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Overview

Introduction to Pomona, California

Incorporated in 1888, Pomona is located in Los Angeles county and is part of the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana metropolitan area.

Pomona is located in Southern California, about 30 minutes west of the City of Los Angeles. Pomona is named after the the ancient Roman goddess of fruit. Pomona is home to California State Polytechnic University and the Los Angeles County fairgrounds.

Pomona receives the sunny dry weather for which Southern California is so famous. July and August are the warmest months of the year with average daily temperatures in the 80s. The winter months see average daily temperatures in the 60s.

Pomona Arts and Entertainment

Pomona's location close to the city of Los Angeles provide residents the opportunity to take advantage of all of the entertainment offerings of Los Angeles and Los Angeles county. Pomona does have entertainment offerings of its own. Some of the more notable include:

  • The KABOOM! 4th of July Celebration.
  • The Fairplex Pomona Raceway.
  • The Los Angeles County Fairgrounds and Annual Los Angeles County Fair.
  • The Pomona Arts Colony.
  • The Pomona Concert Band.
  • The Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum.

For the sports enthusiast, Los Angeles county provides access to a plethora of professional sporting attractions, including the Arena Football League's (AFL) Los Angeles Avengers, Major League Baseball's (MLB) Los Angeles Dodgers, Major League Soccer's (MLS) Club Deportivo Chivas USA and Los Angeles Galaxy, the National Basketball associations (NBA) Los Angeles Clippers and Lakers, the National Hockey League's (NHL) LA Kings and the WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks. College football's Rose Bowl is also played in Los Angeles County in Pasadena.

Demographics

People

Total Population152,366
Male Share of the Population49.7%
Female Share of the Population50.3%
Senior Citizens9.4%
Employed Population 16+65,548
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married40.4%
Average household size4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.7%
Median Earnings25+$27,697
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,011
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,205

Wealth

Median Family Income$55,004
% Above Poverty Level79.3%
% Below Poverty Level20.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home4%
% Walking and Biking to Work3%
% Using Public Transportation2.6%

Housing

People Living Alone16%
Median Gross Rent$1,246
Median House Value$344,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)80.6%
German2.6%
Irish1.8%
English1.8%
Italian1.5%
Arab1%
French Except Basque0.8%
African0.6%
Dutch0.4%
Polish0.4%
Scottish0.3%
Swedish0.3%
Egyptian0.2%
Greek0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Liberian0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Welsh0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
Ethiopian0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Palestinian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
US/American0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Russian0.1%
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Pomona Almanac

CategoryValue
County Los Angeles County
Standard Zip Codes91767, 91768, 91766, 91765
P.O. Box Zip Codes91769
Phone Area Codes626,909
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude34.08
Approximate Longitude-117.73

Pomona Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationPOMONA FAIRPLEX
Distance2.1 miles
Jan Temp42 to 68 F
Apr Temp47 to 74 F
Jul Temp59 to 89 F
Oct Temp53 to 80 F
Annual Precip16.9 inches
StationFONTANA KAISER (ONTARIO)
Distance13.6 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
StationANAHEIM
Distance14.2 miles
Jan Temp45 to 69 F
Apr Temp51 to 73 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp56 to 80 F
Annual Precip11.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Claremont35,949$121,022
Diamond Bar56,600$103,110
La Verne32,320$102,684
Montclair38,613$57,233
Ontario171,041$60,722
San Dimas34,334$100,000

Pomona Public Libraries

Pomona Public Library
625 S. GAREY AVE.
Pomona, California
(909) 620-2473

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Pomona Hospitals

American Recovery Center
(Non-profit)
2180 West Valley Boulevard
Casa Colina Hospital For Rehab Medicine
(Non-profit)
255 East Bonita Avenue
Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center
(Non-profit)
1798 North Garey Avenue
Lanterman Developmental Center
3530 Pomona Boulevard

