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Murrieta, California - Basic Facts

The City of Murrieta had a population of 112,498 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Murrieta is located at latitude 33.5721 and longitude -117.1904 in Riverside County. The formal boundaries for the City of Murrieta (see map below) encompass a land area of 33.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Riverside County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,096 feet.

The City of Murrieta (GNIS ID: 2411199) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Murrieta is located within Murrieta CCD of Riverside County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Murrieta population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Murrieta: Murietta, Murrietta.

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Murrieta, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 112,498
Population in Households 112,051
Population in Familes 99,643
Population in Group Qrtrs 447
Population Density2 3,350
Diversity Index3 74
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $84,489
Average Household Income $108,740
Per Capita Income $34,387

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 37,130 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23,574 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,718 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,838 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $394,144
Average Home Value $470,342
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 35,292
Average Household Size 3.17
Family Households 27,942
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.02% 1.25%
Households 0.91% 1.16%
Families 0.86% 1.15%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   3.31%

Murrieta, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Murrieta to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 60 96th
Population Density # 409 73rd
Diversity Index # 542 65th
Median Household Income # 351 77th
Per Capita Income # 597 61st

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