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Encyclopedia > Chino, California
City of Chino
Location of Chino within Southwestern San Bernardino County, California.
Location of Chino within Southwestern San Bernardino County, California.
Coordinates: 34°1′4″N 117°41′24″W / 34.01778, -117.69
Country United States
State California
County San Bernardino
Incorporated 1910
Government
 - Type Council-Manager
 - Mayor Dennis Yates
 - City Manager Glen Rojas
Area
 - Total 21.1 sq mi (54.5 km²)
 - Land 21.1 sq mi (54.5 km²)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km²)
Elevation 728 ft (650 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 69,732 (city proper)
 - Density 455.6/sq mi (175.9/km²)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 - Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 91710, 91708
Area code(s) 909
FIPS code 06-13210
GNIS feature ID 1660477
Website: www.cityofchino.org

Chino is a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States. The population was 67,168 at the 2000 census. Image File history File links Question_book-3. ... Image File history File links San_Bernardino_County_California_Incorporated_and_Unincorporated_areas_Chino_Highlighted. ... San Bernardino County is the largest county in the contiguous United States by area, containing more land than each of nine states. ... This list of countries, arranged alphabetically, gives an overview of countries of the world. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... This article is about the U.S. state. ... The U.S. state of California is divided into 58 counties. ... San Bernardino County is the largest county in the contiguous United States by area, containing more land than each of nine states. ... In local government, incorporation occurs when municipalities such as cities, towns, townships, villages, and boroughs become self-governing entities under the laws of the state or province in which they are located. ... Year 1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday [1] of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... The council-manager government is one of two main variations of representative municipal government in the United States. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... The council-manager government is one of 2 main variations of representative municipal government (for contrast, also see Mayor-Council government). ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... To help compare orders of magnitude of different geographical regions, we list here areas between 1,000 km² and 10,000 km². See also areas of other orders of magnitude. ... Elevation histogram of the surface of the Earth – approximately 71% of the Earths surface is covered with water. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... Population density per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. ... PST is UTC-8, highlighted in red. ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Although DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Map of California area codes in blue (and border states) with 909 in red North American Area code 909 is a California telephone area code which was split from area code 714 on November 14, 1992. ... Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the U.S. Federal government for use by all (non-military) government agencies and by government contractors. ... GNIS (The Geographic Names Information System) contains name and locative information about almost two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its Territories. ... San Bernardino County is the largest county in the contiguous United States by area, containing more land than each of nine states. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ...


Chino and its surroundings have long been a center of dairy farming, serving the considerable demands for milk products in Southern California and much of the southwestern United States. Two California state prisons for adults (California Institution for Men and California Institution for Women), as well as the Heman G. Stark Youth Correctional Facility, lie within the city limits.[1] Dairy farming is a class of agricultural, or more properly, an animal husbandry enterprise, raising female cattle, goats, or other lactating animals for long-term production of milk, which may be either processed on-site or transported to a dairy factory for processing and eventual retail sale. ... This article is about the region of Southern California. ... The following is a list of state prisons in California. ... This page may meet Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ... The California Institution for Women is a prison located in Corona, California, designed to hold 1,026 prisoners and as of 2003 housing 1,589. ...


Beginning in the 1970s, it developed into a small suburban city, forming the western anchor of the Inland Empire region, and now the city's development has gradually taken on a more middle-class character. There are still many industrial areas as well as farm animals such as goats and chickens. According to the 2004 FBI UCR, the city had about 3.6 violent crimes per 1,000 population, which is typical for an American suburb, and its property crime was actually below average. “Suburbia” redirects here. ... The Inland Empire and its regions within The Inland Empire refers to the region in Southern California located in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties in the United States. ... The Uniform Crime Reports (UCR) contain official data on crime that is reported to law enforcement agencies across the United States, who then provide the data to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). ...

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Description

Chino is located in the western end of the Riverside-San Bernardino Area region and it is easily accessible to the 71 and 60 Freeways. This article is about the region in California. ... The Chino Valley Freeway, formerly the Corona Expressway, is the assigned name for California State Route 71 (CA/SR-71), a freeway/highway of about 15 miles (24 km) in length located entirely within Southern California. ... California State Route 60; the Pomona Freeway is highlighted in red, the Moreno Valley Freeway is highlighted in light blue The Pomona Freeway is the assigned name of the majority of California State Route 60 (CA/SR-60) between its western terminus at the East Los Angeles Interchange complex and...


Chino is bounded by Chino Hills to the west, unincorporated San Bernardino County (near Montclair) to the north, Ontario to the northeast, unincorporated San Bernardino County to the southeast, and unincorporated Riverside County to the south. Location of Chino Hills within Southwestern San Bernardino County, California. ... San Bernardino County is the largest county in the contiguous United States by area, containing more land than each of nine states. ... Location of Montclair in California Coordinates: , Country United States of America State California County San Bernardino Incorporated (city) 1956-04-25 [3] Government  - Mayor Paul M. Eaton [1]  - City Manager Lee C. McDougal [2] Area  - City  5. ... Ontario is a city located in San Bernardino County, California, United States. ... Riverside County is a county located in the southeastern part of the U.S. state of California, stretching from Orange County to the Colorado River, which is the border with Arizona. ...


