Information about Moreno Valley, California
...At a Glance
Incorporated as a General Law City on December 3, 1984, merging the communities of Moreno, Sunnymead and Edgemont.
Location & Size 50 square miles, located in the western portion of Riverside County, surrounded by Riverside, Perris, March Air Reserve Base, Lake Perris and the Badlands. Elevation: 1,650 Ft.
City Motto "People, Pride, Progress"
Moreno Valley Government
Five Council members comprise the Council; elected by district. They annually select officers among themselves.
Population 174,565 (as of January 1, 2006, State Department of Finance) California’s sixth fastest-growing city; second most populous in Riverside County. The fastest growing city in the early 90s. Fast growth attributed to a range of housing options: (affordable single family homes, condominiums and executive homes), family oriented lifestyle, good schools, and quality-of-life amenities.
Moreno Valley Amenities
Voted “Number One in Riverside County for Family Recreation” by the Press-Enterprise.
Moreno Valley’s amenities include: more than 32 parks and/or joint-use facilities (358.34 developed acres), and 6,000 acres of open space at Lake Perris; recreational, medical, and educational facilities; quality housing at affordable prices, open spaces, abundant retail centers, industrial developments and social/cultural activities. The City actively supports an award-winning anti-graffiti program.
Moreno Valley Schools
Moreno Valley has two public school districts: Moreno Valley Unified School District has 23 Elementary Schools, 6 Middle Schools, 4 Comprehensive High Schools, 1 Charter School, 1 Adult School, 1 Continuation School, 1 Community Day School, 1 Pre-School and 1 Academic Center; 37,001 students enrolled. Val Verde Unified School District (includes Perris, Mead Valley and Moreno Valley) has 1 Pre-school, 12 Elementary Schools, 3 Middle Schools and 3 High Schools, 1 Continuation School, with a total of 17,624 students enrolled. Moreno Valley is also home to one of the Riverside Community College campuses with 7,000 students enrolled.
Moreno Valley Chamber of Commerce
Commuting Information 951.485.5600
Smart Traveler 800.COMMUTE
select option 4
Riverside Transit Agency 800.800.7821
Park and Ride 800.COMMUTE
Moreno Valley Community Hospital
27300 Iris Ave.
Moreno Valley, CA 92555
Regional Medical Center
26520 Cactus Ave.
Moreno Valley, CA 92555
Moreno Valley Public Safety
Animal Control 951.413-3790
Fire Department 951.413.3370
Police Department 951.486.6700
Eastern Municipal Water District
Southern California Edison
800.684.8123 (turn on/off)
Moreno Valley Utilities
The Gas Company
Waste Management of Inland Valley
Source: Moreno Valley Public Information Service
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