Everything else equal, I think we can all agree that living in a cheaper place is better than living in a more expensive place.
I’d much rather pay $500/mo in rent than $1,000. And I’d rather pay $2 for coffee than $5.
And while every neighbhorhood in San Bernardino might be more expensive than living in rural California, there are certain neighborhoods that are definitely cheaper.
So what exactly are those San Bernardino neighborhoods where your dollar goes a little further — you can get that one bedroom instead of the studio?
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 cheapest.
What’s the cheapest neighborhood to live in San Bernardino for 2020? According to the most recent census data, International looks to be the cheaptest San Bernardino neighborhood to live in.
At this point we should make it clear that you do get what you pay for — some of these neighborhoods might not be the best places to live in San Bernardino. You could be sacrificing location or crime rates in return for more space and cheaper groceries.
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 cheapest to most expensive.
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How We Determined The Cheapest San Bernardino Hoods In 2020
In order to rank the cheapest places to live in San Bernardino, we had to determine what criteria defines “cheap”.
- Overall Cost Of Living
- Rent To Income Ratio
- Median Home Value To Income Ratio
We then ranked each neighborhood with scores from 1 to 50 in each category, where 1 was the cheapest.
Next, we averaged the rankings for each neighborhood to create a cheap neighborhood index.
And finally, we crowned the neighborhood with the lowest cheapest neighborhood index the “Cheapest City Neighborhood In San Bernardino.” We’re lookin’ at you, International.
Read on below to learn more about what it’s like to live in the cheapest places San Bernardino. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the neighborhoods in the city from cheapest to most expensive.
The 10 Cheapest Neighborhoods To Live In San Bernardino For 2020
The median income in International comes in at $27,370 and the median home value is $36,567 for 2020.
The median income in Rancho West comes in at $50,970 and the median home value is $120,333 for 2020.
The median income in Terrace comes in at $41,901 and the median home value is $106,586 for 2020.
The median income in Hudson comes in at $55,894 and the median home value is $158,075 for 2020.
The median income in Lankershim comes in at $29,259 and the median home value is $55,075 for 2020.
The median income in East Valley comes in at $22,067 and the median home value is $51,140 for 2020.
The median income in Cimmeron comes in at $55,820 and the median home value is $189,800 for 2020.
The median income in La Plaza comes in at $36,436 and the median home value is $135,400 for 2020.
The median income in Roosevelt comes in at $37,924 and the median home value is $139,050 for 2020.
The median income in Amtrak comes in at $31,644 and the median home value is $96,800 for 2020.
Summing Up The Cheapest Places In San Bernardino
If you’re measuring the neighborhoods in San Bernardino where prices are low and it’s cheap to live, this is an accurate list.
As we mentioned earlier, the neighborhoods in San Bernardino aren’t all cheap. Ridgeline takes the title of the most expensive neighborhood to live in San Bernardino.
We ranked the neighborhoods from cheapest to most expensive in the chart below.
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Detailed List Of The Cheapest Neighborhoods To Live In San Bernardino For 2020
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