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Murrieta, California, 92563
1 Bedroom$1,033 - $1,096
2 Bedrooms$1,279 - $1,461
3 Bedrooms$1,694 - $1,734
Murrieta, California, 92562
1 Bedroom$1,010 - $1,135
2 Bedrooms$1,190 - $1,465
Murrieta, California, 92562
1 Bedroom$835 - $1,015
2 Bedrooms$1,090 - $1,520
Murrieta, California, 92562
1 Bedroom$1,045 - $1,145
2 Bedrooms$1,215 - $1,475
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Murrieta Apartment Rental Market
Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 3.7% 8.4% -4.7% $10,000 to $14,999 3.4% 5.6% -2.2% $15,000 to $19,999 3.4% 5.6% -2.2% $20,000 to $24,999 3.6% 5.8% -2.2% $25,000 to $29,999 3.9% 5.7% -1.8% $30,000 to $34,999 5.7% 5.7% +0.0% $35,000 to $39,999 3.9% 5.4% -1.5% $40,000 to $44,999 5.4% 5.2% +0.2% $45,000 to $49,999 5.7% 4.6% +1.1% $50,000 to $59,999 10.2% 8.6% +1.6% $60,000 to $74,999 13.9% 10.6% +3.3% $75,000 to $99,999 17.2% 11.5% +5.7% $100,000 to $124,999 10.5% 6.8% +3.7% $125,000 to $149,999 3.7% 3.6% +0.1% $150,000 to $199,999 3.4% 3.3% +0.1% $200,000 or more 2.4% 3.6% -1.2%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 2.5% 4.8% -2.3% 10.0% to 14.9% 10.2% 9.8% +0.4% 15.0% to 19.9% 13.6% 13.6% +0.0% 20.0% to 24.9% 12.1% 13.1% -1.0% 25.0% to 29.9% 11.1% 11.0% +0.1% 30.0% to 34.9% 9.9% 8.2% +1.7% 35.0% to 39.9% 6.2% 5.9% +0.3% 40.0% to 49.9% 9.5% 8.0% +1.5% 50.0% or more 20.7% 20.2% +0.5% Not computed 4.3% 5.4% -1.1%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 10.0% 9.6% +0.4% 25 to 34 years 22.5% 29.3% -6.8% 35 to 44 years 28.1% 25.8% +2.3% 45 to 54 years 13.9% 16.5% -2.6% 55 to 64 years 8.2% 8.0% +0.2% 65 to 74 years 8.4% 5.3% +3.1% 75 to 84 years 6.5% 4.0% +2.5% 85 years and over 2.5% 1.6% +0.9%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 17.2% 30.9% -13.7% 30 to 44 minutes 13.1% 24.5% -11.4% 45 to 59 minutes 16.0% 13.8% +2.2% 60 or more minutes 53.6% 30.8% +22.8%
Source: 2000 Census
Murrieta is located in Riverside County, has a population of over 100,000 and is considered a residential community for people commuting to Orange County and to San Diego. It was originally a resort town with hot springs and population with tourists. After the train route stopped coming to the city, it was a quiet and sleepy town. All that changed around 1980 when it began to build up. When searching for your Murrieta apartment, know that you'll need a car so consider parking.
Stroll Historic Downtown
Historic downtown Murrieta is lovingly restored with even more to come, but even today,the area is charming for shopping, restaurants and just strolling around. The city has plenty of parks, sports parks and golf courses so if you love the outdoors, you'll like it here. Life in your Murrieta apartment will also put you close to world class venues in both San Diego, Orange County and Los Angeles so if you like museums, you'll have big choices not that far away.
Farmer Boy Breakfast
Once in your Murrieta apartment, you'll want to start exploring some of the city's places to eat. For diners, Richie's and Farmer Boys are good places to start. Both are classic style in decor and food and serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. You'll find ample choices for ethnic cuisines. Sushi Hama is very good, Havana Kitchen may be in a business park but the Cuban food is excellent, and Puerto Nueva is fabulous for local Mexican food. There are plenty of options in most cuisine categories and you won't be disappointed either.
