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Jurupa Valley, California
City
City of Jurupa Valley
Official seal of Jurupa Valley, California
Seal
Nickname(s): "Jurupa"
Location in Riverside County and the state of California
Location in Riverside County and the state of California
Country  United States
State  California
County Flag of Riverside County, California.png Riverside
Incorporated (city) July 1, 2011
Area
 • Total 43.5 sq mi (112.7 km2)
 • Land 43.3 sq mi (112.1 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
Population (2012)Estimate
 • Total 98,842
 • Density 2,272/sq mi (877/km2)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP codes 92509, 91752
Area code(s) 951
GNIS feature ID 2702867
Website jurupavalley.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.

The city of Jurupa Valley covers approximately 43.5 square miles (113 km2), and has an estimated population of 98,842.

Jurupa Valley as seen from Mt. Rubidoux, 2013
Jurupa Valley as seen from Mt. Rubidoux, 2013

Geography

It is 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. 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.

Jurupa valley as seen from the Jurupa Hills
Jurupa valley as seen from the Jurupa Hills, 2015

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2015 100,314
U.S. Decennial Census

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.

Transportation

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

Some major roads in Jurupa Valley include the following: Interstate 215, Interstate 10, and Interstate 15.

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