Ontario, CA Office
The average rent for an apartment in Ontario is $1,725, with an average apartment size of approximately 900 square feet.
Only about 23% of Ontario households are occupied by renters, while 76% are owner-occupied.
The median income in Ontario, CA is %54,000, while the median home value is $268,500.
Ontario, California employs over 79,000 people. Retail trade, manufacturing, and health care & social assistance are the largest industries. The highest paying industries are utilities; mining, quarrying, and oil & gas extraction; and public administration.
Ontario has more than 100 million square feet of industrial manufacturing and distribution space. Three major interstates and two railroads for both passenger and freight travel all run through Ontario, providing access to ports in Southern California and across the US.
Citrus was once the dominant industry in Ontario. Old mansions, public buildings, and packing facilities left from the thriving orange-growing industry can be found among newer housing developments and commercial buildings.
According to Global Traveler, the Ontario International Airport (ONT) is the fastest growing airport in the US. It is also the city’s largest employer, with over 5,000 employees.
The cost of living in Ontario is 40% higher than the US average.
The California Transportation Commission in 2019 planned $5.764 million for the construction of missing sidewalks, nearly 200 handicap ramps, better pedestrian crossings and street lights, and plant more than 900 trees. This grant, along with previous programs in place, result in a total of almost $18 million in active transportation improvements in Ontario. These improvements will increase pedestrian access to local schools, parks, commercial center,s and public transit.
Ontario is home to California’s largest outlet mall, with over 200 stores, restaurants, and entertainment venues.