Murrieta, California Population 2022

112,445
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Murrieta is a city located in Riverside County California. With a 2020 population of 112,445, it is the 59th largest city in California and the 289th largest city in the United States. Murrieta is currently growing at a rate of 0.67% annually and its population has increased by 1.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 110,949 in 2020. Spanning over 34 miles, Murrieta has a population density of 3,345 people per square mile.

The average household income in Murrieta is $109,684 with a poverty rate of 6.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,859 per month, and the median house value is $435,700. The median age in Murrieta is 34.2 years, 33.2 years for males, and 34.9 years for females.

Murrieta Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Murrietawas:

  • White: 62.96%
  • Two or more races: 12.25%
  • Other race: 9.60%
  • Asian: 9.27%
  • Black or African American: 4.86%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.54%
  • Native American: 0.52%
The current population of Murrieta, California is 112,445 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 110,949.

Murrieta, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White71,81362.96%
Black or African American5,5424.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native5980.52%
Asian10,5699.27%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6170.54%
Some Other Race10,9569.60%
Two or More Races13,97112.25%
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Murrieta Population by Race

Murrieta Population Pyramid 2022

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Murrieta Median Age

34.7


Total

32.9


Male

35.8


Female

Murrieta Adults

There are 81,897 adults, (13,501 of whom are seniors) in Murrieta.

Murrieta Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47

Child Dependency Ratio

Murrieta Sex Ratio

Female

58,095

50.93%

Male

55,971

49.07%

Murrieta Population by Age

Murrieta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Murrieta Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.8%22.2%
All66.1%33.9%
Male53.6%46.4%
Non Family47.4%52.6%
Female38.4%61.6%

66.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Murrieta Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All33,0953.4366.1
Married21,2753.9677.8
Male1,3523.6853.6
Female4,0813.7938.4
Non Family6,3871.3847.4

3.79

Average Family Size

3.43

Average Household Size

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Murrieta Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6623.72%
9th to 12th Grade2,9434.11%
High School Graduate16,54123.10%
Some College20,92329.22%
Associates Degree7,17710.02%
Bachelors Degree14,48720.23%
Graduate Degree6,8659.59%
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Murrieta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Murrieta Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian7,3696,4242,867
White39,08237,30812,598
2+ Races5,6345,2321,722
Black3,6863,501821
Other Race6,0724,9481,348
Hispanic18,47015,9653,919
Native American41840264
Islander45640054

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 96.17%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 38.91%.

Murrieta Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,634$64,363$32,164
Less Than 9th Grade$31,117$39,943$20,823
High School Graduate$43,232$53,924$26,929
Some College$44,346$63,542$29,311
Bachelors Degree$60,969$77,202$41,924
Graduate Degree$84,627$101,775$76,969

$50,634

Average Earnings

$64,363

Average Male

$32,164

Average Female

Murrieta Earnings by Educational Attainment

Murrieta Language by Age

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Murrieta Language

76.43% of Murrieta residents speak only English, while 23.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.44% of the population.

Murrieta Language

Murrieta Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian10,4711,11510.65%
Black5,49455110.03%
Islander617457.29%
White54,0513,6496.75%
Other867NaN%
Hispanic36,8631,9305.24%
Multiple13,9605573.99%

6.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.79%

Male Poverty Rate

7.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Murrieta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Murrieta is Asian, with 10.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Murrieta is Multiple, with 3.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.28%.

Murrieta Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.46%
High School6.77%
Some College8.50%
Bachelors or Greater2.46%

Murrieta Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.78%
Male Unemployed12.67%
Female Employed4.01%
Female Unemployed12.63%

Murrieta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Murrieta Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$91,654$117,780
Families$99,755$127,610
Married Families$112,718-
Non Families$55,998$66,416
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Income by Household Type

Murrieta Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.0%

Male Marriage Rate

51.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Murrieta Married by Age and Sex

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Murrieta Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Murrieta Marital Status by Race

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Murrieta Marital Status

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7,086

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,485
First Gulf War3,121
Vietnam1,302
Korea403
World War II211

Murrieta Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34503
35 to 543,157
55 to 641,211
65 to 74857
75+1,358

Murrieta Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,6568.68%
Black78419.14%
Native American7315.73%
Asian3934.74%
Islander7915.77%
Other Race3885.43%
2+ Races7139.90%
Hispanic1,4376.39%

Murrieta Veterans by Race

Murrieta Veterans by Education

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3.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Murrieta Veterans by Education

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63.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.1%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Murrieta Employment by Age

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Murrieta Employment by Race

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Murrieta Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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63.38%

Born in Murrieta

85.60%

Native Born

14.40%

Foreign Born

4.42%

Non Citizen

9.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.60% of Murrieta residents were born in the United States, with 63.38% having been born in California. 4.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Murrieta Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19901,6280.00%
200044,28242,65439.14%
2010103,46659,1848.86%
2011104,2147480.72%
2012104,9627480.72%
2013105,7107480.71%
2014106,4587480.71%
2015107,2067480.70%
2016107,9547480.70%
2017108,7027480.69%
2018109,4507480.69%
2019110,1987480.68%
2020110,9497510.68%
2021111,6977480.67%
2022112,4457480.67%

Murrieta Population by Year