Riverside, CA

324,727 Population
81.2 square miles 4,000.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.8%
was 0.8%
Ranked 12th Highest in CA
Population Density
4,000.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
44.0%
was 43.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
22.4%
was 21.6%
Ranked 91st Highest in CA
Percent Under 18
24.3%
was 24.0%
Ranked 61st Highest in CA
Percent 65 and Over
10.4%
was 10.2%
Ranked 107th Highest in CA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.8
was 6.4
Ranked 20th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
15.1%
was 16.0%
Ranked 94th Lowest in CA
Median Household Income
$58,979
was $61,279
Ranked 82nd Highest in CA
Gini Income Distribution
 
42.6
43.3
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
3.1
was 3.2
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
446
was 420.3
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,259.7
was 3,352.5
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
96,063
was 100,725
Ranked 13th Highest in CA
Median Rent
$1,281
was $1,174
Ranked 93rd Highest in CA
Total Building Permits
121
was 358
 
Occupied Housing Units
91,360
was 92,408
 
Homeownership Rate
52.1%
was 54.2%
Ranked 81st Highest in CA
Single Family Building Permits
70
was 190
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,182.6
was 1,240.8
Ranked 106th Highest in CA
Rental Vacancy Rate
9.7%
was 16.4%
Ranked 70th Highest in CA
Multifamily Building Permits
51
was 168
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.4
was 3.3
Ranked 35th Highest in CA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
1.3
was 3.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.4
was 1.1
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.2%
was 96.6%
Ranked 99th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
87.7%
Ranked 99th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance Over 65
97.4%
was 97.9%
Ranked 92nd Highest in CA

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
80.3%
was 79.4%
Ranked 89th Highest in CA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
24.2%
was 22.2%
Ranked 86th Highest in CA

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
93.5%
was 93.5%
 
Debt Service Ratio
10.8%
was 6.9%
 
Revenue
 
$938,565,944
$739,248,504
 
Expenditure
 
$991,217,709
$892,360,718
 
Revenue per Capita
$2,937
was $2,335
 
Expenditure per Capita
$3,102
was $2,818
 

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