Welcome to Bonita

A secluded paradise with easy access to the city

Nestled within serene surroundings yet conveniently close to big-city amenities, Bonita welcomes you with its enchanting allure. This charming enclave offers a tranquil escape from the city's bustle while retaining its proximity to major hotspots. Embraced by the rolling landscape and verdant greenery, Bonita embodies a unique blend of scenic beauty and access to modern conveniences.

The heart of Bonita is its tranquil setting, surrounded by verdant parks like Rohr Park and Sweetwater Regional Park. A harmonious balance is struck between a peaceful, family-friendly environment and easy access to Westfield Plaza Bonita, offering a variety of shopping, dining, and entertainment options.

What to Love

  • Nature's Sanctuary: Scenic landscapes characterize the allure of Bonita, particularly with its beautiful parks, ensuring residents have ample space for outdoor recreation and serene retreats.
  • Diverse Housing Options: Bonita offers a diverse array of housing, catering to different lifestyles and budgets, from spacious family homes to serene properties tucked away from the city's commotion.
  • Peaceful Community Vibes: The community emanates warmth and friendliness, making it an ideal neighborhood for families and those who prefer a tranquil lifestyle. Additionally, it's strategically positioned away from the city rush.

Local Lifestyle

Bonita fosters a lifestyle that emphasizes outdoor activities, community engagement, and a love for the natural environment. The community embodies a welcoming, family-centric vibe, where residents often explore the local parks, hike the trails, and relish quality time within the lush, natural surroundings.

Dining and Entertainment

Westfield Plaza Bonita is a cornerstone of the dining and entertainment scene in Bonita. The mall hosts a variety of dining options ranging from local eateries to renowned chains. You'll find options like Buffalo Wild Wings, Jamba Juice, and many more. Bonita Centre is another local hotspot, perfect for enjoying an afternoon of shopping and dining.

Exploring the local food scene, you'll discover delightful local gems like Murrieta's Mexican Restaurant, offering everything from enchiladas to margaritas. For entertainment, the AMC Plaza Bonita 14 provides an exceptional movie experience with a plethora of blockbusters and diverse cinematic experiences.

Things to Do

Embrace the scenic outdoors at Rohr Park, an expansive natural escape offering sprawling green spaces, picnic areas, playgrounds, and walking trails. For leisure and exploration, Sweetwater Regional Park provides a tranquil setting with campgrounds, fishing lakes, and hiking trails. Both parks are ideal spots for outdoor adventures and picnics.

Overview for Bonita, CA

16,701 people live in Bonita, where the median age is 45 and the average individual income is $49,455. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

45 years

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Around Bonita, CA

There's plenty to do around Bonita, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Best In The West Desserts, Guardian Quest Martial Arts, and Doll Face By Heidi.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.15 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.62 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 4.34 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.39 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 1.54 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.45 miles 17 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Bonita, CA

Bonita has 5,759 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Bonita do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 16,701 people call Bonita home. The population density is 3,674.775 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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48.54 / 51.46%

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Schools in Bonita, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Bonita. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Bonita Learning Academy
PreK - K
No rating available
Montessori American School
PreK - K
No rating available
7th - 12th
Allen (Ella B.) Elementary
K - 6th
Valley Vista Elementary
K - 6th
Kinderland Montessori
PreK - 6th
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Sunnyside Elementary
K - 6th
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