Murrieta, California

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Population in 2013: 107,479 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +142.7%
Males: 53,401  (49.7%)
Females: 54,078  (50.3%)
Median resident age:  34.3 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 92562, 92590.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $72,385 (it was $60,911 in 2000)
Murrieta:

$72,385
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,238 (it was $23,290 in 2000)

Murrieta city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $291,900 (it was $190,300 in 2000)
Murrieta:

$291,900
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $318,616; Detached houses: $334,947; Townhouses or other attached units: $190,404; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $154,747; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $124,330; Mobile homes: $175,831

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,529.

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  • Races in Murrieta, CA (2013)

    Murrieta races chart
    • 55,08651.2%White alone
    • 30,13028.0%Hispanic
    • 8,4877.9%Black alone
    • 7,9487.4%Asian alone
    • 5,0304.7%Two or more races
    • 3150.3%American Indian alone
    • 2880.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 1350.1%Other race alone

Races in Murrieta detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Murrieta: 114.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (10.5%), Irish (7.9%), English (7.4%), United States (4.2%), Italian (2.6%), French (2.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 1093 feet

Land area: 28.4 square miles.

Population density: 3,786 people per square mile   (average).

Murrieta,CA real estate house value index trend

Murrieta, California map

For population 25 years and over in Murrieta:

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Murrieta city:

  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 54.4%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

14,573 residents are foreign born (5.7% Latin America, 1.4% Europe).

This city:

13.6%
California:

26.9%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 31 registered sex offenders living in Murrieta, California as of September 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Murrieta to the number of sex offenders is 3,445 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,469 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,667 (0.9%)

Murrieta satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Temecula, CA (6.5 miles , pop. 57,716).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Riverside, CA (28.5 miles , pop. 255,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Diego, CA (54.7 miles , pop. 1,223,400).

Nearest cities: Murrieta Hot Springs, CA (1.7 miles ), Wildomar, CA (2.1 miles ), French Valley, CA (2.4 miles ), Temecula, CA (2.5 miles ), Sedco Hills, CA (2.6 miles ), Canyon Lake, CA (2.9 miles ), Sun City, CA (3.1 miles ), Lakeland Village, CA (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 713 buildings, average cost: $173,900
  • 1998: 833 buildings, average cost: $177,000
  • 1999: 653 buildings, average cost: $189,900
  • 2000: 886 buildings, average cost: $190,400
  • 2001: 1069 buildings, average cost: $155,300
  • 2002: 1648 buildings, average cost: $158,500
  • 2003: 1530 buildings, average cost: $188,200
  • 2004: 2509 buildings, average cost: $170,700
  • 2005: 2147 buildings, average cost: $173,000
  • 2006: 377 buildings, average cost: $351,600
  • 2007: 93 buildings, average cost: $328,000
  • 2008: 15 buildings, average cost: $375,100
  • 2009: 42 buildings, average cost: $223,300
  • 2010: 40 buildings, average cost: $270,100
  • 2011: 67 buildings, average cost: $267,300
  • 2012: 35 buildings, average cost: $240,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.57 N, Longitude: 117.20 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -15,330 (-14.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 12,004 (26.4%)

Area code: 909

Murrieta household income distribution Murrieta home values distribution

Crime rates in Murrieta by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003
Murders 100
per 100,000 2.20.00.0
Rapes 228
per 100,000 4.44.414.6
Robberies 151725
per 100,000 33.337.045.7
Assaults 694231
per 100,000 153.091.556.7
Burglaries 249304291
per 100,000 552.0662.2532.3
Thefts 640610759
per 100,000 1,418.91,328.71,388.4
Auto thefts 1539982
per 100,000 339.2215.6150.0
Arson 8140
per 100,000 17.730.50.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 327.1) 180.4157.8149.2

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Murrieta detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 126 (85 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.79
California average:

2.34
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.5%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)

Work and jobs in Murrieta: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Murrieta, California

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Earthquake activity:

Murrieta-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 693% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 57.3 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 142.6 miles away from Murrieta center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 78.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 90.2 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 4/21/1918 at 22:32:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 21.6 miles away from Murrieta center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 103.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Riverside County (42) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 25
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 22, Floods: 17, Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 6, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 3, Earthquake: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Murrieta topographic map

Birthplace of: Rickie Fowler - Professional golfer, Ambyr Childers - Soap opera actor, Daniel Fleming - College basketball player (UC Riverside Highlanders), Federico Lopez (fighter) - Martial artist, Ike Williams - College basketball player (UCLA Bruins).

