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

Avoid Summer Brain Drain At The County Museum

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–The “Avoid Summer Brain Drain” continues at the San Bernardino County Museum now through Saturday, August 6. Many fun and educational activities are lined up each day at the museum, and all activities are included with…

Massage Therapists Care For Bodies And Minds

By Staff Reports (Victorville)– Some of them work in hotels, casinos, sports gyms and stand-alone health spas. Others work in doctors’ offices, chiropractors’ offices and physical therapists’ offices. As massage therapists, all of them are members of one of the…

Farm Leader Calls For Balanced Energy Policy

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–Smart energy policy must balance renewable and conventional sources of energy, stress self-sufficiency and avoid diluting science with politics, according to California Farm Bureau Federation President Paul Wenger. Wenger discussed energy policy today during a speech…

Runner Says Vote on Amazon Tax Best Way to Save Jobs

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–Board of Equalization Member Senator George Runner today issued the following statement in response to Democrat opposition to a proposed referendum on California’s new “Amazon Tax” law: “This issue isn’t about Amazon. It’s about the thousands…