Murrieta, California

Population 106,809

Murrieta is located in Riverside County, CA. The population is 106,809, making Murrieta the 5th largest city in Riverside County.

There are 23 public schools in Murrieta with an average Homefacts rating of A-. The total crime rate for Murrieta is very low , and there are 60 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Murrieta is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Murrieta property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Murrieta include Wildomar, French Valley and Temecula.

Murrieta Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Excellent
  • No High School Diploma: 8.5%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 62.7%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 28.9%

Crime Rate

45.12% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 194
  • Violent Crimes: 66
  • Robbery: 22
  • Burglary: 177
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 928

Registered Offenders

58.50% Lower than national avg.
  • 60 offenders in Murrieta
  • 5.62 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

32 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 1
  • Superfunds: 1
  • Tanks & Spills: 30


Moderate 3.0%
  • California unemployment average: 4.1%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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23 Public Schools view public schools

There are 23 K-12 public schools in Murrieta, CA and 6 private schools. Homefacts rates Murrieta's schools as Excellent, with an overall A- rating.

0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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60 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Murrieta, CA

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280 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Murrieta, CA issued 280 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 280 permits, 16 were issued for single family homes and 264 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Murrieta, CA issued 12 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,254
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,420
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,791
  • 3 Bedrooms: $2,460
  • 4 Bedrooms: $3,031

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Environmental Hazards

32 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality MODERATE (127/152)
    Murrieta, CA has 83.55% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Murrieta, CA is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.98 Average
    Murrieta, CA is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 58.23°
  • February 55.4°
  • March 58.73°
  • April 60.38°
  • May 63.75°
  • June 67.24°
  • July 69.05°
  • August 75.13°
  • September 74.9°
  • October 68.13°
  • November 61.4°
  • December 55.07°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Murrieta, CA

Murrieta, CA has a very high risk of earthquakes.
Murrieta, CA has no risk of hurricanes.
Murrieta, CA has a very low risk of hail storms.
Murrieta, CA has a low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Murrieta, CA: $81,467


Unemployment in Murrieta is 3.0%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.1% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 36.21%
White Collar - 63.79%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Jerry Brown
  • Sen. Barbara Boxer
  • Sen. Dianne Feinstein

City Representatives

  • Ken Calvert

Neighborhood Info

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