Imperial County vs. Riverside County

Imperial County (CA)Riverside County (CA)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)181,8272,450,758
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)4.2%11.9%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)174,5242,189,765
Population, Census, April 1, 2010174,5282,189,641
Persons under 5 years, percent8.2%6.5%
Persons under 18 years, percent28.5%25.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent13.0%14.4%
Female persons, percent48.7%50.2%
White alone, percent90.1%79.7%
Black or African American alone, percent3.4%7.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent2.5%1.9%
Asian alone, percent2.1%7.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.2%0.4%
Two or More Races, percent1.7%3.6%
Hispanic or Latino, percent84.6%49.6%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent10.4%34.7%
Veterans, 2014-20185,453123,908
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-201831.1%21.7%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)57,895848,597
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201858.4%65.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$177,100$330,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,423$1,927
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$435$555
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$818$1,311
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201321.3%16.3%
Building permits, 20184009,232
Households, 2014-201844,057718,349
Persons per household, 2014-20183.873.27
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201886.9%86.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201876.0%40.6%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201884.7%91.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201873.9%84.7%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201869.0%81.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201814.5%21.8%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20189.1%7.5%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent7.9%8.9%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201852.8%59.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201851.6%53.0%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)182,6465,230,919
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)511,1328,412,078
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)1,465,96015,137,013
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)1,599,14418,716,807
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)1,676,85325,058,857
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$9,477$11,045
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201822.033.3
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$45,834$63,948
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$17,590$27,142
Persons in poverty, percent21.4%12.7%
Total employer establishments, 20172,53838,946
Total employment, 201732,109575,169
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)1,129,54823,204,080
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017-3.0%3.9%
Total nonemployer establishments, 20179,735171,641
All firms, 201211,202175,971
Men-owned firms, 20125,34090,803
Women-owned firms, 20124,76566,313
Minority-owned firms, 20128,50185,804
Nonminority-owned firms, 20122,33084,871
Veteran-owned firms, 201260813,760
Nonveteran-owned firms, 201210,000156,472
Black-owned firms, percent, 20072.6%5.2%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20072.6%0.0%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%8.0%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 200752.2%24.0%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200728.8%30.4%
Population per square mile, 201041.8303.8
Land area in square miles, 20104,176.607,206.48

Source: United States Census Bureau

About this page: Side-by-side comparison between Imperial county (CA) and Riverside county (CA) using the main population, demographic, and social indicators from the United States Census Bureau.