San Bernardino, CA

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2022 Population
221,041
0.0996% 1-year growth
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
US Senator
Laphonza Butler
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
31.2
0.319% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
20.2%
3.51% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$61,323
10.7% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$347,100
18.5% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
93,480
3.62% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, San Bernardino, CA had a population of 221k people with a median age of 31.2 and a median household income of $61,323. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of San Bernardino, CA grew from 220,821 to 221,041, a 0.0996% increase and its median household income grew from $55,372 to $61,323, a 10.7% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in San Bernardino, CA are Other (Hispanic) (30.4%), White (Hispanic) (24.1%), White (Non-Hispanic) (13.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.5%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (10.8%).

None of the households in San Bernardino, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

86.9% of the residents in San Bernardino, CA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in San Bernardino, CA are California State University-San Bernardino (4,637 degrees awarded in 2022), San Bernardino Valley College (2,876 degrees), and Summit College (400080) (860 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in San Bernardino, CA was $347,100, and the homeownership rate was 48.9%.

Most people in San Bernardino, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.5 minutes. The average car ownership in San Bernardino, CA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

San Bernardino, CA is home to a population of 221k people, from which 86.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 21.8% of San Bernardino, CA residents were born outside of the country (48.2k people).

In 2022, there were 1.26 times more Other (Hispanic) residents (67.2k people) in San Bernardino, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 53.2k White (Hispanic) and 30.6k White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

86.9%
2022 Citizenship
86.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 86.9% of San Bernardino, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in San Bernardino, CA was 86.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in San Bernardino, CA
  1. Other (Hispanic)
    67.2k ± 3.44k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    53.2k ± 3.43k
  3. White (Non-Hispanic)
    30.6k ± 1.69k
67.5%
Hispanic Population
149k people

In 2022, there were 1.26 times more Other (Hispanic) residents (67.2k people) in San Bernardino, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 53.2k White (Hispanic) and 30.6k White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

67.5% of the people in San Bernardino, CA are hispanic (149k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    3,899,021 ± 46,015 people
  2. Philippines
    824,230 ± 22,055 people
  3. China
    685,370 ± 20,148 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of California was Mexico, the natal country of 3,899,021 California residents, followed by Philippines with 824,230 and China with 685,370.

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Foreign-Born Population

21.8%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
48.2k people
22%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
48.6k people

As of 2022, 21.8% of San Bernardino, CA residents (48.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in San Bernardino, CA was 22%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,947 ± 291
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,160 ± 257
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    952 ± 284

San Bernardino, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.68 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of San Bernardino, CA employs 93.5k people. The largest industries in San Bernardino, CA are Transportation & Warehousing (13,552 people), Retail Trade (13,036 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (10,005 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($54,939), Utilities ($54,911), and Information ($54,538).

Males in California have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $75,777. The income inequality in California (measured using the Gini index) is 0.498, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

93.5k
2022 Value
± 2,707
3.62%
1 Year growth
± 3.95%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in San Bernardino, CA grew at a rate of 3.62%, from 90.2k employees to 93.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in San Bernardino, CA, are Material Moving Occupations (12,297 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (11,086 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (8,102 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of San Bernardino, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

93.5k
2022 Value
± 2,707
3.62%
1 Year growth
± 3.95%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in San Bernardino, CA grew at a rate of 3.62%, from 90.2k employees to 93.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in San Bernardino, CA, are Transportation & Warehousing (13,552 people), Retail Trade (13,036 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (10,005 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of San Bernardino, CA, though some of these residents may live in San Bernardino, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$39,134
Median earning men ± $1,414
$29,692
Median earning women ± $1,127

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($63,214), Public Administration ($61,101), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($57,011).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($47,552), Public Administration ($40,853), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($39,788).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.57%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 17.9M people employed in California. This represents a 2.57% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in California.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in California went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 63.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (34.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.07%).

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler are the senators currently representing the state of California. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from California

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Alex Padilla
Senator from California3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Kamala Harris, who had become Vice President of the United States.
Laphonza Butler
Senator from California1
Assumed office on October 3, 2023
Appointed to the seat following the death of Dianne Feinstein.

