French Valley, California

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Population in 2010: 23,067.
Males: 11,947  (51.8%)
Females: 11,120  (48.2%)
Median resident age:

33.6 years
California median age:

37.0 years

Zip codes: 92563, 92596.

French Valley Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2019: $73,260
French Valley:

$73,260
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,383

French Valley CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $384,400
French Valley:

$384,400
CA:

$568,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $414,418; detached houses: $453,087; townhouses or other attached units: $344,248; in 2-unit structures: $403,064; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $320,742; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $314,081; mobile homes: $125,774; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $104,683

Median gross rent in 2019: $2,301.

March 2019 cost of living index in French Valley: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.3%
(5.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.3% for Black residents, 6.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.4% for American Indian residents, 5.5% for other race residents, 9.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in French Valley, CA (2019)
    • 15,38241.6%White alone
    • 10,41828.1%Hispanic
    • 4,56712.3%Asian alone
    • 3,2688.8%Black alone
    • 2,0745.6%Two or more races
    • 9102.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 2060.6%American Indian alone
    • 600.2%Other race alone

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

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Ancestries: Italian (4.1%), American (3.8%), English (3.7%), European (3.7%), Irish (3.6%), German (3.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

5,518 residents are foreign born (4.6% Latin America).

This place:

14.9%
California:

26.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $6,295 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $5,538 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Temecula, CA (6.7 miles , pop. 57,716).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Riverside, CA (29.3 miles , pop. 255,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Diego, CA (56.8 miles , pop. 1,223,400).

Nearest cities:

Murrieta Hot Springs, CA (1.9 miles ),
Murrieta, CA (2.4 miles ),
Temecula, CA (2.6 miles ),
Winchester, CA (2.8 miles ),
Wildomar, CA (3.0 miles ),
Menifee, CA (3.0 miles ),
Sun City, CA (3.0 miles ),
Green Acres, CA (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 33.60 N, Longitude: 117.11 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 909

Distribution of median household income in French Valley, CA in 2019
Distribution of house value in French Valley, CA in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.8%
California:

7.9%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 115. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

115
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.234. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.234
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.71. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.71
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 40.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

40.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 22.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.25. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.25
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0626. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0626
U.S.:

0.0098

Earthquake activity:

French Valley-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 6893% 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 52.2 miles away from French Valley 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 145.2 miles away from French Valley 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 74.1 miles away from French Valley center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 85.5 miles away from French Valley 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 24.2 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 100.4 miles away from French Valley 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 (46) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 27
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 22, Floods: 20, Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 8, Landslides: 6, Mudslides: 5, Heavy Rains: 2, Earthquake: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near French Valley:

  • LOMA LINDA UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER-MURRIETA Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; MURRIETA, CA)
  • DAVITA-MURRIETA (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; MURRIETA, CA)
  • SOUTHWEST HEALTHCARE SYSTEM Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; MURRIETA, CA)
  • RANCHO SPRINGS MEDICAL CENTER D/P SNF (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MURRIETA, CA)
  • DAVITA-TEMECULA DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; TEMECULA, CA)
  • COUNTRY VILLA MURRIETA HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MURRIETA, CA)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (PARENT) (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; MENIFEE, CA)

Amtrak stations near French Valley:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to French Valley:

  • Mt San Jacinto Community College District (about 17 miles; San Jacinto, CA; Full-time enrollment: 8,426)
  • Moreno Valley College (about 21 miles; Moreno Valley, CA; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • University of California-Riverside (about 30 miles; Riverside, CA; FT enrollment: 20,647)
  • California Baptist University (about 30 miles; Riverside, CA; FT enrollment: 6,085)
  • Riverside City College (about 31 miles; Riverside, CA; FT enrollment: 10,661)
  • Crafton Hills College (about 31 miles; Yucaipa, CA; FT enrollment: 3,222)
  • MiraCosta College (about 31 miles; Oceanside, CA; FT enrollment: 11,189)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in French Valley: Rolling Hills Ranch (A), French Valley Vineyards (B), Riverside County Fire Department Station 83 - French Valley (C). Display/hide their 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
Average household size:
This place:

