San Bernardino, CA

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Living in San Bernardino

San Bernardino is a relatively large city located in the state of California. With a population of 215,941 people and 48 constituent neighborhoods, San Bernardino is the 17th largest community in California.

When you are in San Bernardino, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.59% of San Bernardino’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, San Bernardino is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in San Bernardino who work in office and administrative support (12.91%), sales jobs (9.29%), and food service (5.96%).

The rate of college-level education in San Bernardino is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.74% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in San Bernardino in 2018 was $16,504, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $66,016 for a family of four. However, San Bernardino contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

San Bernardino is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call San Bernardino home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in San Bernardino, accounting for 64.78% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of San Bernardino residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in San Bernardino include German, Irish, Italian, English, and French.

San Bernardino also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 23.19%.

The most common language spoken in San Bernardino is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.