San Bernardino County, CA

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2020 Population
2.16M
0.628% 1-year growth
US Senator
Dianne Feinstein
Democratic Party
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
33.6
0.901% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
15%
6.09% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$65,761
3.79% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$348,500
6.19% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
926,877
1.35% 1-year growth

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In 2020, San Bernardino County, CA had a population of 2.16M people with a median age of 33.6 and a median household income of $65,761. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of San Bernardino County, CA grew from 2.15M to 2.16M, a 0.628% increase and its median household income grew from $63,362 to $65,761, a 3.79% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in San Bernardino County, CA are White (Hispanic) (28.5%), White (Non-Hispanic) (27.6%), Other (Hispanic) (17.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.71%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (7.18%).

None of the households in San Bernardino County, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

89.8% of the residents in San Bernardino County, CA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in San Bernardino County, CA are Chaffey College (6,453 degrees awarded in 2020), California State University-San Bernardino (5,858 degrees), and Victor Valley College (2,682 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in San Bernardino County, CA was $348,500, and the homeownership rate was 60.1%.

Most people in San Bernardino County, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32.3 minutes. The average car ownership in San Bernardino County, CA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

San Bernardino County, CA is home to a population of 2.16M people, from which 89.8% are citizens. As of 2020, 20.7% of San Bernardino County, CA residents were born outside of the country (447k people).

In 2020, there were 1.03 times more White (Hispanic) residents (616k people) in San Bernardino County, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 596k White (Non-Hispanic) and 381k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

89.8%
2020 Citizenship
89.5%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 89.8% of San Bernardino County, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in San Bernardino County, CA was 89.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in San Bernardino County, CA
  1. White (Hispanic)
    616k ± 7.31k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    596k ± 1.51k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    381k ± 7.98k
53.8%
Hispanic Population
1.16M people

In 2020, there were 1.03 times more White (Hispanic) residents (616k people) in San Bernardino County, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 596k White (Non-Hispanic) and 381k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

53.8% of the people in San Bernardino County, CA are hispanic (1.16M people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in San Bernardino County, CA as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    4,008,868 ± 46,586 people
  2. Philippines
    829,356 ± 22,122 people
  3. China
    683,718 ± 20,124 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of California was Mexico, the natal country of 4,008,868 California residents, followed by Philippines with 829,356 and China with 683,718.

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Foreign-Born Population

20.7%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
447k people
21%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
451k people

As of 2020, 20.7% of San Bernardino County, CA residents (447k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in San Bernardino County, CA was 21%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    30,514 ± 1,242
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    19,593 ± 1,237
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    13,075 ± 1,178

San Bernardino County, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.56 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of San Bernardino County, CA employs 927k people. The largest industries in San Bernardino County, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (120,015 people), Retail Trade (118,793 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (88,686 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($80,062), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($71,936), and Public Administration ($63,707).

Males in California have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $64,427. The income inequality in California (measured using the Gini index) is 0.498, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

927k
2020 Value
± 8,555
1.35%
1 Year growth
± 1.24%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in San Bernardino County, CA grew at a rate of 1.35%, from 915k employees to 927k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in San Bernardino County, CA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (114,173 people), Sales & Related Occupations (97,318 people), and Material Moving Occupations (74,243 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of San Bernardino County, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

927k
2020 Value
± 8,555
1.35%
1 Year growth
± 1.24%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in San Bernardino County, CA grew at a rate of 1.35%, from 915k employees to 927k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in San Bernardino County, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (120,015 people), Retail Trade (118,793 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (88,686 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of San Bernardino County, CA, though some of these residents may live in San Bernardino County, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$41,328
Median earning men ± $385
$29,997
Median earning women ± $524

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($79,705), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($53,350), and Information ($52,332).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($49,293), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($42,842), and Information ($41,447).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in California. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in California.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 15,720
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 7,806
    Manufacturing
  3. 7,122
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $14.2M
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. $11.1M
    Manufacturing
  3. $4.44M
    Wholesale Trade

The chart shows the total annual payroll and the average annual payroll by industry.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $407B
  2. $158B
  3. $149B

In 2020, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $407B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($158B) and Mixed freight ($149B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound California products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$2.26T
2020 Value in California
$4.61T
Projected 2050 Value in California
104% growth

In 2020, total outbound California trade was $2.26T. This is expected to increase 104% to $4.61T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound California trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $83.5B
  2. $44.4B
  3. $43.3B

In 2020, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $83.5B, followed by Arizona with $44.4B and Ohio and $43.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that California shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in San Bernardino County, CA went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 54.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (43.5%), followed by Other (1.22%).

Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla are the senators currently representing the state of California. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

California is currently represented by 53 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from California

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Dianne Feinstein
Senator from California1
Assumed office on November 10, 1992
Elected to the seat to succeed John Seymour (California politician)|John Seymour, who had been appointed to the seat after Pete Wilson was elected Governor of California.
Alex Padilla
Senator from California3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Kamala Harris, who had become Vice President of the United States.

Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla are the senators currently representing California.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in California over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from California

California is currently represented by 53 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for California have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in San Bernardino County, CA awarded 30,537 degrees. The student population of San Bernardino County, CA in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 38,049 male students and 60,227 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in San Bernardino County, CA are Hispanic or Latino (15,759 and 52.8%), followed by White (6,594 and 22.1%), Asian (2,241 and 7.51%), and Black or African American (2,056 and 6.89%).