Hospitals and medical centers in Murrieta:

  • LOMA LINDA UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER-MURRIETA (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 28062 BAXTER ROAD)
  • SOUTHWEST HEALTHCARE SYSTEM (Proprietary, 25500 MEDICAL CENTER DRIVE)
  • DAVITA-MURRIETA (25100 HANCOCK AVENUE, SUITE 101-103)
  • COUNTRY VILLA MURRIETA HEALTHCARE CENTER (24100 MONROE AVENUE)
  • RANCHO SPRINGS MEDICAL CENTER D/P SNF (25500 MEDICAL CENTER DRIVE)

Airports located in Murrieta:

Amtrak stations near Murrieta:

  • 16 miles: PERRIS (B.W. PERRIS INN, 480 REDLANDS AVE.) - Bus Station
  • 17 miles: HEMET (COCOS REST., 3246 FLORIDA AVE.) - Bus Station

College/University in Murrieta:

  • The University of America (Location: 38397 Innovation Court; Private, not-for-profit; Website: ua-edu.us; Offers Doctor's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Murrieta:

  • Mt San Jacinto Community College District (about 22 miles; San Jacinto, CA; Full-time enrollment: 8,426)
  • Moreno Valley College (about 22 miles; Moreno Valley, CA; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • Saddleback College (about 27 miles; Mission Viejo, CA; FT enrollment: 13,716)
  • MiraCosta College (about 27 miles; Oceanside, CA; FT enrollment: 11,189)
  • California Baptist University (about 28 miles; Riverside, CA; FT enrollment: 6,085)
  • La Sierra University (about 29 miles; Riverside, CA; FT enrollment: 2,205)
  • Palomar College (about 30 miles; San Marcos, CA; FT enrollment: 15,037)

Public high schools in Murrieta:

Private high schools in Murrieta:

  • CALVARY CHAPEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 1,097; Location: 24225 MONROE AVE; Grades: KG - 12)
  • OAK GROVE INSTITUTE (Students: 132; Location: 24275 JEFFERSON AVE; Grades: 1 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Murrieta:

Private elementary/middle schools in Murrieta:

  • MURRIETA RANCH PRESCHOOL (Students: 169; Location: 24850 LINCOLN AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • LAS BRISAS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 154; Location: 24270 ADAMS AVE; Grades: PK - 6)
  • MURRIETA SPRINGS ADVENTIST CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 55; Location: 32477 STARBUCK CIR; Grades: KG - 8)
  • KINDERCARE LEARNING CENTERS INC (Students: 33; Location: 24369 SKYVIEW RIDGE DR; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Murrieta, School District: MURRIETA VALLEY UNIFIED

Library in Murrieta:

  • MURRIETA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,323,863; Location: EIGHT TOWN SQUARE; 81,182 books; 2,649 audio materials; 4,722 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 34 other licensed databases; 210 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • There are two additional medical facilities: Rancho Springs Medical Center and Inland Valley Medical Center.

