Ontario, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Ontario, California - Basic Facts

The City of Ontario had a population of 169,989 as of July 1, 2016. Ontario ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ontario is located at latitude 34.0394 and longitude -117.6042 in San Bernardino County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ontario (see map below) encompass a land area of 49.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. San Bernardino County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,004 feet.

The City of Ontario (GNIS ID: 2411323) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Ontario is located within Ontario CCD of San Bernardino County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ontario population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Ontario, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 169,989
Population in Households 169,220
Population in Familes 146,671
Population in Group Qrtrs 769
Population Density1 3,404
Diversity Index2 85
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 46,284
Average Household Size 3.66
Family Households 36,600
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 49,267 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 24,819 (50.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 21,465 (43.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,983 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $296,331
Average Home Value $323,560
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,394
Average Household Income $69,266
Per Capita Income $19,056
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.58% 0.62%
Households 0.48% 0.54%
Families 0.45% 0.51%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   1.43%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Ontario, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ontario to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 29 98th
Population Density1 # 396 74th
Diversity Index2 # 170 89th
Median Household Income # 745 51st
Per Capita Income # 1185 22nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.