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San Bernardino, California - Basic Facts

The City of San Bernardino had a population of 219,320 as of July 1, 2018. San Bernardino ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 San Bernardino is located at latitude 34.1416 and longitude -117.2936 in San Bernardino County. The formal boundaries for the City of San Bernardino (see map below) encompass a land area of 61.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.44 sq. miles. San Bernardino County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,053 feet.

The City of San Bernardino (GNIS ID: 2411777) 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 San Bernardino is located within San Bernardino CCD of San Bernardino County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with San Bernardino population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for San Bernardino: Kaampu`u.

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San Bernardino, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 219,320
Population in Households 212,410
Population in Familes 182,376
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,910
Population Density2 3,566
Diversity Index3 88


Median Household Income $42,123
Average Household Income $57,769
Per Capita Income $16,924


Total Housing Units 67,433 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 28,832 (42.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 32,424 (48.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,176 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $217,757
Average Home Value $265,356


Total Households 61,257
Average Household Size 3.47
Family Households 45,986
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 0.54% 0.61%
Households 0.41% 0.54%
Families 0.41% 0.53%
Median Household Income   2.64%
Per Capita Income   2.89%

San Bernardino, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares San Bernardino to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 17 99th
Population Density # 374 75th
Diversity Index # 61 96th
Median Household Income # 1185 22nd
Per Capita Income # 1326 13th

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