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Fontana, CA

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A regional hub for the trucking industry, Fontana, California is home to approximately 201,000 people. As the second largest city in San Bernardino County, Fontana also boasts as the 14th largest city in California and was named the 15th safest city in the nation, and 4th safest in California, in 2013. Though primarily an industrial city today, Fontana was founded in 1913 and quickly grew as an orchard and vineyard town but changed radically after World War II. Fontana maintains a desert climate and is regularly affected by the well-known Santa Ana winds moving from the Mojave Desert through the San Gabriel Mountains.

Key City Stats
The average age of Fontana, CA is
Under 5 Years
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 7.71%
  • 7.56%
  • 7.62%
  • Female
  • 8.12%
  • 6.75%
  • 7.79%
is average rent in Fontana, CA
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 1.65%
  • 3.36%
  • 3.04%
of units are available for rent in Fontana
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 860
  • 195
  • 496
Getting Around in Fontana, CA

The Metrolink, Los Angeles’s public rail transportation, runs through the center of Fontana. Omnitrans bus service also runs through the city. The city of Fontana is located just ten minutes from the Ontario International Airport. Though must of the Fontana population utilized public transportation at least part of the time, there is a large population that utilizes private transportation and commutes to nearby Los Angeles for work.

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The average commuter time in Fontana is:
20 to 24 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 5.69%
  • 16.27%
  • 2.43%

Cajon Pass

<p>The stunning Cajon Summit in the Cajon Pass area is a view no visitor or resident will want to miss. The Cajon Pass is a mountain pass that is located between the San Bernardino Mountains and the San Gabriel Mountains. The Cajon Pass was created by the movement of the San Andreas Fault. A prominent rock formation located in the pass, known as the Mormon Rocks, is one many travel to Fontana to see.</p>