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   Mission Statement

Founded as a Model Colony, based on innovation, planned development, community service and family values, the City of Ontario has become the economic heart of the region. The City Council is committed to maintaining Ontario's leadership role in the Inland Empire by continuing to invest in the growth and evolution of the area's economy while providing a balance of jobs, housing, and educational and recreational opportunities for our residents in a safe, well-maintained community.

Adopted January 20, 1998


   Quick City Facts

Population: 166,866
  47.0% Hispanic
  30.9% Caucasian
  3.9% Asian
  0.5% African American
  0.4% Pacific Islander
  0.1% Native American
  17.2% Other
Elevation: 925 feet
Area: 50 sq miles
Location: 35 miles East of Los Angeles
Latitude: 34° 03' N
Longitude: 117° 37' W
Avg. Temp: 83°F / 24°C
City Incorporated: December 10, 1891
Government Type: City Council / City Manager
County: San Bernardino
State: California
Time Zone: Pacific Standard Time
Area Code: (909)
Zip Codes: 91758, 91761, 91762, 91764
City Motto: Southern California's Next Urban Center
Official Song: "Beautiful Ontario" by Paul & Sally Coronel
Official Flower: Charlotte Armstrong Rose
Popular Tree: Pepper Tree (along Euclid Avenue)
Neighboring Cities: Chino, Eastvale, Fontana, Montclair, Rancho Cucamonga and Upland



*Population reported by the California Department of Finance for January 2013 


Last updated: 6/13/2013 11:18:16 AM