Riverside, CA Demographics

The total population of Riverside is estimated to be 316,076 with 157,363 males (49.79%) and 158,713 females (50.21%). There are 1,350 more females than males in Riverside.
The median household income in Riverside was $82,965 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 543(0.66%) from $82,422 in 2020. This income is 111.20% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Riverside sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $99,276. Overall, the median household income for the city of Riverside stands at $81,228.
In Riverside, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $41,707 for males and $30,605 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $54,846 for males and $46,171 for females.
In Riverside, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 6 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, American Indian and Alaska Native households have the highest median household income at $95,692, while Black or African American households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $63,200.
In 2022, the population of Riverside was 320,764, a 2.18% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Riverside's population was 313,912, a decline of 0.49% compared to a population of 315,469 in 2020.
The median age in Riverside, CA is 31.9, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 19.85% were under the age of 15, 27.25% aged 15 to 29, 42.26% aged 30 to 64, 9.42% aged 65 to 84, and 1.22% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Riverside population: 48.27% are White, 5.87% are Black or African American, 0.80% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 8.79% are Asian, 0.36% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 25.95% are some other race and 9.98% are multiracial.