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

Earn While Training to be an Avionics Technician

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Paid internships are now available for avionics technician trainees.The Electronics Technician Apprenticeship Program is a paid apprenticeship program created in partnership between Victor Valley College, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. and the San Bernardino County…

Veterans Day Celebrations Planned

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Monday is Veterans Day, and there are several events planned throughout the First District in recognition of our veterans. Consider joining for one of the following: The City of Victorville will hold its 23rdannual Veterans Day…

Whisker Wednesdays Low-Cost Cat Adoption Event

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Every Wednesday in November, local animal shelters will host “Whisker Wednesdays” offering the community low-cost cat adoptions. Felines will be available to adopt for $25 and includes microchipping, spay or neuter and vaccines. The event…

Rampart the Dog Joins AMR’s Victorville Station

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Rampart, a 5-month-old goldendoodle, is the newest member of American Medical Response’s Victorville team. Rampart, a golden retriever-poodle mix, is in training to become a therapy dog for AMR responders in San Bernardino County. He is…