San Bernardino County encompasses more than 21,000 square miles in southern California, earning it the title of the largest county in the US when measured by area. San Bernardino is the county seat. Within the county, there are 24 cities, 27 census-designated places, 58 unincorporated communities, and two ghost towns. There are also many national protected areas, wilderness areas, and parks. The area is chock full of things to do including museums, galleries, shops, spas, golf, theaters, and more.
There are approximately 2,112,619 residents who have settled in to call San Bernardino County their home. Among residents of San Bernardino County, the average annual household income is around $53,803, about $10,000 below the state’s average annual household income. Homes in the area hold average values of about $281,300, which is also below the state’s average home value of $449,100.
There are approximately 403,491 students who attend public schools in San Bernardino County, California. Servicing the area, there are 30 school districts supporting 548 public schools. There are also 13 colleges and universities in the area. To help foster education and recreation, the San Bernardino County Library System offers 34 branches. Additionally, there are city-sponsored libraries peppered throughout the county.
The weather in San Bernardino County, California is ideal with little rain, no snow, and moderate temperatures. The county receives approximately 18 inches of rain each year, spread across 29 days, on average, with measurable precipitation. The sun shines its golden rays on the county 284 days of the year, spawning high summer temperatures of around 91 degrees and winter lows of around 43 degrees.
Residents and guests have no problem accessing public transportation throughout the county. Public transportation is provided, in part, by Barstow Area Transit, Morongo Basin Transit Authority, Mountain Area Regional Transit Authority, Needles Area Transit, Omnitrans, Victor Valley Transit Authority, Foothill Transit, OCTA, RTA, Greyhound, Amtrak, and Metrolink. There are also two international airports in the vicinity.
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