San Bernardino County, California (CA)

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County population in 2012: 2,081,313 (95% urban, 5% rural); it was 1,709,434 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 308,012
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 75,561
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 341,014
Renter-occupied apartments: 228,045 (it was 187,580 in 2000)
% of renters here:

35%
State:

44%

Land area: 20052 sq. mi.

Water area: 52.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 103 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in San Bernardino County: 113.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (25.4%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (18.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 49%
  • Government: 20%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 31%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in San Bernardino County, California:

  • Hispanic or Latino (49.2%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (33.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (8.4%)
  • Asian alone (6.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
Median resident age:  31.0 years
California median age:  35.0 years
Males: 1,011,507  (41.9%)
Females: 1,023,703  (58.1%)
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San Bernardino County,CA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
San Bernardino County:

3.0 people
California:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $52,323 ($42,066 in 1999)

This county:

$52323
California:

$60190

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $962 (lower quartile is $741, upper quartile is $1,227)
This county:

$962
State:

$1120


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $230,500 (it was $124,900 in 2000)
San Bernardino:

$230,500
California:

$373,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $135,200 - $354,000

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $274,924
Here:

$274,924
State:

$516,149

Townhouses or other attached units: $228,898
Here:

$228,898
State:

$433,209

In 2-unit structures: $269,689
Here:

$269,689
State:

$591,113

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $217,619
Here:

$217,619
State:

$414,303

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $228,373
Here:

$228,373
State:

$419,085

Mobile homes: $45,870
Here:

$45,870
State:

$79,966

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $78,058
Here:

$78,058
State:

$74,300
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,650
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $416

Institutionalized population: 25,654

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

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Health of residents in San Bernardino County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is worse than average.
72.2% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
42.7% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
99.7% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
65.3% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 194 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 161 pounds. This is more than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 5767 buildings, average cost: $173,100
  • 2001: 6818 buildings, average cost: $178,600
  • 2002: 9126 buildings, average cost: $175,100
  • 2003: 10541 buildings, average cost: $176,500
  • 2004: 13960 buildings, average cost: $182,900
  • 2005: 15135 buildings, average cost: $187,600
  • 2006: 12616 buildings, average cost: $187,400
  • 2007: 6302 buildings, average cost: $192,200
  • 2008: 1976 buildings, average cost: $179,900
  • 2009: 1481 buildings, average cost: $198,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,286 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,277 (0.7%)

San Bernardino County household income distribution in 2009 San Bernardino County home values distribution San Bernardino County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.1%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.4% for Black residents, 23.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.8% for American Indian residents, 10.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 23.6% for other race residents, 19.7% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.1%
San Bernardino County:

19.1%
California:

16.8%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.4% for Black residents, 23.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.9% for American Indian residents, 11.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 23.6% for other race residents, 19.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 32 years old
(Males: 31 years old, Females: 33 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43 years old, Black residents: 31 years old, American Indian residents: 35 years old, Asian residents: 38 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26 years old, Other race residents: 28 years old)

Area name: Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in San Bernardino County is $781 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $911 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1294 a month.

Cities in this county include: San Bernardino, Ontario, Fontana, Rancho Cucamonga, Rialto, Upland, Chino, Chino Hills, Victorville, Redlands.

