Category: Victorville

Victorville is the largest city located in the Victor Valley. It is also the center of business for said area. According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2000 census, this city had a total population of 64,030. The January 1, 2010, population estimate released by the California Department of Finance for Victorville was 112,097.

There are 30,000 households out of which 43.8% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.3% are married couples living together, 16.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 24.0% are non-families. 19.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.03 and the average family size is 3.47.

In the city the population is spread out with 34.2% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 17.4% from 45 to 64, and 11.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 31 years. For every 100 females there are 93.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 89.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $36,187, and the median income for a family is $39,988. Males have a median income of $40,149 versus $26,138 for females. The per capita income for the city is $14,454. 18.7% of the population and 15.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 24.6% of those under the age of 18 and 10.6% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

For the year ending July 2007, Victorville experienced the second-highest population growth rate in the country, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. That year, the population rose 9.5%, to 107,221.

In July 2009, Victorville was confirmed the decade’s fastest-growing city of over 100,000 in California, and among the fastest-growing cities in the United States

Sheriff’s Rodeo Set for Sept. 28-30

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– The 19th annual San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Rodeo is set for Sept. 28, 29 and 30. Sanctioned by the PRCA, the rodeo provides fun for all ages with spectacular bull riding, barrel racing, saddle and…

Vision4Safety: Beware of Crime Around You

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Supervisor Lovingood met with residents at the Senior Citizen Resource Fair in Phelan Tuesday. It was co-hosted by the High Desert Association of Realtors and my office. The Supervisor touched on the County’s Vision4Safety program http://vision4safety.com/and the…

3D-Printed Metal Parts Take to the Skies

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– The aviation industry is paying more attention than ever before to the potential of 3D metal printing. That is the message of a recent article in InsideMRO, which notes that the industry’s focus is moving…

Southbound Interstate 15 Lane Closure

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Maintenance crews will be closing the #1 lane on southbound Interstate 15 (I-15) from the brake check area to the truck escape ramp in the Cajon Pass on September, 23rd for…

Northbound Interstate 15 Lane Closure

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Maintenance crews will be closing the #1 lane on northbound Interstate 15 (I-15) from State Route 138 (SR-138) for approximately three miles in the Cajon Pass area on September, 22nd …

Roadwork on Village Drive

By Staff Reports (Victorville)– The City of Victorville continues its road rehabilitation project on Village Drive. This week, crews will be upgrading utility crossings, which has necessitated lane closures and new traffic patterns on Village Drive between Air Expressway and Mojave…

Auto Club: Gas Prices Continue Hovering

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Southern California gasoline prices barely moved for the second straight week in most areas, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California’s Weekend Gas Watch. The retail statewide average is $3.64 a gallon for regular unleaded,…

Resiliency Critical to Youth Suicide Prevention

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Sometimes a problem can seem insurmountable to young people because they don’t have the life experience to understand the problem or the emotions they are feeling at the time are only temporary. Unfortunately, this overwhelming…

43 Students Graduate from CSUSB CSO Academy

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Following 10 days of rigorous physical and mental training, 43 student assistants from the California State University, San Bernardino Police Department and Parking & Transportation Services celebrated their graduation from the Second Annual Community Service…