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Temecula, California - Basic Facts

The City of Temecula had a population of 112,795 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Temecula is located at latitude 33.4936 and longitude -117.1484 in Riverside County. The formal boundaries for the City of Temecula encompass a land area of 37.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Riverside County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,017 feet.

The City of Temecula (GNIS ID: 2412044) 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 Temecula is located within Murrieta CCD of Riverside County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Temecula: Temecula Station.

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


Total Population 112,795
Population in Households 112,653
Population in Familes 101,287
Population in Group Qrtrs 142
Population Density2 3,031
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $88,559
Average Household Income $107,003
Per Capita Income $33,858


Total Housing Units 37,117 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 24,149 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,527 (31.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,441 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $413,587
Average Home Value $488,687


Total Households 35,676
Average Household Size 3.16
Family Households 29,068
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.46% 1.5%
Households 1.41% 1.42%
Families 1.44% 1.43%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   3.41%

Temecula, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Temecula 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 # 58 96th
Population Density # 458 70th
Diversity Index # 587 61st
Median Household Income # 305 80th
Per Capita Income # 622 59th

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