The County of San Bernardino (also referred to as the Inland Empire Region), is the largest county in the contiguous U.S. at just over 20,000 square miles. The County population tops over 2,000,000. The High Desert region, consisting of the cities of Adelanto, Apple Valley, Barstow, Hesperia, Victorville and surrounding areas of unincorporated San Bernardino County, has a population of 323,437. Offering easy transportation access to greater Southern California via Interstate 15 freeway and US Highway 395, a diverse labor ready work force, affordable housing and cost-of-living, the High Desert is an ideal locale for a variety of business endeavors.
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Regional Community Profiles (Each Link Downloads A PDF)
Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) produces Local Profiles for each SCAG jurisdiction every two years. Local Profiles are intended to provide jurisdictions with updated data and analysis to support community planning and outreach efforts.
To view the SCAG website directly please visit http://www.scag.ca.gov/index.htm
Statistics and Demographic Data
- U.S. Bureau of Analysis, State & Regional Data
- California Statistical Abstract
- Competitive Analytics – County Economic Power Rankings (pdf file)
Business & Industry Links
- California Dept. of Real Estate, License Check
- California Secretary of State, Business Name Search
- IEEP (Inland Empire Economic Partnership)
Source: State of California, Department of Finance, E-1: Population Estimate with Annual Percentage Change- January 1, 2007 and 2008. Sacramento, California, May 2008
Source: Inland Empire Economic Snapshot, Inland Empire Economic Summit website, http://www.ieep.com/IEEC/Index.html