City of Pico Rivera

Seal of the City of Pico Rivera

General Law city
Incorporated: January 29, 1958
City Hall: 6615 Passons Blvd, Pico Rivera, California 90660
City Telephone: (562) 942-2000
Website: www.pico-rivera.org
Population (2010 Census):
62,942 (2000 Census: 63,428; 1990 Census: 59,177). For latest State Population Estimates, click here.
Population Density (2010 Census): 7,587.0 persons per square mile
Population Age 65+ (2010 Census): 12.1% (2000 Census: 11.0%; 1990 Census: 9.6%)
Population Under Age 18 (2010 Census): 26.7% (2000 Census: 31.0%; 1990 Census: 30.1%)
Land Area: 8.30 square miles (21.49 square kilometers)
Water Area: 0.59 square miles (1.52 square kilometers)

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City Government Officials

The name resulted from the merger of the towns Pico and Rivera in 1958. Pico was named after the original landowner, Pio Pico, the last Mexican governor of California. The northern town, Rivera, was named as such by the Santa Fe Railroad because it lay between the rivers San Gabriel and Rio Hondo.

City in red below. Click on map for more detailed color map of county.

Map showing location of the City of Pico Rivera