Night life in Murrieta favors sports bars and pubs. The Murrieta Pizza and Brewing Company has one of the friendliest bars in town, and it would be a great place to meet some of your new neighbors. Indigo Joe's is another good one especially for watching games. The bartender is super friendly so you'll feel at home quickly. The Frothy Pint is a good little Irish pub but you'll probably find places close to your Murrieta apartment too. Also know that just down the road in Temecula, there's a wider variety of live music and styles of bars. It's very close by too.
Average Apartment Rent in Murrieta, California
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Murrieta Apartment Rental TrendsApartments in Murrieta have competitive rents so be sure to use our apartment finder to get the best deal. In September the average rent for a 1 Bedroom Murrieta apartment cost $1,020. If you need a roommate, try finding a 2 bedroom apartment rental. An average 2 bedroom Murrieta apartment was $1,354 in September. The average apartment rent for a 3 bedroom apartment in September was $1,525. Start your apartment search by checking out some of the Murrieta rentals listed below.
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Why should I move to Murrieta?
Located in the southwestern quadrant of the beautiful Riverside County, Murrieta is one of the fastest growing cities in California. Considered a bedroom community with gently rolling hills sprinkled with magnificent oak trees, most Murrieta residents will find employment in nearby San Diego or Orange County. It is a bit more affordable than many comparable Southern California locales, and boasts an easy going, slower paced way of life. Murrieta has been deemed the #1 Safest City in California and is also renowned for its excellent school system and medical facilities. Entreprenuers will find great opportunites here in the growing marketplace and notably, the household incomes in Murrieta are above the national average. Locals can take pleasure in the magnificent views of the mountains, desert, and ocean, or explore the city's many exciting locales, from wineries to golf courses. The charming historic downtown hosts many yearly community events from the Tour de Murrieta bike race to the Holiday Lights Parade.
What's the weather like in Murrieta?
With a Mediterranean climate, the weather in Murrieta is pleasant year-round. The city boasts a whopping 263 days of sunshine each year, with only 35 days of measurable rainfall. The months of April to November are warm to hot and dry, with temperatures ranging from the 70s into the 90s. November through March brings more precipitation and cooler temperatures to the city, with average highs in the 60s and lows dipping into the 30s. The unrelenting gorgeous weather of Murrieta allows residents to explore the natural wildlife, flora, and fauna of nearby National Reserve- Santa Rosa Plateau year round.
What are some quiet neighborhoods in Murrieta?
Between the city center and Murietta Hot Springs, the latter is a bit quieter. Removed from the hustle and bustle of the town, it's a suburban area with mostly medium-sized, single-family homes. There is a range of ages of residents in this area, from families with children to seniors to college students. There is also a mix of renters and homeowners.
Why should I move to Murrieta?
With a population of over 103,000, Murietta is a city in Riverside County, California. At 16 crimes per 1,000 residents, Murietta's crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. And, for families with school-age children, Murietta boasts an excellent school system. Public education is primarily provided by the Murrieta Valley Unified School District, which was rated better than 73.4 percent of school districts in California and 52.8 percent of school districts in the country. Murrieta is also ideal for those that commute to jobs in San Diego County, Orange County, Temecula, and Camp Pendleton but prefer to live in smaller, more manageable community.
Is Murrieta pet friendly?
Off-leash dog areas in Murietta include Torrey Pines Dog Park, which is managed by the City of Murietta and features a separate small dog area, lights, and gravel ground cover. For more options in that department, nearby Temecula is also home to Margarita Community Dog Park and Redhawk Community Dog Park. Other places near Murietta that are good for bringing your pets are Lake Skinner County Park to the northeast and Lake Elsinore State Recreation Area to the northeast, as well as Caspers Regional Park to the west.