The Menifee area began to grow rapidly in 1989 with the master-planned community of Menifee Lakes and continues to be one of the fastest growing communities in California. Quail Valley is a semi-rural residential community in the northwestern section of the city, and Romoland is a residential and commercial community located in the northeastern section of the city. Elementary and middle school education in the City of Menifee are provided by the Menifee Union School District and the Romoland School District. High school education is provided by the Perris Union High School District. The City of Menifee is also home to Mount San Jacinto Community College.
Menifee offers all the conveniences of shopping centers nearby, close freeway access to San Diego, Orange County, and San Bernardino County.