Temecula, California Population 2021

115,055
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Temecula is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 115,055, it is the 58th largest city in California and the 258th largest city in the United States. Temecula is currently growing at a rate of 0.13% annually and its population has increased by 14.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 100,097 in 2010. Temecula reached it's highest population of 115,055 in 2021. Spanning over 37 miles, Temecula has a population density of 3,087 people per square mile.

The average household income in Temecula is $112,860 with a poverty rate of 6.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,856 per month, and the median house value is $444,800. The median age in Temecula is 34.8 years, 34 years for males, and 35.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.4 males.

Temecula Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Temecula was:

  • White: 68.04%
  • Other race: 9.92%
  • Asian: 9.16%
  • Two or more races: 7.16%
  • Black or African American: 4.56%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.60%
  • Native American: 0.56%
The current population of Temecula, California is 115,055, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 114,614.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 100,097.

Temecula, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White77,14868.04%
Some Other Race11,2429.92%
Asian10,3829.16%
Two or More Races8,1207.16%
Black or African American5,1734.56%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6800.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native6360.56%
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Temecula Population by Race

Temecula Population Pyramid 2021

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Temecula Median Age

34.8


Total

34


Male

35.5


Female

Temecula Adults

There are 80,639 adults, (11,492 of whom are seniors) in Temecula.

Temecula Age Dependency

64

Age Dependency Ratio

16.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Temecula Sex Ratio

Female

57,446

50.67%

Male

55,935

49.33%

Temecula Population by Age

Temecula Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Temecula Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.7%28.3%
All64.9%35.1%
Non Family56.4%43.6%
Male52.7%47.3%
Female46.2%53.8%

64.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Temecula Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All33,9473.3464.9
Married21,9513.7871.7
Non Family6,6141.456.4
Female4,0723.9546.2
Male1,3103.8552.7

3.7

Average Family Size

3.34

Average Household Size

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Temecula Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2143.11%
9th to 12th Grade2,8554.01%
High School Graduate14,12519.86%
Some College20,86029.33%
Associates Degree6,8709.66%
Bachelors Degree15,30821.52%
Graduate Degree8,89212.50%
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Temecula Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Temecula Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White39,89838,68115,199
Hispanic17,71314,4823,573
Asian7,7187,3313,584
Other Race6,5705,046963
Black3,6073,4861,424
Multiple Races2,4832,358667
Islander455421117
Native American37135366

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.95%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.44%.

Temecula Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,556$62,151$36,060
Less Than High School$29,815$32,379$26,436
High School Grad$34,325$44,509$24,884
Some College$44,836$62,334$31,344
Bachelors Degree$63,693$75,544$50,813
Graduate Degree$83,432$104,569$65,250

$50,556

Average Earnings

$62,151

Average Male

$36,060

Average Female

Temecula Earnings by Educational Attainment

Temecula Language by Age

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Temecula Language

76.25% of Temecula residents speak only English, while 23.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.48% of the population.

Temecula Language

Temecula Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White58,6413,0565.21%
Hispanic33,5492,9548.81%
Other11,1791,19310.67%
Asian10,3008288.04%
Black5,10557111.19%
Multiple8,0994825.95%
Native6368613.52%
Islander680284.12%

6.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.72%

Male Poverty Rate

7.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Temecula

The race most likely to be in poverty in Temecula is Native, with 13.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Temecula is Islander, with 4.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.22%.

Temecula Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School12.56%
High School6.47%
Some College5.75%
Bachelors or Greater3.43%

Temecula Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed21.04%
Male Unemployed18.83%
Female Employed3.76%
Male Employed3.54%

Temecula Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Temecula Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$96,183$112,860
Families$104,294$119,482
Married Families$115,254-
Non Families$61,900$75,617
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Income by Household Type

Temecula Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.5%

Male Marriage Rate

53.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Temecula Married by Age and Sex

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Temecula 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.

Temecula Marital Status by Race

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Temecula Marital Status

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8,769

Number of Veterans

7,671

Male Veterans

1,098

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War3,623
First Gulf War3,421
Vietnam1,834
Korea341
World War II138

Temecula Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 543,414
55 to 641,587
18 to 341,534
65 to 741,404
75+830

Temecula Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,63310.25%
Hispanic1,7378.19%
Black1,12027.53%
Asian7068.35%
Other7048.99%
2 or More54416.41%
Hawaiian5010.22%
Indian122.64%

Temecula Veterans by Race

Temecula Veterans by Education

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4.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Temecula Veterans by Education

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66.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.6%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Temecula Employment by Age

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Temecula Employment by Race

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Temecula 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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57.32%

Born in California

84.17%

Native Born

15.83%

Foreign Born

5.64%

Non Citizen

10.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.17% of Temecula residents were born in the United States, with 57.32% having been born in California. 5.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Temecula Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021115,0551470.13%
2020114,9081470.13%
2019114,7611470.13%
2018114,6146270.55%
2017113,9871,5851.41%
2016112,4021,2621.14%
2015111,1402,4692.27%
2014108,6712,5982.45%
2013106,0731,7781.70%
2012104,2951,6551.61%
2011102,6401,9371.92%
2010100,70342,9875.72%
200057,71630,6177.85%
199027,09922,79920.21%
19804,3004,10035.91%
1970200-200-6.70%
19604000.00%
1940400-439-0.92%
18608390.00%

Temecula Population by Year