Historically Chino was an agricultural area where it grew sweet corn, tomatoes, strawberries, peaches, and walnuts. Then in the 1950s zoning changed to diary friendly and many Dutch families moved into the area to open dairy farms.  These farms provided milk and dairy products to cities throughout Southern California.  Then in the 1970’s the city of Chino started shifting from a rural community  into a suburban city and today most of the farms are gone and housing developments are taking their place.

Chino’s population as of 2020 was 100,401 and held a growth rate of approximately 3% annually. Of that population, 63 percent are homeowners.  There are two neighborhoods in Chino, The Preserve and College Park. As of September 2021, the median sold home price was $664,500.

There are 22 public schools in Chino with many of them rated at good & higher per www.greatschools.org.

The area offers plenty of parks and recreation areas including Prado Regional Park. This park, located at the Prado dam, offers 2000 acres of recreational area, fishing, archery, camping, golf, horseback riding and shooting. 

The Chino airport is also the largest non-commercial airport in the region. It is the airport of choice for many independent pilots and aviation students.  With its proximity to many business and entertainment communities in Southern California, it also sees services many corporate jet users and air taxies.

Aviation enthusiast will also find not one but two aviation museums at the airport, the Yanks Air Musuem and Planes of Fame Air Museum.  The Planes of Fame Air Museum hosts a popular air show every year. 

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Zip Codes in Chino: 90708, 90710, 92880