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Riverside Population 2024

Riverside is a city in the State of California, United States, located about 50 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, City is named for its location beside the Santa Ana River. Riverside population in 2024 is estimated to be 321,950, covering city area of 81.53 sq mi (211.17 sq km), ranks twelfth most populous city in California, fifty-eight most populous city in the United States. It is also part of the Greater Los Angeles area, It is the most populous inland city in the Riverside County. Riverside is surrounded by small and large mountains, some of places will get the winter snow. Several religious celebrations take place on top of the city's Mount Rubidoux, is the landmark and tourist attraction. Riverside is located about 47 miles to the Pacific Ocean and is nearby to Orange County and Los Angeles County. Riverside economy mainly depends on several manufacturing and assembly products including automotive, aircraft components, electronic equipment, medical instruments and food products.

Below is the Riverside population by year:

YearPopulationChange %
2021 *317,2570.717
2022 *320,0600.89
2023 *321,6980.52
2024 *321,9500.08
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019, 2020 US Census & 2021 estimates updated

Riverside Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Riverside population is 331,369, out of these 168,832 are male, 162,537 are female, The sex ratio of Riverside is 104. The median age of the Riverside population is 31.1, Riverside population by age are, under 18 years is 80,508, 16 years and over is 260,605, 18 years and over is 250,861, 21 years and over is 225,158, 65 years and over is 42,908. 50.9% are male, 49.1% are female, Population of Riverside by age percent wise is, 24.3% are under 18 years old, 78.6% are 16 years and over, 75.7% are 18 years and over, 67.9% are 21 years and over, 10.5% are 65 years and over. There are total 91,011 housing units, The voting population of Riverside are 218,142, out of these 107,857 are male voters, 110,285 are female voters, 49.4% are male, 50.6% are female. Riverside population in 2023 is estimated to be 321,068, population in 2022 is estimated to be 320,060, and in 2021 is estimated to be 317,257.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -519,5145.9%
5 - 919,4245.9%
10 - 1427,1458.2%
15 - 1931,9479.6%
20 - 2430,0319.1%
25 - 3453,94416.3%
35 - 4441,41712.5%
45 - 5441,85412.6%
55 - 5915,9194.8%
60 - 6415,2424.6%
65 - 7419,6295.9%
75 - 8410,6653.2%
85 and over4,6381.4%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates

Riverside Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Riverside by race are:

White Population

White population in Riverside, California are 192,912, percentage wise 58.2 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Riverside, California are 17,525, percentage wise 5.3 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Riverside, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Carribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Riverside are 25,947, percentage wise 7.8 percent are asians, out of these 5,443 are Asian Indians, 4,515 are Chinese, 6,115 are Filipinos, 1,305 are Japanese, 2,211 are Korean, 3,279 are Vietnamese and 3,079 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Riverside, California are 189,622. Percentage wise 57.2 percent are hispanics, out of these 164,387 are Mexican people, 1,813 are Puerto Ricans, 344 are Cubans, and 23,078 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race331,369Percent
Black or African American17,5255.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,0660.9%
Asian Population25,9477.8%
Asian Indian5,4431.6%
Other Asian Population3,079
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,3050.4%
Hispanic or Latino189,62257.2%
Puerto Rican1,8130.5%
Other Hispanic or Latino23,078
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)

Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Riverside native population is 253,706, out of these 209,872 born in the California state and 40,096 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 77,663, out of these 42,581 are Naturalised US citizen, 1,584 are in Europe, 11,255 in Asia, 408 in Africa, 28,872 in Latin America and 325 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Riverside are 35,082, out of these 1,281 are from Europe, 6,259 are from Asia, 839 from Africa, 26,179 are from Latin America and 84 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Born in state of residence209,872
Born in other state in the United States40,096
Born outside the United States3,738
Puerto Rico490
U.S. Island Areas333
Born abroad of American parent(s)2,915
Foreign born
Born outside of United States77,663
Naturalized U.S. citizen42,581
Latin America28,872
Northern America325
Not a U.S. citizen35,082
Latin America26,179
Northern America84
Source: US Census 2019 estimates

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