The U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey reported an estimated 1.5% of the population of Temecula's working force, or 1,085 individuals, were involved with the U.S. Armed Forces as of 2011. This figure is slightly higher than the 2011 estimated national average of 0.5%.
The reported that Temecula had a population of 100,097. The was 3,318.0 people per square mile (1,281.1/km²). The racial makeup of Temecula was 70,880 (70.8%) (57.2% Non-Hispanic White), 4,132 (4.1%) , 1,079 (1.1%) , 9,765 (9.8%) , 368 (0.4%) , 7,928 (7.9%) from , and 5,945 (5.9%) from two or more races. or of any race were 24,727 persons (24.7%).
Spectacular natural beauty, a true sense of community, a business-friendly environment, and an attractive lifestyle are just a few reasons why Temecula is the ideal location to call home. Conveniently located between Orange and San Diego counties along the I-15 corridor in the County of Riverside, Temecula offers sophisticated country living with quality schools, affordable housing and plenty of recreational opportunities. Temecula is well-known for its many award winning wineries and vineyards as well as many annual events held in Old Town. Temecula offers a mix of "Old West" charm and modern amenities. Historic Front Street features shopping, restaurants, a myriad of antique malls and the city historical museum. The new Promenade Mall is the anchor of a large retail and entertainment complex on the north end of the city. (more)
Temeculas real estate options are diverse with a beautiful selection of single-family detached homes, custom estates, and townhomes and condominiums in a number of gated or planned communities or suburban neighborhoods and subdivisions. For the savvy real estate investor, investment properties are also available for sale in Temecula. Single-family detached homes with ample square footage that include multiple fireplaces and swimming pools can be found in the mid-$200,000s and can exceed $2 million for grand estates with magnificent views. Homes, townhomes and condominiums with access to community swimming pools and clubhouses are starting at prices below $200,000. Other lifestyle options include living in a golf course community, retirement community, custom homes in the rolling hills or beautiful wine country, or ranches.
Temecula has a (: CSa). August is typically the hottest month of the year with December being the coldest month. Most precipitation occurs from November to March with February being the wettest month. Winter storms generally bring moderate precipitation, but strong winter storms are not uncommon especially during "" years. The driest month is June. Annual precipitation is 14.14 inches. Morning is common during May and June. From July to September, Temecula experiences hot, dry weather with the occasional North American monsoonal flow that increases the humidity and brings isolated thunderstorms. Most of the storms tend to be short lived with little, if any rainfall. During late fall into winter, Temecula experiences dry, windy north-eastern . Snowfall is rare, but Temecula has experienced traces of snowfall on occasion, some as recently as December 2014. A rare F1 tornado touched down in a Temecula neighborhood on February 19, 2005.
The 1990s brought rapid growth to the Temecula Valley. Many families began to move to the area from San Diego and drawn by the affordable housing prices and the popular wine country. In fall 1999, opened in Temecula. In 2005, Temecula expanded greatly by annexing the neighboring planned community known as Redhawk, bringing the population to 90,000. After a period of rapid population growth and home construction, the and the resultant caused a sharp rise in home in the Temecula-Murrieta region.