Ontario, CA

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2022 Population
176,326
0.629% 1-year growth
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
US Senator
Laphonza Butler
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
32.6
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
12.9%
0.501% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$78,070
8.57% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$513,000
17% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
86,406
1.85% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Ontario, CA had a population of 176k people with a median age of 32.6 and a median household income of $78,070. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Ontario, CA grew from 175,223 to 176,326, a 0.629% increase and its median household income grew from $71,908 to $78,070, a 8.57% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Ontario, CA are Other (Hispanic) (27.8%), White (Hispanic) (21.2%), Two+ (Hispanic) (19.2%), White (Non-Hispanic) (13.9%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (7.38%).

None of the households in Ontario, 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.

85.6% of the residents in Ontario, CA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Ontario, CA are West Coast University-Ontario (842 degrees awarded in 2022), American Career College-Ontario (734 degrees), and UEI College-Ontario (570 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Ontario, CA was $513,000, and the homeownership rate was 55.7%.

Most people in Ontario, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Ontario, CA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Ontario, CA is home to a population of 176k people, from which 85.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 27.8% of Ontario, CA residents were born outside of the country (49k people).

In 2022, there were 1.31 times more Other (Hispanic) residents (49.1k people) in Ontario, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 37.3k White (Hispanic) and 33.9k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

85.6%
2022 Citizenship
85.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 85.6% of Ontario, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Ontario, CA was 85.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Ontario, CA
  1. Other (Hispanic)
    49.1k ± 2.88k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    37.3k ± 2.51k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    33.9k ± 3.03k
70.2%
Hispanic Population
124k people

In 2022, there were 1.31 times more Other (Hispanic) residents (49.1k people) in Ontario, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 37.3k White (Hispanic) and 33.9k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

70.2% of the people in Ontario, CA are hispanic (124k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    3,899,021 ± 46,015 people
  2. Philippines
    824,230 ± 22,055 people
  3. China
    685,370 ± 20,148 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of California was Mexico, the natal country of 3,899,021 California residents, followed by Philippines with 824,230 and China with 685,370.

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Foreign-Born Population

27.8%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
49k people
27.5%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
48.1k people

As of 2022, 27.8% of Ontario, CA residents (49k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Ontario, CA was 27.5%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,405 ± 259
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    995 ± 219
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    624 ± 191

Ontario, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.41 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Ontario, CA employs 86.4k people. The largest industries in Ontario, CA are Retail Trade (11,585 people), Transportation & Warehousing (10,126 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (9,452 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($90,972), Public Administration ($68,258), and Utilities ($67,404).

Males in California have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $75,777. The income inequality in California (measured using the Gini index) is 0.498, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

86.4k
2022 Value
± 2,529
1.85%
1 Year growth
± 3.97%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Ontario, CA grew at a rate of 1.85%, from 84.8k employees to 86.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Ontario, CA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (11,041 people), Material Moving Occupations (9,351 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (7,580 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Ontario, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

86.4k
2022 Value
± 2,529
1.85%
1 Year growth
± 3.97%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Ontario, CA grew at a rate of 1.85%, from 84.8k employees to 86.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Ontario, CA, are Retail Trade (11,585 people), Transportation & Warehousing (10,126 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (9,452 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Ontario, CA, though some of these residents may live in Ontario, 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

$45,218
Median earning men ± $1,673
$34,482
Median earning women ± $1,269

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($79,853), Information ($68,377), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($65,773).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($62,826), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($50,915), and Information ($49,286).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.57%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 17.9M people employed in California. This represents a 2.57% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14%.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in California went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 63.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (34.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.07%).

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler 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 52 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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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.
Laphonza Butler
Senator from California1
Assumed office on October 3, 2023
Appointed to the seat following the death of Dianne Feinstein.

