About San Bernardino
The city of San Bernardino is located in the Riverside-San Bernardino metropolitan area (sometimes called the “Inland Empire”). It serves as the county seat of San Bernardino County, California, United States. It is also home to numerous diplomatic missions for the Inland Empire, being one of four cities in California with numerous consulates (the other three being Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco).
As of 2010, San Bernardino was reported to have a population of 209,924. There were 65,401 housing units at an average density of 1,096.5 per square mile (423.4/km²), of which 29,838 (50.3%) were owner-occupied, and 29,445 (49.7%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 3.2%; the rental vacancy rate was 9.5%. 102,650 people (48.9% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 99,949 people (47.6%) lived in rental housing units.