Temecula, CA
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Living in Temecula


Temecula is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 114,761 people and 21 constituent neighborhoods, Temecula is the 66th largest community in California.

Housing costs in Temecula 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.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Temecula is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Temecula is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Temecula who work in sales jobs (12.84%), management occupations (11.99%), and office and administrative support (10.74%).

Also of interest is that Temecula has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.68% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

In Temecula, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.89 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The citizens of Temecula are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 34.03% of adults in Temecula have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Temecula in 2018 was $35,394, which is middle income relative to California, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $141,576 for a family of four. However, Temecula contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Temecula is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Temecula home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Temecula residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Temecula also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 29.72% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Temecula include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

Temecula also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 15.83%.

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