As of September 30, 2013 the residential population of Victorville is 115,000 and growing. Estimates suggest that this figure more than doubles during business hours to accommodate the needs of the more than 300,000 people who call the Victor Valley home.
A dependable and qualified labor force is one of the keys to business success. Victorville is home to a large and diverse pool of workers, and has many educational opportunities to ensure a qualified supply of workers for the future.
- 900,000 workers within a one hour drive
- 50,000 local residents who commute to outside jobs - and would love not to
- 34 area universities, colleges and technical schools
- Job training centers/vocational programs
- Affordable housing for all of your employees
- Employee training and recruitment programs are available from the City of Victorville, County of San Bernardino and State of California
For more about demographics, see www.victorvillecity.com.
The Victor Valley includes the communities of Adelanto, Apple Valley, Hesperia, Lucerne Valley, Oak Hills, Phelan, Victorville and Wrightwood. Victorville is the business hub of the area and draws consumers from well beyond its immediate area. It is the largest commercial center between San Bernardino and the Nevada border.
Most of the area's employment opportunities fall into service-related businesses, with nearly 42% of businesses in the city located in the retail sales category.
Local manufacturing companies are primarily related to mining and cement production. Within the city, there are some 6,550 acres zoned for commercial use -- and nearly 75% remains available for development.
Victorville is home to the largest enclosed regional shopping center between San Bernardino and Las Vegas. The Mall of Victor Valley is anchored by major department stores such as J.C. Penney and Sears. Kohl’s Department Store has also located to Victorville within the past couple of years, making it the newest retailer in the City. Victorville also offers many other retail facilities for consumers.