Town of Apple Valley
The Town of Apple Valley is located in the heart of the Victor Valley in the County of San Bernardino, at an elevation of 3,000 feet. Known as the "High Desert", Apple Valley is strategically located 80 miles northeast of the Los Angeles metropolitan area, 150 miles north of San Diego, and 190 miles south of Las Vegas. The Town has 78 square miles in its incorporated boundaries, and a sphere of influence encompassing 200 square miles.
Climate: Apple Valley experiences an average of 350 days of sunshine per year with winter temperatures dipping into the low 20s to high 70s, and summer temperatures ranging from the low 40s through 110 degrees Fahrenheit. Prevailing winds range from 5-10 knots/hour from the south/southwest to the northeast.
Currently,71,985 residents make Apple Valley their home, primarily due to the hidden treasures of the High Desert's dramatic landscapes and exquisite sunsets. Once a playground of movie stars, Apple Valley continues to provide a wide range of reasons for families to make Apple Valley their home. The median family household income is $52,527 and our taxable sales for a year period have reached $388.6 million. The population of the entire Victor Valley region is now more than 300,000.
Apple Valley has 15 parks and facilities managed and operated by the Town of Apple Valley Park and Recreation department. Two 18-hole golf courses are located within Apple Valley, as well as extensive trails for equestrian-oriented residents.
Apple Valley is proud of its 3 senior high schools, 3 middle schools, and 10 elementary schools. The public school system is managed and operated by the Apple Valley Unified School District, and boasts a nationally recognized model project that gives students a hands-on science and math education - the Lewis Center for Academic Excellence. Apple Valley also has 5 private schools that offer distinguished award-winning private school curricula.
Apple Valley has emerged as a leader in advanced health care systems, spanning the gamut from pediatric services to radiology, with St. Mary Medical Center as the hub of state-of-the-art medical services.
Lifestyle is unique in Apple Valley ranging from affordable housing for the first-time buyer, to affordable equestrian estates and executive manors. A 1,400-acre master planned retirement community offers a wide range of senior housing.
Clean air, low crime rates, and open spaces permits Apple Valley to be the land of opportunity for those who are seeking a better place to live, work and play.