The largest universities in San Bernardino County, CA by number of degrees awarded are Chaffey College (6,453 and 21.1%), California State University-San Bernardino (5,858 and 19.2%), and Victor Valley College (2,682 and 8.78%).

The most popular majors in San Bernardino County, CA are General Business Administration & Management (3,519 and 11.5%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (3,173 and 10.4%), and Humanistic Studies (1,478 and 4.84%).

The median tuition costs in San Bernardino County, CA are $32,400 for private four year colleges, and $5,742 and $17,622 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2020 in San Bernardino County, CA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 75.9%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 20%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 98,276 (38.7% men and 61.3% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 98,276 students enrolled in San Bernardino County, CA, 38.7% men and 61.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 55,600 records, of which 63.7% were women and 36.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 1,478 degree-majors awarded
  2. 1,335 degree-majors awarded
  3. 674 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in San Bernardino County, CA was Humanistic Studies with 1,478 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in San Bernardino County, CA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 6,453 degrees awarded
  2. 5,858 degrees awarded
  3. 2,682 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Chaffey College with 6,453 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 12,944 men were awarded degrees from institutions in San Bernardino County, CA, which is 0.736 times less than the 17,593 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Hispanic or Latino students. These 15,759 degrees mean that there were 2.39 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 6,594 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($32,400) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,256) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,972) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 1.74% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.99% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were Some college (7.14M), High School or Equivalent (6.69M), and Bachelors Degree (6.15M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in San Bernardino County, CA was $348,500 in 2020, which is 1.52 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $328,200 to $348,500, a 6.19% increase. The homeownership rate in San Bernardino County, CA is 60.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in San Bernardino County, CA have an average commute time of 32.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in San Bernardino County, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in San Bernardino County, CA is $65,761. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in San Bernardino County, CA was Census Tract 8.15 with a value of $146,917, followed by Census Tract 8.20 and Census Tract 20.11, with respective values of $144,175 and $140,969.

In 2021, 26.3% of the population was living with severe housing problems in San Bernardino County, CA. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 2.09%.

Property

$348,500
Median Property Value 2020
±$2,358
$384,774
Median Property Taxes
±$4,932

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In San Bernardino County, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in San Bernardino County, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

60.1%
Homeownership
2020
69.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 60.1% of the housing units in San Bernardino County, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 59.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 8.15
  2. Census Tract 8.20
  3. Census Tract 20.11

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in San Bernardino County, CA was Census Tract 8.15 with a value of $146,917, followed by Census Tract 8.20 and Census Tract 20.11, with respective values of $144,175 and $140,969.

The following map shows all of the tracts in San Bernardino County, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$65,761
Median Household Income
± $602
640k
Number of Households
± 6,506

In 2020, the median household income of the 640k households in San Bernardino County, CA grew to $65,761 from the previous year's value of $63,362.

The following chart displays the households in San Bernardino County, CA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for San Bernardino County, CA is from California.
0.498
2020 Wage GINI in California
0.499
2019 Wage GINI in California

In 2020, the income inequality in California was 0.498 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.321% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for California was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in California in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (78.4%)
  2. Carpooled (11.2%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.18%)

In 2020, 78.4% of workers in San Bernardino County, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.2%) and those who worked at home (6.18%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

32.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in San Bernardino County, CA have a longer commute time (32.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 6.83% of the workforce in San Bernardino County, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in San Bernardino County, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in San Bernardino County, CA have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 26.3% of the population was living with severe housing problems in San Bernardino County, CA. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 2.09%.

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Poverty & Diversity

15% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in San Bernardino County, CA (316k out of 2.11M people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in San Bernardino County, CA is Hispanic, followed by White and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2021, 18.5% of the children was living in poverty in San Bernardino County, CA. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 9.7%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 442 in San Bernardino County, CA. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 9.34 per 100,000 population.

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91.7% of the population of San Bernardino County, CA has health coverage, with 43% on employee plans, 29.4% on Medicaid, 8.11% on Medicare, 9.76% on non-group plans, and 1.41% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in California was $7,549 in 2014. This is a 4.04% increase from the previous year ($7,256).

Primary care physicians in San Bernardino County, CA see 1699 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.643% decrease from the previous year (1710 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1375 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 412 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.5% were men and 51.5% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in California, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,699 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in San Bernardino County, CA

Primary care physicians in San Bernardino County, CA see an average of 1,699 patients per year. This represents a 0.643% decrease from the previous year (1,710 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in San Bernardino County, CA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of California across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 28.4% under 18 years, 23.8% between 18 and 34 years, 36.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.5% were men and 51.5% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

8.29%
Uninsured
43%
Employer Coverage
29.4%
Medicaid
8.11%
Medicare
9.76%
Non-Group
1.41%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in San Bernardino County, CA declined by 1.47% from 8.41% to 8.29%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in San Bernardino County, CA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 47.9 in San Bernardino County, CA.

The graphic shows the trend of the indicator in San Bernardino County, CA.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 30.8% in San Bernardino County, CA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 9.25% in San Bernardino County, CA.

The graphic shows the trend of the indicator in San Bernardino County, CA.

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