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Hemet, California - Basic Facts

Hemet is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Hemet.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Riverside County at latitude 33.7475 and longitude -116.972. Riverside County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,594 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Hemet (see map) encompass a land area of 27.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hemet: Hemicia.

Also See: Hemet, CA ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps

Hemet, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hemet to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 97 94th
Population Density1 # 460 70th
Diversity Index2 # 447 71st
Median Household Income # 1333 13th
Per Capita Income # 1220 20th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Hemet, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 81,512
Population in Households 80,892
Population in Familes 64,597
Population in Group Qrtrs 620
Population Density1 2,927
Diversity Index2 77
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 30,535
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 19,541
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 36,082 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,361 (50.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,174 (33.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,547 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $140,152
Average Home Value $171,833
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,117
Average Household Income $45,751
Per Capita Income $17,103
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.84% 1.17%
Households 0.34% 0.9%
Families 0.48% 0.97%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   2.55%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Information Updates

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