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Murrieta
  • Suburb of Riverside, CA

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade A
  9. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade C+

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Murrieta is a suburb of Riverside with a population of 114,066. Murrieta is in Riverside County. Living in Murrieta offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Murrieta there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Murrieta and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Murrieta are highly rated.

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About Murrieta...
Population
114,066

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$435,700
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,859
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    34%
  • Own
    66%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    37.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    18.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    24.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    153.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    657.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    212.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    39%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  11%

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