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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.


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Median household income
Local
$41,646
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Riverside demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Jurupa
Mrs. Luther Tibbets planted two orange trees here in 1873, beginning a trend
Public transportation: Riverside Transit (See the transit and travel sections below.)

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 1,916. The number of murders and homicides was 24. The violent crime rate was 6.9 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Kellie Martin, actress
· Cheryl Miller, Olympic medallist
· Barry Bonds, baseball player
· Don Imus, radio talk show host
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Nearby parks & recreation: Indo Hills Palms
Riverside attractions: Castle Park
Historic sites and museums: California Citrus State Historic Park, California Museum of Photography, Heritage House, March Field Museum, Sherman Indian Museum, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside Municipal Museum
Colleges and universities: University of California, La Sierra University, Riverside Community College, California Baptist University
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 109

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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.

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Ancestry & family history

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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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Riverside was $17,882, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

19% of Riverside residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Riverside, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $591.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,206.


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Libraries

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

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Riverside include Riverside Press-Enterprise

TV stations in Riverside include KRCA.

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Riverside County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Riverside political report.

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Riverside restaurants taking online reservations include Cafe Sevilla - Riverside ... View restaurants

Traffic

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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DUPLICATE NAMES
CA communities formerly known as Riverside:
  �Corona, Riverside County
  �Glendale, Los Angeles County

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