Adelanto, California

San Bernardino County


Adelanto is a city in the U.S. state of California with 31 765 inhabitants ( 2010). The city covers an area of ​​138.7 square kilometers and is located in the Mojave Desert in the west of the San Bernardino County.

With the name " Adelanto ", which comes from Spanish and " progress " means the 1917 furnished at this point post office was named. The town was founded in 1915 by E. H. Richardson, the inventor of the electric iron. He bought the patent proceeds the land and wanted to build one of the first planned communities in Southern California.

In the city for its size and its location on average brisk tourism can be observed.

In the vicinity of Adelanto is the converter station of HVDC Intermountain.


The census in 2010 registered approximately 31,700 inhabitants, with a majority of 58 percent of Hispanics, Latinos are called. European ethnic whites are represented in comparison to the rest of the State of California or the United States with 43 ​​percent of the population low. Asians or African Americans are at levels below five percent minorities. The number of households stood at the time of the census, about 7,800. Compared to that census of 2000, the estimated 18,000 residents, the city's population has nearly doubled within a span of ten years. It is remarkable that the proportion of Latinos has increased by around 13 percent, while the share of the white population fell slightly.