Riverbank is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 24,122 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Riverbank is the 294th largest community in California.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Riverbank is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Riverbank is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Riverbank who work in office and administrative support (13.59%), sales jobs (11.94%), and teaching (5.68%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Riverbank rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.22% of adults 25 and older in Riverbank have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Riverbank in 2010 was $20,646, which is lower middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $82,584 for a family of four. However, Riverbank contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Riverbank is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Riverbank home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Riverbank residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Riverbank also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 53.62% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Riverbank include Irish, English, Italian, and Portuguese.
In addition, Riverbank has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (22.25%).
The most common language spoken in Riverbank is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.