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- Public SchoolsC+
- Crime & SafetyC-
- Good for FamiliesC
- Cost of LivingC-
- Health & FitnessC+
- Outdoor ActivitiesA
San Bernardino is a city in California with a population of 215,182. San Bernardino is in San Bernardino County. Living in San Bernardino offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In San Bernardino there are a lot of parks. Many families live in San Bernardino and residents tend to lean liberal.
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San Bernardino Reviews
I have lived in San Bernardino my whole life. I live in the North side of San Bernardino and everyone here is so nice. We see people walking during the day, others gardening and we all say "Hello" to each other. People usually underestimate this city by my neighborhood is the best! Everyone here is so united and diverse we like to help each other and also keep our city clean.
One thing I love about San Bernardino is its diversity, especially in schools. I went to elementary, middle, and high school in San Bernardino and as a Latina woman I found it very comfortable seeing various races around me and hardly experienced racism because almost everyone was a minority. It was also very inspiring seeing so many minorities including myself achieving so much whether it be sports, academics, theatre, etc. However there are some downsides to San Bernardino and an obvious would be the amount of crime we have in the city. Most of the time I cannot go outside my house alone, especially at night, because of the amount of crime. However there are many good people and good things about San Bernardino which is why I rate it an average.
I reside in the northern part of San Bernardino. Iv'e had a nice experience for the most part. however, due to being so close to the mountains, Iv'e once had to evacuate my house because a fire was approaching. I live near a college so the sidewalks are nice and I enjoy the large bike lanes. New shops have been built down the street in walking distance. The only major problem that I've had is with a distant neighbor. The neighbors son has schizophrenia. He usually stays on their grass dancing or talking to himself. However, one day he came to my house banging on our window, yelling disrespectful things, and becoming very violent. We called the police and they took 3 hours to arrive. I used to be able to rely on law enforcement in the pass. However now I can see that certain eras are favorited and others are forgotten about. Those 3 hours were tough my family was being violently threatened but it didn't feel right to defend our-self when it meant harming a mentally ill person.