Economic Development

Our mission is to create a wide spectrum of job opportunities for Temecula residents by expanding the City's economic base and increasing local economic activity, and to generate new tax revenues for essential public service by expanding the City's tax base. 

Temecula, branded as Southern California Wine Country, offers:


Our Economic Development Division also offers:
  • Access to a variety of business related resources
  • Ombudsman services
  • Personalized development review meetings with the Building and Fire Marshals

Location & Cost

  • Centrally located between Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego, Temecula boasts designation in California’s Innovation hub (IHub) and the San Diego Foreign Trade Zone.
  • Rated one of the top 20 least expensive cities to do business in California by the Kosmont-Rose Institute, Temecula remains the ideal city for relocating, expanding, and developing a new project in Southern California

Quick Facts

  • Current Population: 109,925
  • City Limits: 37.18 sq. miles
  • Retail Sales Tax Generation: Ranked Top 13% in CA 
  • Sales Tax Rate: 8.75%
  • Median Age: 36
  • # of Households: 36,626
  • # of jobs: 55,400
  • Median Household Income: $143,718
  • 3.1 Million Annual Visitors /$999 Million Travel Spending
  • Average Daily Temperature: mid 70s
  • 16th Safest City in the USA (population 100,000+)
  • 8th Safest City in California

Made In Temecula