San Bernardino is a relatively large city located in the state of California. With a population of 215,784 people and 48 constituent neighborhoods, San Bernardino is the 17th largest community in California.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, San Bernardino is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.46% of the San Bernardino workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. 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 (12.41%), sales jobs (9.10%), and food service (6.10%).
In San Bernardino, just 11.91% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in San Bernardino in 2018 was $17,854, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $71,416 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 65.17% 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, English, Italian, and French.
San Bernardino also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 22.58%.
The most common language spoken in San Bernardino is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.