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

Moon Party At The County Museum

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–Members of the San Bernardino Valley Amateur Astronomers will set up their telescopes at the San Bernardino County Museum in Redlands on Saturday evening, August 6, 2011. Club members will bring several sizes and types of…

Tekken: Blood Vengeance 3D Review

Editor’s note: We all love movies, but rather than ask a syndicated columnist who has never visited our beautiful High Desert, we commissioned our own local movie critic: Nolan P. Smith to review films and give us a local perspective.…

Nursing Program To Expand Openings At VVC

By Nolan Patrick Smith High Desert Daily (Victorville) –The popular Nursing Program at Victor Valley College is set to expand due to funding allocation being approved July 26th, 2011 in the amount of $160,000. This will allow the program to…

Dolls For Everyone At County Museum

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–Girls and boys all over the world make and enjoy dolls. On Saturday, July 30, 2011 from 1 to 4 pm, the San Bernardino County Museum’s Education Division will host a Family Fun Day, “Dolls for…

Board Approves Realignment of Oak Hill Road

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Oak Hill Road will be widened and realigned after the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors today awarded a contract to construct the improvements. “This project will greatly enhance safety and accessibility for the residents…