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Overview

Introduction to Beaumont, California

Beaumont, California, in Riverside county, is 12 miles N of Hemet, California and 24 miles E of Riverside, California. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Riverside - San Bernardino metropolitan area. 

Beaumont History

The history of Beaumont dates back to 1853 when the San Gorgonio Pass was discovered. The Union Pacific Railroad lied its tracks through present day Beaumont. It also created the Edgar Station at the top of the pass and the name was changed to San Gorgonio. However, the city was once again renamed as Beaumont and was incorporated on November 18, 1912.

Beaumont and nearby Attractions

  • Edward-Dean Museum
  • Bogart County Park
  • Mountain View Park
  • Beaumont-Cherry Valley Water District
  • Cherry Acres Cherry Orchard

Things To Do In Beaumont

The town of Beaumont is also known as the land of the big red apple, as there are several apple growers in the area. The city also offers riding, swimming, tennis and other recreational activities. In addition, Beaumont organizes an Annual Cherry Festival in the Pass that includes a parade, rides, a pancake breakfast and live entertainment.

Beaumont Transportation

San Bernardino International Airport serves the area.

Beaumont Higher Education

The Crafton Hills College lies within a close proximity.

People

Total Population 40,899
Male Share of the Population 48.6%
Female Share of the Population 51.4%
Senior Citizens 12.4%
Employed Population 16+ 16,264
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 54.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24.5%
Median Earnings25+ $42,487
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,976
Median Earnings With High School Degree $33,671

Wealth

Median Family Income $71,496
% Above Poverty Level 88.2%
% Below Poverty Level 11.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home 5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 18%
Median Gross Rent $1,132
Median House Value $227,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 55.7%
US/American 0%
English 5.3%
Irish 6.7%

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

Beaumont Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles N of Hemet, California (center to center)
Nearest Large City 24 miles E of Riverside, California
County Riverside
Standard Zip Codes 92223
Phone Area Codes 909
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.929
Longitude -116.976

Beaumont 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 BEAUMONT 1 E
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 64 F
Apr Temp 44 to 74 F
Jul Temp 59 to 96 F
Oct Temp 50 to 82 F
Annual Precip 19.3 inches
Station SUN CITY
Distance 18.9 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 66 F
Apr Temp 44 to 77 F
Jul Temp 59 to 98 F
Oct Temp 49 to 84 F
Annual Precip 11.4 inches
Station IDYLLWILD FIRE DEPT
Distance 20.2 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 54 F
Apr Temp 32 to 62 F
Jul Temp 51 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 70 F
Annual Precip 27.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Banning 30,515 $47,191
Calimesa 8,269 $66,936
Hemet 82,118 $40,885
Moreno Valley 200,788 $55,174
San Jacinto 45,977 $51,847
Yucaipa 52,739 $68,121

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

Beaumont Public Libraries

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Beaumont Library District
125 E. EIGHTH ST.
Beaumont, California
(909) 845-1357
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Beaumont High Schools

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BEAUMONT SENIOR HIGH
1591 CHERRY AVE
909-845-3171
Serves 1,170 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 23.4

STEWART (LAURA MAY) PERFORMANCE SCHOOL
939 EAST TENTH STREET
909-845-5443
A Non-traditional School
Serves 93 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 31

SAN ANDREAS HIGH (CONT.)
939 E. TENTH ST.
909-845-1133
A Non-traditional School
A Title I School.
Serves 70 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 23.3

GLEN VIEW HIGH SCHOOL
905 MICHIGAN AVENUE
909-769-8424
A Non-traditional School
A Title I School.
Serves 37 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.5

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