Statewide Claims to Fame

Riverside is 9th in California out of 563 other cities in Retail sales

Riverside is 11th in California out of 644 other cities in Households

Riverside is 12th in California out of 426 other cities in Current population (2012)

Riverside is 12th in California out of 644 other cities in Housing units

Riverside is 13th in California out of 644 other cities in Size in square miles

Riverside is 16th in California out of 527 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Riverside is 19th in California out of 521 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Riverside Rank California US
Current population (2012) 313,673 12th 38,041,430 313,914,040
Size in square miles 81.1 13th 155,779.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 3,745 279th 239.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Riverside Rank California US
Residents younger than 5 7.2% 255th 6.7% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 26.8% 261st 24.3% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 8.6% 469th 12.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Riverside Rank California US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 77.5% 433rd 80.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 21.9% 344th 30.2% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Riverside Rank California US
Race - White 56.5% 413th 73.7% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 7.0% 129th 6.6% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.1% 239th 1.7% 1.2%
Race - Asian 7.4% 264th 13.9% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.4% 158th 0.5% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 5.1% 223rd 3.6% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 49.0% 176th 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 34.0% 421st 39.4% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Riverside Rank California US
Female residents 50.6% 347th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 24.0% 275th 27.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Riverside Rank California US
Housing units 98,444 12th 13,720,462 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 29.2% 183rd 30.8% 25.9%
Households 90,246 11th 12,433,172 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 58.9% 383rd 56.7% 66.1%
Home median value $299,600 421st $421,600 $186,200
People per household 3.3 195th 2.9 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Riverside Rank California US
Income per capita $22,806 403rd $29,634 $27,915
Income per household $57,555 365th $61,632 $52,762
Income below poverty line 15.8% 219th 14.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Riverside Rank California US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 22,334 16th 3,425,510 27,092,908
Retail sales $4,757,498 9th $455,032,270 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $16,371 128th $12,561 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $456,493 19th $80,852,787 $613,795,732

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