City Area: 36.5 square miles
City plus sphere of influence: 47 square miles
Total Industrial & Commercial Acreage: 6,551 acres


Population: 147,000e (2/2004)
Average Household Income: $81,000
Median Household Income: $67,752 (2002)
Median Age: 32.2 years
Median Home Price: $320,000 1/2004
Number of Housing Units: 36,169

Other Regional Data

Ranked the 2nd best large metro area (the combined San Bernardino/Riverside area) for entrepreneurs by Inc. magazine March, 2004 issue

-Ranked 7th fastest growing U.S. city with a population over 100,000 - July, 2000 to July 2003

-Ranked 3rd fastest growing U.S. city with a population over 100,000 - July, 2001 to July 2002

-Ranked 8th in opportunities for women by Ladies' Home Journal - February, 2000

-Ranked 16th Best City in USA by Ladies' Home Journal - February, 2000

-Highest median income in San Bernardino/Riverside PMSA - Rivals that of Orange County

-Ranked the 6th fastest growing city in the nation by the U.S. Census Bureau

-Ranked 10th safest U.S. City over 100,00 by Morgan Quitno Press (compiled from 1994 FBI statistics)

-Ranked the 11th safest city in the U.S. by Money Magazine

-Ranked the 6th best Southern California City in which to raise children by The L.A. Times.

-Ranked 28th out of 100 cities as the best city in which to do business in California by California Business Magazine. Rancho Cucamonga out-paced other surrounding cities which made the top 100 list (Ontario 43rd, Fontana 40th).

-Recipient of the "Tree City USA" award from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (multiple times)

Smog Improvement Trend

Number of basin days exceeding health standard levels

Data from South Coast AQMD-Historic Ozone Air Quality Trends