.2
Male1,3463.9774.1

4.31

Average Family Size

3.77

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Pico Rivera Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,85316.28%
9th to 12th Grade5,24412.46%
High School Graduate13,47332.01%
Some College8,36119.87%
Associates Degree2,8236.71%
Bachelors Degree3,9859.47%
Graduate Degree1,3493.21%
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Pico Rivera Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic37,09225,7873,997
Other Race15,76811,2041,543
White3,0022,550455
Asian1,4871,184677
Multiple Races625462101
Black32028573
Native American30826044
Islander464238

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 91.30%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 82.61%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,339$38,368$30,643
Less Than High School$27,324$34,975$20,053
High School Grad$32,408$36,891$26,387
Some College$36,132$40,226$32,430
Bachelors Degree$47,015$60,000$42,830
Graduate Degree$63,862$58,750$64,688

$35,339

Average Earnings

$38,368

Average Male

$30,643

Average Female

Pico Rivera Language

Pico Rivera Language by Age

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Pico Rivera Language

30.08% of Pico Rivera residents speak only English, while 69.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 67.13% of the population.

Pico Rivera Poverty

Pico Rivera Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic57,0665,3809.43%
Other25,0822,0298.09%
White3,24067120.71%
Asian1,7601367.73%
Multiple1,214826.75%
Black5116111.94%

9.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.05%

Male Poverty Rate

10.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pico Rivera

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pico Rivera is White, with 20.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pico Rivera is Multiple, with 6.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.70%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School12.52%
Some College8.44%
High School8.40%
Bachelors or Greater2.84%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed26.85%
Male Unemployed20.73%
Female Employed4.82%
Male Employed3.38%

Pico Rivera Income

Pico Rivera Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$65,666$76,907
Families$69,487$82,752
Married Families$77,804-
Non Families$28,958$42,766
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Pico Rivera Marital Status

Pico Rivera Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.8%

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 Over 65, 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 Veterans

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1,636

Number of Veterans

1,595

Male Veterans

41

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam583
Second Gulf War221
First Gulf War191
Korea156
World War II135
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Age Group Veterans
75+436
35 to 54420
65 to 74389
55 to 64283
18 to 34108
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Name Veterans % of Total
Hispanic1,3183.05%
White1,2964.83%
Other2391.28%
Black3810.13%
Asian332.13%
Indian308.13%

Pico Rivera Veterans by Education

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6.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pico Rivera Employment Status

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61.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.7%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

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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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64.54%

Born in California

69.93%

Native Born

30.07%

Foreign Born

11.85%

Non Citizen

18.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

69.93% of Pico Rivera residents were born in the United States, with 64.54% having been born in California. 11.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202062,286-301-0.48%
201962,587-301-0.48%
201862,888-353-0.56%
201763,241-301-0.47%
201663,542-212-0.33%
201563,754580.09%
201463,696600.09%
201363,6361840.29%
201263,4522270.36%
201163,2252720.43%
201062,953-475-0.08%
200063,4284,2510.70%
199059,1775,7901.03%
198053,387-783-0.15%
197054,1705,0200.98%
196049,15046,55015.83%
19402,6000.00%