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Overview

Introduction to Rancho Cucamonga, California

Incorporated in 1977, Rancho Cucamonga is located in San Bernardino County in Southern California. It is approximately 45 minutes east of Los Angeles and near both the Angeles National Forest and the San Bernardino National Forest.

Rancho Cucamonga receives sunny dry weather. Summer average daily temperatures are in the 90s, and winter temperatures are in the 60s.

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 Population171,858
Male Share of the Population50.2%
Female Share of the Population49.8%
Senior Citizens9.8%
Employed Population 16+79,599
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married49%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher32.4%
Median Earnings25+$44,834
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,978
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,098

Wealth

Median Family Income$87,871
% Above Poverty Level91.2%
% Below Poverty Level8.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time32 minutes
% Working from Home4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone20.8%
Median Gross Rent$1,506
Median House Value$386,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)57.1%
US/American0.4%
English6.2%
Irish6.8%

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

Rancho Cucamonga Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Large City15 miles NW of Riverside, California
CountySan Bernardino
Standard Zip Codes91701, 91730, 91737, 91739
P.O. Box Zip Codes91729
Phone Area Codes909
Time ZonePacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude34.106
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)

StationFONTANA KAISER (ONTARIO)
Distance4.6 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
StationCORONA
Distance15.6 miles
Jan Temp42 to 68 F
Apr Temp48 to 77 F
Jul Temp60 to 92 F
Oct Temp52 to 83 F
Annual Precip12 inches
StationRIVERSIDE CITRUS EXP STN
Distance16.9 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

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

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Chino82,208$80,072
Claremont35,762$110,369
Fontana203,677$67,065
Montclair38,025$53,493
Ontario168,218$56,857
Upland75,542$69,358

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

Rancho Cucamonga Public Libraries

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Rancho Cucamonga Public Library
7368 ARCHIBALD
Rancho Cucamonga, California
(909) 477-2720
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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
A Non-traditional School
Serves 369 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.5

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