Murrieta Real Estate Market Conditions

  • Median sales price

    $375,250
    22.4%
    change since last quarter
  • # Active listings

    618
    30-day change

Murrieta Schools and Demographics

 
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Education near Murrieta, CA

City County
High School Graduates 91.63 79.24
College Degree - 2 year 9.17 7.54
College Degree - 4 year 27.99 20.49
Graduate Degree 6.39 5.03
Expenditures per Student 10,116 10,116
Students per Teacher 23.8 22.9

Elementary Schools near Murrieta, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Alamos Elementary School KG - 05 724 26.3 92563
Alta Murrieta Elementary School KG - 05 688 29.9 92563
Antelope Hills Elementary School KG - 05 865 28.9 92562
Avaxat Elementary School KG - 05 762 30.5 92562
Cole Canyon Elementary School KG - 05 1,153 31.2 92562
Daniel N. Buchanan Elementary School KG - 05 1,048 29.9 92563
Donald Graham Elementary School KG - 05 517 23.5 92595
E. Hale Curran Elementary School KG - 05 605 28.8 92562
Elsinore Elementary School KG - 05 577 25.1 92530
Keegan Academy KG - 08 83 16 92590
Lakeland Village School KG - 08 1,091 24.1 92530
Lisa J. Mails Elementary School KG - 07 976 29.8 92563
Machado Elementary School KG - 05 695 24 92530
Monte Vista Elementary School KG - 05 906 27.5 92563
Murrieta Elementary School KG - 05 909 30.3 92562
Oak Meadows Elementary School KG - 05 918 26.2 92563
Rail Ranch Elementary School KG - 06 700 29.7 92563
Railroad Canyon Elementary School KG - 05 594 24 92530
Rice Canyon Elementary School KG - 05 894 23.8 92530
Ronald Reagan Elementary School KG - 05 720 24 92595
Sycamore Academy of Science and Cultural Arts KG - 06 294 26.7 92595
Tovashal Elementary School KG - 05 824 30.5 92563
Wildomar Elementary School KG - 05 670 22.9 92595
William Collier Elementary School KG - 05 622 23.9 92595
Withrow Elementary School KG - 05 757 25.2 92530

Middle Schools near Murrieta, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Bella Vista Middle School 06 - 08 1,197 25.5 92563
David A. Brown Middle School 06 - 08 932 24.1 92595
Dorothy McElhinney Middle School 06 - 08 1,221 28.7 92563
Elsinore Middle School 06 - 08 703 23.5 92530
Shivela Middle School 06 - 08 1,374 29.9 92562
Terra Cotta Middle School 06 - 08 1,323 28.5 92530
Thompson Middle School 06 - 08 1,768 30.7 92562
Warm Springs Middle School 06 - 08 958 29.5 92563

High Schools near Murrieta, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Elsinore High School 09 - 12 2,276 25.6 92595
Lakeside High School 09 - 12 1,872 23.5 92530
Murrieta Mesa High School 09 - 12 2,249 26.3 92562
Murrieta Valley High School 09 - 12 2,314 26.7 92562
Vista Murrieta High School 09 - 12 3,323 27.8 92563

Ungraded Schools near Murrieta, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
* Creekside High School 09 - 12 191 23.3 92562
* Keith McCarthy Academy 09 - 12 190 190 92530
* Ortega High School 09 - 12 239 19.3 92530
Mercury Online Academy of Southern California KG - 12 157 15.7 92595
River Springs Charter School KG - 12 5,548 20.1 92590
Southern California Online Academy KG - 12 316 23.8 92530
Tenaja Canyon Academy KG - 12 95 26.4 92563

Demographics near Murrieta, CA

City County
Neighborhood Type Suburban
Population 102,345 2,192,982
Population Density 3,048 304
Median Age 32.4 33.7
People per Household 3.2 3.2
Median Household Income 75,485 57,096
Average Income per Capita 28,430 23,863

Murrieta Homes for Sale & Real Estate
 

The city of Murrieta features 35,294 housing units and 32,749 households. The median density is almost 1,050 per sq mile. 9,639 housing units are inhabited by renters and 23,110 are inhabited by owners. Moreover, Murrieta has a rental vacancy rate of almost 7% and a homeowner vacancy rate of approximately 3%. Rental properties are occupied by 29,519 individuals and the owner-occupied residences are inhabited by 73,518 individuals. The real estate market in Murrieta includes condominiums, detached houses, 2-unit structures, townhouses, mobile homes and single-family properties. The average monthly rent is $1,431 and the average price for a home is $290,200, which is below the median price in California.

