Those living in Southern California are familiar with the term Inland Empire. It refers to an area in California that includes Riverside County, San Bernardino County, parts of Los Angeles County, Pomona Valley, and the locations surrounding Palm Springs. The Inland Empire includes more than 27,000 square miles of land area and is home to an estimated four million people.
Residents within the Inland Empire area enjoy a diversity of environments that include industry, agriculture, wine-making, residential, and commercial areas. This area is a popular location for bedroom communities. These are suburban communities where people live but commute to work in nearby larger cities.
The San Bernardino Mountains are a notable feature within the Inland Empire area. These mountains are a popular destination for those who enjoy hiking and skiing. The many species of wildlife that call the San Bernardino Mountains home make this the perfect place for those who appreciate spending time exploring. These mountains provide a welcome backdrop for residents, who get the enjoy the view from many of the communities within the Inland Empire.
Riverside County is one of the counties located within the Inland Empire. It’s one of the most populated counties in California, with a population of approximately 2,268,783 people. Riverside County is 7,207 square miles of land area and 95.8 square miles of water area. The median home value in this area is $236,400.
Cities in Riverside County include Riverside, Perris Valley, Moreno Valley, Corona, Coachella Valley, Jurupa, Menifee, Elsinore Valley, Hemet, and Temecula.
San Bernardino County is another county located within the Inland Empire. This county is the largest in the United States when one considers the total land area of 20,105 square miles. The population is approximately 2,081,313. The median household income is $52,323. The median home value is an estimated $230,500.
Cities in San Bernardino County include San Bernardino, Ontario, Fontana, Rancho Cucamonga, Rialto, Upland, Chino, Chino Hills, Victorville, and Redlands.
The Bogle Realty Group looks forward to telling you more about the local communities. Call them today at 909-762-5861 to tour available homes for sale within the Inland Empire.