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Ontario is a city in San Bernardino County, in the Riverside-San Bernardino metro area.

The community was named by Canadian settlers after their home province.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in California named Ontario. For links to other places called Ontario, CA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Ontario is 34.063N. The longitude is -117.65W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,004 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 167,402.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$42,452
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Ontario demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 904. The number of murders and homicides was 11. The violent crime rate was 5.4 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Anthony Munoz, football player
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Gloria Jean's, Starbucks
Performing arts: Inland Empire Philharmonic
Nearby parks & recreation: Cucamonga Guasti Regional Park
Historic sites and museums: Museum of History & Art
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 115

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Ontario demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the San Bernardino County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Riverside-San Bernardino area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 91743 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

6% of Ontario residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ontario ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ontario was $14,244, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

10% of Ontario residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Ontario, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $644.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,244.


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Libraries

Libraries in Ontario include Ontario City Library, South Ontario Branch Library ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Ontario include Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

TV stations in Ontario include KFTR.

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Politics

San Bernardino County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ontario political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Ontario workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 57 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Ontario between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.

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