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Overview

Introduction to Calimesa, California

Calimesa, California, in Riverside county, is 7 miles SE of Redlands, California and 19 miles E of Riverside, California

Calimesa History

Calimesa was formed from portions of San Diego and San Bernardino Counties and was named after City of Riverside, California. The Serrano and Cahuilla Native Americans originally inhabited the area. The city's name was formed by combining the Spanish word 'Mesa' and 'California.' The city was incorporated in December of 1990.

Calimesa and nearby Attractions

  • San Jacinto Valley Museum
  • Historical Glass Museum
  • Kimberly Crest House and Gardens
  • Pine Cove County Park
  • Yucaipa Regional Park
  • Double Butte County Park

Things To Do In Calimesa

The Glen Helen Regional Park, the Box Springs Mountain Regional Park, Yucaipa Regional Park and Pine Cove County Park are all accessible from Calimesa. Local museums include the Gilman Historic Ranch & Wagon Museum, the Perris Valley Historical Museum and the Riverside Metropolitan Museum. The First Baptist Church of Calimesa and the Calvary Baptist Church are the local houses of worship.

Calimesa Transportation

San Bernardino International is the nearest major airport.

Calimesa Higher Education

Higher education can be pursued at Mount San Jacinto College, Crafton Hills College or at San Bernardino Valley College.

People

Total Population 8,269
Male Share of the Population 49.5%
Female Share of the Population 50.5%
Senior Citizens 30.3%
Employed Population 16+ 2,649
Age of the Population 51

Families

% of people married 51.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $66,936
% Above Poverty Level 85.2%
% Below Poverty Level 14.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 35 minutes
% Working from Home 5.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34.3%
Median Gross Rent $984
Median House Value $161,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 34.8%
US/American 0%
English 11.3%
Irish 12.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Calimesa Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles SE of Redlands, California (center to center)
Nearest Large City 19 miles E of Riverside, California
County Riverside
Standard Zip Codes 92320
Phone Area Codes 909
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.003
Longitude -117.061

Calimesa Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BEAUMONT 1 E
Distance 7.3 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 64 F
Apr Temp 44 to 74 F
Jul Temp 59 to 96 F
Oct Temp 50 to 82 F
Annual Precip 19.3 inches
Station SAN BERNARDINO F S 226
Distance 14 miles
Jan Temp 42 to 67 F
Apr Temp 49 to 77 F
Jul Temp 63 to 96 F
Oct Temp 54 to 83 F
Annual Precip 16.4 inches
Station RIVERSIDE CITRUS EXP STN
Distance 16.8 miles
Jan Temp 42 to 66 F
Apr Temp 48 to 76 F
Jul Temp 61 to 94 F
Oct Temp 53 to 83 F
Annual Precip 10.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Banning 30,515 $47,191
Beaumont 40,899 $71,496
Loma Linda 23,751 $67,111
Moreno Valley 200,788 $55,174
Redlands 70,186 $83,333
Yucaipa 52,739 $68,121

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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