is a census-designated place
(CDP) in Sacramento County
, United States
. It is part of the Sacramento
–Roseville Metropolitan Statistical Area
. The population was 10,273 at the 2000 census. La Riviera is a primarily residential neighborhood located between the American River
on the North side and Highway 50
on the southern border.
La Riviera is located at (38.566773, -121.356772).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km²), of which, 1.8 square miles (4.7 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.5 km²) of it (9.45%) is water.
As of the census
of 2000, there were 10,273 people, 4,345 households, and 2,480 families residing in the CDP. The population density
was 5,649.1 people per square mile (2,179.4/km²). There were 4,488 housing units at an average density of 2,467.9/sq mi (952.1/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 72.46% White
, 8.49% African American
, 0.63% Native American
, 7.97% Asian
, 0.57% Pacific Islander
, 4.24% from other races
, and 5.63% from two or more races. Hispanic
of any race were 11.34% of the population.
There were 4,345 households out of which 23.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.2% were married couples living together, 12.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.9% were non-families. 29.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.92.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 19.8% under the age of 18, 13.4% from 18 to 24, 33.6% from 25 to 44, 23.3% from 45 to 64, and 9.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 99.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.9 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $49,110, and the median income for a family was $57,792. Males had a median income of $39,766 versus $33,295 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $24,034. About 5.7% of families and 10.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.5% of those under age 18 and 5.8% of those age 65 or over.
La Riviera is located on the "Gold Line" of Regional Transit
's light rail line. The Butterfield light rail station is located in La Riviera.
In the state legislature
La Riviera is located in the 1st and 6th Senate
Districts, represented by Republican Dave Cox
and Democrat Darrell Steinberg
respectively, and in the 10th Assembly
District, represented by Republican Alan Nakanishi
. Federally, La Riviera is located in California's 3rd
congressional districts, which have Cook PVIs
of R +7 and D +14 respectively and is represented by Republican Dan Lungren
and Democrat Doris Matsui