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Jurupa Valley, California

Jurupa Valley is a city in Riverside County, California. It is located next to Eastvale. 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]

Jurupa Valley, California
City of Jurupa Valley
Official seal of Jurupa Valley, California
Seal
Nickname(s): 
"Jurupa"[citation needed]
Jurupa Valley, California is located in the US
Jurupa Valley, California
Jurupa Valley, California
Location in 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 of America
State California
County Riverside
Incorporated (city)July 1, 2011[1]
Government
 • TypeCouncil-Manager
 • MayorVerne Lauritzen
 • City Council
Area
 • City43.68 sq mi (113.12 km2)
 • Land42.94 sq mi (111.22 km2)
 • Water0.74 sq mi (1.91 km2)
Population
 • City95,005 (US: 294th)
 • Estimate 
(2017)[3]
106,028
 • Density2,411.24/sq mi (930.99/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

The city of Jurupa Valley covers approximately 43.5 square miles (113 km2), and has an estimated population of 106,028. 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]

Jurupa Valley as seen from Mt. Rubidoux, 2013

GeographyEdit

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
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
(87.6)
3.62
(91.9)
2.91
(73.9)
.88
(22.4)
.26
(6.6)
.03
(0.8)
.05
(1.3)
.15
(3.8)
.27
(6.9)
.56
(14.2)
1.34
(34)
2.72
(69.1)
16.24
(412.5)
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]

DemographicsEdit

Census Pop.
201095,005
Est. 2017106,028[3]11.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

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 the 2014 estimated population was 98,842.[6]

PoliticsEdit

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.

In the House of Representatives, the vast majority of Jurupa Valley is part of the 41st Congressional District, represented by Democrat Mark Takano. A small portion of the city is located in 42nd Congressional District, represented by Republican Ken Calvert. California is represented in the United States Senate by Democrats Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris.

EducationEdit

Jurupa Valley is home to the Jurupa Unified School District. The district operates 16 Elementary Schools, 4 Middle Schools, 3 Continuation Schools, and 4 High Schools, including:[7]

 
Jurupa Valley Unified School District, 2011

TransportationEdit

Public Transportation in Jurupa Valley is provided by Riverside Transit Agency.[8] Also, Jurupa Valley/Pedley station (formerly Pedley Station) is served by Metrolink, and the city is served by Ontario International Airport.

Some major roads in Jurupa Valley include Interstate 15 and California State Route 60.

 
Jurupa Valley/Pedley Station, 2017

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "News : Press Enterprise". pe.com.
  2. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 19, 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved August 29, 2018.
  4. ^ a b Stokley, Sandra (8 March 2011). "Jurupa cityhood approved". The Press-Enterprise. Retrieved 9 March 2011.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on June 24, 2017. Retrieved June 24, 2017.
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-09-05. Retrieved 2015-09-08.
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-10-02. Retrieved 2011-03-24.
  8. ^ "City of Jurupa Valley > Residents > Transportation". jurupavalley.org. Retrieved 24 September 2018.

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