Murrieta is located in southeast California. Murrieta is part of Riverside County. Murrieta has 33.58 square miles of land area and 0.04 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Murrieta population is 106,326, which has grown 140.11% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 12.39% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Murrieta median household income is $74,401 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 22.15% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 29.47% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Murrieta median house value is $287,700 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 50.87% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 75.60% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Murrieta is better than the state average in quality. The Murrieta area codes are 909, 951.