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Notable locations in Murrieta: Temecula Hot Springs (A), The Colony Golf Course (B), Bear Creek Golf and Country Club (C), Riverside County Bear Creek Forest Service Station (D), Murrieta Town Hall (E), Murrieta Chamber of Commerce (F), American Medical Response Unit 302 (G), American Medical Response Murrieta Station 2 (H), Riverside County Fire Department Station 75 - Bear Creek (I), Murrieta Fire Department Station 4 (J), Murrieta Fire Department Station 2 (K), Murrieta Fire Department Station 3 (L), Murrieta Fire Department Station 1 (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Murrieta Town Center Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Murrieta include: Peoples Church of the Valley (A), United Church of the Valley (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Laurel Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Warm Springs Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Murrieta include: Alta Murrieta Sports Park (1), California Oaks Sports Park (2), Meadow Ridge Park (3), Park F (4), Pond Park (5), Rancho Acacias Park (6), Willowglen Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: A.C. World Travel (29995 Technology Dr. Suite #303) (1), Brunswick Recreation Centers (Brunswick Cal Oaks B) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Riverside County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 120. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

120
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.131. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.131
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 10.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

6.6

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 89.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

89.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.78. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.78
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0604. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0604
U.S.:

0.0147
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.4%
(4.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.4% for Black residents, 7.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.6% for American Indian residents, 1.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 8.1% for other race residents, 9.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.1 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  79.5%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.6%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Murrieta in 2010:

  • 143 people in college/university student housing
  • 96 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 76 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 56 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 52 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Murrieta in 2000:

  • 73 people in other group homes
  • 63 people in nursing homes
  • 50 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Murrieta, California environmental map by EPA

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Murrieta compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Banks with most branches in Murrieta (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Murrieta Branch, Clinton Keith Branch, West Murrieta Branch, Winchester Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Silverhawk Branch, Cal-Oaks Plaza Branch, Murrieta Branch, Heritage Marketplace. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Temecula Albertsons Branch, Murrieta & Winchester Vons Branch, Murrieta Ralphs Branch, Murrieta Stater Brothers. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Murrieta Albertsons Branch at 28047 Scott Rd, branch established on 2010/09/22; Murrieta Branch at 40655 California Oaks Road, branch established on 1990/05/29. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Commerce Bank of Temecula Valley: Commerce Bank Of Temecula Valley at 25220 Hancock Avenue, Suite #140, branch established on 2007/09/17. Info updated 2011/09/07: Bank assets: $46.0 mil, Deposits: $36.6 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Murrieta Branch at 41500 Ivy Street, branch established on 2001/01/11. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • Rabobank, National Association: Murrieta Branch at 40723 Murrieta Hot Springs Rd., branch established on 2007/07/01. Info updated 2011/01/27: Bank assets: $11,745.0 mil, Deposits: $8,446.0 mil, headquarters in Roseville, CA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 124 total offices, Holding Company: Cooperatieve Centrale Raiffeisen-Boerenleenbank B.A., "rabobank Nederland
  • Compass Bank: Murrieta Branch at 40780 California Oaks Road, branch established on 1991/03/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Pacific Western Bank: Murrieta Branch Office at 41381 Kalmia Avenue, branch established on 2004/10/04. Info updated 2011/03/14: Bank assets: $5,513.1 mil, Deposits: $4,614.5 mil, headquarters in Los Angeles, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 78 total offices, Holding Company: Capgen Capital Group Ii Lp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
California average:

15.4

Murrieta travel time to work - commute Murrieta mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

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Religion statistics for Murrieta city (based on Riverside County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic602,76551
Evangelical Protestant240,306741
Other77,581194
Mainline Protestant29,535103
Black Protestant19,17040
Orthodox3,64711
None1,216,637-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 330
Riverside County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 91
Riverside County:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 311
Riverside County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,125
Here:

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Riverside County:

24.5%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.2%
State:

17.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 18$92,432$61,6213$9,843
Other Government Administration 23$160,415$83,6952$3,693
Police Protection - Officers 84$779,638$111,3770$0
Police - Other 21$90,995$51,9976$12,190
Firefighters 48$453,589$113,3970$0
Fire - Other 5$26,258$63,0191$2,714
Streets and Highways 21$108,761$62,1490$0
Parks and Recreation 21$96,389$55,0798$9,356
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$6,022$72,2640$0
Local Libraries 12$58,476$58,47611$14,453
Other and Unallocable 26$129,561$59,7971$2,759
Totals for Government 280$2,002,536$85,82332$55,008