San Bernardino County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Zip codeCityNumber of testsNumber of tests >= 4 pCi/L
91701Alta Loma320
91708Chino20
91709Chino Hills270
91710Chino140
91730Rancho Cucamonga340
91737Alta Loma182
91739Rancho Cucamonga140
91761Ontario70
91762Ontario190
91763Montclair30
91764Ontario221
91784Upland160
91785Upland10
91786Upland222
92242Earp10
92252Joshua Tree60
92256Morongo Valley21
92268Pioneertown20
92277Twentynine Palms170
92278Twentynine Palms77314
92284Yucca Valley170
92285Landers20
92286Yucca Valley10
92301Adelanto70
92307Apple Valley271
92308Apple Valley80
92310Fort Irwin220
92311Barstow362
92312Barstow20
92313Grand Terrace40
92314Big Bear City81
92315Big Bear Lake30
92316Bloomington20
92317Blue Jay43
92322Cedarpines Park11
92324Colton100
92325Crestline1912
92326Crest Park10
92329Phelan20
92335Fontana340
92336Fontana160
92337Fontana30
92338Ludlow10
92340Hesperia20
92341Green Valley Lake1511
92342Helendale40
92345Hesperia60
92346Highland170
92347Hinkley10
92352Lake Arrowhead61
92354Loma Linda100
92356Lucerne Valley53
92358Lytle Creek10
92359Mentone40
92363Needles550
92366Mountain Pass274
92371Phelan10
92373Redlands290
92374Redlands850
92376Rialto120
92377Rialto40
92382Running Springs52
92386Sugarloaf30
92391Twin Peaks71
92392Victorville170
92393Victorville10
92395Victorville40
92397Wrightwood91
92398Yermo20
92399Yucaipa100
92401San Bernardino30
92404San Bernardino100
92405San Bernardino60
92407San Bernardino70
92410San Bernardino10
92412San Bernardino10
92416San Bernardino10
93558Red Mountain10

2005 air pollution in San Bernardino County:

Carbon Monoxide: 2 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Lead: 0.01 µg/m3 (standard limit: 1.5 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.031 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Significanly above U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.166 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Significanly above U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.130 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Significanly above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 51 µg/m3. Significanly above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 111 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 18.8 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 50 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.002 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.004 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Below U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in San Bernardino County: Big Horn Campground (A), Mormon Rocks Forest Service Station (B), Pauite Campground (C), Horse Target Shooting Area (D), Stone House Crossing Campground (E), Coldwater Campground (F), Kelly Camp (G), Hess Ranch (H), Old Baldy Council Camp (I), Indian Cove Campground (J), Indian Cove Ranger Station (K), Pasadena Camp (L), Ironwood Campsite (M), Joshua Tree National Park Headquarters (N), Kee Ranch (O), Keys Ranch (P), Horse Spring Campground (Q), Hitching Ranch (R), Hitchcock Ranch (S), Lafon Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in San Bernardino County include: First Baptist Church of Hinkley (A), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (B), Vineyard Christian Fellowship Church of Barstow (C), Hi-Desert Christian Center (D), Newbury Community Church (E), Yermo Bible Church (F), Church of the Lake (G), Abundant Life Church (H), Fawnskin Community Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Daggett Cemetery (1), Mount View Cemetery (2), Kramer Cemetery (3), Mountain Valley Memorial Park Cemetery (4), Wilbur Grave (5), Holly Cemetery (6), Rodigues Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Baldwin Lake (A), Coyote Holes (B), The Tarn (C), Jenks Lake (D), Bristol Lake (E), Cadiz Lake (F), Green Valley Lake (G), Danby Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Oak Creek (A), Oak Cove Creek (B), North Fork Whitewater River (C), High Creek (D), North Fork Mission Creek (E), Halloran Wash (F), Grass Valley Creek (G), North Creek (H), Gary Wash (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in San Bernardino County include: Mojave National Preserve (1), Joe Elliot Tree Memorial (2), Salt Creek Hills ACEC (3), Amargosa Canyon Natural Area ACEC (4), Heart Bar State Park (5), Glen Helen Regional Park (6), Aspen Glen Picnic Area (7), Barstow Heights Park (8), Covington Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Clark County, Nevada , La Paz County, Arizona , Mohave County, Arizona , Inyo County , Kern County , Los Angeles County , Orange County , Riverside County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.4%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 108,262
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 74.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 318,647 (38% naturalized citizens)

San Bernardino County:

18.6%
Whole state:

26.2%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 48,054
  • 1990 to 1994: 50,213
  • 1985 to 1989: 63,795
  • 1980 to 1984: 47,511
  • 1975 to 1979: 39,181
  • 1970 to 1974: 27,660
  • 1970 to 1974: 15,374
  • 1965 to 1969: 26,859

Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 69.3%

San Bernardino County marital status for males San Bernardino County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in San Bernardino County with a mortgage: 245,563 (41,525 second mortgage, 16,321 home equity loan, 1,011 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 51,142

