Rio Linda, California Population 2024

17,077

Rio Linda is a city located in Sacramento County California. Rio Linda has a 2024 population of 17,077. Rio Linda is currently growing at a rate of 1.43% annually and its population has increased by 5.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,115 in 2020.

The average household income in Rio Linda is $102,693 with a poverty rate of 13.27%. The median age in Rio Linda is 36.7 years: 38 years for males, and 36.3 years for females.

Rio Linda Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rio Linda was:

  • White: 71.63%
  • Other race: 12.07%
  • Two or more races: 6.77%
  • Asian: 6.56%
  • Black or African American: 2.58%
  • Native American: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.2%
Land Area (mi²)
9.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,720.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.97% (962)
The current population of Rio Linda, California is 17,077 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 16,115.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White11,88771.63%
Other race2,00312.07%
Two or more races1,1236.77%
Asian1,0896.56%
Black or African American4282.58%
Native American330.2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander330.2%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Rio Linda Population by Race

Rio Linda Population Pyramid 2024

Rio Linda Median Age

36.7

Total

38

Male

36.3

Female

Rio Linda Adults

There are 12,685 adults, (2,133 of whom are seniors) in Rio Linda.

Rio Linda Age Dependency

57.3

Age Dependency Ratio

20.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Rio Linda Sex Ratio

Female8,71452.51%
Male7,88247.49%

Rio Linda Population by Age

Rio Linda Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,1343.2169.430.6
Married2,9063.7580.419.6
Non Family1,1301.3258.341.7
Female8363.7944.755.3
Male2623.587426

3.6

Average Family Size

3.21

Average Household Size

69.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Rio Linda Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade7176.59%
Associates Degree1,13510.43%
Bachelors Degree1,25011.49%
Graduate Degree2792.56%
High School Graduate4,76343.79%
Less Than 9th Grade5595.14%
Some College2,17519.99%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Rio Linda Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rio Linda Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White7,7137,075954
Hispanic1,8531,296216
Other Race1,076620116
Asian648567255
2+ Races56354465
Black32932073
Islander33338
Native American29220

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.35%.

Rio Linda Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$72,225$76,948$70,805
Graduate Degree$100,078$114,750$78,092
High School Graduate$46,678$51,369$43,875
Less Than 9th Grade$39,118$40,466$0
Overall$51,246$56,667$46,343
Some College$50,942$69,856$42,407

$51,246

Average Earnings

$56,667

Average Male

$46,343

Average Female

Rio Linda Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rio Linda Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Rio Linda Language

74.83% of Rio Linda residents speak only English, while 25.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.76% of the population.

Rio Linda Language

Rio Linda Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White10,6431,15210.82%
Hispanic3,77780421.29%
Other2,00345422.67%
Multiple1,1231099.71%
Asian1,089827.53%
Black4287016.36%
Islander33824.24%
Native33721.21%

13.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.23%

Male Poverty Rate

15.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rio Linda

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rio Linda is Islander, with 24.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rio Linda is Asian, with 7.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.5%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.09%.

Rio Linda Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.49%
High School11.23%
Some College8.88%
Bachelors or Greater1.9%

Rio Linda Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed27.27%
Female Unemployed20.6%
Female Employed6.2%
Male Employed4.66%

Rio Linda Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rio Linda Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$97,988$110,351
Households$88,102$102,693
Married Families$106,500$-999,999,999
Non Families$45,804$61,777

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Rio Linda Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

51.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Rio Linda Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Rio Linda Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Rio Linda Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Rio Linda Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,004

Number of Veterans

936

Male Veterans

68

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam389
Second Gulf War217
First Gulf War214
World War II37
Korea22

Rio Linda Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 64270
65 to 74269
35 to 54187
75+173
18 to 34105

Rio Linda Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White8418.88%
Hispanic1456.16%
Other Race957.77%
2+ Races386.15%
Asian181.93%
Islander824.24%
Native American412.12%

Rio Linda Veterans by Race

Rio Linda Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rio Linda Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.4%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Rio Linda Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Rio Linda Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Rio Linda Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

66.58%

Born in Rio Linda

86.02%

Native Born

13.98%

Foreign Born

5.7%

Non Citizen

8.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.02% of Rio Linda residents were born in the United States, with 66.58% having been born in California. 5.7% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Rio Linda Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202417,0772411.43%
202316,8362401.45%
202216,596-585-3.4%
202117,1811,0666.61%
202016,115-244-1.49%
201916,3598995.82%
201815,4602321.52%
201715,2282901.94%
201614,9382501.7%
201514,6881070.73%
201414,581-675-4.42%
201315,2567845.42%
201214,4721060.74%
201114,366-740-4.9%
201015,10600%

Rio Linda Population by Year