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Overview

Introduction to Yucaipa, California

Yucaipa, California, in San Bernardino county, is 8 miles E of Redlands, California (center to center) and 21 miles E of Riverside, California. It's situated in the foothills of the San Bernardino Mountains. The city's name comes from the Shoshonean language for "water" or "marshy place." It was incorporated in 1989.

The Yucaipa-Calimesa School District typically is positioned near the top in all categories for educational achievement. The city has an elevation of 2650 feet. Being situated near the mountains provides Yucaipa with a desirable climate and is one of the primary reasons it has become a popular location for seniors who have retired.

Yucaipa History

The Serrano Indians were the original inhabitants. The marshlands provided ample vegetation and wildlife. In 1842 Antonio Maria Lugo acquired a land grant from Mexican Governor Alvarado and founded the San Bernardino Rancho. The region was utilized for raising sheep and growing grains and alfalfa.

Yucaipa Attractions

  • Yucaipa Adobe includes furnishings from the 19th century, a blacksmith shop, historic farm equipment and is a California Historical Landmark.
  • Yucaipa Little Theater.
  • Heartland Players.
  • Mousley Museum of Natural History.
  • The apple country of Oak Glen is a popular destination.

Yucaipa Activities

Yucaipa Regional Park is a vast acreage and is popular for fishing, boating, swimming and camping. Wildwood Canyon State Park offers a variety of outdoor activities. Golf enthusiasts enjoy playing at the Yucaipa Valley Golf Club and the nearby Calimesa Country Club and the Highland Springs Village Golf Course. The city features numerous parks and an equestrian arena. The Yucaipa Community Park offers scenic views and is popular for a variety of sports.

Yucaipa Higher Education

The city is home to Crafton Hills College.

Yucaipa Transportation

The city is served by the nearby Ontario International Airport. Omnitrans provides transit service.

Demographics

People

Total Population52,886
Male Share of the Population49%
Female Share of the Population51%
Senior Citizens15.7%
Employed Population 16+22,016
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married52%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.9%
Median Earnings25+$38,869
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$15,458
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,118

Wealth

Median Family Income$68,987
% Above Poverty Level82.5%
% Below Poverty Level17.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.2%
% Using Public Transportation0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone23.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,031
Median House Value$241,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)45.3%
German14.7%
Irish10.6%
English6.9%
Italian5%
Dutch2.9%
French Except Basque2.5%
Scottish2.3%
Norwegian1.6%
Polish1.5%
Swedish1.2%
Hungarian1.2%
Danishn0.7%
Portuguese0.7%
Russian0.5%
Canadian0.5%
Arab0.5%
African0.4%
Finnish0.4%
Welsh0.4%
Greek0.3%
Syrian0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Cape Verdean0.2%
Czech0.2%
Haitian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Palestinian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Luxemburger0.1%
New Zealand0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Slovene0.1%
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Yucaipa Almanac

CategoryValue
County San Bernardino County
Standard Zip Codes92399
Phone Area Codes909
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude34.04
Approximate Longitude-117.01

Yucaipa Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationREDLANDS
Distance8.2 miles
Jan Temp40 to 65 F
Apr Temp48 to 75 F
Jul Temp62 to 94 F
Oct Temp52 to 82 F
Annual Precip13.6 inches
StationBEAUMONT 1 E
Distance8.2 miles
Jan Temp40 to 64 F
Apr Temp44 to 74 F
Jul Temp59 to 96 F
Oct Temp50 to 82 F
Annual Precip19.3 inches
StationSAN BERNARDINO F S 226
Distance13.8 miles
Jan Temp42 to 67 F
Apr Temp49 to 77 F
Jul Temp63 to 96 F
Oct Temp54 to 83 F
Annual Precip16.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Banning30,643$45,876
Beaumont42,191$73,448
Calimesa8,379$67,770
Highland54,490$59,263
Loma Linda23,859$60,772
Redlands70,442$81,579

Yucaipa Public Schools

Calimesa Elementary
13523 Second St.
ZIP: 92399
Primary
Total Enrollment 398
Chapman Heights Elementary
33692 Cramer Rd.
ZIP: 92399
Primary
Total Enrollment 738
Competitive Edge Charter Academy (ceca)
34450 Stonewood Dr.
ZIP: 92399
Primary
Total Enrollment 668
Dunlap Elementary
32870 Ave. E
ZIP: 92399
Primary
Total Enrollment 398
Green Valley High
35948 Susan St.
ZIP: 92399
High
Total Enrollment 106
Green Valley Independent Study
35948 Susan St.
ZIP: 92399
Other
Total Enrollment 34
Inland Leaders Charter
12375 California St.
ZIP: 92399
Primary
Total Enrollment 876
Oak View High School & Education Center
12358 Sixth St.
ZIP: 92399
High
Total Enrollment 98
Park View Middle
34875 Tahoe Dr.
ZIP: 92399
Middle
Total Enrollment 940
Ridgeview Elementary
11021 Sunnyside Dr.
ZIP: 92399
Primary
Total Enrollment 726
Valley Elementary
12333 Eighth St.
ZIP: 92399
Primary
Total Enrollment 457
Wildwood Elementary
35972 Susan St.
ZIP: 92399
Primary
Total Enrollment 691
Yucaipa Early Childhood Education Center
35912 Ave. H
ZIP: 92399
Yucaipa High
33000 Yucaipa Blvd.
ZIP: 92399
High
Total Enrollment 2751

Yucaipa Private Schools

Kindercare Learning Center
33788 Yucaipa Blvd
ZIP: 92399
Elementary
Total Enrollment 2
Live Oak School
10776 Fremont St
ZIP: 92399
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 21
Yucaipa Christian School
34784 Yucaipa Blvd
ZIP: 92399
Elementary
Total Enrollment 97
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