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Overview

Introduction to Norco, California

Norco, California is 4 miles N of Corona, California (center to center) and 8 miles W of Riverside, California. It is in Riverside County. The city is part of the Riverside - San Bernardino metro area. 

Norco History

The city of Norco was originally a part of a large Mexican land grant that was given to Vicenta Sepulveda. The name 'Norco' originates from either its North Corona location or the North Corona Land Company. It was given its current name by the city's founder, though earlier names like 'Citrus Belt' and 'Orchard Heights' are known to have existed. The land area was used basically for farming, but gradually underground mineral springs were discovered, which led to the opening of a posh club called the Norconian Club Resort; this turned out to be a favorite haunt of movie stars. The city has an animal oriented community and is, to date, one of the few California cities where horses are used as alternate modes of transportation. The city of Norco was incorporated in the year 1964.

Norco and Nearby Attractions

  • Norco Branch Riverside City and County Public Library.
  • Norco Animal Shelter.
  • Nellie Weaver Hall.
  • Norconian Lake.
  • Church of the Hill.
  • Kips Korner Park.

Things To Do In Norco

The city of Norco has a few historical buildings like the County Library and Weaver Hall. These are ideal places to learn about the varied history of this city. The city also has an animal shelter and a rehabilitation center that are worth visiting. One of the more popular tourist destinations is the petting zoo called 'Critters To Go.'Additionally, the magnificent Norconian Lake offers a stunning view of the region. One can also visit the quaint churches lining the streets of this beautiful city. The Clark Field, Kips Korner Park, Ingalls Park and the River Trails Park offer excellent entertainment opportunities that can be enjoyed by both adults and children.

Norco Transportation

Ontario International Airport is the local airport.

Norco Higher Education

Chaffey Community College is nearby.

People

Total Population 26,966
Male Share of the Population 55%
Female Share of the Population 45%
Senior Citizens 12.1%
Employed Population 16+ 10,278
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 49.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.1%
Median Earnings25+ $42,301
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $27,294
Median Earnings With High School Degree $36,583

Wealth

Median Family Income $97,576
% Above Poverty Level 93%
% Below Poverty Level 7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 38 minutes
% Working from Home 8.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 19.1%
Median Gross Rent $1,721
Median House Value $410,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 46.9%
US/American 0.6%
English 7.4%
Irish 7.8%

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

Norco Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles N of Corona, California (center to center)
Nearest Large City 8 miles W of Riverside, California
County Riverside
Standard Zip Codes 92860
Phone Area Codes 909
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.931
Longitude -117.547

Norco 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 CORONA
Distance 3.3 miles
Jan Temp 42 to 68 F
Apr Temp 48 to 77 F
Jul Temp 60 to 92 F
Oct Temp 52 to 83 F
Annual Precip 12 inches
Station RIVERSIDE CITRUS EXP STN
Distance 11.6 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 ANAHEIM
Distance 17.9 miles
Jan Temp 45 to 69 F
Apr Temp 51 to 73 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 56 to 80 F
Annual Precip 11.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Chino 82,208 $80,072
Chino Hills 76,796 $104,230
Corona 159,595 $82,384
Ontario 168,218 $56,857
Riverside 316,335 $64,867
Upland 75,542 $69,358

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

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NORCO HIGH
2065 TEMESCAL AVE.
909-736-3241
Serves 2,609 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 23.3

NORCO VISTA HIGH (CONT.)
2065A TEMESCAL AVE.
909-736-3243
A Non-traditional School
Serves 79 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 39.5

VICTRESS BOWER SCHOOL FOR EXCEPTIONAL STUDIES
1250 W. PARKRIDGE AVE.
909-736-4646
A Special Education School
Serves 68 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 6.8

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