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

79.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for San Bernardino County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic445,33455
Evangelical Protestant243,524832
Other80,047205
Mainline Protestant26,062135
Black Protestant14,96937
Orthodox3,86810
None1,221,406-
San Bernardino County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 301
San Bernardino County:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
Here:

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.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 940
This county:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
San Bernardino County:

7.4%
California:

7.3%

Adult obesity rate:
San Bernardino County:

27.1%
State:

21.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.2%
State:

17.9%

Agriculture in San Bernardino County:

Average size of farms: 371 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $445,776
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $3189.01
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 10.21%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 80.51%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $367,895
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 7.35%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 89.31%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $72,654
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.05%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 52.83
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 58.32%
Vegetables: 3,875 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 8,413 acres

Tornado activity:

San Bernardino County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below California state average. It is 124448130.9 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 9/7/1982, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

San Bernardino County-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 732% 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 29.5 miles away from San Bernardino County 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 32.4 miles away from the county center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 122.2 miles away from the county 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 11.8 miles away from the county center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 109.6 miles away from San Bernardino County center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 4/21/1918 at 22:32:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK) earthquake occurred 47.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent 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: 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).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (60%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • El Salvador (3%)
  • Vietnam (3%)
  • Guatemala (2%)
  • Korea (2%)
  • Canada (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in San Bernardino County (%):

  • German (8%)
  • English (5%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • United States or American (5%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Dutch (1%)

San Bernardino County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 484,631 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 115,538 (18%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 8,702 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 176 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 390 (0%)
  • Railroad: 3,016 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 60 (0%)
  • Taxi: 283 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 1,467 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 2,715 (0%)
  • Walked: 15,867 (2%)
  • Other means: 5,187 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 20,676 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in San Bernardino County, California in 2000:

  • 11,002 people in state prisons
  • 7,107 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 4,767 people in nursing homes
  • 4,699 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 3,847 people in wards in military hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 3,641 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 1,776 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 1,590 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,466 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 1,217 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 998 people in other group homes
  • 681 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 577 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 304 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 253 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 213 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 186 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 164 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 126 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 108 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 108 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 103 people in religious group quarters
  • 100 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 41 people in halfway houses
  • 40 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 11 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 6 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 4 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents

People in group quarters in San Bernardino County, California in 2010:

  • 6,491 people in federal prisons
  • 6,316 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 6,036 people in state prisons
  • 4,718 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 4,501 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 2,867 people in college/university student housing
  • 2,673 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 1,831 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 1,506 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 906 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 835 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 570 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 314 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 268 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 187 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 23 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 12 people in correctional residential facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $49,654.

6.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,375 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.59%
California average:

5.03%


0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($439 average AGI)
San Bernardino County:

0.08%
California average:

0.07%

4.92% relocated from other counties in California ($28,100 average AGI)
1.60% relocated from other states ($7,836 average AGI)
San Bernardino County:

1.60%
California average:

1.68%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Los Angeles County, CA  2.60% ($38,459 average AGI)
from Riverside County, CA  1.28% ($35,688)
from Orange County, CA  0.43% ($42,770)
from San Diego County, CA  0.20% ($34,877)
from Clark County, NV  0.12% ($29,017)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.08% ($30,369)
from Kern County, CA  0.05% ($29,742)


6.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,070 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.61%
California average:

5.12%


0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($451 average AGI)
San Bernardino County:

0.09%
California average:

0.10%

4.51% relocated to other counties in California ($26,126 average AGI)
2.02% relocated to other states ($11,493 average AGI)
San Bernardino County:

2.02%
California average:

1.74%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Los Angeles County, CA  1.77% ($34,625 average AGI)
to Riverside County, CA  1.53% ($40,820)
to Orange County, CA  0.49% ($44,337)
to San Diego County, CA  0.24% ($36,853)
to Clark County, NV  0.15% ($34,480)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.10% ($35,879)
to Kern County, CA  0.05% ($32,128)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 19.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.8
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 15.7

Births per 1000 population in San Bernardino County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 6.0

Deaths per 1000 population in San Bernardino County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2012: 6.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in San Bernardino County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 179,248 (148,115 aged, 31,133 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 88.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 63.3
  • Cut/Pierce - 9.5
  • Suffocation - 2.8
  • Other - 12.4

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 94.4. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 46.6
  • Suffocation - 22.9
  • Poisoning - 17.2
  • Cut/Pierce - 1.8
  • Other - 5.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,995,156

Size of family households: 131,565 2-persons, 99,341 3-persons, 101,545 4-persons, 67,176 5-persons, 34,965 6-persons, 35,848 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 108,095 1-person, 25,195 2-persons, 4,542 3-persons, 1,838 4-persons, 791 5-persons, 371 6-persons, 346 7-or-more-persons.

