About Rancho Bernardo

Rancho Bernardo is a master-planned community located in San Diego County. Rancho Bernardo has an estimated population of 46,857, an average household size of 2.26, an average home value of $275,200 and an average yearly household income of $66,676.

The 39 square mile city is located in the 92128 ZIP code.

Rancho Bernardo Shopping

Rancho Bernardo offers big box stores, national chains and convenience shopping. Larger malls and destination shopping centers are located near Rancho Bernardo including North County Fair, a Westfield Shopping Center in neighboring Escondido, California.

Utilities Serving Rancho Bernardo

San Diego Gas & Electric

San Diego County Water Authority

Waste Management of San Diego


Cox Communication

Rancho Bernardo Business Climate

Industry is an active part of the Rancho Bernardo economy. The community is home to Sony’s corporate headquarters. Other electronics and technology companies in Rancho Bernardo include Nokia, Hewlett-Packard, Eastman Kodak, LSI Corporation and Teradata Corporation. Aerospace and defense companies Northrop Grumman and BAE Systems are located in the business park section of Rancho Bernardo, an area that employees approximately 50,000 people.

Tourism is also a source of income for Rancho Bernardo, including the Bernardo Winery, Southern California’s oldest operating winery. The community is home to RB Alive!, an annual summer street fair.

Rancho Bernardo Government

Because Rancho Bernardo is a master-planned community, not an incorporated city, it does not have its own municipal government. Rancho Bernardo is located in the 77th Assembly District and the 52nd Congressional District..