Jurupa Valley, California

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Jurupa Valley, California
City of Jurupa Valley
Jurupa Valley as seen from Mt. Rubidoux, 2013
Jurupa Valley as seen from Mt. Rubidoux, 2013
Official seal of Jurupa Valley, California
Seal
Nickname(s): 
"Jurupa"[citation needed]
Location of Jurupa Valley in Riverside County, California.
Location of Jurupa Valley in Riverside County, California.
Jurupa Valley is located in southern California
Jurupa Valley
Jurupa Valley
Location in the United States
Jurupa Valley is located in California
Jurupa Valley
Jurupa Valley
Jurupa Valley (California)
Jurupa Valley is located in the United States
Jurupa Valley
Jurupa Valley
Jurupa Valley (the United States)
Coordinates: 34°00′N 117°29′W / 34.000°N 117.483°W / 34.000; -117.483Coordinates: 34°00′N 117°29′W / 34.000°N 117.483°W / 34.000; -117.483
Country United States
State California
County Riverside
Incorporated (city)July 1, 2011[1]
Government
 • TypeCouncil-Manager
 • MayorAnthony Kelly
 • City Council
Area
 • City43.68 sq mi (113.13 km2)
 • Land42.94 sq mi (111.22 km2)
 • Water0.74 sq mi (1.91 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • City94,234
 • Estimate 
(2019)[3]
109,527
 • Rank62nd in California
277th in the United States
 • Density2,550.64/sq mi (984.81/km2)
 • Metro
4,527,837
Time zoneUTC−8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−7 (PDT)
ZIP codes
92509, 91752
Area code(s)951
FIPS code06-37692
GNIS feature ID2702867
Websitejurupavalley.org

Jurupa Valley is a city in Riverside County, California. On March 8, 2011, voters approved a ballot measure, designated as Measure A, to incorporate the area into its own city; as a result, the area has been an incorporated city since July 1, 2011.[4]

The city of Jurupa Valley covers approximately 43.5 square miles (113 km2), and had an estimated population of 109,527 as of July 1, 2019. Residents of the area had previously voted on incorporation in 1992; however, voters rejected it as well as a competing ballot measure that would have incorporated Mira Loma.[4]

History[edit]

The Jurupa Valley communities are home to notable historical events such as the Wineville Chicken Coop Murders[5] and the Stringfellow Acid Pits.

Notable historical locations also include Jensen Alvarado Ranch.

Geography[edit]

Jurupa Valley is located north and west of the Santa Ana River, south of the Riverside-San Bernardino County line, and east of Interstate 15. It includes the neighborhoods of Mira Loma, Glen Avon, Sky Country, Indian Hills, Pedley, Rubidoux, Belltown, Jurupa, Jurupa Hills, and Sunnyslope.

Jurupa Valley as seen from the Jurupa Hills, 2015

Demographics[edit]

Jurupa Valley was incorporated after the 2010 United States Census, but it is possible to determine an estimated population by summing up the results from the census-designated places of Glen Avon, Mira Loma, Pedley, Rubidoux and Sunnyslope.

According to the United States Census Bureau, as of July 1, 2017, the estimated population was 106,028.[6]

Government[edit]

Federal:

State: In the California State Legislature, Jurupa Valley is located in the 31st Senate District, represented by Democrat Richard Roth, and in the 60th Assembly District, represented by Democrat Sabrina Cervantes.

Local:

  • In the Riverside County Board of Supervisors, Jurupa Valley is in the Second District, represented by Karen Spiegel.

Education[edit]

Jurupa Valley is home to the Jurupa Unified School District. The district operates 16 elementary schools, four middle schools, three continuation schools, and four high schools, including:[7]

Jurupa Unified School District, 2011
Historical population
Census Pop.
201094,234
Est. 2019109,527[3]16.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

Transportation[edit]

Public transportation in Jurupa Valley is provided by Riverside Transit Agency.[9] Also, Jurupa Valley/Pedley station (formerly Pedley Station) is served by Metrolink. Jurupa Valley is home to Flabob Airport, a small public-use airport. However, commercial flights are served by the nearby Ontario International Airport.

The major freeways in Jurupa Valley are Interstate 15, which serves as the city's western border, and California State Route 60, which runs along the northern side of the city.

Jurupa Valley/Pedley Station, 2017
Climate data for Jurupa Valley, California
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 91
(33)
92
(33)
100
(38)
101
(38)
107
(42)
110
(43)
110
(43)
112
(44)
115
(46)
108
(42)
99
(37)
92
(33)
115
(46)
Average high °F (°C) 67
(19)
68
(20)
71
(22)
77
(25)
80
(27)
88
(31)
93
(34)
95
(35)
91
(33)
83
(28)
74
(23)
69
(21)
80
(27)
Average low °F (°C) 42
(6)
44
(7)
46
(8)
48
(9)
53
(12)
58
(14)
64
(18)
66
(19)
62
(17)
53
(12)
45
(7)
42
(6)
52
(11)
Record low °F (°C) 24
(−4)
27
(−3)
28
(−2)
31
(−1)
32
(0)
44
(7)
49
(9)
48
(9)
42
(6)
31
(−1)
26
(−3)
23
(−5)
22
(−6)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 3.45
(88)
3.62
(92)
2.91
(74)
.88
(22)
.26
(6.6)
.03
(0.76)
.05
(1.3)
.15
(3.8)
.27
(6.9)
.56
(14)
1.34
(34)
2.72
(69)
16.24
(412)
Average precipitation days 6.6 7.2 5.3 3.5 1.4 0.3 0.8 1.0 1.3 2.5 4.4 6.4 40.7
[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "News : Press Enterprise". pe.com.
  2. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 1, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  4. ^ a b Stokley, Sandra (8 March 2011). "Jurupa cityhood approved". The Press-Enterprise. Retrieved 9 March 2011.
  5. ^ "Mira Loma California History - Key to the City". www.usacitiesonline.com. Retrieved 2020-06-28.
  6. ^ "QuickFacts: Jurupa Valley city, California". census.gov. Retrieved March 16, 2019.
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-10-02. Retrieved 2011-03-24.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". census.gov. Retrieved June 24, 2017.
  9. ^ "City of Jurupa Valley > Residents > Transportation". jurupavalley.org. Retrieved 24 September 2018.

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