347,453 married couples with children.
128,727 single-parent households (32,391 men, 96,336 women).

66.0% of residents of San Bernardino County speak English at home.
27.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (54% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
2.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
3.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (68% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $8,288,770,000 ($4315 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,449,960,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $2,975,106,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $1,716,182,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $10,293,000
Federal grants: $1,684,027,000
Federal procurement contracts: $776,971,000 ($559,497,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,126,190,000 ($650,114,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $155,329,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,506,051,000
Federal Government insurance: $983,158,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 157,267
Here:

80 per 1000 residents
State:

77 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 61,060
Here:

31 per 1000 residents
State:

34 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +39,466
Here:

+20 per 1000 residents
State:

+39 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +120,496
Here +61 per 1000 residents
State -18 per 1000 residents

Population growth in San Bernardino County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 372.18 millions of gallons per day (75% from ground, 25% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

3.5

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 6,097
  • 2000 to 2004: 111,422
  • 1990 to 1999: 91,212
  • 1980 to 1989: 160,447
  • 1970 to 1979: 123,090
  • 1960 to 1969: 77,959
  • 1950 to 1959: 79,841
  • 1940 to 1949: 27,701
  • 1939 or earlier: 25,484
Rooms in houses/apartments in San Bernardino County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 1,361
  • 2 rooms: 8,626
  • 3 rooms: 29,764
  • 4 rooms: 29,685
  • 5 rooms: 70,275
  • 6 rooms: 84,521
  • 7 rooms: 61,630
  • 8 rooms: 33,392
  • 9+ rooms: 21,760
  • 1 room: 9,465
  • 2 rooms: 26,972
  • 3 rooms: 34,111
  • 4 rooms: 49,516
  • 5 rooms: 34,297
  • 6 rooms: 19,669
  • 7 rooms: 8,687
  • 8 rooms: 3,331
  • 9+ rooms: 1,532
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in San Bernardino County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 7,393
  • 1 bedroom: 21,831
  • 2 bedrooms: 66,360
  • 3 bedrooms: 148,377
  • 4 bedrooms: 84,622
  • 5+ bedrooms: 12,431
  • no bedroom: 14,517
  • 1 bedroom: 50,224
  • 2 bedrooms: 73,254
  • 3 bedrooms: 37,682
  • 4 bedrooms: 10,915
  • 5+ bedrooms: 988
Cars and other vehicles available in San Bernardino County, California in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 12,930
  • 1 vehicle: 84,105
  • 2 vehicles: 149,179
  • 3 vehicles: 66,492
  • 4 vehicles: 19,920
  • 5+ vehicles: 8,388
  • no vehicle: 29,190
  • 1 vehicle: 87,021
  • 2 vehicles: 55,650
  • 3 vehicles: 11,475
  • 4 vehicles: 2,934
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,310

50% of San Bernardino County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 61% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 76% lived in California.

San Bernardino County:

49.6%
State average:

52.5%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $94,600


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in San Bernardino County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (84.2%)
  • Electricity (8.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.5%)
  • Wood (1.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)
  • Utility gas (71.7%)
  • Electricity (22.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.1%)
  • No fuel used (1.1%)
  • Wood (0.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 17,253
Here:

6.5%
California:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 7,574
Here:

6.2%
California:

7.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 14,565
Here:

15.9%
California:

