Big Bear City is a city located in San Bernardino County California. With a 2020 population of 12,824, it is the 436th largest city in California and the 3388th largest city in the United States. Big Bear City is currently growing at a rate of 0.34% annually and its population has increased by 0.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,738 in 2020. Spanning over 32 miles, Big Bear City has a population density of 401 people per square mile.
The average household income in Big Bear City is $64,673 with a poverty rate of 18.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,119 per month, and the median house value is $296,800. The median age in Big Bear City is 42.2 years, 40.7 years for males, and 43.4 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Big Bear Citywas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 60.00%.
88.22% of Big Bear City residents speak only English, while 11.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.64% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Big Bear City is Hispanic, with 21.90% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Big Bear City is Multiple, with 6.61% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.97%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Big Bear City
94.30% of Big Bear City residents were born in the United States, with 73.42% having been born in California. 3.10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.