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler are the senators currently representing California.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from California

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for California have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in San Bernardino, CA awarded 8,995 degrees. The student population of San Bernardino, CA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 12,519 male students and 19,990 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in San Bernardino, CA are Hispanic or Latino (5,618 and 64.4%), followed by White (1,283 and 14.7%), Black or African American (630 and 7.23%), and Asian (495 and 5.68%).

The largest universities in San Bernardino, CA by number of degrees awarded are California State University-San Bernardino (4,637 and 51.6%), San Bernardino Valley College (2,876 and 32%), and Summit College (400080) (860 and 9.56%).

The most popular majors in San Bernardino, CA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,511 and 16.8%), General Business Administration & Management (960 and 10.7%), and General Psychology (641 and 7.13%).

The median tuition cost in San Bernardino, CA for a public four year colleges is $5,742 for in-state students and $17,622 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in San Bernardino, CA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 91.3%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 17.5%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 32,509 (38.5% men and 61.5% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 32,509 students enrolled in San Bernardino, CA, 38.5% men and 61.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 22,004 records, of which 63.1% were women and 36.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 277 degrees awarded
  2. 686 degrees awarded
  3. 536 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in San Bernardino, CA was Sociology with 277 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in San Bernardino, CA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 4,637 degrees awarded
  2. 2,876 degrees awarded
  3. 860 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was California State University-San Bernardino with 4,637 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 3,410 men were awarded degrees from institutions in San Bernardino, CA, which is 0.611 times less than the 5,585 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Hispanic or Latino students. These 5,618 degrees mean that there were 4.38 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 1,283 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($5,742) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,744) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,145) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 2.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 2.26% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Some college (6.9M), High School or Equivalent (6.8M), and Bachelors Degree (6.36M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in San Bernardino, CA was $347,100 in 2022, which is 1.23 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $293,000 to $347,100, a 18.5% increase. The homeownership rate in San Bernardino, CA is 48.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in San Bernardino, CA have an average commute time of 28.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in San Bernardino, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in San Bernardino, CA is $61,323. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in San Bernardino, CA was Census Tract 27.06 with a value of $136,920, followed by Census Tract 45.03 and Census Tract 74.04, with respective values of $102,976 and $100,088.

Property

$347,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,223
$30,532
Median Property Taxes
±$1,366

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In San Bernardino, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

48.9%
Homeownership
2022
67.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 48.9% of the housing units in San Bernardino, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 48.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 27.06
  2. Census Tract 45.03
  3. Census Tract 74.04

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in San Bernardino, CA was Census Tract 27.06 with a value of $136,920, followed by Census Tract 45.03 and Census Tract 74.04, with respective values of $102,976 and $100,088.

The following map shows all of the places in San Bernardino, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$61,323
Median Household Income
± $1,821
62.5k
Number of Households
± 1,971

In 2022, the median household income of the 62.5k households in San Bernardino, CA grew to $61,323 from the previous year's value of $55,372.

The following chart displays the households in San Bernardino, CA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for San Bernardino, CA is from California.
0.498
2022 Wage GINI in California
0.497
2021 Wage GINI in California

In 2022, the income inequality in California was 0.498 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.107% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for California was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in California in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77.5%)
  2. Carpooled (12.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.09%)

In 2022, 77.5% of workers in San Bernardino, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.6%) and those who worked at home (5.09%).

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Commute Time

28.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in San Bernardino, CA have a longer commute time (28.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.95% of the workforce in San Bernardino, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in San Bernardino, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in San Bernardino, CA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

20.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in San Bernardino, CA (42.9k out of 212k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in San Bernardino, CA is Hispanic, followed by White and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

89.3% of the population of San Bernardino, CA has health coverage, with 35.6% on employee plans, 40.1% on Medicaid, 5.62% on Medicare, 7.18% on non-group plans, and 0.74% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in San Bernardino County, CA see 1701 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.118% increase from the previous year (1699 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1356 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 376 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,701 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in San Bernardino County, CA

Primary care physicians in San Bernardino County, CA see an average of 1,701 patients per year. This represents a 0.118% increase from the previous year (1,699 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in San Bernardino County, CA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 30.6% under 18 years, 26.3% between 18 and 34 years, 33.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 9.67% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.5% were men and 51.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.7%
Uninsured
35.6%
Employer Coverage
40.1%
Medicaid
5.62%
Medicare
7.18%
Non-Group
0.74%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in San Bernardino, CA grew by 3.46% from 10.4% to 10.7%.

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