Mecca is a city located in Riverside County California. With a 2020 population of 8,147, it is the 526th largest city in California and the 4811th largest city in the United States. Mecca is currently declining at a rate of -0.44% annually and its population has decreased by -0.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,219 in 2020. Spanning over 7 miles, Mecca has a population density of 1,171 people per square mile.
The average household income in Mecca is $32,395 with a poverty rate of 28.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $596 per month, and the median house value is $163,600. The median age in Mecca is 30.2 years, 27.6 years for males, and 30.6 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Meccawas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 0.00%.
2.50% of Mecca residents speak only English, while 97.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 97.50% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Mecca is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Mecca is Hispanic, with 28.95% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.45%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Mecca
37.45% of Mecca residents were born in the United States, with 36.58% having been born in California. 49.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.