Murrieta Communities

There are various neighborhoods included in the Murrieta city. These are:
  • Spencer’s Crossing
  • Sonrisas Townhomes
  • Creekside Village
  • The Colony
  • Skyview Ridge
  • Greer Ranch
  • Granite Gate
  • Bear Creek

Murrieta Employment Opportunities

Murrieta has a fine unemployment rate of only 8.4%. The average unemployment rate per state is 10.4%. This means that finding a job in Murrieta is not that difficult as it is in other neighboring cities. The most common industries in the city are health care, construction, educational services, food and accommodation services, public administration, insurance and finance, social assistance and technical, scientific and professional services. Also, the most common occupations are top executives, sales representatives, drivers, cashiers, teachers, retail sales workers and management occupations. Major businesses in Murrieta are:
  • AT&T
  • Lowe’s
  • Bed, Bath & Beyond
  • Burlington Coat Factory
  • Verizon Wireless
  • Kohl’s
  • Lane Furniture
  • Quiznos
  • Target
  • BMW
Also, Murrieta features top employers such as:
  • Lowe’s with 200 employees
  • Sam’s Club with 220 employees
  • County of Riverside with 220 employees
  • Oak Grove Center with 245 employees
  • The Home Depot with 295 employees
  • Wal-Mart with 340 employees
  • City of Murrieta with 401 employees
  • Target with 500 employees
  • Southwest Healthcare System with 1,500 employees
  • The Unified School District in Murrieta Valley with 1,900 employees

Murrieta Attractions

 Murrieta offers a lot of fun activities and attractions. To begin with, the city is widely known for its golf culture and history. There are 3 golf courses in the community. SCGA Gold Course has 18 holes and it’s located in the eastern part of the city. California Oaks Golf Course is a public golf course situated in The Colony neighborhood. Lastly, Bear Creek Country and Golf Club is a private course situated in Bear Creek. This course is famous because Presidents Gerald Ford and Ronald Reagan used to play there. The city of Murrieta also provides sports activities for youth, including cheerleading, street hockey, football, baseball and soccer.

The Mulligan Family Fun Center is a must-see place of interest. It features an arcade, laser tag games, go kart racing and miniature golf. There is also a movie theater located nearby. Other things to see are the comedy club, the sport parks and the Rod Run, an annual car event. Nearby the city, people will find attractions like Santa Rosa Plateau, Lake Skinner and Temecula Valley Wine Country. Santa Rosa Plateau is a great place to explore and discover the natural beauties surrounding Murrieta. It features endangered fauna and flora. Temecula Valley Wine County includes 30 wineries and Lake Skinner is perfect for hiking, sailing, horseback riding, swimming and fishing. People can also visit:
  • Los Alamos Hills Park
  • California Oaks Park
  • Antelope Hills Park
  • The Academy of Aviation
  • Tenaja Falls
  • Aces Comedy Club

Murrieta Transportation and Commuting

Murrieta covers 28.4 sq miles of land and it’s situated along the Interstate 215 Freeway and Interstate 15 Freeway. It is just minutes away from San Diego, Orange County and Los Angeles. The Interstate 15 in particular is used by residents who want to commute to Orange, Riverside and San Diego Counties. In addition, Murrieta is served by 7 train stations and 4 airports located within less than 30 miles of the city. The average one way commuting time is 38 minutes.

More Information on Homes for Sale in Murrieta

The median household income in Murrieta, California is $75,485. The median household income for the surrounding county is $57,096 compared to the national median of $53,046. The median age of people living in Murrieta is 32.4 years.

Murrieta Weather

The average high temperature in July is 97 degrees, with an average low temperature in January of 36.3 degrees. The average rainfall is approximately 11.1 inches per year, with 0 inches of snow per year. No weather information available.

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Re/Max Olson Estates
6355 Topanga Cyn. Blvd #100
Woodland Hills, CA
818-346-7362
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Realty Vault
24910 Las Brisas #119
Murrieta, CA
888-828-5866
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Team Home Sales
35805 Avenida La Cresta
Murrieta, CA
951-461-3014
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Barbara Bowers Realty Group
38865 Avenida La Cresta
Murrieta, CA
951-696-9644
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Dreamhomes & Estates
24910 Las Brisas #112
Murrieta, CA
951-264-6400
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Real Estate Places
42314 Oregon Trail
Murrieta, CA
714-815-3937
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The Community Group Inc
23811 Washington Ave C-110/280
Murrieta, CA
951-237-5999
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Tiburzio Realty and Prop. Mgm
23811 Washington C110-270
Murrieta, CA
951-543-2317
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GTS REALTY
38161 Murrieta Creek Drive
Murrieta, CA
951-236-9701
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Randy Stratford, Broker
23691 Orchid Ln.
Murrieta, CA
951-252-9459
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