Moreno Valley, CA

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Moreno Valley profile

Living in Moreno Valley

Moreno Valley is a relatively large city located in the state of California. With a population of 209,050 people and 44 constituent neighborhoods, Moreno Valley is the 21st largest community in California.

Unlike some cities, Moreno Valley isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Moreno Valley are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Moreno Valley is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Moreno Valley who work in office and administrative support (15.57%), sales jobs (10.54%), and management occupations (5.85%).

One downside of living in Moreno Valley, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.08 minutes every day commuting to work.

The citizens of Moreno Valley are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.87% of adults in Moreno Valley have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Moreno Valley in 2010 was $19,615, which is lower middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $78,460 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 57.94% 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, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

In addition, Moreno Valley has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (24.53%).

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