Oasis, Riverside County, California

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census-designated place
Oasis is located in California
Position in California.
Coordinates: 33°31′39″N 116°07′34″W / 33.52750°N 116.12611°W / 33.52750; -116.12611Coordinates: 33°31′39″N 116°07′34″W / 33.52750°N 116.12611°W / 33.52750; -116.12611
Country  United States
State  California
County Riverside
 • Total 19.631 sq mi (50.843 km2)
 • Land 19.631 sq mi (50.843 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation[2] -141 ft (−43 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 6,890
 • Density 350/sq mi (140/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
GNIS feature ID 2630708
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Oasis, Riverside County, California

Oasis is a census-designated place in Riverside County, California.[2] Oasis sits at an elevation of 141 feet (43 m) below sea level.[2] The 2010 United States census reported Oasis's population was 6,890.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP covers an area of 19.6 square miles (50.8 km²), all of it land.


The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that Oasis had a population of 6,890. The population density was 351.0 people per square mile (135.5/km²). The racial makeup of Oasis was 1,693 (24.6%) White, 22 (0.3%) African American, 96 (1.4%) Native American, 42 (0.6%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 4,927 (71.5%) from other races, and 110 (1.6%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6,731 persons (97.7%).

The Census reported that 6,885 people (99.9% of the population) lived in households, 5 (0.1%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 1,474 households, out of which 1,129 (76.6%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 968 (65.7%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 193 (13.1%) had a female householder with no husband present, 165 (11.2%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 107 (7.3%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 17 (1.2%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 93 households (6.3%) were made up of individuals and 23 (1.6%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.67. There were 1,326 families (90.0% of all households); the average family size was 4.79.

The population was spread out with 2,902 people (42.1%) under the age of 18, 893 people (13.0%) aged 18 to 24, 2,100 people (30.5%) aged 25 to 44, 795 people (11.5%) aged 45 to 64, and 200 people (2.9%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 22.1 years. For every 100 females there were 115.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 120.9 males.

There were 1,575 housing units at an average density of 80.2 per square mile (31.0/km²), of which 347 (23.5%) were owner-occupied, and 1,127 (76.5%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.1%; the rental vacancy rate was 1.4%. 1,546 people (22.4% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 5,339 people (77.5%) lived in rental housing units.


  1. ^ U.S. Census
  2. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Oasis, Riverside County, California
  3. ^ All data are derived from the United States Census Bureau reports from the 2010 United States Census, and are accessible on-line here. The data on unmarried partnerships and same-sex married couples are from the Census report DEC_10_SF1_PCT15. All other housing and population data are from Census report DEC_10_DP_DPDP1. Both reports are viewable online or downloadable in a zip file containing a comma-delimited data file. The area data, from which densities are calculated, are available on-line here. Percentage totals may not add to 100% due to rounding. The Census Bureau defines families as a household containing one or more people related to the householder by birth, opposite-sex marriage, or adoption. People living in group quarters are tabulated by the Census Bureau as neither owners nor renters. For further details, see the text files accompanying the data files containing the Census reports mentioned above.