Pomona Public Schools

Alcott Elementary
1600 S. Towne Ave.
ZIP: 91766
Primary
Total Enrollment 953
Decker Elementary
20 Village Loop Rd.
ZIP: 91766
Primary
Total Enrollment 528
Diamond Ranch High
100 Diamond Ranch Dr.
ZIP: 91766
High
Total Enrollment 1791
Fremont Academy Of Engineering And Design
725 W. Franklin Ave.
ZIP: 91766
High
Total Enrollment 851
Garey High
321 W. Lexington Ave.
ZIP: 91766
High
Total Enrollment 1819
Lexington Elementary
550 W. Lexington Ave.
ZIP: 91766
Primary
Total Enrollment 650
Lopez Elementary
701 S. White Ave.
ZIP: 91766
Primary
Total Enrollment 653
Madison Elementary
351 W. Phillips Blvd.
ZIP: 91766
Primary
Total Enrollment 612
Park West High (continuation)
1540 W. Second St.
ZIP: 91766
High
Total Enrollment 220
Philadelphia Elementary
600 E. Philadelphia St.
ZIP: 91766
Primary
Total Enrollment 792
Pomona Community Day
605 N. Park Ave.
ZIP: 91766
High
Total Enrollment 30
Ranch Hills Elementary
2 Trabuco Pl.
ZIP: 91766
Primary
Total Enrollment 495
Simons Middle
900 E. Franklin Ave.
ZIP: 91766
Middle
Total Enrollment 799
Vejar Elementary
950 W. Grand Ave.
ZIP: 91766
Primary
Total Enrollment 897
Washington Elementary
975 E. Ninth St.
ZIP: 91766
Primary
Total Enrollment 698
Westmont Elementary
1780 W. Ninth St.
ZIP: 91766
Primary
Total Enrollment 382
Allison Elementary
1011 Russell Pl.
ZIP: 91767
Primary
Total Enrollment 333
Barfield Elementary
2181 N. San Antonio Ave.
ZIP: 91767
Primary
Total Enrollment 368
Emerson Middle
635 Lincoln Ave.
ZIP: 91767
Middle
Total Enrollment 618
Harrison Elementary
425 E. Harrison Ave.
ZIP: 91767
Primary
Total Enrollment 414
Kingsley Elementary
1170 Washington St.
ZIP: 91767
Primary
Total Enrollment 645
La Verne Science And Technology Charter
250 W. La Verne Ave.
ZIP: 91767
Primary
Total Enrollment 233
Montvue Elementary
1440 San Bernardino Ave.
ZIP: 91767
Primary
Total Enrollment 276
Palomares Academy Of Health Science
2211 N. Orange Grove Ave.
ZIP: 91767
High
Total Enrollment 476
Pomona Alternative
1460 E. Holt Ave., Ste. 100
ZIP: 91767
High
Total Enrollment 27
Pomona High
475 Bangor St.
ZIP: 91767
High
Total Enrollment 1286
San Antonio Elementary
855 E. Kingsley Ave.
ZIP: 91767
Primary
Total Enrollment 502
San Antonio Rop
1425 E. Holt Ave., Ste. 101
ZIP: 91767
Other
San Jose Elementary
2015 Cadillac Dr.
ZIP: 91767
Primary
Total Enrollment 525
School Of Arts And Enterprise
295 N. Garey Ave.
ZIP: 91767
Other
Total Enrollment 691
School Of Extended Educational Options
1460 E. Holt Ave., St. 100
ZIP: 91767
High
Total Enrollment 244
Village Academy High School At Indian Hill
1444 E. Holt Ave.
ZIP: 91767
High
Total Enrollment 383
Arroyo Elementary
1605 W. Arroyo Ave.
ZIP: 91768
Primary
Total Enrollment 615
Cortez Elementary
1300 N. Dudley
ZIP: 91768
Primary
Total Enrollment 747
Ganesha High
1151 Fairplex Dr.
ZIP: 91768
High
Total Enrollment 1131
International Polytechnic High
3801 W. Temple Ave., Bldg. 128-16
ZIP: 91768
High
Total Enrollment 547
Kellogg Polytechnic Elementary
610 Medina Ave.
ZIP: 91768
Primary
Total Enrollment 370
Lincoln Elementary
1200 N. Gordon St.
ZIP: 91768
Primary
Total Enrollment 412
Marshall Middle
1921 Arroyo Ave.
ZIP: 91768
Middle
Total Enrollment 504
Pueblo
1460 E. Holt Ave., Ste. 100
ZIP: 91768
Roosevelt Elementary
701 N. Hntngtn Blvd.
ZIP: 91768
Primary
Total Enrollment 691

Pomona Private Schools

Grace Christian School
788 E Grand Ave
ZIP: 91766
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 5
American Christian Academy
395 San Bernardino Ave
ZIP: 91767
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 12
City Of Knowledge School
3285 N Garey Ave
ZIP: 91767
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 183
Icc Community School
3619 N Garey Ave
ZIP: 91767
Elementary
Total Enrollment 47
Lacc Children's House
1523 Lincoln Ave
ZIP: 91767
Elementary
Total Enrollment 1
St Madeleine School
935 E Kingsley Ave
ZIP: 91767
Elementary
Total Enrollment 92
Pomona Catholic High School
533 W Holt Ave
ZIP: 91768
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 313
St Joseph Elementary School
1200 W Holt Ave
ZIP: 91768
Elementary
Total Enrollment 187
Young People Corporation Academy
1750 West Holt Avenue
ZIP: 91768
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 26
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