San Bernardino, CA

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Population

215,252

0.313% growth

Poverty Rate

30.6%


Median Age

29.4


Median Household Income

$41,027

6.69% growth

Number of Employees

78,721

2.6% growth

Median Property Value

$202,100

14.3% growth

About

In 2017, San Bernardino, CA had a population of 215k people with a median age of 29.4 and a median household income of $41,027. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of San Bernardino, CA grew from 214,581 to 215,252, a 0.313% increase and its median household income grew from $38,456 to $41,027, a 6.69% increase.

The population of San Bernardino, CA is 64.3% Hispanic or Latino, 15.3% White Alone, and 13.2% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in San Bernardino, CA speak a non-English language, and 85% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in San Bernardino, CA are California State University-San Bernardino (4,835 degrees awarded in 2017), San Bernardino Valley College (1,699 degrees), and Concorde Career College-San Bernardino (432 degrees).

The median property value in San Bernardino, CA is $202,100, and the homeownership rate is 46.8%. Most people in San Bernardino, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 26.7 minutes. The average car ownership in San Bernardino, CA is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of San Bernardino, CA employs 78.7k people. The largest industries in San Bernardino, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (10,449 people), Retail Trade (9,987 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (7,828 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($60,442), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($53,571), and Public Administration ($39,638).

Median household income in San Bernardino, CA is $41,027. Males in San Bernardino, CA have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,252. The income inequality in San Bernardino, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$41,027

2017 value

± $956

6.69%

1 Year Growth

± 3.45%

Households in San Bernardino, CA have a median annual income of $41,027, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $38,456 in 2016, which represents a 6.69% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$72,235

Average Male Salary

± $699

$57,252

Average Female Salary

± $582

In 2017, full-time male employees in California made 1.26 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in California by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $65,946 ± $1,081

  2. White

    $59,925 ± $556

  3. Two or More Races

    $49,289 ± $1,826

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of California workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.1 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in California by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for San Bernardino, CA is from California.

0.5

2017 Wage GINI

0.5

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in California was 0.5 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.16% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for California was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in California in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in California across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 45.03

  2. Census Tract 27.06

  3. Census Tract 71.10

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in San Bernardino, CA was Census Tract 45.03 with a value of $112,396, followed by Census Tract 27.06 and Census Tract 71.10, with respective values of $98,750 and $73,849.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

30.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in San Bernardino, CA (63k out of 206k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females 18 - 24.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Hispanic

    43,459 ± 1,545

  2. White

    34,059 ± 1,392

  3. Other

    13,582 ± 973

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

78.7k

2017 Value

± 2,053

2.6%

1 Year growth

± 3.62%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in San Bernardino, CA grew at a rate of 2.6%, from 76.7k employees to 78.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in San Bernardino, CA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (12,247 people), Sales & Related Occupations (7,531 people), and Material Moving Occupations (6,311 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of San Bernardino, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of San Bernardino, CA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (12,247 people), Sales & Related Occupations (7,531 people), and Material Moving Occupations (6,311 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, San Bernardino, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Material Moving Occupations (3.06 times higher than expected), Transportation Occupations (1.66 times), and Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (1.66 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of San Bernardino, CA, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($78,989), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($65,972), and Legal Occupations ($60,063).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

78.7k

2017 Value

± 2,053

2.6%

1 Year growth

± 3.62%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in San Bernardino, CA grew at a rate of 2.6%, from 76.7k employees to 78.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in San Bernardino, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (10,449 people), Retail Trade (9,987 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (7,828 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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Most Common

The most common industries in San Bernardino, CA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (10,449 people), Retail Trade (9,987 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (7,828 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, San Bernardino, CA has an unusually high number of Transportation & Warehousing (2.33 times higher than expected), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (1.63 times), and Wholesale Trade (1.31 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in San Bernardino, CA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($60,442), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($53,571), and Public Administration ($39,638).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $232B

  2. $172B

  3. $136B

In 2015, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $232B, followed by Mixed freight ($172B) and Gasoline ($136B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound California products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.7T

2020 Value

$2.48T

Projected 2045 Value

46.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound California trade was $1.7T. This is expected to increase 46.3% to $2.48T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound California trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $71.8B

  2. $46.9B

  3. $34B

In 2015, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $71.8B, followed by Arizona with $46.9B and Washington and $34B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that California shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

84.2% of the population of San Bernardino, CA has health coverage, with 30.4% on employee plans, 40.6% on Medicaid, 5.12% on Medicare, 7.02% on non-group plans, and 0.984% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of San Bernardino, CA was $7,549 in 2014. This is a 4.04% increase from the previous year ($7,256).

