Riverside County, California Population 2023

Riverside County, California's estimated 2023 population is 2,486,747 with a growth rate of 0.93% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Riverside County, California is the 4th largest county in California. The 2010 population was 2,189,641 and has seen a growth of 13.57% since that time.

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Riverside County, California Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Riverside County, California Population by Race

Riverside County, California Population Pyramid 2023

Riverside County, California Median Age

35.8

Total

35

Male

36.7

Female

Riverside County, California Adults

There are 1,824,041 adults, (352,375 of whom are seniors) in Riverside County, California.

Riverside County, California Age Dependency

65.7

Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Riverside County, California Sex Ratio

Female1,222,63150.15%
Male1,215,23349.85%

Riverside County, California Population by Age

Riverside County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.82

Average Family Size

3.26

Average Household Size

67.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Riverside County, California Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Riverside County, California Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 84.21%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.07%.

Riverside County, California Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$39,578

Average Earnings

$45,835

Average Male

$32,086

Average Female

Riverside County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Riverside County, California Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Riverside County, California Language

58.85% of Riverside County, California residents speak only English, while 41.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 34.17% of the population.

Riverside County, California Language

Riverside County, California Poverty by Race

rate

15.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.35%

Male Poverty Rate

13.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Riverside County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Riverside County, California is Native, with 26.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Riverside County, California is White, with 10.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.29%.

Riverside County, California Poverty

Riverside County, California Poverty Rate by Education

Riverside County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Riverside County, California Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Riverside County, California Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

47.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Riverside County, California Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Riverside County, California Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Riverside County, California Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

120,078

Number of Veterans

110,022

Male Veterans

10,056

Female Veterans

Riverside County, California Veterans by War

Riverside County, California Veterans by Age

count

Riverside County, California Veterans by Race

Riverside County, California Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Riverside County, California Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60%

Labor Force Participation

55.4%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Riverside County, California Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Riverside County, California Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Riverside County, California 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

61.27%

Born in Riverside County, California

79.17%

Native Born

21.64%

Foreign Born

10.25%

Non Citizen

11.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

79.17% of Riverside County, California residents were born in the United States, with 61.27% having been born in California. 10.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Riverside County, California Place of Birth

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