San Bernardino County, CA

2,140,096 Population
20,057 square miles 106.7 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
5.5%
was 5.4%
Ranked 5th Highest in CA
Population Density
106.7
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
49.8%
was 49.0%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
21.1%
was 21.7%
Ranked 22nd Highest in CA
Percent Under 18
26.8%
was 26.8%
Ranked 11th Highest in CA
Percent 65 and Over
11.1%
was 10.7%
Ranked 35th Highest in CA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.9
was 6.5
Ranked 13th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
17.7%
was 19.0%
Ranked 28th Lowest in CA
Median Household Income
$54,469
was $53,803
Ranked 25th Highest in CA
Gini Income Distribution
 
44
44.5
US Gini Index is 42.0
Number of Businesses per 100,000
1,550
Ranked 45th Highest in CA
Patents per 100,000
9
Ranked 36th Highest in CA

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0.8
was 0.9
Ranked 24th Highest in CA
Violent Crimes per 100,000
43.3
was 46.9
Ranked 46th Highest in CA
Property Crimes per 100,000
260.4
was 288.7
Ranked 47th Highest in CA

 Housing

Total Housing Units
714,364
was 711,715
Ranked 5th Highest in CA
Median Rent
$1,202
was $1,139
Ranked 23rd Highest in CA
Total Building Permits
3,424
was 1,897
 
Occupied Housing Units
633,173
was 628,798
 
Homeownership Rate
57.8%
was 57.2%
Ranked 20th Highest in CA
Single Family Building Permits
2,040
was 1,381
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
35.6
was 35.5
Ranked 32nd Highest in CA
Rental Vacancy Rate
23.3%
was 23.6%
Ranked 13th Highest in CA
Multifamily Building Permits
1,384
was 516
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.3
was 3.3
Ranked 7th Highest in CA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
4.9
was 2.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.6
was 0.9
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.0%
was 96.2%
Ranked 35th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
88.1%
Ranked 31st Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.9%
was 98.4%
Ranked 26th Highest in CA

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
78.7%
was 78.9%
Ranked 28th Highest in CA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
20.0%
was 19.4%
Ranked 29th Highest in CA

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