Hesperia, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hesperia, California - Basic Facts

The City of Hesperia had a population of 94,520 as of July 1, 2017. Hesperia 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 Hesperia is located at latitude 34.397 and longitude -117.3152 in San Bernardino County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hesperia (see map below) encompass a land area of 73.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. San Bernardino County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 3,186 feet.

The City of Hesperia (GNIS ID: 2410751) 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 Hesperia is located within Victorville-Hesperia CCD of San Bernardino County.

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

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


Total Population 94,520
Daytime Population: Workers 21,201
Daytime Population: Residents 61,070
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 82,271
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 94,492
Population in Familes 83,230
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density2 1,293
Diversity Index3 83


Median Household Income $49,606
Average Household Income $63,539
Per Capita Income $18,302


Total Housing Units 29,744 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,734 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,433 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,576 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $200,292
Average Home Value $245,021


Total Households 27,168
Average Household Size 3.48
Family Households 21,763
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.65% 0.65%
Households 0.38% 0.5%
Families 0.4% 0.5%
Median Household Income   0.68%
Per Capita Income   2.19%

Hesperia, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hesperia 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 # 83 95th
Population Density # 718 53rd
Diversity Index # 262 83rd
Median Household Income # 961 37th
Per Capita Income # 1251 18th

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