Mecca is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Mecca Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Riverside County at latitude 33.5717 and longitude -116.0772. Riverside County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is -187 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Mecca Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 6.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Mecca: Walters.Photos of the local Mecca, CA area
Also See: Mecca, CA ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||9,255|
|Population in Familes||8,598|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1|
|Average Household Size||4.65|
|Average Family Size||5|
|Total Housing Units||2,118 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||890 (42.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,101 (52.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||127 ( 6.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$125,846|
|Average Home Value||$325,703|
|Median Household Income||$27,136|
|Average Household Income||$34,034|
|Per Capita Income||$7,368|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.12%|
|Per Capita Income||1.89%|
The table below compares Mecca 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.
|Total Population||# 501||67th|
|Population Density1||# 708||54th|
|Diversity Index2||# 17||99th|
|Median Household Income||# 1467||4th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1515||1st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.