For population 25 years and over in Big Bear City:
For population 15 years and over in Big Bear City CDP:
1,742 residents are foreign born (10.1% Latin America, 4.3% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,115 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: San Gorgonio Pass, CA (23.2 miles , pop. 53,533).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Riverside, CA (38.4 miles , pop. 255,166).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (88.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Big Bear Lake, CA (1.9 miles ), Big Bear, CA (2.1 miles ), Running Springs, CA (3.9 miles ), Lake Arrowhead, CA (4.5 miles ), Yucaipa, CA (4.5 miles ), Morongo Valley, CA (4.6 miles ), Mentone, CA (4.6 miles ), Cherry Valley, CA (4.6 miles ).
Latitude: 34.26 N, Longitude: 116.84 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,816 (-24.5%)
Area code: 909
Work and jobs in Big Bear City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Big Bear City, California
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Big Bear City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 6276% 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 18.7 miles away from the city 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 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 29.2 miles away from Big Bear City 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 2.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 97.7 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 4/21/1918 at 22:32:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK) earthquake occurred 46.2 miles away from Big Bear City center
On 1/17/1994 at 12:30:55, a magnitude 6.8 (6.4 MB, 6.8 MS, 6.7 MW, Depth: 11.4 mi) earthquake occurred 99.3 miles away from the city center, causing 60 deaths (60 shaking deaths) and 7000 injuries
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 (42) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 26
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 21, Floods: 16, Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 6, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Floods: 2, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Earthquake: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Public high schools in Big Bear City:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.7 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 41.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 24.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 9.94. This is about average. There were 11 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Big Bear City and their reported violations in the past:LAUREL PINES INC (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Big Bear City that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 19.0%
(18.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 21.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.5% for American Indian residents, 21.1% for other race residents, 9.6% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
People in group quarters in Big Bear City in 2010:
Big Bear City compared to California state average:
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Religion statistics for Big Bear City (based on San Bernardino County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.00%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 301
Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 114
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 320
Number of full-service restaurants: 940
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.77% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,394 average adjusted gross income)
0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($485 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.61% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,936 average adjusted gross income)
0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($390 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Big Bear City fatal accident list:
Oct 23, 2002 05:48 PM, Moonridge Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 166 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Big Bear City)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 27 patent applications in 2008-2014.