What Percentage of Riverside County is Black?

Riverside County, located in Southern California, is a region with a rich history and a diverse population. It was first inhabited by the Serranos and the Cahuillas, and later officially founded in 1869. The mild climate and other conditions were found to be favorable for orange cultivation, leading to a thriving citrus industry. The county covers 7,208 square miles (18,670 km) and is mostly desert in the central and eastern parts, but has a Mediterranean climate in the western part. It is included in the Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario Metropolitan Statistical Area, also known as the Inland Empire.

The indigenous peoples of what is now Riverside County are the Luiseño, Cupeño and Cahuilla Indians. The Luiseño territory includes the Aguanga and Temecula basins, the Elsinore Depression and the eastern Santa Ana Mountains and south to San Diego County. The territory of Cahuilla is located east and north of Luiseño, in the interior valleys, in the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto mountains and the Salton Sink Desert. The first European settlement in the county was a ranch or farm of the Saint Louis King Mission of France in the Luiseño village of Temescal.

Riverside County was formed in 1893, named after the city of Riverside, which was founded in 1870. It was created out of parts of San Bernardino County and San Diego County. In 1873, seventy percent of voters approved the formation of Riverside County. The county seat was chosen to be Riverside by a wide margin.

Riverside County was an important focal point of civil rights movements in the United States, especially for African-Americans living in Riverside and Mexican-Americans living in the Coachella Valley. There is a diversity of flora and fauna within Riverside County, including California's endemic blue oak, Quercus douglasii. In terms of population demographics, roughly 30.3 percent of people living in Riverside County are under 18 years old, 9.2 percent are between 18 and 24 years old, 28.9 percent are between 25 and 44 years old, 18.9 percent are between 45 and 64 years old, and 12.7 percent are 65 years old or older. The median age is 33 years old. The municipal departments within Riverside County include Banning, Beaumont, Blythe, Calimesa, Cathedral City, Corona, Desert Hot Springs, Hemet, Indio, Menifee, Murrieta, Palm Springs, Riverside and Riverside Community College. When it comes to racial demographics in Riverside County, according to data from the U.

S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates from 2018-2019, 4.2 percent of people living in Riverside County are black or African American.

Riverside County

, located in Southern California's Inland Empire region has a population that is 4.2 percent black or African American. It has a rich history that dates back to its first inhabitants - the Serranos and Cahuillas - who were followed by European settlers from France's Saint Louis King Mission who established Rancho Temescal in 1819. The county covers 7208 square miles (18 670 km) with a mostly desert climate in its central and eastern parts but with a Mediterranean climate in its western part. It is home to California's endemic blue oak tree - Quercus douglasii - as well as many other species of flora and fauna. Riverside County was an important focal point for civil rights movements in the United States due to its large African-American population living in Riverside as well as its large Mexican-American population living in Coachella Valley. The municipal departments within Riverside County include Banning, Beaumont, Blythe, Calimesa, Cathedral City, Corona, Desert Hot Springs, Hemet, Indio, Menifee Murrieta Palm Springs Riverside and Riverside Community College. In terms of population demographics roughly 30 3 percent of people living in Riverside County are under 18 years old 9 2 percent are between 18 and 24 years old 28 9 percent are between 25 and 44 years old 18 9 percent are between 45 and 64 years old 12 7 percent are 65 years old or older The median age is 33 years old. Amtrak trains stop at Riverside and Palm Springs while Amtrak California offers bus connections to San Joaquins at Riverside Beaumont Palm Springs Thousand Palms Indio Moreno Valley Perris Sun City and Hemet. Riverside County has 12 federally recognized Indian reservations linking it to Sandoval County New Mexico by the second county in the United States However Sandoval County has two additional co-use areas shared between reserves San Diego County California has the most with 18 reservations.