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Temecula, California - Basic Facts

The City of Temecula had a population of 112,628 as of July 1, 2019.

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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Temecula, CA Housing Affordability Index is 105
State of California Housing Affordability Index is 67
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Temecula, CA Wealth Index is 125
State of California Wealth Index is 123
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 112,628 (100%)
Population in Households 112,489 (99.9%)
Population in Families 100,788 (89.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 139 ( 0.1%)
Population Density 3,022
Diversity Index2 73
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $93,952
Average Household Income $110,378
Per Capita Income $34,879
Wealth Index4 125

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 37,249 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 24,269 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,369 (30.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,611 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $434,847
Housing Affordability Index3 105
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 35,638
Average Household Size 3.16
Family Households 29,002
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.28% 1.25%
Households 1.25% 1.11%
Families 1.26% 1.12%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.75%

Temecula, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Temecula to the other 1,521 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 454 70th
Diversity Index # 573 62nd
Median Household Income # 300 80th
Per Capita Income # 630 59th

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