15.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

San Bernardino County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $414,089,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,027,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $23,863,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $18,754,000
    General - Other: $10,146,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,628,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,683,000
    Parks and Recreation: $205,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $373,485,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $356,151,000
    Police Protection: $220,503,000
    Health - Other: $218,490,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $207,903,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $156,271,000
    Correctional Institutions: $153,916,000
    General - Other: $149,094,000
    Regular Highways: $72,203,000
    Solid Waste Management: $67,933,000
    Financial Administration: $55,368,000
    Corrections - Other: $48,228,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $36,869,000
    Central Staff Services: $32,009,000
    Local Fire Protection: $30,374,000
    General Public Buildings: $30,284,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $27,224,000
    Parks and Recreation: $15,335,000
    Libraries: $14,792,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $7,636,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,149,000
    Sewerage: $2,652,000
    Air Transportation: $1,685,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $1,644,505,000
    Corporate Bonds: $825,515,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $203,233,000
    Benefit Payments: $192,531,000
    Other Investments - Other: $76,672,000
    Withdrawals: $11,357,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $115,616,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $142,326,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $5,901,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $66,211,000
    Police Protection: $21,959,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,574,000
    Air Transportation: $3,897,000
    Hospitals: $2,896,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,442,000
    Regular Highways: $2,264,000
    Financial Administration: $2,107,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $929,000
    Health - Other: $813,000
    Corrections - Other: $793,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $568,000
    Housing and Community Development: $216,000
    Central Staff Services: $208,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $74,000
    General Public Building: $61,000
    Correctional Institutions: $48,000
    Local Fire Protection: $25,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,068,762,000

San Bernardino County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $331,317,000
    All Other: $263,352,000
    Solid Waste Management: $70,758,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,918,000
    Air Transportation: $2,599,000
    Sewerage: $1,940,000
    Regular Highways: $1,838,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,528,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $187,000
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $590,625,000
    From Parent Local Government: $197,343,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $38,368,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $108,723,000
    Housing and Community Development: $17,579,000
    Air Transportation: $3,928,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,783,000
    Natural Resources: $1,593,000
    Education: $98,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $42,385,000
    All Other: $40,691,000
    Sewerage: $76,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $61,713,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $61,067,000
    Sale of Property: $31,604,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $18,636,000
    Special Assessments: $5,826,000
    Rents: $3,902,000
    Royalties: $310,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $917,600,000
    Education: $306,519,000
    All Other: $245,778,000
    Health and Hospitals: $240,438,000
    General Local Government Support: $70,482,000
    Highways: $45,136,000
    Sewerage: $14,000
  • Tax - Property: $326,196,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $17,855,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $16,930,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $7,392,000
    Other License: $7,260,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $6,441,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,208,000
    NEC: $75,000

San Bernardino County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,792,294,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,791,523,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $166,382,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $119,306,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $47,076,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,708,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,937,000

San Bernardino County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $143,706,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $2,078,355,000
    Total Federal Securities: $352,712,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,091,306,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $145,431,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

