Barstow, California

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Population in 2017: 23,916 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +13.2%
 
Males: 10,917  (45.6%)
Females: 12,999  (54.4%)
Median resident age:

30.5 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 92311, 92327, 92347.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $38,696 (it was $35,069 in 2000)
Barstow:

$38,696
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,881 (it was $16,132 in 2000)

Barstow city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $116,443 (it was $69,000 in 2000)
Barstow:

$116,443
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $133,681; detached houses: $149,535; townhouses or other attached units: $192,892; mobile homes: $16,895

Median gross rent in 2017: $746.

March 2019 cost of living index in Barstow: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 36.4%
(19.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 59.5% for Black residents, 39.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.9% for American Indian residents, 3.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 28.2% for other race residents, 54.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Barstow, CA (2017)
    • 11,11446.3%Hispanic
    • 6,51727.1%White alone
    • 3,66915.3%Black alone
    • 1,1224.7%Two or more races
    • 8393.5%Asian alone
    • 4081.7%American Indian alone
    • 2601.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 340.1%Other race alone

Races in Barstow detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 112 registered sex offenders living in Barstow, California as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Barstow is 213 to 1.


Crime rates in Barstow by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(4.2)
2
(8.4)
3
(12.5)
5
(20.0)
3
(12.1)
6
(24.3)
2
(8.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(13.0)
1
(4.3)
2
(8.4)
3
(12.6)
2
(8.3)
2
(8.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
21
(88.7)
18
(75.2)
21
(87.7)
11
(44.1)
16
(64.5)
8
(32.4)
12
(52.4)
17
(73.3)
13
(56.2)
11
(47.1)
12
(50.6)
24
(100.4)
17
(70.8)
14
(58.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
69
(291.3)
80
(334.0)
72
(300.5)
116
(465.1)
66
(265.9)
45
(182.2)
48
(209.6)
45
(194.1)
45
(194.4)
52
(222.7)
70
(295.4)
106
(443.6)
97
(403.7)
96
(398.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
199
(840.2)
190
(793.3)
241
(1,006)
207
(829.9)
163
(656.7)
131
(530.3)
123
(537.0)
145
(625.3)
168
(725.9)
153
(655.3)
199
(839.7)
228
(954.2)
186
(774.1)
173
(718.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
305
(1,288)
374
(1,562)
402
(1,678)
495
(1,985)
299
(1,205)
263
(1,065)
276
(1,205)
265
(1,143)
329
(1,422)
328
(1,405)
447
(1,886)
455
(1,904)
318
(1,323)
348
(1,444)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
493
(2,082)
418
(1,745)
621
(2,592)
573
(2,297)
423
(1,704)
371
(1,502)
407
(1,777)
394
(1,699)
354
(1,530)
307
(1,315)
408
(1,722)
465
(1,946)
484
(2,014)
584
(2,424)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
253
(1,068)
230
(960.3)
186
(776.4)
265
(1,062)
181
(729.2)
143
(578.9)
139
(606.9)
184
(793.5)
102
(440.7)
146
(625.3)
182
(767.9)
216
(904.0)
186
(774.1)
170
(705.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
11
(46.4)
13
(54.3)
15
(62.6)
10
(40.1)
9
(36.3)
13
(52.6)
5
(21.8)
5
(21.6)
11
(47.5)
7
(30.0)
15
(63.3)
16
(67.0)
13
(54.1)
32
(132.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)593.7591.6669.8696.7497.7416.1433.6453.4470.3445.1576.2712.9584.3580.7

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City-data.com crime index in Barstow, CA

Crime rate in Barstow detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 51 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
California average:

1.99
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Ancestries: American (3.9%), German (3.1%), English (1.8%), Italian (1.5%), Irish (1.5%), European (1.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 33.6 square miles.

Population density: 712 people per square mile   (low).

Barstow, California map

2,270 residents are foreign born (7.1% Latin America, 2.5% Asia).