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler 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 52 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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Education

In 2022, universities in Ontario, CA awarded 2,827 degrees. The student population of Ontario, CA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,923 male students and 4,934 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Ontario, CA are Hispanic or Latino (1,468 and 51.9%), followed by White (382 and 13.5%), Unknown (342 and 12.1%), and Asian (294 and 10.4%).

The largest universities in Ontario, CA by number of degrees awarded are West Coast University-Ontario (842 and 29.8%), American Career College-Ontario (734 and 26%), and UEI College-Ontario (570 and 20.2%).

The most popular majors in Ontario, CA are Registered Nursing (876 and 31%), Medical Assistant (437 and 15.5%), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (232 and 8.21%).

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

Measure

In 2022 in Ontario, CA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 100%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 41.9%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 6,857 (28% men and 72% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 6,857 students enrolled in Ontario, CA, 28% men and 72% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 3,661 records, of which 74.8% were women and 25.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 410 degrees awarded
  2. 232 degrees awarded
  3. 190 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Ontario, CA was Medical Assistant with 410 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Ontario, CA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 842 degrees awarded
  2. 734 degrees awarded
  3. 570 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was West Coast University-Ontario with 842 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 815 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Ontario, CA, which is 0.405 times less than the 2,012 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Hispanic or Latino students. These 1,468 degrees mean that there were 3.84 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 382 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($27,866) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,339) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,749) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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Measure

In 2022, 2.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 2.26% 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 2022 were Some college (6.9M), High School or Equivalent (6.8M), and Bachelors Degree (6.36M).

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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Ontario, CA was $513,000 in 2022, which is 1.82 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $438,300 to $513,000, a 17% increase. The homeownership rate in Ontario, CA is 55.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Ontario, CA have an average commute time of 31.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Ontario, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Ontario, CA is $78,070. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Ontario, CA was Census Tract 18.06 with a value of $113,411, followed by Census Tract 19.06 and Census Tract 18.04, with respective values of $112,143 and $107,484.

Property

$513,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$13,551
$28,810
Median Property Taxes
±$1,333

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 Ontario, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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

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Rent vs Own

55.7%
Homeownership
2022
70.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 55.7% of the housing units in Ontario, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 55.4%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Ontario, CA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 18.06
  2. Census Tract 19.06
  3. Census Tract 18.04

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Ontario, CA was Census Tract 18.06 with a value of $113,411, followed by Census Tract 19.06 and Census Tract 18.04, with respective values of $112,143 and $107,484.

The following map shows all of the places in Ontario, 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.
$78,070
Median Household Income
± $3,261
51.8k
Number of Households
± 1,829

In 2022, the median household income of the 51.8k households in Ontario, CA grew to $78,070 from the previous year's value of $71,908.

The following chart displays the households in Ontario, 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 Ontario, CA is from California.
0.498
2022 Wage GINI in California
0.497
2021 Wage GINI in California

In 2022, the income inequality in California was 0.498 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.107% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less 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 2022
  1. Drove Alone (79%)
  2. Carpooled (11.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.24%)

In 2022, 79% of workers in Ontario, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.6%) and those who worked at home (6.24%).

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

31.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Ontario, CA have a longer commute time (31.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 5.67% of the workforce in Ontario, 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 Ontario, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Ontario, CA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Ontario, CA (22.6k out of 175k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 25 - 34.

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

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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Health

90.5% of the population of Ontario, CA has health coverage, with 44.3% on employee plans, 29.3% on Medicaid, 7.19% on Medicare, 9.5% on non-group plans, and 0.28% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in San Bernardino County, CA see 1701 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.118% increase from the previous year (1699 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1356 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 376 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,701 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 1,701 patients per year. This represents a 0.118% increase from the previous year (1,699 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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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.6% under 18 years, 27.3% between 18 and 34 years, 36.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 9.82% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.2% were men and 50.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.48%
Uninsured
44.3%
Employer Coverage
29.3%
Medicaid
7.19%
Medicare
9.5%
Non-Group
0.28%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Ontario, CA grew by 0.168% from 9.46% to 9.48%.

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

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