San Bernardino County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

San Bernardino County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 242 full 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 ORIGINATED14,303$185,8879,132$182,83118,100$229,232901$135,98952$4,036,6734,861$157,509332$103,506
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1,198$182,8411,333$187,6072,805$227,284281$53,7625$4,680,400670$164,276163$73,577
APPLICATIONS DENIED2,885$181,2422,568$170,62410,182$232,4761,040$73,99620$4,903,6002,039$165,967411$83,221
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2,360$185,9631,736$188,2935,408$230,452416$106,3898$3,294,2501,029$155,54779$117,886
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS592$186,014493$193,1951,533$241,34088$116,2164$832,250292$168,83634$89,382
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 222 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED970$213,993161$255,85744$169,6821$166,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED594$229,867157$300,79028$194,0002$220,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED204$217,45684$268,61919$198,6840$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN67$215,83630$259,4674$153,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS77$263,41620$296,3505$173,6000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in San Bernardino County, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5,90673.5 years
Mary5,12078.8 years
William5,11674.0 years
Robert4,64370.2 years
James4,20771.3 years
Charles3,11173.6 years
George2,99775.3 years
Helen2,42979.3 years
Dorothy2,31577.4 years
Joseph2,23973.8 years
Most common last names in San Bernardino County, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2,40874.9 years
Johnson1,79974.1 years
Williams1,31373.7 years
Brown1,24473.9 years
Jones1,22173.1 years
Miller1,18774.7 years
Davis1,02674.0 years
Anderson93974.8 years
Wilson89373.5 years
Garcia83470.5 years
Businesses in San Bernardino County, CA
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness11JoS. A. Bank2
7-Eleven60Johnny Rockets2
99 Cents Only Stores22Jones New York20
ALDO6Journeys5
AMF Bowling1Just Tires3
AT&T20Justice5
Abercrombie & Fitch1KFC32
Abercrombie Kids1Kincaid2
Ace Hardware8Kmart6
Aeropostale6Knights Inn3
Albertsons14Kohl's7
American Eagle Outfitters7Kroger26
Ann Taylor6LA Fitness8
Apple Store1La Quinta3
Applebee's9La-Z-Boy5
Arby's14Lane Bryant7
Ashley Furniture2Lane Furniture11
AutoZone42LensCrafters6
Avenue6Levi Strauss & Co.3
BMW1Little Caesars Pizza29
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill4Long John Silver's5
Bakers2Lowe's9
Bally Total Fitness3Macy's3
Banana Republic4Marriott8
Barnes & Noble5Marshalls7
Baskin-Robbins21MasterBrand Cabinets37
Bath & Body Works10Mazda2
Bebe1McDonald's68
Bed Bath & Beyond6Men's Wearhouse6
Ben & Jerry's1Motel 612
Best Western11Motherhood Maternity7
Big O Tires5New Balance11
Blockbuster18New York & Co3
Brookstone2Nike85
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards3Nissan7
Budget Car Rental2Nordstrom3
Buffalo Wild Wings3Office Depot4
Burger King35OfficeMax3
CVS23Old Navy4
Cache1Olive Garden5
CarMax1On The Border1
Carl\s Jr.53Outback4
Casual Male XL5Outback Steakhouse4
Catherines3Pac Sun6
Charlotte Russe2Panda Express19
Chevrolet7Panera Bread5
Chick-Fil-A5Papa John's Pizza13
Chico's2Payless31
Chipotle10Penske16
Chuck E. Cheese's6PetSmart9
Church's Chicken6Pier 1 Imports6
Cinnabon 3Pizza Hut31
Circle K39Popeyes14
Clarks1Pottery Barn1
Cold Stone Creamery12Qdoba Mexican Grill3
Coldwater Creek2Quality2
Comfort Suites2Quiznos23
Costco6RadioShack31
Crate & Barrel1Ramada2
Curves23Red Lobster4
DHL15Red Robin5
Dairy Queen12Red Roof Inn2
Days Inn10Rite Aid37
Decora Cabinetry11Rodeway Inn3
Dennys32Rue212
Discount Tire11Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Domino's Pizza21SAS Shoes5
DressBarn4SONIC Drive-In3
Dressbarn3Safeway7
Econo Lodge4Sam's Club3
Eddie Bauer1Sears26
El Pollo Loco28Sephora5
Express2Sheraton1
Extended Stay America2Skechers USA4
Famous Footwear6Spencer Gifts4
Fashion Bug5Sprint Nextel25
FedEx157Staples11
Finish Line2Starbucks89
Firestone Complete Auto Care8Subaru2
Foot Locker4Subway90
Ford2Super 88
Forever 215T-Mobile82
Fredericks Of Hollywood4T.G.I. Driday's4
GNC39T.J.Maxx1
GameStop21Taco Bell39
Gap5Target15
Goodwill5The Cheesecake Factory1
Gymboree5The Room Place7
H&M4Torrid4
H&R Block54Toyota3
Haagen-Dazs1Toys"R"Us9
Hawthorn1Trader Joe's4
Hilton10Travelodge4
Hobby Lobby2True Value5
Holiday Inn9U-Haul75
Hollister Co.4UPS161
Home Depot16Urban Outfitters1
HomeTown Buffet6Vans42
Honda5Verizon Wireless23
Hot Topic5Victoria's Secret6
Howard Johnson1Volkswagen2
Hyatt1Vons12
IHOP14Walgreens29
IZOD1Walmart12
J. Jill1Wendy's22
J.Crew1Wet Seal5
JCPenney8World Gym2
Jack In The Box47YMCA9
Jamba Juice8

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