This city:

9.5%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,069 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $660 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Apple Valley, CA (27.2 miles , pop. 54,239).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Riverside, CA (67.4 miles , pop. 255,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (94.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Lenwood, CA (2.0 miles ),
Nebo Center, CA (2.2 miles ),
Silver Lakes, CA (4.4 miles ),
Apple Valley, CA (5.2 miles ),
Spring Valley Lake, CA (5.4 miles ),
Lucerne Valley, CA (5.5 miles ),
Victorville, CA (5.5 miles ),
Adelanto, CA (5.5 miles )

Latitude: 34.88 N, Longitude: 117.03 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,944 (+20.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,272 (53.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 760

Distribution of median household income in Barstow, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Barstow, CA in 2017

Property values in Barstow, CA

Barstow satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
California:

4.6%
Historical population in Barstow, CA
Historical housing units in Barstow, CA
Most common industries in Barstow, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (13.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.1%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Rail transportation (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Construction (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (13.8%)
  • Rail transportation (10.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (14.2%)
  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Public administration (12.0%)
  • Health care (10.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Barstow, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Cashiers (5.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)

Average climate in Barstow, California

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Barstow, California environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 92.8. This is worse than average.

City:

92.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.177. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.177
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 14.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.9
U.S.:

5.6
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 35.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 27.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.6
U.S.:

19.6

Earthquake activity:

Barstow-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 739% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 55.8 miles away from Barstow center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 111.8 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 42.3 miles away from Barstow center
On 6/28/1992 at 15:05:30, a magnitude 6.9 (6.3 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.9 ME, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 42.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 137.7 miles away from Barstow center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 226.7 miles away from Barstow center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in San Bernardino County (44) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 27
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 23, Floods: 18, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 6, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Earthquake: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Barstow topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Barstow:

  • BARSTOW COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 820 E MOUNTAIN VIEW STREET)
  • RIMROCK VILLA CONV HOSPITAL (27555 RIMROCK ROAD)
  • VETERANS HOME OF CALIFORNIA - BARSTOW (100 EAST VETERANS PARKWAY)
  • DESERT CITIES DIALYSIS OF BARSTOW (655 S. 7TH STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Barstow:

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Amtrak station:

BARSTOW (685 N. 1ST AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

College/University in Barstow:

  • Barstow Community College (Full-time enrollment: 2,120; Location: 2700 Barstow Road; Public; Website: www.barstow.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Barstow:

  • Victor Valley College (about 31 miles; Victorville, CA; Full-time enrollment: 7,630)
  • California State University-San Bernardino (about 51 miles; San Bernardino, CA; FT enrollment: 15,748)
  • University of Redlands (about 57 miles; Redlands, CA; FT enrollment: 4,854)
  • San Bernardino Valley College (about 57 miles; San Bernardino, CA; FT enrollment: 7,444)
  • The Art Institute of California-Argosy University Inland Empire (about 58 miles; San Bernardino, CA; FT enrollment: 2,238)
  • Crafton Hills College (about 59 miles; Yucaipa, CA; FT enrollment: 3,222)
  • Loma Linda University (about 59 miles; Loma Linda, CA; FT enrollment: 2,839)

Public high schools in Barstow:

  • BARSTOW HIGH (Students: 1,208, Location: 430 S. FIRST AVE., Grades: 9-12)
  • CENTRAL HIGH (CONTINUATION) (Students: 61, Location: 405 N. SECOND AVE., Grades: 9-12)
  • BUSD SCHOOL OF OPPORTUNITY (Location: 405 N. SECOND AVE., Grades: 7-12)

Private high school in Barstow:

  • BARSTOW BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 2, Location: 511 VICTOR AVE, Grades: 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Barstow:

  • BARSTOW JUNIOR HIGH (Students: 832, Location: 1000 ARMORY RD., Grades: 7-8)
  • MONTARA ELEMENTARY (Students: 191, Location: 700 MONTARA RD., Grades: KG-6)
  • HENDERSON ELEMENTARY (Students: 180, Location: 400 S. AVE. E, Grades: KG-6)
  • CRESTLINE ELEMENTARY (Students: 141, Location: 2020 MONTEREY, Grades: KG-6)
  • SKYLINE NORTH ELEMENTARY (Students: 125, Location: 36968 CAMARILLO AVE., Grades: KG-6)
  • CAMERON ELEMENTARY (Location: 801 MURIEL DR., Grades: KG-6)
  • BARSTOW STEM ACADEMY (Location: 310 MOUNTAIN VIEW, Grades: 5-8)

Private elementary/middle school in Barstow:

  • BARSTOW CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 126, Location: 800 YUCCA AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Barstow

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Kennedy Middle school is now Barstow middle school. added by YellaBoy

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Barstow: Sun Valley Country Club (A), Desert Ambulance (B), Barstow Fire Protection District Station 363 (C), Barstow Fire Protection District Station 361 (D), Barstow City Hall (E), Barstow Branch San Bernardino County Library (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Factory Merchants at Barstow Shopping Center (1), Barstow Mall Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Barstow include: Church of Christ (A), Concordia Lutheran Church (B), Disciples of Christ Church (C), First Congregational Church of Barstow (D), Freewill Church of God in Christ (E), Mexican Congregational Church (F), New Life Fellowship Church (G), Saint Pauls Episcopal Church (H), Bilingual Seventh Day Adventist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Barstow include: Dana Park (1), Foglesong Park (2), Lillian Park (3), H Street Soccer Fields (4), Waterman Park (5), Stringham Park (6), Sturnacle Park (7), Daha Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: American Inn (1350 West Main Street) (1), Barstow Days Inn (1590 Coolwater Ln) (2), Best Western Desert Villa Inn (1984 East Main Street) (3), Best Motel (1281 East Main Street) (4), 860 West Motel (860 West Main Street) (5), Astro Budget (1271 East Main Street) (6), Budget Inn (1111 East Main Street) (7), Brants Motel (921 East Main) (8), Budget Inn- Barstow (1111 East Main Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: San Bernardino-County - Needles Airport- Airport Services (Airport Road) (1), San Bernardino County - Sheriff- Sheriff's Court Services (235 East Mountain View Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Toussaint Tyler - Football running back, Gil Cedillo - Politician, Jeanne Crain - (born 1932), actress, Paul Salopek - Newspaper editor, Stan Ridgway - Banjoist, Gloria Romero (legislator) - Politician, Lady Victoria - Professional wrestler, Ross Robinson - Record producer, Mark Johnson (golfer) - Professional golfer, Derrick Jones - Football player.

San Bernardino County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Barstow and their reported violations in the past:

NPS - KELSO DEPOT (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
NPS - HOLE IN THE WALL CAMPGROUND (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-16-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
BAR-LEN MWC (Population served: 124, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-04-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Arsenic
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Arsenic
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Arsenic
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005)
NPS - ZZYZX DESERT STUDIES CENTER (Population served: 27, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SLASH X RANCH CAFE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Barstow that have no violations reported:

  • SHADY LANE RV CAMP (Population served: 165, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NPS - MID HILLS (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.8 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.0%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.4%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Barstow in 2010:

  • 173 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 99 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 42 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 28 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
287 people in nursing homes in 2000
108 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Barstow (2011 data):

  • East West Bank: Barstow Branch at 945 East Armory Road, branch established on 1983/10/20. Info updated 2010/06/14: Bank assets: $21,962.4 mil, Deposits: $17,501.8 mil, headquarters in Pasadena, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 131 total offices, Holding Company: East West Bancorp, Inc.
  • Union Bank, National Association: Barstow Branch at 239 East Main Street, branch established on 1957/01/07. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Barstow Branch at 1291 East Main Street, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Barstow Branch at 524 East Main Street, branch established on 1935/12/09. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Barstow:

Marital status in Barstow, CA
  • Never married: 38.4%
  • Now married: 37.9%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

For population 25 years and over in Barstow:

  • High school or higher: 78.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 10.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Barstow
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Barstow, CA (based on San Bernardino County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic445,33455
Evangelical Protestant243,524832
Other80,047205
Mainline Protestant26,062135
Black Protestant14,96937
Orthodox3,86810
None1,221,406-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 301
San Bernardino County:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 114
This county:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 320
San Bernardino County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 940
This county:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
San Bernardino County:

7.4%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.1%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.2%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.1%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Barstow:

45.7%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Barstow:

28.7
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Barstow:

21.7%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Barstow:

12.0%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Barstow:

34.0%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
This city:

54.4%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.9%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Barstow, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 37$331,070$107,3740$0
Other and Unallocable 20$135,131$81,0791$2,725
Firefighters 20$165,067$99,0405$2,161
Police - Other 13$78,821$72,7581$762
Parks and Recreation 12$61,315$61,31516$18,285
Streets and Highways 10$88,531$106,2376$12,972
Financial Administration 9$72,156$96,2080$0
Sewerage 4$28,151$84,4530$0
Other Government Administration 4$48,571$145,7130$0
Solid Waste Management 3$21,066$84,2640$0
Fire - Other 2$9,855$59,1300$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$13,771$82,6260$0
Transit 1$9,015$108,1800$0
Totals for Government 137$1,062,520$93,06729$36,905

Barstow government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,680,000 ($112.06)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,499,000 ($62.68)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $8,260,000 ($345.38)
    Central Staff Services: $5,186,000 ($216.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,798,000 ($158.81)
    Sewerage: $3,485,000 ($145.72)
    Transit Utilities: $2,755,000 ($115.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,148,000 ($89.81)
    Regular Highways: $2,067,000 ($86.43)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,621,000 ($67.78)
    Financial Administration: $983,000 ($41.10)
    Housing and Community Development: $612,000 ($25.59)
    Hospitals: $266,000 ($11.12)
    Health - Other: $255,000 ($10.66)
    General - Other: $231,000 ($9.66)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $148,000 ($6.19)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $373,000 ($15.60)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $666,000 ($27.85)
    Sewerage: $349,000 ($14.59)
    Transit Utilities: $283,000 ($11.83)
    Police Protection: $8,000 ($0.33)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,466,000 ($353.99)

Barstow government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,022,000 ($168.17)
    Sewerage: $3,969,000 ($165.96)
    Parks and Recreation: $301,000 ($12.59)
    Other: $211,000 ($8.82)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $378,000 ($15.81)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $997,000 ($41.69)
    Fines and Forfeits: $171,000 ($7.15)
    Rents: $142,000 ($5.94)
    General Revenue - Other: $92,000 ($3.85)
    Sale of Property: $42,000 ($1.76)
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $260,000 ($10.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $680,000 ($28.43)
    Other: $282,000 ($11.79)
    General Local Government Support: $36,000 ($1.51)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $11,691,000 ($488.84)
    Property: $8,553,000 ($357.63)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,912,000 ($79.95)
    Public Utilities Sales: $590,000 ($24.67)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $187,000 ($7.82)
    Other: $173,000 ($7.23)
    Other License: $148,000 ($6.19)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $17,000 ($0.71)

Barstow government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,402,000 ($434.94)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,836,000 ($411.27)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $566,000 ($23.67)

Barstow government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,736,000 ($114.40)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,833,000 ($1372.85)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,689,000 ($279.69)

6.15% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,506 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.15%
California average:

5.03%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($422 average AGI)
San Bernardino County:

0.06%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Los Angeles County, CA  2.36% ($47,062 average AGI)
from Riverside County, CA  1.21% ($44,347)
from Orange County, CA  0.45% ($54,634)


