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City Demographics


Population

City Facts

2006 Projected Population
2001 Estimated Population
2000 Census Population
2001 Per Square Mile
Average Age of Total Population
Median Age of Total Population
19,926
18,948
18,681
2,578
37.5
34.1
Year of Incorporation
Square Miles
Population Per Mile
Single Family Homes, 1998
City Charter
1970
8
2,737
3,331
June 9, 1981


Assessed Valuation


Income

Assessed Valuation FY 97-98
Assessed Valuation Per Capita, FY 97-98
$73,950,155
$34,637
2001 Per Capita Income
2001 Average Household Income
2001 Median Household Income
$25,852
$64,326
$49,704

Retail Sales

Financial Deposits
Taxable Sales, 1997
Taxable Sales Growth, 1996-1997
Taxable Sales Per Capita, 1997
$161,768,000
9.2%
$7,577
Total Financial Deposits, 1997
Financial Deposits Per Capita, 1997
$171,271,000
$8,022

Existing Home Sales

New Home Sales
Existing Homes Sales, 1997
Existing Homes Sales Change, 1996-1997
162
10.2%
New Home Sales, 1997
New Home Sales Change, 1996-1997
7
0%

Existing Home Prices

New Home Prices
Existing Home Median Price, 1998
Existing Home Price Change, 1997-1998
$127,000
-12.4%
New Home Median Price, 1998
New Home Prince Change, 1997-1998
$138,250
-19.2%

 
Loma Linda Job Market
The City of Loma Linda economy is centered on healthcare, education and government. The City's resident population is 21,115 and swells to over 60,000 during the day due to the employees, patients and students of the world renowned Loma Linda University Medical Center. Loma Linda’s medical and educational institutions are the primary employers. However, the local business community is growing, and jobs in government, agriculture services, construction and manufacturing are available throughout the Inland Empire. The Inland Empire job market is among the fastest growing in the State of California.



 
Educational Opportunities
Loma Linda Academy, a private Seventh-day Adventist school, providing schooling for kindergarten through high school, is the largest area school for those ages. Please watch the Loma Linda Academy Oral History

Public schools operated by the Redlands Unified School District are also available for Loma Linda residents.

Within a short drive of Loma Linda are junior colleges, San Bernardino Valley College, Crafton Hills College and Riverside City College. The Loma Linda University, the University of California at Riverside, Cal State University San Bernardino, the University of Redlands and the Claremont Colleges are available for upper division and graduate courses.


 
Loma Linda Services
There are a number of convalescent care and retirement residences for senior citizens in Loma Linda. Because of its location, climate, shopping facilities, mobile home parks and medical facilities, Loma Linda has been the choice of many retired persons as their home.


 
Medical Facilities
Say Loma Linda, and in the same breath say "Medicine." The Loma Linda University Medical Center and Children’s Hospital combine medical, research and educational facilities. The Faculty Medical Officers, across Barton Road from the Medical Center provides out-patient and surgery services.

On October 23, 1990 Loma Linda University Medical Center opened the world’s first hospital based proton cancer treatment center, the James M Slater, MD Proton Treatment & Research Center. Since the center opened, it has treated more than 20 different types of cancer and non-cancerous conditions, providing proton therapy for more than 17,000 patients with cancer or other tumors.

The LLU School of Dentistry provides professional care annually for thousands of patients whose needs are adaptable to the educational program of the school.

The Behavioral Medicine Center, an 89-bed psychiatric hospital, is committed to mental health and chemical dependency treatment programs that cover a wide spectrum of car levels, including inpatient, partial hospital and outpatient treatment programs for adults, adolescents and children.

The Jerry L. Pettis Memorial Veterans Medical Center provides care for area veterans under the teaching auspices of Loma Linda University School of medicine.


 
Community Services
Community Services are available from the city, private utilities, and local business firms, accommodating family shopping needs. Regional shopping malls are located in San Bernardino and Redlands.

Loma Linda is directly in the path of progress in the San Bernardino and Riverside Counties area. This area is estimated to be among the fastest-growing areas in the United States. The $5 million 42,000 1989, and now houses the City offices, the Chamber of Commerce and the San Bernardino Branch Library.

A 250 bed Children’s Hospital at Loma Linda University Medical Center was opened in 1993.

Numerous business, retail and industrial projects are under way and are available for occupancy and development.


 
The Loma Linda Ronald McDonald House
The Loma Linda Ronald McDonald House opened in 1996 to families of children who are hospitalized and undergoing treatment and/or receiving treatment on an outpatient basis at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital and other area hospitals. Priority for overnight stays is based upon families with the greatest need.


 
Transportation Services
Omnitrans provides local area bus service. Los Angeles Rapid Transit Authority operates bus service between San Bernardino, Riverside, Los Angeles and other metropolitan area cities. Ontario International Airport is located 25 miles west of Loma Linda. Amtrak train service is available at the San Bernardino depot.