Temecula, California Statistic: Population, Charts, Map, Steets and More

The following is a brief demographic overview of Temecula City, California. In 2011, the city's working-age population was 1.5% of the total, higher than the national average of 0.5%. During the same period, the median household income in Temecula was $78,356, and 8.5% of the population lived below the federal poverty line. The age distribution of the city's population is largely dependent on ethnicity.

The city is located in the Temecula Valley, a part of Riverside County. Its housing prices are moderate and its wine country appeal has drawn many visitors. The city annexed the Redhawk master-planned community in 2005, making its population near 90,000. In the aftermath of the subprime mortgage financial crisis, the population in Temecula-Murrieta grew by more than 20%.

In Temecula, CA, the percentage of residents living in poverty is higher than the national average. During the past decade, the median household income in Temecula, CA grew by 2.8%. However, the number of people who live in poverty has stayed about the same, but the proportion of non-whites has increased in recent years. In 2016, the median household income in Temecula, CA was $26,800, higher than the national average of $32,060.

The town's early history was marked by some excitement. In 1882, an executive order declared the area a Pechanga Indian Reservation, eight miles south of Temecula. After the Civil War, the Butterfield Overland Stage Service was unable to provide transportation between Temecula and the nearby Indian reservation. As a result, transportation became a major concern.