Riverside County migration patterns show plenty of income coming and going.
IRS filing data for 2015, the latest figures available, details how many taxpayers came from, or relocated to, Riverside County and what level of adjusted gross income was on the move.
Where were the big dollars moving? Contra Costa County provided Riverside with 136 new taxpayers — with an average 1.72 dependents — who had an average federal taxable income of $92,559. That’s the county that sent Riverside the highest per-filer average incomes in 2015.
Here are the other counties with the highest-paid taxpayers who came to or left Riverside County.
Coming to Riverside from …
- Santa Clara County: 204 filers with an average 1.88 dependents and income of $83,137
- New York County (Manhattan) : 176 filers with 1.64 dependents and income of $79,455
- Snohomish (Washington) County : 166 filers with 1.81 dependents and income of $78,163
- King County (Seattle): 190 filers with 1.78 dependents and income of $66,842
Compare that wealth to typical inbound movers. Countywide, 38,159 filers came here from around the state and nation with an average 2.09 dependents and income of $49,256.
Leaving Riverside to …
Contra Costa County : 153 filers moved with an average 1.88 dependents and income of $86,948.
Pierce County (Tacoma): 133 filers with 2.04 dependents and income of $58,677.
Orange County: 4,653 filers with 1.95 dependents and income of $57,920.
Alameda County: 212 filers with 1.50 dependents and income of $57,363.
San Bernardino County: 7,032 filers with 2.15 dependents and income of $54,611.
Across Riverside County, 35,353 filers left with an average 2 dependents and income of $50,222.
When you look at income migration on a state-by-state basis, IRS data show California gaining the largest per-filer average incomes in 2015 from Connecticut at $127,017; District of Columbia at $102,704 and New York at $102,681. The largest departing incomes went to Florida ($113,488); Delaware ($105,090) and Vermont ($102,621).