Victorville is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 135,950 people and 29 constituent neighborhoods, Victorville is the 45th largest community in California.
Unlike some cities, Victorville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Victorville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Victorville is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Victorville who work in sales jobs (14.69%), office and administrative support (9.43%), and food service (5.44%).
Also of interest is that Victorville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.77% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
One downside of living in Victorville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.40 minutes every day commuting to work.
The percentage of people in Victorville with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.88% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Victorville in 2018 was $21,571, which is lower middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $86,284 for a family of four. However, Victorville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Victorville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Victorville 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 Victorville, accounting for 54.60% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Victorville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Victorville include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Victorville's cultural character, accounting for 18.90% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Victorville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.