San Bernardino County, California

San Bernardino County in the U.S. state of California is the largest area of the County USA. The the county seat ( county seat ) is in San Bernardino.

Geography

The county covers an area of ​​52 073 square kilometers and is located in southeastern California and consists almost entirely of desert and mountains. It extends from the outskirts of Los Angeles to the border of Nevada and the Colorado River. 2000, there were 1,709,434 people in the County. The County belongs to the area of the Greater Los Angeles Area. With an area the county is larger than the second largest German state of Lower Saxony and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The County has three major regions: the Mojave Desert, the San Bernardino Mountains and the San Bernardino Valley.

History

San Bernardino County was formed in 1853 from the Los Angeles County. Parts of this county were given in 1893 to the Riverside County. The Spaniards gave the surveys in southern California with their snow caps the name San Bernardino in honor of Saint Bernard. Saint Bernard is the patron of mountain passes. The name Bernard meaning " strong as a bear ". On 15 May of the year 1940, opened the first McDonald's restaurant by brothers Richard and Maurice McDonald in San Bernardino.

Demographic data

1900-1990 2000 2010

According to the census of 2000, there were 1,709,434 people in San Bernardino County. There were 528 594 households and 404 374 families. The population density was 33 people per square kilometer. The racial the population was composed of 58.91 % White, 9.09 % African American, 1.17 % Native American, 4.69 % Asian, 0.30 % Pacific Islander residents from the and 20.82 % from other races groups; 5.03% were descended from two or more races. 39.16 % of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Of the 528 594 households out of which 43.70 % have children under the age of 18 living with them. 55.80 % were married couples living together, 14.80% had a female householder with no husband. 23.50% were non-families. 18.40 % of all households and 6.60 % had someone living alone at the age of 65 years or older. The average household size was 3.15 and the average family size was 3.58 persons.

Based on the county the population was spread out with 32.30 % under the age of 18, 10.30 % from 18 to 24, 30.20 % from 25 to 44 years, 18.70% between 45 and 64 years and 8.60 % were 65 years old or older. The average age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 99.60 males, 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.20 males.

The median income for a household was $ 42,066, and the median income for a family was $ 46,574. Males have a median income of $ 37,025, women $ 27,993. The per capita income was $ 16,856. 15.80 % percent of the population and 12.60% of families are below the poverty line. 20.60% of those under age 18 and 8.40% were 65 years or older.

Cities and towns

  • Adelanto
  • Apple Valley
  • Barstow
  • Big Bear Lake
  • Blue Jay
  • Chino
  • Chino Hills
  • Colton
  • Fontana
  • Grand Terrace
  • Hesperia
  • Highland
  • Loma Linda
  • Montclair
  • Needles
  • Ontario
  • Rancho Cucamonga
  • Redlands
  • Rialto
  • San Antonio Heights
  • San Bernardino
  • Twentynine Palms
  • Upland
  • Victorville
  • Yucaipa
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