Hesperia, California

Hesperia: A city in San Bernardino County, California. It is located in the Mojave Desert in southern California. Hesperia is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Hesperia City Hall and the Hesperia Historical Society.

About

Hesperia is a city located in the county of San Bernardino in the U.S. state of California. Its population at the 2010 census was 90,173. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 96,911 inhabitants.

The city was created 36 years ago in 1987.

Hesperia is located in the High Desert region of San Bernardino County. It was incorporated in 1988 and has grown steadily over the decades. Hesperia was named after the Greek word Hesperides, meaning "western land".

Geography

The city covers over 75 square miles of land. Hesperia sits at an elevation of 3,250 feet in the Mojave Desert. The landscape consists of scattered Joshua trees and desert scrub. Winters are cool and summers are hot.

Demographics

As of the 2020 census, Hesperia had 97,000 residents. The population is predominantly white and Hispanic/Latino. Over 22% of residents live below the poverty line. The median household income is $50,817.

Government

Hesperia has a City Council-City Manager form of government. The city council has 5 members who are elected to 4-year terms. Hesperia contracts with the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department for law enforcement.

Economy

Hesperia's economy includes light manufacturing, transportation, and retail sectors. Major employers are the Hesperia Unified School District, County of San Bernardino, and Walmart. The city has 4 industrial parks with over 2,000 businesses.

Housing

Most of the housing in Hesperia consists of moderately priced single-family homes. The median home value is $251,500 which is lower than other areas of Southern California. New residential development continues around the southern and eastern edges.

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Location of Hesperia on California map.

Quick Facts about Hesperia

Population : 96,911 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
County : San Bernardino County
Water as percent of area : 0.16%
Land as percent of area : 99.84%
Altitude : 3,186 feet / 971 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1988 (36 years ago)
Time Zone : Pacific Time Zone
Local time : 02:12:28 (15th April 2024)
Postal code : 92344
Population growth : 6.95% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Hesperia is located at 34°25'35"N 117°18'3"W (34.4263900, -117.3008800).

Hesperia map

Demographics

The population of Hesperia increased by 6.95% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 90,173 - census
2011 91,168 1.09% estimation process
2012 91,568 0.44% estimation process
2013 91,777 0.23% estimation process
2014 92,071 0.32% estimation process
2015 92,653 0.63% estimation process
2016 93,251 0.64% estimation process
2017 94,473 1.29% estimation process
2018 95,013 0.57% estimation process
2019 95,750 0.77% estimation process
2020 96,911 1.2% estimation process

Hesperia zip code is 92344. County name: San Bernardino, County fips: 06071

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People born in Hesperia (4)

People born in Hesperia, including racing driver Joel Miller, martial artist Thomas Denny, mixed martial artist Juan Archuleta, .

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Schools in Hesperia

College & universities near Hesperia, CA

Code Name City ZIP
125091 Victor Valley College Victorville (CA) 92395-5850
110510 California State University-San Bernardino San Bernardino (CA) 92407-2393
491543 San Bernardino Beauty College San Bernardino (CA) 92410-4414
123527 San Bernardino Valley College San Bernardino (CA) 92410-2798
111744 CET-Colton Colton (CA) 92324

Stations (43)

Amtrak & bus stations near Hesperia, CA

Code Name Address Type
VRV Victor Valley Transportation Center 16858 D St. RAIL
VRB Victorville, CA 16838 South D Street BUS
SNB San Bernardino Santa Fe Depot 1170 West Third Street (all Trains and Buses) RAIL
RIV Riverside–Downtown 4066 Vine St. RAIL
ONA Ontario 228 South Plum Street RAIL

Post offices near Hesperia

Post Office Name City ZIP
Hesperia Post Office Hesperia (CA) 92345
Spring Valley Lak Post Office Victorville (CA) 92395
Victorvill Post Office Victorville (CA) 92395
Apple Valley Post Office Apple Valley (CA) 92307
Adelan Post Office Adelanto (CA) 92301

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Other cities in San Bernardino County

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City Name Population Title
San Bernardino 217,491 The second most populous city in San Bernardino County, California.
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Ontario 183,393 The second most populous city in San Bernardino County, California.
Rancho Cucamonga 178,849 The sixth most populous city in San Bernardino County, California.
Victorville 124,982 The most populous city in San Bernardino County, California.
Rialto 104,132 The most populous city in San Bernardino County, California.
Chino 92,290 A city in San Bernardino County, California.
Chino Hills 84,586 A city in San Bernardino County, California.
Upland 77,850 A city in San Bernardino County, California.
Apple Valley 74,061 Town in San Bernardino County, California, United States
Redlands 72,271 A city in San Bernardino County, California.
Highland 55,696 A city in San Bernardino County, California.
Yucaipa 54,833 A city in San Bernardino County, California.
Colton 54,661 A city in San Bernardino County, California.
Montclair 40,600 A city in Los Angeles County, California.
Adelanto 34,537 City in San Bernardino County, California

Distance to Other Cities

Hesperia distances to largest California cities