Geography

Chino is located at 34°1′4″N, 117°41′24″W (34.017765, -117.689990)GR1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 54.5 km² (21.1 mi²). 54.5 km² (21.0 mi²) of it is land and 0.05% is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

Chino
Population by year [1], [2]

2000 67,168
1990 59,582
1980 40,165
1970 20,411
1960 10,305
1950 5,784
1940 4,204
1930 3,118
1920 2,132
1910 1,444

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 67,168 people, 17,304 households, and 14,102 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,232.0/km² (3,190.5/mi²). There were 17,898 housing units at an average density of 328.3/km² (850.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 55.70% White, 7.82% African American, 0.93% Native American, 4.92% Asian, 0.21% Pacific Islander, 25.56% from other races, and 4.86% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 47.39% of the population. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 17,304 households out of which 47.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.5% were married couples living together, 12.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.5% were non-families. 14.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.43 and the average family size was 3.77. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 28.5% under the age of 18, 12.3% from 18 to 24, 34.2% from 25 to 44, 19.2% from 45 to 64, and 5.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 124.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 133.1 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $55,401, and the median income for a family was $59,638. Males had a median income of $35,855 versus $30,267 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,574. About 6.3% of families and 8.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.0% of those under age 18 and 8.5% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Famous People from Chino

Abe Vigoda (born Abraham Charles Vigodah on February 24, 1921) is an American movie and television actor who bears a striking resemblance to professional poker player Gus Hansen. ... Punk rock is an anti-establishment music movement beginning around 1976 (although precursors can be found several years earlier), exemplified and popularised by The Ramones, the Sex Pistols, The Clash and The Damned. ... Geoffrey Edward Blum (born April 26, 1973 in Redwood City, California) is an infielder for the San Diego Padres. ... This article is about the sport. ... Chad Cordero (born March 18, 1982 in Upland, California) is a current right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball who plays for the Washington Nationals. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Major league affiliations National League (1969–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 42 Name Washington Nationals (2005–present) Montreal Expos (1969-2004) Other nicknames The Nats Ballpark Nationals Ballpark (2008–present) RFK Stadium 2005-2007 Hiram Bithorn Stadium[3] (San Juan) (2003-2004) Olympic Stadium (Montreal) (1977... Kenny Hendrick, from Chino, California, is a former NASCAR driver. ... Jeff Burton (99), Elliott Sadler (38), Ricky Rudd (21), Dale Jarrett (88), Sterling Marlin (40), Jimmie Johnson (48), and Casey Mears (41) practice for the 2004 Daytona 500 The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ... Aaron Hosack (born November 28, 1981 in Walnut, California) is an American football wide receiver for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... Shelly Martinez (born February 9, 1980)[2] is an American model, professional wrestler and valet. ... Diana Lurena Taurasi (born June 11, 1982 in Chino, California) is a professional basketball player who plays for the Phoenix Mercury in the Womens National Basketball Association (WNBA). ... WNBA may also refer to WNBA-AM, a radio station in Illinois. ... Alisha Klass (born Alicia Lynn Pieri January 3, 1972 in Chino, California) is a pornographic actress and exotic dancer. ... A pornographic actor or a porn star is somebody who appears in pornographic movies, live sex shows or peep shows. ...

Attractions

One of the museums flyable P-51 Mustangs. ... Chino Airport (IATA: CNO, ICAO: KCNO) is a public airport located three miles (5 km) southeast of the city of Chino in San Bernardino County, California, USA. // Cal Aero Academy was an independent flying school at Chino Airport when World War II started. ... The Yanks Air Museum is a non-profit organization focused on American aviation located at the Chino Airport in Chino, California. ...

Chino in Popular Culture

The term Chino is often mentioned in music and television but usually in reference to the prison located there and not the city.

  • Chino is home to the world famous John 3:16 trucks of Dairyland hay co that are famous for spreading the gospel of Jesus all over the state of California
  • In the television series The O.C., the main character, Ryan Atwood, is a tough kid from Chino adopted into a wealthy family in Newport Beach. In the series, Chino is depicted as a dreary slum. The negative depiction of Chino led to complaints from city officials that Chino was being depicted as a "dirtbag town." [3]
  • Chino was used as a location during the filming of the movie Back to the Future, particularly the farmland setting when Marty first travels back in time to 1955.
  • Chino is mentioned in Robert Hunter's song Friend of the Devil, performed by the Grateful Dead.
  • Chino is mentioned in two songs by The Mountain Goats: "Going to Chino" and "Pigs That Ran Straightaway Into The Water, Triumph Of".
  • In the song "Murder Was the Case", by rapper Snoop Dogg, he mentions in the song, "I'm on my way to Chino, rollin' on tha grey goose".

The O.C. was an American teen drama television series that originally aired on FOX in the United States from August 5, 2003, to February 22, 2007, running a total of four seasons. ... Ryan Atwood is a fictional character and main protagonist on the FOX television series The O.C., played by Ben McKenzie. ... Newport Harbor redirects here. ... This article is about the first film in the Back to the Future trilogy. ... Robert Hunter may refer to: In politics: General Robert Hunter (1664/1666–1734), Lieutenant Governor of Virginia Colony, Governor of New York, New Jersey, Jamaica Robert C. Hunter (born 1944), U.S. judge, North Carolina Court of Appeals Robert E. Hunter, U.S. Ambassador to NATO Robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter... Friend of the Devil is a song recorded by the Grateful Dead. ... This article is about the band. ... The Mountain Goats is the name of prolific American singer-songwriter John Darnielles long-running musical project. ...

External links

  • Chino as portrayed by Hollywood on The O.C.

References

  1. ^ Mayor Takes a Stand on Prison Population. City of Chino, 14 August 2006. Accessed 29 November 2007.

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