Murrieta government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $13,347,000 ($124.18)
    Regular Highways: $9,841,000 ($91.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,864,000 ($63.86)
    Housing and Community Development: $6,128,000 ($57.02)
    Libraries: $2,446,000 ($22.76)
    Central Staff Services: $1,781,000 ($16.57)
    Police Protection: $300,000 ($2.79)
    Local Fire Protection: $230,000 ($2.14)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $14,853,000 ($138.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,614,000 ($70.84)
    Central Staff Services: $6,342,000 ($59.01)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,340,000 ($21.77)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,491,000 ($13.87)
    Regular Highways: $1,297,000 ($12.07)
    Financial Administration: $1,256,000 ($11.69)
    Libraries: $833,000 ($7.75)
    General - Other: $254,000 ($2.36)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $208,000 ($1.94)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,758,000 ($34.96)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $793,000 ($7.38)
    Police Protection: $694,000 ($6.46)
    General - Other: $367,000 ($3.41)
    Central Staff Services: $12,000 ($0.11)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $28,060,000 ($261.07)

Murrieta government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $4,239,000 ($39.44)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,049,000 ($9.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $775,000 ($7.21)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $107,000 ($1.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $6,891,000 ($64.11)
    Special Assessments: $6,832,000 ($63.57)
    Fines and Forfeits: $598,000 ($5.56)
    Rents: $20,000 ($0.19)
    Sale of Property: $4,000 ($0.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $8,829,000 ($82.15)
    All Other: $2,654,000 ($24.69)
    Highways: $1,577,000 ($14.67)
    Health and Hospitals: $78,000 ($0.73)
  • Tax - Other License: $14,148,000 ($131.64)
    Property: $12,321,000 ($114.64)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $10,951,000 ($101.89)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,052,000 ($19.09)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,609,000 ($14.97)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $634,000 ($5.90)
    Other Selective Sales: $164,000 ($1.53)

Murrieta government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $189,895,000 ($1766.81)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $185,840,000 ($1729.08)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,085,000 ($75.22)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,030,000 ($37.50)

Murrieta government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $72,994,000 ($679.15)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $126,989,000 ($1181.52)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,169,000 ($85.31)

6.73% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,075 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.73%
California average:

5.03%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($337 average AGI)
Riverside County:

0.05%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from San Bernardino County, CA  1.45% ($40,820 average AGI)
from Los Angeles County, CA  1.38% ($43,924)
from Orange County, CA  1.03% ($49,190)


6.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,982 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
California average:

5.12%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($396 average AGI)
Riverside County:

0.06%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to San Bernardino County, CA  1.22% ($35,688 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.94% ($37,493)
to Orange County, CA  0.88% ($47,472)

Strongest AM radio stations in Murrieta:

  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFMB (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KCBQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: RADIO 1210, INC.)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPRZ (1210 AM; 20 kW; SAN MARCOS, CA; Owner: RADIO 1210, INC.)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KNX (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Murrieta:

  • KRTM (88.9 FM; TEMECULA, CA; Owner: PENFOLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXFG (92.9 FM; SUN CITY, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KGBB (103.3 FM; TEMECULA, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMYT (94.5 FM; TEMECULA, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWVE (107.9 FM; SAN CLEMENTE, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF COSTA MESA)
  • KLRD (90.1 FM; YUCAIPA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K252BF (98.3 FM; TEMECULA, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KUOR-FM (89.1 FM; REDLANDS, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF REDLANDS)
  • KWRP (96.1 FM; SAN JACINTO, CA; Owner: MAGIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXRS (105.7 FM; HEMET, CA; Owner: LAZER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KPLM-FM2 (106.1 FM; SAN JACINTO, CA; Owner: RM BROADCASTING L.L.C.)
  • KATY-FM (101.3 FM; IDYLLWILD, CA; Owner: ALL PRO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOLA (99.9 FM; SAN BERNARDINO, CA; Owner: INLAND EMPIRE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KVCR (91.9 FM; SAN BERNARDINO, CA; Owner: SAN BERNARDINO COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KUCR (88.3 FM; RIVERSIDE, CA; Owner: THE REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF CA)
  • K201AR (88.1 FM; BANNING, CA; Owner: KSGN, INC.)
  • K232CX (94.3 FM; DESERT HOT SPRINGS, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KCXX (103.9 FM; LAKE ARROWHEAD, CA; Owner: ALL-PRO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLVJ (100.1 FM; JULIAN, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K295AI (106.9 FM; MUSCOY, CA; Owner: ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNITY EDUCATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Murrieta:

  • K47FL (Channel 47; FALLBROOK, CA; Owner: CHANNEL 51 OF SAN DIEGO, INC.)
  • KDIG-LP (Channel 67; ENCINITAS, CA; Owner: STEPHEN M. CILURZO tr/as BRIMARC BROADCASTING)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Murrieta fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 32Number of bridges
  • 171m561ftTotal length
  • $5,380,000Total costs
  • 923,454Total average daily traffic
  • 59,855Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 171970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 91990-1999
  • 42000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Murrieta, CA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Murrieta)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 110 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Murrieta, CA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 448 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Murrieta)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 4 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Murrieta)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 85 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED670$227,805411$178,858718$221,48533$104,210186$159,38518$154,515
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED46$231,98955$178,58094$251,6495$70,64427$164,0382$88,855
APPLICATIONS DENIED127$232,491113$171,627323$244,42918$96,53384$168,2349$107,222
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN97$236,00861$182,379217$231,6099$145,93738$159,8876$169,517
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS20$209,71119$169,35658$225,8143$41,0939$155,2681$24,480
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed mortgage data for all 9 tracts in Murrieta, CA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED52$217,5305$224,7965$181,2780$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED31$211,3314$271,3702$112,4051$159,360
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$204,4892$264,7900$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$270,4272$189,5001$116,9500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$262,3771$251,9700$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Most common first names in Murrieta, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert12675.1 years
William11776.8 years
John10277.4 years
James8876.9 years
Mary8780.3 years
Richard6074.6 years
Helen6083.1 years
Donald5574.6 years
Charles5578.7 years
George5476.3 years
Most common last names in Murrieta, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4678.3 years
Miller3480.2 years
Johnson2977.9 years
Brown2179.0 years
Williams1972.3 years
Anderson1881.1 years
Taylor1576.4 years
Jones1476.4 years
Martin1477.2 years
Nelson1381.0 years
Businesses in Murrieta, CA
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness1KFC1
7-Eleven3Kohl's1
99 Cents Only Stores1Kroger3
AT&T1Lane Furniture2
Albertsons3Little Caesars Pizza2
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Ashley Furniture1McDonald's4
AutoZone1Nike5
BMW1Office Depot1
Bed Bath & Beyond1OfficeMax1
Big O Tires1Panda Express2
Blockbuster2Payless1
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1Penske1
Buffalo Wild Wings1PetSmart1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Burlington Coat Factory1Popeyes1
CVS3Quiznos1
Carl\s Jr.4RadioShack1
Chick-Fil-A1Rite Aid2
Chuck E. Cheese's1SONIC Drive-In1
Circle K2Sam's Club1
Cold Stone Creamery1Sears1
Comfort Inn1Sprint Nextel1
DHL1Staples1
Dairy Queen1Starbucks8
Decora Cabinetry1T-Mobile6
Dennys1Taco Bell2
Discount Tire1Target2
Domino's Pizza1The Room Place1
El Pollo Loco1Toys"R"Us2
Famous Footwear1U-Haul1
Fashion Bug1UPS10
FedEx7Verizon Wireless2
Goodwill1Volkswagen1
H&R Block2Vons1
Home Depot1Walgreens4
IHOP1Walmart1
Jack In The Box4Wendy's1
Jones New York2

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