6.04% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,360 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
California average:

5.21%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($442 average AGI)
San Bernardino County:

0.06%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Riverside County, CA  1.44% ($51,234 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  1.41% ($44,592)
to Orange County, CA  0.44% ($65,610)
Businesses in Barstow, CA
NameCountNameCount
99 Cents Only Stores1Kroger1
ALDO2Levi Strauss & Co.1
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
Aeropostale1McDonald's3
American Eagle Outfitters1Motel 61
Ann Taylor2Nike1
Arby's1Nissan1
AutoZone1Old Navy1
Banana Republic1Pac Sun1
Best Western1Panda Express2
Carl\s Jr.2Payless1
Chipotle1Penske1
Church's Chicken1Pizza Hut1
Circle K2Popeyes1
Curves1Quality1
Days Inn2RadioShack1
Dennys3Ramada1
DressBarn1Rite Aid1
Econo Lodge1Rodeway Inn1
El Pollo Loco1Safeway1
FedEx5Skechers USA1
Ford1Starbucks3
GNC1Subway4
Gap1Super 81
Gymboree1T-Mobile2
H&R Block1Travelodge1
Holiday Inn2U-Haul2
Home Depot1UPS7
IHOP1Vans1
Jack In The Box2Vons1
KFC2Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Barstow:

  • KIQQ (1310 AM; 5 kW; BARSTOW, CA)
  • KSZL (1230 AM; 1 kW; BARSTOW, CA; Owner: DOS COSTAS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KIXW (960 AM; 5 kW; APPLE VALLEY, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KWRN (1550 AM; 5 kW; APPLE VALLEY, CA; Owner: MAJOR MARKET STATONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Barstow:

  • KBTW (104.5 FM; LENWOOD, CA; Owner: LAZER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KRXV (98.1 FM; YERMO, CA; Owner: KHWY, INC.)
  • KJAT (105.3 FM; YERMO, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KHDR (96.9 FM; LENWOOD, CA; Owner: THE DRIVE LLC)
  • KIXW-FM (107.3 FM; LENWOOD, CA; Owner: HIGHWAY RADIO, INC.)
  • KDUC (94.3 FM; BARSTOW, CA; Owner: DOS COSTAS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KXXZ (95.9 FM; BARSTOW, CA; Owner: DOS COSTAS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K202DM (88.3 FM; BARSTOW, CA; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K212EK (90.3 FM; VICTORVILLE, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K210DL (89.9 FM; APPLE VALLEY, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KVFG (103.1 FM; VICTORVILLE, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KATJ-FM (100.7 FM; GEORGE, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KELT (92.7 FM; RIVERSIDE, CA; Owner: AMATURO GROUP OF L.A., LTD)
  • KXRD (89.5 FM; VICTORVILLE, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KHMS (88.5 FM; VICTORVILLE, CA; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • K228CO (93.5 FM; BARSTOW, CA; Owner: CENTRO CRISTIANO DE FE, INC.)
  • KLRD (90.1 FM; YUCAIPA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KCXX (103.9 FM; LAKE ARROWHEAD, CA; Owner: ALL-PRO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K219KN (91.7 FM; BARSTOW, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K295AI (106.9 FM; MUSCOY, CA; Owner: ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNITY EDUCATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Barstow:

