Menifee boasts rapid growth, preparing for greater population increase

Menifee holds its virtual State of the City address Thursday, Oct. 15, with city council members and the Menifee Valley Chamber of Commerce. Valley News/Shane Gibson file photo
MENIFEE (CNS) - Officials in Menifee said today that the city is poised for increased growth, building on the decade long population surge that netted a 32% gain in local residents. Mayor Bill Zimmerman said the fact that Menifee grew by 25,008 residents between 2010 and 2020, according to U.S. Census data, is a ``major accomplishment'' that reflects the desirability of the area."Individuals choosing Menifee as a place to call home is a testament to the investments and policies we have made and continue to undertake to position Menifee as a safe, thriving and premier place to live,'' Zimmerman said.The City Council is currently examining 2020 Census figures to iron out how to redraw voting districts' boundaries before the June 2022 primary election. A forum to solicit residents' op
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