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Moreno Valley, CA
Real Estate & Demographic Data

Moreno Valley profile

Living in Moreno Valley

Moreno Valley is a relatively large city located in the state of California. With a population of 211,924 people and 46 associated neighborhoods, Moreno Valley is the 20th largest community in California.

Housing costs in Moreno Valley are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.

One downside of living in Moreno Valley, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.86 minutes every day commuting to work.

The education level of Moreno Valley citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.17% of adults 25 and older in Moreno Valley have a college degree.

The per capita income in Moreno Valley in 2018 was $26,861, which is lower middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $107,444 for a family of four. However, Moreno Valley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Moreno Valley is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Moreno Valley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Moreno Valley, accounting for 60.30% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Moreno Valley residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Moreno Valley include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Nigerian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Moreno Valley's cultural character, accounting for 24.88% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Moreno Valley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.