3.6 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

87.8%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.8%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in French Valley in 2010:

  • 1,048 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 89 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

For population 15 years and over in French Valley:

Marital status in French Valley, CA
  • Never married: 26.9%
  • Now married: 58.5%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

For population 25 years and over in French Valley:

  • High school or higher: 93.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 45.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
California average:

14.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - French Valley
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for French Valley, CA (based on Riverside County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Riverside County:

7.7%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

24.5%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.2%
California:

17.9%

6.47% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,010 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
California average:

5.03%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($452 average AGI)
Riverside County:

0.05%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from San Bernardino County, CA  1.31% ($51,234 average AGI)
from Los Angeles County, CA  1.23% ($57,313)
from Orange County, CA  1.00% ($64,976)


5.66% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,625 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
California average:

5.21%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($480 average AGI)
Riverside County:

0.05%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to San Bernardino County, CA  1.11% ($44,347 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.77% ($46,622)
to Orange County, CA  0.71% ($58,801)

Strongest AM radio stations in French Valley:

  • 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.)
  • KCBQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: RADIO 1210, INC.)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • KHPY (1670 AM; 10 kW; MORENO VALLEY, CA; Owner: DELBERT L. VAN VOORHIS)

Strongest FM radio stations in French Valley:

  • KRTM (88.9 FM; TEMECULA, CA; Owner: PENFOLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXFG (92.9 FM; SUN CITY, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KXRS (105.7 FM; HEMET, CA; Owner: LAZER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGBB (103.3 FM; TEMECULA, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWVE (107.9 FM; SAN CLEMENTE, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF COSTA MESA)
  • KMYT (94.5 FM; TEMECULA, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLRD (90.1 FM; YUCAIPA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KWRP (96.1 FM; SAN JACINTO, CA; Owner: MAGIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPLM-FM2 (106.1 FM; SAN JACINTO, CA; Owner: RM BROADCASTING L.L.C.)
  • KUOR-FM (89.1 FM; REDLANDS, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF REDLANDS)
  • KATY-FM (101.3 FM; IDYLLWILD, CA; Owner: ALL PRO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K252BF (98.3 FM; TEMECULA, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K201AR (88.1 FM; BANNING, CA; Owner: KSGN, INC.)
  • K232CX (94.3 FM; DESERT HOT SPRINGS, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • 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)
  • 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 French Valley:

  • 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

French Valley fatal accident list:

Sep 25, 2019 01:10 PM, Sr-79, Lat: 33.603403, Lon: -117.113894, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 8, 2018 05:36 PM, Sr-79, Benton Rd, Lat: 33.592108, Lon: -117.124969, Vehicles: 4, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 1, 2017 12:10 AM, Sr-79 Winchester Rd, Lat: 33.576844, Lon: -117.134394, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 6, 2017 10:40 AM, Sr-79 Winchester Rd, Lat: 33.583750, Lon: -117.131961, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Nov 18, 2009 01:50 PM, Algarne Ave, Lat: 33.606006, Lon: -117.111425, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 26, 2006 00:05 AM, Leon Dr, Lat: 33.623580, Lon: -117.118830, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 36ft / 10.8mTotal length
  • 34,194Total average daily traffic
  • 102Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,452Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in French Valley, CA
  • 84.0%Utility gas
  • 10.2%Electricity
  • 2.9%Solar energy
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in French Valley, CA
  • 71.2%Utility gas
  • 25.7%Electricity
  • 1.2%Solar energy
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


French Valley compared to California state average:

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

French Valley on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of family households, population 10,000+"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Southern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: construction (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 100 cities with newest houses"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: real estate and rental and leasing (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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