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    NSWC Corona Division, CA Local Information

    Naval Station Warfare Center Corona Division is located in Corona, California, in Riverside County. Corona has a population of 152,375 people. Nearby communities are Norco (population 27,065), Mira Loma (27,930), Chino (77,985), Chino Hills (74,800), Yorba Linda (64,235), Riverside (303,870), Rancho Cucamonga (165,270), and Fontana (200,760).

    Local Housing Rental Prices: The average price to rent a home in the Riverside-San Bernardino Counties area range from $900 to $1,500, with a median of $1,200 per month.

    Local Housing Purchase Prices: The average price to purchase a home in Corona is about $435,500, compared to California's average of $370,900. Riverside averages $345,400, while Norco is about $524,600.

    Short Description of the Area: Corona is in southern California, bordered by the Santa Ana Mountains to the southwest and the cities of Riverside, Rancho Cucamonga, and Fontana to the north. This area, east of Los Angeles, is known as the Inland Empire. Corona is about 35 miles inland from the coastal cities of Long Beach and Huntington Beach. Los Angeles is 47 miles to the northeast, while San Bernardino is about 25 miles to the northeast. The city of San Diego is 96 miles south of base.

    Climate and Weather: The Mediterranean-like climate of the greater Los Angeles area creates hot summers and mild winters. Summer months, especially July and August, can see temperatures in the low 90's, with an average of about 78 degrees Fahrenheit. In January, the average temperature is in the high 50s to mid-60s. This area receives about 20 inches of rain each year and snow is very rare, but if it happens it is usually in the lower mountains. Earthquakes are as common here as in the rest of California, which is a higher chance than the rest of the U.S.