The average market rental rate for a two-bedroom apartment in the Inland Counties is $1,302. With average utilities cost added, then total housing costs are approximately $1,500 per month or $18,000 annually.
The 2017 HHS Federal Poverty Line is $20,420 for a family of three, $24,600 for a family of four, and $28,780 for a family of five.
2015 Census Data indicates there are 379,985 persons in San Bernardino County (19.5% of total population) and 397,766 in Riverside County (16.8% of total population) living under the poverty line. This is a total of 777,751 adults, children, and seniors (18% of total population) living in poverty representing 235,681 households. Over ¼ of a million families in our region are very poor.