Fort Irwin, California

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Population in 2010: 8,845.
Males: 5,306  (60.0%)
Females: 3,539  (40.0%)
Median resident age:

22.4 years
California median age:

37.0 years

Zip codes: 92310.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $67,903
Fort Irwin:

$67,903
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,926

Fort Irwin CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $369,900
Fort Irwin:

$369,900
CA:

$568,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $400,753; detached houses: $423,378; townhouses or other attached units: $365,553; in 2-unit structures: $304,140; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $323,282; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $344,862; mobile homes: $145,883; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $28,187

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,431.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fort Irwin: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.0%
(4.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.3% for Black residents, 24.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Fort Irwin, CA (2019)
    • 4,56145.5%White alone
    • 1,89618.9%Hispanic
    • 1,67816.8%Black alone
    • 7957.9%Asian alone
    • 7927.9%Two or more races
    • 1281.3%Other race alone
    • 240.2%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: European (8.3%), Irish (4.6%), American (4.5%), Scotch-Irish (4.4%), Jamaican (3.2%), Afghan (1.7%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 2580 feet

696 residents are foreign born (1.8% Latin America).

This place:

7.0%
California:

26.8%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Apple Valley, CA (60.0 miles , pop. 54,239).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Riverside, CA (99.6 miles , pop. 255,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (126.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Nebo Center, CA (5.6 miles ),
Barstow, CA (5.8 miles ),
Lenwood, CA (6.0 miles ),
Newberry-Baker, CA (6.7 miles ),
Tecopa, CA (6.9 miles),
Red Mountain-Trona, CA (7.0 miles ),
Silver Lakes, CA (7.2 miles ),
Trona, CA (7.2 miles)

Latitude: 35.26 N, Longitude: 116.68 W

Area code: 760

Distribution of median household income in Fort Irwin, CA in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.0%
California:

7.9%

Earthquake activity:

Fort Irwin-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 7393% 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 75.1 miles away from Fort Irwin 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 53.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 132.3 miles away from Fort Irwin center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
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 67.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 152.0 miles away from Fort Irwin center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 247.2 miles away from Fort Irwin 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 (46) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 27
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 24, 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, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Irwin:

  • Barstow Community College (about 34 miles; Barstow, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,120)
  • Cerro Coso Community College (about 60 miles; Ridgecrest, CA; FT enrollment: 2,420)
  • Victor Valley College (about 64 miles; Victorville, CA; FT enrollment: 7,630)
  • California State University-San Bernardino (about 84 miles; San Bernardino, CA; FT enrollment: 15,748)
  • University of Redlands (about 88 miles; Redlands, CA; FT enrollment: 4,854)
  • Crafton Hills College (about 88 miles; Yucaipa, CA; FT enrollment: 3,222)
  • San Bernardino Valley College (about 89 miles; San Bernardino, CA; FT enrollment: 7,444)

Public elementary/middle schools in Fort Irwin:

  • CONGRESSMAN JERRY LEWIS ELEMENTARY (Location: 1800 BLACKHAWK ST., Grades: KG-2)
  • FORT IRWIN MIDDLE (Location: 1700 PORK CHOP HILL ST., Grades: 6-8)
  • TIEFORT VIEW INTERMEDIATE (Location: 8700 ANZIO ST., Grades: 3-5)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Fort Irwin: Fort Irwin Fire Department Station 411 (A), Fort Irwin Fire Department Station 412 (B), Weed Army Community Hospital Medical Library (C), Fort Irwin Post Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Fort Irwin: Jackass Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

3.2 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

88.1%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

1.2%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
1,338 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary) in 2010

Banks with branches in Fort Irwin (2011 data):

  • Armed Forces Bank, National Association: Fort Irwin Branch at Building 37, branch established on 1997/06/02; Fort Irwin Px Branch at Building P918, branch established on 1997/06/10. Info updated 2010/12/16: Bank assets: $1,839.7 mil, Deposits: $1,387.5 mil, headquarters in Fort Leavenworth, KS, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 78 total offices, Holding Company: Dickinson Financial Corporation Ii

For population 15 years and over in Fort Irwin:

Marital status in Fort Irwin, CA
  • Never married: 33.5%
  • Now married: 58.0%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 0.4%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

For population 25 years and over in Fort Irwin:

  • High school or higher: 96.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.9%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
California average:

14.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Fort Irwin
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fort Irwin, 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
San Bernardino County:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 114
San Bernardino County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 320
This county:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

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:
San Bernardino County:

16.2%
California:

17.9%

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 Fort Irwin, CA
NameCountNameCount
Baskin-Robbins1H&R Block1
GNC1Subway1

Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Irwin:

  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • KIQQ (1310 AM; 5 kW; BARSTOW, CA)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Irwin:

  • KRXV (98.1 FM; YERMO, CA; Owner: KHWY, INC.)
  • KJAT (105.3 FM; YERMO, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KQOL-FM (93.1 FM; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXTE (107.5 FM; PAHRUMP, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KOMP (92.3 FM; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: LOTUS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KHDR (96.9 FM; LENWOOD, CA; Owner: THE DRIVE LLC)
  • KDUC (94.3 FM; BARSTOW, CA; Owner: DOS COSTAS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KXXZ (95.9 FM; BARSTOW, CA; Owner: DOS COSTAS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KIXW-FM (107.3 FM; LENWOOD, CA; Owner: HIGHWAY RADIO, INC.)
  • K202DM (88.3 FM; BARSTOW, CA; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KIXF (101.5 FM; BAKER, CA; Owner: HIGHWAY RADIO, INC.)
  • KHRQ (94.9 FM; BAKER, CA; Owner: THE DRIVE LLC)
  • K212EK (90.3 FM; VICTORVILLE, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KBTW (104.5 FM; LENWOOD, CA; Owner: LAZER BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Fort Irwin:

  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KHIZ (Channel 64; BARSTOW, CA; Owner: SUNBELT TELEVISION, INC.)
Fort Irwin fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Fort Irwin fatal accident list:

Sep 26, 2007 12:15 AM, N Loop Rd, Lane Mountain Loop, Lat: 35.254753, Lon: -116.707028, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 21, 2006 11:50 PM, Inner Loop, Lat: 35.260070, Lon: -116.692320, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 11, 2006 09:05 AM, Langford Lake Rd, Lat: 35.259550, Lon: -116.686650, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 11, Fatalities: 1
Oct 3, 1993 04:12 AM, Irwin Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 20, 1989 02:30 AM, Irwin Road, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 105ft / 32.0mTotal length
  • $74,000Total costs
  • 70,357Total average daily traffic
  • 8,439Total average daily truck traffic
  • 102,203Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Fort Irwin, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21960-1969
  • 131980-1989
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Fort Irwin, CA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fort Irwin, CA
  • 100.0%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fort Irwin, CA
  • 59.5%Utility gas
  • 34.8%Electricity
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Other fuel


Fort Irwin compared to California state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Fort Irwin on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of divorced people (15+ years)(population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people living the same house as 1 year ago (population 5,000+))"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married males and females (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 males never married)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Iraq (population 500+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: material moving occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 100 most racially diverse cities"
  • #20 (92310) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #21 (92310) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average reported profit/loss from business (pop 5,000+)"
  • #38 (92310) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #44 (92310) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2012 taxes (pop 5,000+)"
  • #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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