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Overview

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 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.

People

Total Population 12,331
Male Share of the Population 48.3%
Female Share of the Population 51.7%
Senior Citizens 14.2%
Employed Population 16+ 5,670
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 48.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 29%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $77,004
% Above Poverty Level 90.1%
% Below Poverty Level 9.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 29.2%
Median Gross Rent $1,216
Median House Value $237,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 59.2%
US/American 1.1%
English 6.6%
Irish 7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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

Notes:

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

Station RIVERSIDE CITRUS EXP STN
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
Station SAN BERNARDINO F S 226
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
Station FONTANA KAISER (ONTARIO)
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 53,566 $44,653
Loma Linda 23,751 $67,111
Redlands 70,186 $83,333
Rialto 102,018 $52,779
Riverside 316,335 $64,867
San Bernardino 214,112 $39,039

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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