Introduction to Grand Terrace, California

Grand Terrace, California, in San Bernardino county, is 5 miles S of San Bernardino, California and 7 miles NE of Riverside, California. The people of the city are in the Riverside - San Bernardino metropolitan area. Grand Terrace has a population of 11,626.

Grand Terrace History

The history of Grand Terrace goes back to the Mexican land grants of 1830s and '40s. The development of Grand Terrace started with the construction of the Gage Canal in 1896. Soon after that, this area became an agricultural community. Subsequently, the city was incorporated in 1978 and Tony Petta became the first mayor of Grand Terrace.

Grand Terrace and nearby Attractions

  • Grand Terrace Park
  • UCR/ California Museum of Photography
  • California Citrus State Historic Park
  • AB Brown Sports Complex

Things To Do In Grand Terrace

Grand Terrace is also known as The Blue Mountain City and offers a number of picturesque landscapes. In addition, the city also provides several other recreational activities such as an array of parks and playgrounds, rose gardens, picnic areas, soccer complex and basketball courts.

Grand Terrace Transportation

San Bernardino International Airport is nearby.

Grand Terrace Higher Education

The nearby college is San Bernardino Valley College.


Total Population 12,252
Male Share of the Population 47.4%
Female Share of the Population 52.6%
Senior Citizens 14.3%
Employed Population 16+ 5,764
Age of the Population 37


% of people married 46.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 26%
Median Earnings25+ $43,050
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $26,589
Median Earnings With High School Degree $35,000


Median Family Income $78,763
% Above Poverty Level 90.9%
% Below Poverty Level 9.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.1%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%


People Living Alone 30.7%
Median Gross Rent $1,174
Median House Value $236,500


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 61.4%
US/American 1.1%
English 5.8%
Irish 5.5%

Grand Terrace Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles S of San Bernardino, California (center to center)
Nearest Large City 7 miles NE of Riverside, California
County San Bernardino
Standard Zip Codes 92313, 92324
Phone Area Codes 760
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.033
Longitude -117.312

Grand Terrace Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance 5.1 miles
Jan Temp 42 to 66 F
Apr Temp 48 to 76 F
Jul Temp 61 to 94 F
Oct Temp 53 to 83 F
Annual Precip 10.6 inches
Distance 7.8 miles
Jan Temp 42 to 67 F
Apr Temp 49 to 77 F
Jul Temp 63 to 96 F
Oct Temp 54 to 83 F
Annual Precip 16.4 inches
Distance 12.2 miles
Jan Temp 45 to 68 F
Apr Temp 49 to 76 F
Jul Temp 62 to 95 F
Oct Temp 56 to 83 F
Annual Precip 14.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Colton 53,129 $44,608
Loma Linda 23,648 $68,223
Redlands 69,787 $85,484
Rialto 101,367 $52,595
Riverside 313,041 $63,418
San Bernardino 213,044 $40,305
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