Temecula, California Population 2020

117,852

Temecula is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 117,852, it is the 56th largest city in California and the 250th largest city in the United States. Temecula is currently growing at a rate of 1.34% annually and its population has increased by 17.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 100,097 in 2010. Spanning over 37 miles, Temecula has a population density of 3,162 people per square mile.

The average household income in Temecula is $107,870 with a poverty rate of 6.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,787 per month, and the median house value is $424,100. The median age in Temecula is 34.8 years, 34.2 years for males, and 35.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.6 males.

Temecula Demographics

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

  • White: 69.22%
  • Other race: 9.30%
  • Asian: 8.60%
  • Two or more races: 6.69%
  • Black or African American: 5.06%
  • Native American: 0.57%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.56%
The current population of Temecula, California is 117,852, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 114,742.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 100,097.

Temecula, California Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White77,68969.22%
Some Other Race10,4409.30%
Asian9,6568.60%
Two or More Races7,5076.69%
Black or African American5,6755.06%
American Indian and Alaska Native6390.57%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6240.56%

Temecula Population Pyramid 2020

Temecula Median Age

34.8


Total

34.2


Male

35.3


Female

Temecula Adults

There are 80,595 adults, (11,534 of whom are seniors) in Temecula.

Temecula Age Dependency

62.5

Age Dependency Ratio

16.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Temecula Sex Ratio

Female

57,367

51.12%

Male

54,863

48.88%

Temecula Households and Families

Temecula Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Temecula Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.1%26.9%
All65.3%34.7%
Non Family53.6%46.4%
Male50%50%
Female47.4%52.6%

65.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All33,8893.3165.3
Married21,9683.7173.1
Non Family6,2321.3953.6
Female4,2963.9147.4
Male1,3933.6750

3.63

Average Family Size

3.31

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Temecula Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,1393.03%
9th to 12th Grade3,0464.32%
High School Graduate14,80820.99%
Some College20,51529.07%
Associates Degree6,9749.88%
Bachelors Degree14,63020.73%
Graduate Degree8,45211.98%

Temecula Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White40,08138,83615,093
Hispanic17,75214,3913,109
Asian7,0216,6423,127
Other Race6,2604,8421,017
Black3,8033,6591,299
Multiple Races2,2402,146595
Islander44643278
Native American32630854

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.89%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.54%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,564$59,904$34,045
Less Than High School$28,910$32,050$25,838
High School Grad$34,395$43,618$22,949
Some College$41,815$58,551$29,968
Bachelors Degree$64,129$75,843$49,961
Graduate Degree$83,010$103,300$62,983

$47,564

Average Earnings

$59,904

Average Male

$34,045

Average Female

Temecula Language

Temecula Language by Age

Temecula Language

77.96% of Temecula residents speak only English, while 22.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.48% of the population.

Temecula Poverty

Temecula Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White58,9693,6096.12%
Hispanic33,0792,5787.79%
Other10,3909058.71%
Asian9,5936716.99%
Black5,58266111.84%
Multiple7,4824185.59%
Native639599.23%
Islander624264.17%

6.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.07%

Male Poverty Rate

7.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Temecula

The race most likely to be in poverty in Temecula is Black, with 11.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Temecula is Islander, with 4.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.52%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School11.24%
Some College6.60%
High School5.50%
Bachelors or Greater4.09%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed22.02%
Male Unemployed18.98%
Female Employed3.84%
Male Employed3.56%

Temecula Income

Temecula Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$90,964$107,870
Families$99,631$113,830
Married Families$110,044$125,312
Non Families$60,214$70,919

Temecula Marital Status

Temecula Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.2%

Male Marriage Rate

52.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Temecula Married by Age and Sex

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

Temecula Veterans

9,009

Number of Veterans

7,972

Male Veterans

1,037

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War3,596
Second Gulf War3,496
Vietnam2,087
Korea454
World War II228
Age Group Veterans
35 to 543,497
18 to 341,551
65 to 741,537
55 to 641,396
75+1,028
Name Veterans % of Total
White6,11810.91%
Hispanic1,9649.28%
Black1,09225.00%
Other7319.93%
Asian5326.94%
2 or More51816.52%
Hawaiian91.89%
Indian91.97%

$Temecula Veterans by Education

6.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Temecula Employment Status

66.7%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Temecula Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

56.81%

Born in California

84.58%

Native Born

15.42%

Foreign Born

5.60%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

84.58% of Temecula residents were born in the United States, with 56.81% having been born in California. 5.60% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020117,8521,5551.34%
2019116,2971,5551.36%
2018114,7427360.65%
2017114,0061,5551.38%
2016112,4511,2661.14%
2015111,1852,4722.27%
2014108,7132,6112.46%
2013106,1021,7941.72%
2012104,3081,6641.62%
2011102,6441,9341.92%
2010100,71042,9945.72%
200057,71630,6177.85%
199027,09922,79920.21%
19804,3004,10035.91%
1970200-200-6.70%
19604000.00%
1940400-439-0.92%
18608390.00%