Living in Murrieta, CA

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Murrieta SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
9.5
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
3

Murrieta, CA Crime Report

1,504
Total Crimes
1,311.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
-48.95%
Below National Average

Murrieta, CA Cost Of Living

131
Murrieta's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average

Murrieta, California Info Snack

Murrieta is a city in southwestern Riverside County, California, United States. The population of Murrieta was 103,466 at the 2010 census. Murrieta experienced a 133.7% population increase between 2000 and 2010, according to the most recent census, making Murrieta one of the fastest growing cities in the state. This population boom in 2010 surpassed the population of the historically larger and more commercial city of Temecula to the south for the first time since the incorporation of either city. Temecula and Murrieta together form the southwestern anchor of the Inland Empire region. The Murrieta-Temecula-Menifee Urban Area had a population of 441,546 at the 2010 Census. Largely residential in character, Murrieta is typically characterized as a commuter town, with many of its residents commuting to jobs in San Diego County, Orange County, Los Angeles County, Temecula, and Camp Pendleton.
Population
111,427
Unemployment
8.7%
Poverty
8.2%
Median Home
$390,800
Median Income
$84,817
Median Rent
$1,694

Murrieta, CA Photos

Rankings for Murrieta in California

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Map Of Murrieta, CA

Population over time in Murrieta

Year Population % Change
2017 111,427 1.3%
2016 110,043 1.3%
2015 108,583 1.0%
2014 107,507 1.1%
2013 106,326 1.7%
2012 104,584 2.2%
2011 102,345 2.9%
2010 99,476 4.0%
2009 95,668 -
Crime/100k Murrieta CA USA
Violent Crime 80.2 447.4 368.9
Murder 1.7 4.4 5.0
Robbery 30.5 137.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 34.0 266.5 246.8
Property Crime 1231.0 2380.4 2199.5
Burglary 204.0 416.2 376.0
Larceny 829.9 1571.8 1594.6
Car Theft 197.0 392.4 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Murrieta

White
49.8% (55,467)
African American
5.0% (5,534)
American Indian
0.4% (416)
Asian
9.1% (10,087)
Hawaiian
0.5% (521)
Other
0.5% (599)
Two Or More
5.1% (5,734)
Hispanic
29.7% (33,069)
Race Murrieta CA USA
White 49.8% 37.5% 61.1%
African American 5.0% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 9.1% 14.1% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 5.1% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 29.7% 38.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Murrieta, California

Less than $10,000
3.3% (370,477)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.2% (248,368)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.2% (580,795)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.7% (748,219)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.9% (1,104,169)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.0% (1,786,318)
$75,000 to $99,999
16.3% (1,812,262)
$100,000 to $149,999
19.7% (2,194,847)
$150,000 to $199,999
11.4% (1,267,096)
$200,000 or more
9.2% (1,030,142)
Income Murrieta CA USA
Less than $10,000 3.3% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.2% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.2% 8.0% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.7% 7.9% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.9% 10.9% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.0% 15.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 16.3% 12.3% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 19.7% 16.2% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 11.4% 8.3% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 9.2% 11.0% 7.0%

Gender in Murrieta

Female
52.0% (57,922)
Male
48.0% (53,505)
Gender Murrieta CA USA
Female 52.0% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 48.0% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Murrieta for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (4,457)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (5,571)
High School / GED
23.0% (25,628)
Some College
29.0% (32,313)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (10,028)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (22,285)
Master's Degree
7.0% (7,799)
Professional Degree
2.0% (2,228)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (1,114)
Education Murrieta CA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 23.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 29.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

1 Reviews & Comments About Murrieta

Overall User Rating
4.0
/5

HomeSnacks User

The crime was not bad at all. Schools were good. I graduated at sixteen.

Watch out for the Danker family. Watch out for transphobes.

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