Riverside, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 86,044 housing units in Riverside. This represents a 7.2% growth from 80,240 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 85,981 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 63 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Riverside is about 56.7%. Riverside's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.6%. Average household size is 3.01 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Riverside were built after 1971.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type5.70%
One Bedroom18.40%
Two Bedrooms23.80%
Three Bedrooms31.10%
Four Bedrooms17.90%
Five Bedrooms or more3.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.24
Median year structure was built1969
Median Value of occupied units$138,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$122,900

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.71
Median year structure was built1973
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$588

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage13.40%
Home Equity Loan5.60%
Simple Mortgage62.70%
Debt Free18.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21.5%