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

State Of Chamber Delivers Breaking News To Members

By Staff Reports (Victorville)-Wednesday’s State of the Chamber brought together 4 decades of past president’s along with the 2012-13 new board members. Outgoing Chairman, Robert Lovingood, highlighted chamber successes over the past year and shared the board’s strategies for keeping…

StarLab At The Victor Valley Museum

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–The San Bernardino County Museum’s portable planetarium, StarLab, returns to the Victor Valley Museum on Sunday, June 10. These family-friendly programs will begin at noon, 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 p.m. and last about one-half hour. The…

Primary Election Results

By Nikki Garrett Metzger (Victor Valley)- – Voters across the High Desert went to the polls yesterday to make their choices in several hotly contested races, including the newly drawn 8th Congressional District, County Supervisor First District, as well as…

VV Community Hospital Receives Excellence Award

By Staff Reports (Victorville) – Victor Valley Community Hospital (VVCH) has been awarded the Environmental Excellence Award from Sterilmed Inc., a Minnesota-based health care cost containment company and leading reprocessor of single-use medical devices. Sterilmed honors top facilities and systems…