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Riverside is a city in Riverside County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the location near the Santa Ana River
[NOTE: This is not the only community in California named Riverside. For links to other places called Riverside, CA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Riverside is 33.953N. The longitude is -117.395W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 827 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 281,514.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Riverside demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Riverside County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Riverside-San Bernardino area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 92505 ZIP code.
10% of Riverside residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Riverside ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Riverside was $17,882, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Riverside residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Riverside, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $591. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,206.
Libraries in Riverside include Arlington Branch Library, Casa Blanca Branch Library, Glen Avon Branch Library, La Sierra Branch Library, Marcy Branch Library, Riverside Public Main Library, Robidoux Branch Library, Woodcrest Community Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Riverside include Riverside Press-Enterprise
TV stations in Riverside include KRCA.
Riverside County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Riverside political report.
Riverside restaurants taking online reservations include Cafe Sevilla - Riverside ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Riverside workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 77 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Riverside between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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