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Overview

Introduction to Fontana, California

Incorporated in 1952, Fontana is in San Bernardino County. It is located in a region east of Los Angeles that is known as the "Inland Empire." Fontana is approximately 50 minutes east of Los Angeles. Fontana is centrally located near mountains, beaches, several lakes and several desert areas.

Fontana has a semi-arid climate. Summers are hot and winters are pleasant. Average daily temperatures in the summer are in the 90s. Temperatures in the winter months average in the 60s.

Fontana Arts and Entertainment

Fontana, California provides easy access to all of the arts and entertainment offerings of Los Angeles. In addition, some of Fontana's more notable attractions include:

  • The California Speedway, a racetrack that hosts two NASCAR Nextel Cup events a year and various smaller races.
  • The Fontana Days Festival.
  • The Fontana Days Half Marathon.
  • The Summer Concert Series.

The Inland Empire is also near to three major mountain resorts: Mountain High, Big Bear and Lake Arrowhead.

For the sports enthusiast, nearby Los Angeles is home to the following professional sports franchises: the Los Angeles Avengers of the Arena Football League (AFL), Major League Baseball's (MLB) Los Angeles Dodgers, two Major League Soccer (MLS) teams - Club Deportivo Chivas USA and the Los Angeles Galaxy, the National Basketball Association's (NBA) Los Angeles Clippers and LA Lakers, the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL) and the WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks.

Demographics

People

Total Population207,086
Male Share of the Population49.4%
Female Share of the Population50.6%
Senior Citizens7.2%
Employed Population 16+91,390
Age of the Population31

Families

% of people married46%
Average household size4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.8%
Median Earnings25+$35,288
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,477
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,267

Wealth

Median Family Income$70,776
% Above Poverty Level85.7%
% Below Poverty Level14.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time33 minutes
% Working from Home4.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work1%
% Using Public Transportation1.8%

Housing

People Living Alone11.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,224
Median House Value$323,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)77.8%
German3.6%
Irish2.8%
Italian2.1%
English1.6%
African0.9%
Arab0.8%
French Except Basque0.7%
Scottish0.6%
West Indian0.5%
Dutch0.4%
Polish0.4%
Norwegian0.3%
Ethiopian0.3%
Swedish0.3%
Nigerian0.3%
Egyptian0.2%
Haitian0.2%
Jamaican0.2%
Syrian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Russian0.2%
Swiss0.1%
Welsh0.1%
Belizean0.1%
Greek0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Jordanian0.1%
Afghan)0.1%
US/American0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Czech0.1%
Romanian0.1%
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Fontana Almanac

CategoryValue
County San Bernardino County
Standard Zip Codes92335, 92336, 92337
P.O. Box Zip Codes92331, 92334
Phone Area Codes909
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude34.06
Approximate Longitude-117.44

Fontana Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationFONTANA KAISER (ONTARIO)
Distance4.8 miles
Jan Temp45 to 68 F
Apr Temp49 to 76 F
Jul Temp62 to 95 F
Oct Temp56 to 83 F
Annual Precip14.7 inches
StationRIVERSIDE CITRUS EXP STN
Distance9.9 miles
Jan Temp42 to 66 F
Apr Temp48 to 76 F
Jul Temp61 to 94 F
Oct Temp53 to 83 F
Annual Precip10.6 inches
StationCORONA
Distance15.9 miles
Jan Temp42 to 68 F
Apr Temp48 to 77 F
Jul Temp60 to 92 F
Oct Temp52 to 83 F
Annual Precip12 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Colton54,200$52,192
Grand Terrace12,439$74,100
Rancho Cucamonga174,573$92,135
Rialto102,708$57,931
Riverside321,570$70,160
San Bernardino215,252$42,537

