Moreno Valley, California Statistic: Population, Charts, Map, Steets and More

The population of Moreno Valley City is composed of both whites and Hispanics. The majority of residents identify themselves as Mexican or Sub-Saharan African, although a few report Asian or African ancestry. About 18.4% of the population lives below the poverty line. Among the racial groups, Hispanics and African-Americans make up the majority.

Moreno Valley, California was first populated about 2,300 years ago. Approximately 190 prehistoric sites have been found in the city. Most of these were milling stations. The predominant milling activity was for chaparral seed. Rock art in the area includes cupules, petroglyphs, and pictographs. Spanish scouts encountered Serrano and Cahuilla tribes. The Cahuilla and Serrano were semi-sedentary.

Moreno Valley has a population of around 200,000 people. Although the city experienced an economic downturn during the late 2000s, new development has continued to take place. The city has also recently been home to the arrival of MetroLink rail transit to nearby Perris. The city's air pollution is extremely bad, which is one of its major drawbacks. The city is slated to host a minor league baseball team.

The demographics of Moreno Valley are diverse. Around 60% of the population is Hispanic. Other ethnic groups are mixed-race, including Asians and Samoans, who live in Sunnymead. It is no surprise that there is a diverse ethnic community here, and more than 25% of the population was born outside of the United States. Regardless of the ethnic group, the food here is outstanding.