Overview

Introduction to Riverbank, California

Riverbank, California, in Stanislaus county, is 7 miles NE of Modesto, California and 59 miles NE of San Jose, California. The city is considered part of the Modesto metropolitan area. 

Riverbank History

Riverbank was known as Burneyville in the 1850s. The Burneyville Ferry over the Stanislaus River was established by Major James Burney, the sheriff of Mariposa. This later became the site of a modern bridge in Riverbank. The city has gradually become a progressive, growing community, but has successfully retained the harmony with its rural and agricultural surroundings.

Riverbank and Nearby Attractions

  • Riverbank City Hall.
  • California Avenue Park.
  • Hutchinson Park.
  • Cheese & Wine Exposition.

Things To Do In Riverbank

The charming city of Riverbank has a famous city hall that gives visitors a feel of the historical and cultural background of the Riverbank. There are a couple of amusement parks around the city, like the California Avenue Park and the Hutchinson Park that have fun rides for both adults and children. One can also go here for family picnics. The city is famous for its annual Cheese & Wine Exposition that gives visitors the opportunity to taste different kinds of wines and cheese, a very popular event around Riverbank.

Riverbank Transportation

Air transportation is available from the Modesto County Airport.

Riverbank Higher Education

The California State University-Stanislaus is the local university.

Demographics

People

Total Population24,237
Male Share of the Population47.6%
Female Share of the Population52.4%
Senior Citizens10.8%
Employed Population 16+10,942
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married54.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13.5%
Median Earnings25+$35,767
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,257
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,613

Wealth

Median Family Income$68,763
% Above Poverty Level89.5%
% Below Poverty Level10.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.3%
% Using Public Transportation0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone14.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,129
Median House Value$274,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)65.4%
German7.9%
English5.7%
Irish5.4%
Portuguese3.2%
Italian3%
French Except Basque1.3%
Scottish1.3%
Dutch0.7%
Swedish0.5%
Norwegian0.4%
Iranian0.4%
Romanian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Arab0.3%
Ukrainian0.3%
Welsh0.2%
Greek0.2%
Polish0.2%
Serbian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
African0.1%
Icelander0.1%
Palestinian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Russian0.1%
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Riverbank Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyStanislaus County
Standard Zip Codes95367
Phone Area Codes209
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude37.73
Approximate Longitude-120.95

Riverbank Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationMODESTO CITY-COUNTY AP
Distance8.3 miles
Jan Temp40 to 54 F
Apr Temp49 to 74 F
Jul Temp62 to 94 F
Oct Temp52 to 78 F
Annual Precip13.1 inches
StationTURLOCK #2
Distance17 miles
Jan Temp39 to 54 F
Apr Temp49 to 73 F
Jul Temp62 to 93 F
Oct Temp52 to 78 F
Annual Precip12.4 inches
StationSTOCKTON FIRE STN # 4
Distance27.7 miles
Jan Temp36 to 55 F
Apr Temp45 to 74 F
Jul Temp57 to 92 F
Oct Temp48 to 80 F
Annual Precip16.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Ceres47,975$57,076
Escalon7,509$83,713
Hughson7,370$81,604
Modesto211,336$63,856
Oakdale22,599$67,935
Ripon15,367$94,706

Riverbank Public Schools

Adelante High
6801 Seventh St.
ZIP: 95367
High
Total Enrollment 61
California Avenue Elementary
3800 California Ave.
ZIP: 95367
Primary
Total Enrollment 547
Cardozo Middle
3525 Santa Fe St.
ZIP: 95367
Middle
Total Enrollment 511
Crossroads Elementary
5800 Saxon Way
ZIP: 95367
Primary
Total Enrollment 856
Riverbank High
6200 Claus Rd.
ZIP: 95367
High
Total Enrollment 682
Riverbank Language Academy
2400 Stanislaus St.
ZIP: 95367
Primary
Total Enrollment 533
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