Moreno Valley is a relatively large city located in the state of California. With a population of 211,600 people and 46 constituent 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.
In Moreno Valley, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.26 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
In terms of college education, Moreno Valley is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.12% of adults 25 and older in Moreno Valley have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Moreno Valley in 2018 was $23,914, which is lower middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $95,656 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 60.42% 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, Nigerian, and Italian.
Moreno Valley also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 25.20%.
The most common language spoken in Moreno Valley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.