Temecula

Temecula

Vineyards and wineries abound in this innovation hub with sunny weather throughout the year.

Welcome to Temecula

Temecula is an inland city located in Riverside County. Temecula is within driving distance of Los Angeles, California, and San Diego, California. It is a popular resort location that features approximately 50 wineries. Several vineyards also operate in Temecula and take advantage of the great climate for cultivating grapes. Many visitors and tourists enjoy spending time in Temecula, but the long-term residents value Temecula as more than just a wine destination. Located in the Inland Empire, Temecula is next to the Pechanga Indian Reservation. 

Many trails, parks, and community centers provide the residents of Temecula with fun activities throughout the year. Bicyclists and runners enjoy exercising in Temecula and the beautiful views of the valley and the desert. Sustainability is also an important value among Temecula’s residents. Environmentally conscious business owners make Temecula a great place to learn more about conservation. 

What to Love 

Local Lifestyle 

Temecula is a great place to live because it is close to major cities and far away from traffic, congestion, and other unpopular features of urban life. Los Angeles and San Diego are both within driving distance of Temecula. Many residents who do not love learning everything about vineyards and wineries can spend their time golfing. Seven golf courses are within Temecula’s city limits. Hiking is also a popular activity among those who live in Temecula. The great climate and several lakes close to the city make Temecula a perfect place to spend time outdoors. 

Residents enjoy boating, fishing, swimming, and camping. 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping 

Temecula has a great climate for vineyards. Many unique wineries and vineyards make Temecula a paradise for wine lovers. Thornton Winery is one of the most popular wineries in Temecula. The Cafe Champagne Restaurant at Thornton Winery boasts an excellent wine selection with great entrees such as lobster ravioli, north Atlantic salmon, and quarter roasted chicken. 

Europa Village Winery is also a popular winery in Temecula. Bolero Restaurante is a Spanish restaurant located at Europa Village Winery. Patrons can enjoy fabulous dishes such as mixed seafood & Spanish chorizo paella. Roasted organic chicken medallions and el matador sliders are popular dishes at Bolero Restaurante

Ponte Winery and Restaurant is another popular dining establishment in Temecula. The Restaurant at Ponte offers great options for those who love great food and wine. Favorite entrees include sea pasta, gnocchi, and salmon. Pechanga Resort and Casino is a great place to enjoy the best Temecula offers. 1882 Cantina is the restaurant located at Pechanga Resort and Casino. Popular dishes include carnitas, steak ranchero, and birria.  

Things to Do 

Temecula is home to many wineries and vineyards. The climate in Temecula, California, makes it an excellent place to cultivate wine grapes. Temecula is located in a valley and is home to many resorts, hotels, and restaurants. Pechanga Resort Casino is one of the most popular casino resorts in California. Live music, entertainers, and great food are available at Pechanga Resort Casino

Residents can enjoy live theater and music at the Old Town Temecula Community Theater. Many famous wineries and vineyards are located throughout Temecula. Visitors come from many different parts of California and other states to enjoy the wineries and vineyards in Temecula.      

Schools 

The Temecula Valley Unified School District serves the schools in Temecula, California. The following are the most notable schools in Temecula, California: 


Overview for Temecula, CA

140,041 people live in Temecula, where the median age is 36.7 and the average individual income is $38,070.54. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

140,041

Total Population

36.7 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$38,070.54

Average individual Income

Around Temecula, CA

There's plenty to do around Temecula, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

46
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
27
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
18
Minimal Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Zingari Boutique, Team Coach Schu, and SoCal Applied Wing Chun Academy.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Shopping 2.11 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.23 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.98 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.81 miles 16 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.8 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.07 miles 23 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Temecula, CA

Temecula has 41,527 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Temecula do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 140,041 people call Temecula home. The population density is 1,340.84 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

140,041

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

36.7

Median Age

49.04 / 50.96%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
41,527

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$38,070.54

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Temecula, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Temecula. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Discovery Isle Child Development Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Paloma Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Pauba Valley Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Temecula Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Temecula Luiseno Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Elite Academic Academy - Lucerne
PUBLIC
K - 12th
1/5
Temecula Montessori Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
Linfield Christian School
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Abby Reinke Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Ysabel Barnett Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Erle Stanley Gardner Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Elite Academic Academy - Virtual Prep Lucerne
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 12th
3/5
ABC Childcare Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
The University Of America
PRIVATE
10th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Kindercare Learning Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Helen Hunt Jackson Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 12th
3/5
Elite Academic Academy - Mountain Empire
PUBLIC
K - 12th
3/5
Big Springs Center & School
PRIVATE
2nd - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Vintage Hills Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Crowne Hill Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Temecula International Academy
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5

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