Rancho Cucamonga is unusual in having a much larger share of
its population in their peak earning years than Southern
California: 25-34 (15.0% v. 14.4%), 35-44 (15.7% v. 14.1%),
and 45-54 (16.9% v. 14.0%). Just 6.8% of city residents were
65 or older versus 11.0% in Southern California. This is
consistent with Rancho Cucamongaís success in attracting
successful families in their prime working ages.
Cucamonga is an ethnically diverse community, but less so
than Southern California. In 2010, 42.2% of city residents
were Caucasian compared to 35.5% in the region. Another
33.7% were Hispanic versus 43.4% in the region.
Interestingly, 12.0% of Rancho Cucamonga residents were of
Asian or Pacific Island descent, nearly equal to the
regionís 12.2%. The cityís African-American population was
8.7%, just above the regionís 6.2%. In 2000, the city was:
Caucasian (55%), Hispanic (28.8%), African-American (7%),