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

Walmart+ is Here

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Toastmasters Open House This Monday

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Join the Butterfly Tamers Toastmasters for “Take the Spook Out of Speaking” Open House.  Learn how to work through speaking anxiety. Monday, October 19, 202 at 7 a.m. in Room M4 at the Redeemer Church,…

New PSA Illustrates the Need for Testing

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Juan Solis, the engagement coordinator for Children’s Network in San Bernardino County, took time from a busy schedule to shoot a new Public Service Announcement, now on YouTube, on what everyone can do to stop COVID and…

State Relaxes Guidance on Private Gatherings 

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– New guidance from the California Department of Public Health states private outdoor gatherings of people from three (or fewer) households are now compliant with State health orders. Gatherings of individuals from more than three households…

San Bernardino County Black Infant Health Program

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Within a culturally affirming environment and honoring the unique history of African American women, the Black Infant Health (BIH) Program uses a group-based approach with complementary client-centered case management to help women develop life skills,…