Fontana Hospitals

Kaiser Fnd Hosp - Fontana
(Non-profit)
9961 Sierra Avenue

Fontana Public Schools

David W. Long Elementary
5383 Bridlepath Dr.
ZIP: 92236
Primary
Total Enrollment 826
Almond Elementary
8172 Almond Ave.
ZIP: 92335
Primary
Total Enrollment 592
Beech Avenue Elementary
9206 Beech Ave.
ZIP: 92335
Primary
Total Enrollment 877
Citrus Elementary
16041 Randall Ave.
ZIP: 92335
Primary
Total Enrollment 815
Cypress Elementary
9751 Cypress Ave.
ZIP: 92335
Primary
Total Enrollment 854
Date Elementary
9011 Oleander Ave.
ZIP: 92335
Primary
Total Enrollment 724
Fontana High
9453 Citrus Ave.
ZIP: 92335
High
Total Enrollment 2536
Fontana Middle
8425 Mango Ave.
ZIP: 92335
Middle
Total Enrollment 1104
Harry S. Truman Middle
16224 Mallory Dr.
ZIP: 92335
Middle
Total Enrollment 1213
Live Oak Elementary
9522 Live Oak Ave.
ZIP: 92335
Primary
Total Enrollment 641
Maple Elementary
751 S. Maple Ave.
ZIP: 92335
Primary
Total Enrollment 656
Oleander Elementary
8650 Oleander Ave.
ZIP: 92335
Primary
Total Enrollment 895
Palmetto Elementary
9325 Palmetto Ave.
ZIP: 92335
Primary
Total Enrollment 960
Poplar Elementary
9937 Poplar Ave.
ZIP: 92335
Primary
Total Enrollment 720
Randall Pepper Elementary
16613 Randall Ave.
ZIP: 92335
Primary
Total Enrollment 676
Redwood Elementary
8570 Redwood Ave.
ZIP: 92335
Primary
Total Enrollment 582
Sequoia Middle
9452 Hemlock Ave.
ZIP: 92335
Middle
Total Enrollment 1102
South Tamarind Elementary
8561 Tamarind Ave.
ZIP: 92335
Primary
Total Enrollment 773
Ted Porter Elementary
8330 Locust Ave.
ZIP: 92335
Primary
Total Enrollment 769
West Randall Elementary
15620 Randall Ave.
ZIP: 92335
Primary
Total Enrollment 511
Alder Middle
7555 Alder Ave.
ZIP: 92336
Middle
Total Enrollment 1167
Almeria Middle
7723 Almeria Ave.
ZIP: 92336
Middle
Total Enrollment 833
Birch High (continuation)
7930 Locust Ave.
ZIP: 92336
High
Total Enrollment 325
Cecilia Lucero Solorio Elementary
15172 Walnut St.
ZIP: 92336
Primary
Total Enrollment 894
Dorothy Grant Elementary
7069 Isabel Ln.
ZIP: 92336
Primary
Total Enrollment 739
East Heritage Elementary
14250 E. Constitution Way
ZIP: 92336
Primary
Total Enrollment 586
Fontana A. B. Miller High
6821 Oleander Ave.
ZIP: 92336
High
Total Enrollment 2352
Hemlock Elementary
15080 Miller Ave.
ZIP: 92336
Primary
Total Enrollment 434
Heritage Intermediate
13766 S. Heritage Cir.
ZIP: 92336
Middle
Total Enrollment 1240
Juniper Elementary
7655 Juniper Ave.
ZIP: 92336
Primary
Total Enrollment 607
Kathy Binks Elementary
7358 Cypress Ave.
ZIP: 92336
Primary
Total Enrollment 616
Locust Elementary
7420 Locust Ave.
ZIP: 92336
Primary
Total Enrollment 497
Mango Elementary
7450 Mango Ave.
ZIP: 92336
Primary
Total Enrollment 628
Nancy R. Kordyak Elementary
4580 Mango Ave.
ZIP: 92336
Primary
Total Enrollment 480
North Tamarind Elementary
7961 Tamarind Ave.
ZIP: 92336
Primary
Total Enrollment 533
Sierra Lakes Elementary
5740 Avenal Pl.
ZIP: 92336
Primary
Total Enrollment 734
Summit High
15551 Summit Ave.
ZIP: 92336
High
Total Enrollment 2606
Tokay Elementary
7846 Tokay Ave.
ZIP: 92336
Primary
Total Enrollment 580
Virginia Primrose Elementary
751 N. Maple Ave.
ZIP: 92336
Primary
Total Enrollment 538
Wayne Ruble Middle
6762 Juniper Ave.
ZIP: 92336
Middle
Total Enrollment 1168
West Heritage Elementary
13690 W. Constitution Way
ZIP: 92336
Primary
Total Enrollment 598
Canyon Crest Elementary
11851 Cherry Ave.
ZIP: 92337
Primary
Total Enrollment 553
Chaparral Elementary
14000 Shadow Dr.
ZIP: 92337
Primary
Total Enrollment 407
Citrus High (continuation)
10760 Cypress
ZIP: 92337
High
Total Enrollment 496
Henry J. Kaiser High
11155 Almond Ave.
ZIP: 92337
High
Total Enrollment 2391
Jurupa Hills High
10700 Oleander Ave.
ZIP: 92337
High
Total Enrollment 2081
Jurupa Vista Elementary
15920 Village Dr. E.
ZIP: 92337
Primary
Total Enrollment 590
Michael D'arcy Elementary
11645 Elm Ave.
ZIP: 92337
Primary
Total Enrollment 488
Oak Park Elementary
14200 Live Oak Ave.
ZIP: 92337
Primary
Total Enrollment 529
Shadow Hills Elementary
14300 Shadow Dr.
ZIP: 92337
Primary
Total Enrollment 551
Southridge Middle
14500 Live Oak Ave.
ZIP: 92337
Middle
Total Enrollment 1064
Sycamore Hills Elementary
11036 Mahogany Dr.
ZIP: 92337
Primary
Total Enrollment 911

Fontana Private Schools

All Start Academy
10022 Palmetto Ave
ZIP: 92335
Elementary
Total Enrollment 10
Life Covenant Christian Academy
9315 Citrus Ave
ZIP: 92335
Elementary
Total Enrollment 26
Montessori Child Development Center
8196 Mulberry Ave
ZIP: 92335
Elementary
Total Enrollment 27
Mountain View Christian Preschool & Kindergarten
8833 Palmetto Ave
ZIP: 92335
Elementary
Total Enrollment 22
Kindercare Learning Center
7370 W Liberty Pkwy
ZIP: 92336
Elementary
Total Enrollment 14
Kindercare Learning Centers
13523 Baseline Ave
ZIP: 92336
Elementary
Total Enrollment 13
Resurrection Academy
17434 Miller Ave
ZIP: 92336
Elementary
Total Enrollment 174
Water Of Life Christian School
7625 East Ave
ZIP: 92336
Elementary
Total Enrollment 207
Kindercare Learning Center
14750 Live Oak Ave
ZIP: 92337
Elementary
Total Enrollment 12
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