  • KHIZ (Channel 64; BARSTOW, CA; Owner: SUNBELT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • K69FJ (Channel 69; DAGGETT, CA; Owner: COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO AREA 40)
  • K35BQ (Channel 35; DAGGETT, ETC., CA; Owner: COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO AREA 40)
  • K41CY (Channel 41; DAGGETT, CA; Owner: COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO AREA 40)
  • K61AE (Channel 61; DAGGETT, CA; Owner: COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO AREA 40)
  • K15BZ (Channel 15; DAGGETT, CA; Owner: COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO AREA 40)
  • K19BS (Channel 19; DAGGETT, CA; Owner: COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO, AREA #40)
  • K23BP (Channel 23; DAGGETT, ETC., CA; Owner: COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO AREA 40)
  • KTSK-LP (Channel 17; DAGGETT, ETC., CA; Owner: COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO AREA 40)
  • K26FO (Channel 26; DAGGETT, CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K44DV (Channel 44; DAGGETT, ETC., CA; Owner: COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO AREA 40)
  • K39DW (Channel 39; DAGGETT, ETC., CA; Owner: COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO AREA 40)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Barstow fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 86Number of bridges
  • 1,073ft / 327mTotal length
  • $25,747,000Total costs
  • 1,756,259Total average daily traffic
  • 405,504Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,446,704Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Barstow, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 441960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 281990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Barstow, CA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Barstow)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Barstow, CA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 68 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 99 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 257 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Barstow)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Barstow)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED101$112,83523$76,82691$152,8144$56,4750$018$64,0993$108,703
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$131,3671$84,70018$147,0512$21,8351$1,430,7502$120,8751$56,230
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$91,97911$73,80980$128,91318$41,8440$017$59,2793$54,013
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN17$125,1253$83,60345$139,3512$42,7150$04$71,2000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$87,5404$113,4436$162,4701$176,6800$03$91,2500$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0093.00 , 0094.00, 0095.00, 0118.00, 0120.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$90,4930$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$115,4901$82,410
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$206,0300$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$142,5000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0093.00 , 0094.00, 0095.00, 0118.00, 0120.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Barstow, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Barstow, CA - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 33. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 235 took place in 2008, and the least - 0 in 2012. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Barstow, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (45.1%), and Outside Fires (33.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Barstow, CA
    • 16545.1%Structure Fires
    • 12333.6%Outside Fires
    • 7319.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 51.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Barstow, CA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Barstow, California:

  • Baymont by Wyndham Historic Route 66, 1861 W Main St, Barstow, California 92311 , Phone: (760) 256-1300, Fax: (760) 256-6807
  • Days Inn, 2551 Commerce Pkwy, Barstow, California 92311 , Phone: (760) 253-2121, Fax: (760) 253-2086
  • Super 8, 170 Coolwater Ln, Barstow, California 92311 , Phone: (760) 256-8443, Fax: (760) 256-0997
  • Econo Lodge, 1230 E Main St, Barstow, California 92311 , Phone: (760) 256-2133, Fax: (760) 256-7999
  • Travelodge, 1630 E Main St, Barstow, California 92311 , Phone: (760) 256-8931, Fax: (760) 256-8840
  • Rodeway Inn, 1261 E Main St, Barstow, California 92311 , Phone: (706) 256-7581, Fax: (706) 256-0155
  • Quality Inn Barstow, 1520 E Main St, Barstow, California 92311 , Phone: (888) 714-6835, Fax: (714) 780-1308
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Barstow Ca, 2710 Lenwood Rd, Barstow, California 92311 , Phone: (760) 253-2600, Fax: (760) 253-2644
  • 3 other hotels and motels
All 11 fire-safe hotels and motels in Barstow, California
Most common first names in Barstow, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John15371.6 years
Robert12767.8 years
James12068.7 years
William11674.2 years
Mary11275.3 years
Charles7574.3 years
George7472.9 years
Dorothy6677.1 years
Richard5866.0 years
Joseph5670.8 years
Most common last names in Barstow, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson5072.8 years
Smith4876.4 years
Miller3472.1 years
Williams3475.0 years
Brown3369.4 years
Harris3072.0 years
Sanchez2970.2 years
Jones2972.3 years
Mitchell2573.9 years
Chavez2567.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Barstow, CA
  • 86.9%Utility gas
  • 10.5%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Barstow, CA
  • 75.8%Utility gas
  • 20.6%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.2%Solar energy


Barstow compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Barstow on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 (92327) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swedish first ancestries"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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