Unemployment rate: 10.8%
Commute time: One of the longest in the state
Education spending: 25th lowest in CA
Since Adelanto and Lucerne Valley are on here, it’s not surprising to see Hesperia here as well. Don’t fret, Hesperians, your sublings Apple Valley and Victorville aren’t too far behind. It’s just that Hesperia’s residents have a lower income and its schools are rated slightly lower than their neighbors.