Murrieta

Murrieta is located in Riverside County and is one of the fastest growing cities in California.

Overview for Murrieta, CA

111,096 people live in Murrieta, where the median age is 35 and the average individual income is $37,991. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

111,096

Total Population

35 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$37,991

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Murrieta, CA

Murrieta has 33,599 households, with an average household size of 3.29. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Murrieta do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 111,096 people call Murrieta home. The population density is 3,305.25 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

111,096

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

35

Median Age

48.6 / 51.4%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
33,599

Total Households

3.29

Average Household Size

$37,991

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Murrieta, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Murrieta. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PRIVATE
3rd - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 12th
2/5
Promise Christian Preschool
PRIVATE
PreK - 1st
No rating available
Adventure Island Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Childrens Lighthouse Learning Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Murrieta Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Antelope Hills Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Monte Vista Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Murrieta Canyon Academy
PUBLIC
K - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Calvary Murrieta Christian Schools
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Alta Murrieta Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Murrieta Ranch Preschool
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Cole Canyon Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
E. Hale Curran Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Daniel N. Buchanan Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Oak Meadows Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5

Around Murrieta, CA

There's plenty to do around Murrieta, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

38
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
15
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
23
Minimal Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Murse Roasters, Tasty Treats, and Kompoocha Brewing.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.05 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.74 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.16 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.21 miles 31 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.9 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 4.91 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Murrieta is located in Riverside County and is one of the fastest growing cities in California. In 2010 it recorded over 103,000 residents which was a 133.7 percent increase since 2000.
 
The City of Murrieta is commuter-friendly and most communities have easy freeway access with low congestion as far as traffic is concerned. Residents travel for work to places like Temecula, Camp Pendleton, Los Angeles County, Orange County, and San Diego County. Murrieta is also considered the safest city in Riverside County and in 2009 was named as the second safest in the nation. This commuter town is part of the Los Angeles-San Diego Mega region and is bordered by Temecula, Wildomar, and Menifee.
 
The Murrieta Valley Unified Schools District provides public education with eleven elementary schools, three middle schools, one independent study school, and three high schools. Murrieta Mesa High School opened its doors for the first time during the 2009-2010 school year. There are several private facilities including Cal Oaks Christian Academy, Calvary Murrieta Christian School, and Murrieta Springs Adventist Christian Academy. The nearest community college is Mt. San Jacinto College and the closest public university is the University of California, Riverside.
 
There are many extra-curricular activities in Murrieta with three 18-hole golf courses including the Bear Creek Golf & Country Club which was designed by Jack Nicklaus. This is a club that was frequented by Presidents Gerald Ford and Ronald Reagan. The city also has the SCGA Golf Course and the California Oaks Golf Course.
 
The Temecula Promenade Mall opened in 1999 and has two anchor spots with Sears and Macy’s North and Macy’s South. The City of Murrieta joins with Temecula to create the anchor of the Inland Empire region on the southwest side. Other shopping venues include the Murrieta Springs Plaza and the Murrieta Town Center Shopping Center. 
 
Murrieta is very family friendly and offers many sports league for basketball, baseball, football, soccer, and field hockey. Football players can get involved with AYF, Pop Warner, AAU/USA Football, and flag football. There is also a Southern California Junior Golfers Players’ Club that is sponsored by Southern California Golf Schools. Families enjoy the Mulligan Family Fun Center which features go-kart racing, miniature golf, and laser tag as well as a movie theater.
 
 
 
 

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