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Overview

Introduction to Rancho Cucamonga, California

Incorporated in 1977, Rancho Cucamonga is a city of over 150,000 people located in San Bernardino County in Southern California. It is approximately forty-five minutes east of Los Angeles and near both the Angeles National Forest and the San Bernardino National Forest.

Nearby Los Angeles was ranked in the top thirty "Most Fun U.S. Cities" in a study conducted by Cranium, Inc. in 2004.

Rancho Cucamonga receives sunny dry weather. Summer average daily temperatures are in the mid-nineties, and winter temperatures are in the high sixties (degrees Fahrenheit).

Rancho Cucamonga Arts, Culture, and Entertainment

Residents of Rancho Cucamonga have easy access to all of the entertainment offerings of Los Angeles. In addition, some of the more notable attractions in and around Rancho Cucamonga include:

  • The Casa de Rancho Cucamonga
  • The Rancho Cucamonga Grape Harvest Festival
  • Railroading in the Cajon Pass
  • Victoria Gardens Cultural Center
  • Wineries in and around Rancho Cucamonga

Rancho Cucamonga is home to a Minor League Baseball (MiLB) team, the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes. The Quakes are a Class A Advanced Affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Proximity to Los Angeles also offers access to the following professional sports teams:

  • The Los Angeles Avengers of the Arena Football League (AFL).
  • The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball (MLB).
  • Club Deportivo Chivas USA and the Los Angeles Galaxy of Major League Soccer (MLS).
  • The Los Angeles Clippers and Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
  • The Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL).
  • The Los Angeles Sparks of the WNBA.

People

Total Population 170,170
Male Share of the Population 49.5%
Female Share of the Population 50.5%
Senior Citizens 9%
Employed Population 16+ 82,235
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 49.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 31.5%
Median Earnings25+ $46,332
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,661
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,391

Wealth

Median Family Income $88,529
% Above Poverty Level 92.2%
% Below Poverty Level 7.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.5%
% Using Public Transportation 1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 20.7%
Median Gross Rent $1,454
Median House Value $365,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 58.4%
US/American 0.3%
English 6.6%
Irish 6.9%

Rancho Cucamonga Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 15 miles NW of Riverside, California
County San Bernardino
Standard Zip Codes 91701, 91730, 91737, 91739
P.O. Box Zip Codes 91729
Phone Area Codes 909
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.106
Longitude -117.592

Rancho Cucamonga 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 FONTANA KAISER (ONTARIO)
Distance 4.6 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
Station CORONA
Distance 15.6 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 16.9 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Rancho Cucamonga, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Alta Loma (91701, 91737)

Cucamonga (91729, 91730)

Etiwanda (91739)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Chino 80,810 $78,328
Claremont 35,569 $108,739
Fontana 201,355 $66,795
Montclair 37,685 $51,184
Ontario 166,892 $56,017
Upland 75,089 $68,353

Rancho Cucamonga Public Libraries

Library
Rancho Cucamonga Public Library
7368 ARCHIBALD
Rancho Cucamonga, California
(909) 477-2720
Library Web Site

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Rancho Cucamonga High Schools

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6001 MILLIKEN AVE.
909-477-6900
Serves 2,269 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 25.2

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8265 ASPEN AVE.
909-476-2689
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Serves 369 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.5

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