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Pinon Hills, California - Basic Facts

The Piñon Hills Census Designated Place had a population of 7,909 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Pinon Hills is located at latitude 34.4425 and longitude -117.622 in San Bernardino County. The formal boundaries for the Piñon Hills Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 32.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. San Bernardino County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,173 feet.

The Piñon Hills Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2627936) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Piñon Hills Census Designated Place is located within Victorville-Hesperia CCD of San Bernardino County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pinon Hills population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pinon Hills: Desert Springs, Desmont, Smithson Springs.

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Pinon Hills, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,909
Daytime Population: Workers 464
Daytime Population: Residents 5,163
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,627
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 7,908
Population in Familes 6,799
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 246
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $45,519
Average Household Income $73,681
Per Capita Income $25,988


Total Housing Units 3,132 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,112 (67.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 677 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 343 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $206,579
Average Home Value $254,830


Total Households 2,789
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 2,078
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.16% 1.06%
Households 1.16% 1.01%
Families 1.15% 1.01%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   3.26%

Pinon Hills, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pinon Hills to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 535 65th
Population Density # 1087 28th
Diversity Index # 759 50th
Median Household Income # 1064 30th
Per Capita Income # 913 40th

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