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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population8,379
Male Share of the Population49.9%
Female Share of the Population50.1%
Senior Citizens29.2%
Employed Population 16+2,700
Age of the Population50

Families

% of people married49.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.1%
Median Earnings25+$37,145
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,418

Wealth

Median Family Income$67,770
% Above Poverty Level83.7%
% Below Poverty Level16.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time35 minutes
% Working from Home5.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone33.4%
Median Gross Rent$990
Median House Value$168,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)32.9%
German18%
Irish11.8%
English11.8%
French Except Basque5.2%
Italian4.7%
Dutch3.1%
Norwegian2.6%
Swedish1.8%
Scottish1.7%
Danishn1.6%
Welsh1%
Polish0.6%
Portuguese0.5%
Hungarian0.5%
Russian0.5%
Czech0.5%
Canadian0.4%
Ukrainian0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Guyanese0.2%
Lebanese0.1%
Arab0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Greek0.1%
Finnish0.1%
African0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
Maltese0.1%
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Calimesa Almanac

CategoryValue
County Riverside County
Standard Zip Codes92320
Phone Area Codes909
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude33.99
Approximate Longitude-117.05

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)

StationBEAUMONT 1 E
Distance7.3 miles
Jan Temp40 to 64 F
Apr Temp44 to 74 F
Jul Temp59 to 96 F
Oct Temp50 to 82 F
Annual Precip19.3 inches
StationSAN BERNARDINO F S 226
Distance14 miles
Jan Temp42 to 67 F
Apr Temp49 to 77 F
Jul Temp63 to 96 F
Oct Temp54 to 83 F
Annual Precip16.4 inches
StationRIVERSIDE CITRUS EXP STN
Distance16.8 miles
Jan Temp42 to 66 F
Apr Temp48 to 76 F
Jul Temp61 to 94 F
Oct Temp53 to 83 F
Annual Precip10.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Banning30,643$45,876
Beaumont42,191$73,448
Loma Linda23,859$60,772
Moreno Valley202,061$57,426
Redlands70,442$81,579
Yucaipa52,886$68,987

Calimesa Public Schools

Mesa View Middle
800 Mustang Way
ZIP: 92399
Middle
Total Enrollment 885

Calimesa Private Schools

Mesa Grande Academy
975 Fremont St
ZIP: 92320
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 263
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