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Riverside County
  • County in California

Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C+
  2. Housing
    grade D minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade B+
  4. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  5. Diversity
    grade A
  6. Jobs
    grade C+
  7. Weather
    grade A
  8. Cost of Living
    grade D minus
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  11. Commute
    grade C

editorial

Riverside County is located in California with a population of 2,429,487. In Riverside County, most residents own their homes. In Riverside County there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Riverside County and residents tend to have moderate political views.

About

Population
2,429,487

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$462,900
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,711
National
$1,268
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    31%
  • Own
    69%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    190.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    3.2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    24.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    101.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    486.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,717.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    431.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    national  11%

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