The 10 Best Neighborhoods In San Bernardino For 2022


We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in San Bernardino are the best of the best.

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Do you like your neighborhood?

Is it friendly, and where everyone knows their neighbors?

No matter if you live in the sticks or in an apartment building in downtown San Bernardino, you have a little pocket that you can call home. And each neighborhood is different.

Smaller neighborhoods usually have obvious benefits -- less crime, a slower pace of life, and a lower cost of living. But not all San Bernardino neighborhoods are created equal. Some are better than others. But which ones?

Instead of relying on public opinion and speculation, we wanted to get the facts straight and find out which neighborhoods in San Bernardino are the best. If you're in one of the places we're about to highlight, odds are you know you've got it made. So, if you're thinking of moving to California and San Bernardino is on the top of your list, check out our best neighborhoods to live in.

Here are the best neighborhoods in San Bernardino for 2022.

So what's the best neighborhood to live in San Bernardino for 2022? According to the most recent census data, Cimmeron looks to be the best San Bernardino neighborhood to live in.

Read on to see how we determined the places around San Bernardino that deserve a little bragging rights or maybe you're interested in the worst neighborhoods in San Bernardino.

Once you're done, you can look at the bottom of the story for a complete chart of every neighborhood we looked at from best to worst.

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Best Neighborhoods In San Bernardino

The 10 Best Neighborhoods To Live In San Bernardino

Population: 1,358
Rank Last Year: 1 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $189,800 (Tenth best)
Median Income: $55,820 (Eighth best)
More on Cimmeron: Homes For Sale | Data

Population: 2,759
Rank Last Year: 2 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $241,820 (Third best)
Median Income: $59,738 (Third best)
More on Nena: Homes For Sale | Data

Population: 4,922
Rank Last Year: 3 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $209,833 (Seventh best)
Median Income: $49,955 (11th best)
More on Sandin Hills: Homes For Sale | Data

Population: 3,812
Rank Last Year: 4 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $181,075 (16th best)
Median Income: $57,548 (Fourth best)
More on Kendall: Homes For Sale | Data

Population: 8,709
Rank Last Year: 5 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $287,780 (best)
Median Income: $82,495 (best)
More on Yerdemont: Homes For Sale | Data

Population: 4,068
Rank Last Year: 6 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $130,150 (34th best)
Median Income: $41,550 (23rd best)
More on Mount Vernon: Homes For Sale | Data

Population: 3,780
Rank Last Year: 7 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $207,200 (Eighth best)
Median Income: $43,559 (16th best)
More on University: Homes For Sale | Data

Population: 3,940
Rank Last Year: 8 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $136,600 (30th best)
Median Income: $50,551 (Tenth best)
More on South Pointe: Homes For Sale | Data

Population: 4,610
Rank Last Year: 10 (Up 1)
Median Home Value: $188,883 (11th best)
Median Income: $56,948 (Fifth best)
More on Arrowhead: Homes For Sale | Data

Population: 3,596
Rank Last Year: 9 (Down 1)
Median Home Value: $186,167 (12th best)
Median Income: $48,263 (12th best)
More on California: Homes For Sale | Data

Methodology: How We Determined The Best San Bernardino, CA Neighborhoods In 2022

In order to rank the best neighborhoods in San Bernardino, we had to determine what criteria defines a "best".

Using crime, census, and extrapolated BLS data, we arrived at the following set of criteria:

  • High incomes
  • Low unemployment rates
  • Low crime
  • High home prices
  • High population densities (A proxy for things to do)

We then ranked each neighborhood with scores from 1 to 50 in each category, where 1 was the best.

Next, we averaged the rankings for each neighborhood to create a best neighborhood index.

And finally, we crowned the neighborhood with the lowest best neighborhood index the "Best City Neighborhood In San Bernardino." We're lookin' at you, Cimmeron.

Read on below to learn more about what it's like to live in the best places San Bernardino, California has to offer. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the neighborhoods in the city from best to worst.

Summary: Putting A Bow On Our Analysis Of The Best Neighborhoods In San Bernardino

If you're measuring the neighborhoods in San Bernardino where crime is low and everyone wants to live, this is an accurate list.

As we mentioned earlier, the neighborhoods in San Bernardino aren't all good. Stadium West takes the title of the worst neighborhood to live in San Bernardino.

We ranked the neighborhoods from best to worst in the chart below.

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Best Neighborhoods To Live In San Bernardino For 2022 Detailed Data

Rank Neighborhood Population Home Value Median Income
1 Cimmeron 1,358 $189,800 $55,820
2 Nena 2,759 $241,820 $59,738
3 Sandin Hills 4,922 $209,833 $49,955
4 Kendall 3,812 $181,075 $57,548
5 Yerdemont 8,709 $287,780 $82,495
6 Mount Vernon 4,068 $130,150 $41,550
7 University 3,780 $207,200 $43,559
8 South Pointe 3,940 $136,600 $50,551
9 Arrowhead 4,610 $188,883 $56,948
10 California 3,596 $186,167 $48,263
11 Hudson 2,974 $158,075 $55,894
12 Wildwood Park 3,621 $183,267 $45,318
13 North Park 3,419 $214,117 $56,207
14 Perris Hills 4,880 $157,550 $39,538
15 Rancho West 10,024 $120,333 $50,970
16 Terrace 10,941 $106,586 $41,901
17 Carvedale 3,465 $172,150 $32,840
18 Riverview 3,985 $179,767 $44,041
19 Pacific 9,989 $173,260 $41,812
20 Blair Park 1,522 $211,900 $34,496
21 Drnag 17,378 $184,831 $43,530
22 Belevedere 4,334 $222,833 $66,832
23 Ridgeline 930 $265,750 $26,804
24 Alessandro 3,721 $128,667 $25,451
25 Roosevelt 3,749 $139,050 $37,924
26 Muscoy 10,134 $168,533 $41,701
27 Cajon 4,502 $199,440 $42,052
28 La Plaza 4,568 $135,400 $36,436
29 Muscupiabe 3,639 $134,133 $43,174
30 San Gorgonio 7,009 $115,480 $30,839
31 Arrowview 3,311 $154,525 $39,235
32 Hi-30 1,663 $184,700 $45,192
33 Valley College 1,840 $146,667 $33,938
34 Wilson 3,393 $150,975 $37,922
35 Seccombe Lane 4,204 $85,933 $19,481
36 Show Place 1,459 $152,800 $38,962
37 Amtrak 3,585 $96,800 $31,644
38 Valley View 1,507 $137,900 $31,856
39 Sbhs 7,515 $124,150 $28,656
40 Delman 2,795 $148,333 $39,833
41 Curtis 6,556 $113,067 $27,720
42 Dmv 8,064 $88,640 $26,747
43 Lankershim 7,679 $55,075 $29,259
44 Feldheym 4,947 $128,017 $24,124
45 International 3,568 $36,567 $27,370
46 Ne-Sterling 1,480 $136,067 $22,207
47 Lytle Creek 4,203 $124,400 $21,448
48 East Valley 6,508 $51,140 $22,067
49 Carousel 2,798 $103,275 $19,631
50 Stadium West 909 $79,800 $18,232

Editor's Note: We updated this article for 2022. This is our ninth time ranking the best neighborhoods to live in San Bernardino.

About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

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