Rancho Murieta is a census-designated place (CDP) and guard-gated private community in Sacramento County, California, United States. It is part of the Sacramento–Arden-Arcade–Roseville Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 4,193 at the 2000 census. It is located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains, about 25 miles east of Sacramento.
Rancho Murieta is located at 38°30′11″N, 121°5′5″W (38.503068, -121.084643)GR1.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 11.9 square miles (31.0 km²), of which, 11.9 square miles (30.8 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.42%) is water.
As of the census
of 2000, there were 4,193 people, 1,783 households, and 1,408 families residing in the CDP. The population density
was 352.4 people per square mile (136.0/km²). There were 1,857 housing units at an average density of 156.1/sq mi (60.3/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 91.03% White
, 1.93% African American
, 0.36% Native American
, 2.72% Asian
, 0.07% Pacific Islander
, 1.07% from other races
, and 2.81% from two or more races. Hispanic
of any race were 4.63% of the population.
There were 1,783 households out of which 23.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.6% were married couples living together, 3.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.0% were non-families. 17.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.64.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 18.8% under the age of 18, 2.6% from 18 to 24, 21.6% from 25 to 44, 35.0% from 45 to 64, and 21.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 49 years. For every 100 females there were 95.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.6 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $82,130, and the median income for a family was $89,635. Males had a median income of $70,382 versus $36,923 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $44,010. About 1.8% of families and 2.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.7% of those under age 18 and 1.5% of those age 65 or over.
Rancho Murieta's governing bodies are the Rancho Murieta Home Owner's Association (RMA), The Murieta Townhouses, Inc. (MTI) and the Villa and Village HOAs. The Sacramento County Rancho Murieta Community Services District provides water, sewer, and security services to the CID. The RMA provides landscape and street maintenance, and enforcement of the CC&R's.
State and Federal
In the state legislature
Rancho Murieta is located in the 1st Senate
District, represented by Republican Dave Cox
, and in the 10th Assembly
District, represented by Republican Alan Nakanishi
. Federally, Rancho Murieta is located in California's 3rd congressional district
, which has a Cook PVI
of R +7 and is represented by Republican Dan Lungren
Rancho Murieta Country Club
It is best known in the Sacramento region for the Rancho Murieta Country Club, which hosted the Raley's Senior Gold Rush
, a Senior PGA Tour
event, until 1995.
Telephone numbers for wired telephones working out of the Rancho Murieta central office
follow the format (916) 354-xxxx and 314-xxxx.