Riverside

Riverside is the most populous city in the Inland Empire and is an hour east from Los Angeles.

Overview for Riverside, CA

314,858 people live in Riverside, where the median age is 31.9 and the average individual income is $28,771. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

314,858

Total Population

31.9 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$28,771

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Riverside, CA

Riverside has 88,340 households, with an average household size of 3.38. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Riverside do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 314,858 people call Riverside home. The population density is 3,876.08 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

314,858

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

31.9

Median Age

49.99 / 50.01%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
88,340

Total Households

3.38

Average Household Size

$28,771

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Riverside, CA

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Riverside. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Alvord Continuation High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
S. Christa McAuliffe Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Valley View Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Phillip M. Stokoe Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Alvord Alternative Continuation High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Foothill Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Rosemary Kennedy Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
La Granada Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Bryant Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
Liberty Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
Mountain View Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
2/5
University Heights Middle
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
2/5
William Howard Taft Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
2/5
Bethel Christian Schools
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 4th
No rating available
Notre Dame High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
St Catherine Of Alexandria School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
California School for the Deaf-Riverside
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
Riverside County Regional Occupational Program
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
REACH Leadership STEAM Academy
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
Amelia Earhart Middle
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
Castle View Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
Emerson Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
2/5
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
3/5
Hawthorne Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
Highland Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
1/5
Frank Augustus Miller Middle
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Carnegie Schools Riverside
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Riverside Montessori Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 4th
No rating available
St Francis De Sales School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
St Thomas The Apostle School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Gateway College and Career Academy
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Raincross High (Continuation)
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Tomas Rivera Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
2/5
Fremont Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
2/5
Harrison Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
2/5
Jackson Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
Abraham Lincoln Continuation
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Longfellow Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
2/5
Magnolia Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Summit View Independent Study
PUBLIC
K - 12th
1/5
John F. Kennedy Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Riverside County Juvenile Court
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
Riverside County Special Education
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
Woodcrest Christian School System
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Carnegie Schools-Riverside
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Our Lady Of Perpetual Help School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Allan Orrenmaa Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
1/5
Jefferson Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
2/5
Madison Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Sunshine Special Education
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
Washington Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
Martin Luther King Junior High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Benjamin Franklin Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Patricia Beatty Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
5th - 12th
5/5
Riverside County Community
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
No rating available
Cottonwood Montessori
PRIVATE
K - K
No rating available
Bright Futures Academy Riverside
PRIVATE
1st - 12th
No rating available
Hawarden Hills Academy
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Montessori Childrens House
PRIVATE
PreK - 3rd
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5

Around Riverside, CA

There's plenty to do around Riverside, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

60
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
55
Bikeable
Bike Score
31
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Churro Bureau, Key Fitness, and The Tech Steam Center.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.32 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.22 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.89 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.38 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.73 miles 20 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 4.31 miles 51 reviews 5/5 stars
Riverside is the most populous city in the Inland Empire and is an hour east from Los Angeles. It was named for its location along the Santa Ana River and this community is rich in history with the citrus industry which is a big part of California’s development. 
 
There are twenty eight neighborhoods in Riverside. The east region of the city’s downtown area is known as Eastside and was once home to many Mexican immigrants who came to work the orange groves. Hawarden Hills is considered to be one of the older neighborhoods in Riverside, California and is highly desired for its spectacular views and majestic estates. You will find a variety of architectural styles in Hawarden Hills like Spanish, Mediterranean, traditional, and contemporary on large lots that are full of tropical palm trees, fruit groves, and greenery. Many homeowners here live on at least a couple acres of land with long driveways and plenty of privacy.
 
Orangecrest is considered one of the finest communities in the City of Riverside. Besides being in the middle of beautifully lush landscaping, homes are close to two major shopping malls. This community is well maintained and boasts of impressive curb appeal and beautiful landscaping. Other neighborhoods include Alessandro Heights, Arlington Heights, Canyon Crest, La Sierra South, Magnolia Center, Sycamore Canyon Springs, University, and Hillside Hunter Industrial Park.
 
Riverside is served by the Riverside Unified School District with seven high schools, and Alvord Unified School District with three high schools. Parents also have many private schools in Riverside to choose from including Sonshine Christian School, Azure Hills Adventists Elementary, and Mojave River Academy. Higher education is available through Riverside City College, La Sierra University, and the University of California, Riverside.This city is also the home to the Riverside Fox Theater where Gone with the Wind was first shown in 1939. Other city attractions include the Riverside Metropolitan Museum, the Riverside International Automotive Museum, and the California Museum of Photography.
 
 
 
 

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