Primary care physicians in San Bernardino, CA see 1752 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.574% increase from the previous year (1742 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1466 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 515 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Tehama County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (10.6%). Additionally, Tulare County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,752 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in San Bernardino County, CA see an average of 1,752 patients per year. This represents a 0.574% increase from the previous year (1,742 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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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,549

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,735

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,368

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,833

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in California (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.04%, from $7,256 to $7,549.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

15.8%

Uninsured

30.4%

Employer Coverage

40.6%

Medicaid

5.12%

Medicare

7.02%

Non-Group

0.984%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in San Bernardino, CA declined by 14.7% from 18.6% to 15.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in San Bernardino, CA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 10.6% prevalence

  2. 10.5% prevalence

  3. 10.3% prevalence

Tehama County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in California, at 10.6%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in California by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

San Bernardino, CA is home to a population of 215k people, from which 85% are citizens. As of 2017, 23.6% of San Bernardino, CA residents were born outside of the country (50.7k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of San Bernardino, CA is composed of 138k Hispanic or Latino residents (64.3%), 32.9k White Alone residents (15.3%), 28.4k Black or African American Alone residents (13.2%), 8.94k Asian Alone residents (4.15%), 5.35k Two or More Races residents (2.48%), 522 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.243%), 405 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.188%), and 366 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.17%).

Age

Age by Nativity

24

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

44

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 0.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in San Bernardino, CA was 29.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 24, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in San Bernardino, CA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all San Bernardino, CA residents was 29.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

23.6%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

50.7k people

23.3%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

50.1k people

As of 2017, 23.6% of San Bernardino, CA residents (50.7k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in San Bernardino, CA was 23.3%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    4,212,695 ± 47,591 people

  2. Philippines

    836,199 ± 22,209 people

  3. China

    612,429 ± 19,062 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of California was Mexico, the natal country of 4,212,695 California residents, followed by Philippines with 836,199 and China with 612,429.

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Citizenship

85%

2017 Citizenship

85.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 85% of San Bernardino, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in San Bernardino, CA was 85.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    138k ± 3.96k

  2. White Alone

    32.9k ± 1.34k

  3. Black or African American Alone

    28.4k ± 1.74k

In 2017, there were 4.21 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (138k people) in San Bernardino, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 32.9k White Alone and 28.4k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in San Bernardino, CA as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    2,807 ± 331

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,170 ± 209

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    970 ± 188

San Bernardino, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.4 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in San Bernardino, CA awarded 7,307 degrees. The student population of San Bernardino, CA is skewed towards women, with 14,643 male students and 21,382 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in San Bernardino, CA are Hispanic or Latino (4,006 and 58.1%), followed by White (1,340 and 19.4%), Black or African American (538 and 7.81%), and Asian (413 and 5.99%).

The largest universities in San Bernardino, CA by number of degrees awarded are California State University-San Bernardino (4,835 and 66.2%), San Bernardino Valley College (1,699 and 23.3%), and Concorde Career College-San Bernardino (432 and 5.91%).

The most popular majors in San Bernardino, CA are General Business Administration & Management (1,190 and 16.3%), General Psychology (679 and 9.29%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (450 and 6.16%).

The median tuition costs in San Bernardino, CA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $5,742 and $17,622 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 254 degrees awarded

  2. 925 degrees awarded

  3. 597 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in San Bernardino, CA was Criminal Justice - Safety Studies with 254 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

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 4,835 degrees awarded

  2. 1,699 degrees awarded

  3. 432 degrees awarded

$5,742

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the San Bernardino, CA institution with the largest number of graduating students was California State University-San Bernardino with 4,835 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

2,761

Degrees Awarded to Men

4,546

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 2,761 men were awarded degrees from institutions in San Bernardino, CA, which is 0.607 times less than the 4,546 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    4,006 degrees awarded

  2. White

    1,340 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    538 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in San Bernardino, CA were to Hispanic or Latino students. These 4,006 degrees mean that there were 2.99 times more Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 1,340 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in San Bernardino, CA was $202,100 in 2017, which is 0.88 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $176,800 to $202,100, a 14.3% increase. The homeownership rate in San Bernardino, CA is 46.8%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in San Bernardino, CA have an average commute time of 26.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in San Bernardino, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$202,100

2017 Median

± $4,876

$176,800

2016 Median

± $4,057

In 2017, the median property value in San Bernardino, CA grew to to $202,100 from the previous year's value of $176,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in San Bernardino, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In San Bernardino, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$41,027

Median Household Income

± $956

58k

Number of Households

± 1,639

In 2017, the median household income of the 58k households in San Bernardino, CA grew to $41,027 from the previous year's value of $38,456.

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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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in San Bernardino, CA 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 $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

46.8%

2017 Homeownership

46.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 46.8% of the housing units in San Bernardino, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 46.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in San Bernardino, CA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

26.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in San Bernardino, CA have a longer commute time (26.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.69% of the workforce in San Bernardino, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    74.8%

  2. Carpooled

    15.3%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.81%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in San Bernardino, CA was Drove Alone (74.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (15.3%) and those who Worked At Home (3.81%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

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, followed by 1 car.

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