Yucaipa (/jukap/ew-KY-p) is a city located 10 miles (16km) east of San Bernardino, in San Bernardino County, California, United States. The population was 51,367 at the 2010 census, up from 41,207 at the 2000 census. According to San Bernardino County, the projected population in 2012 is 58,187. Yucaipa has the distinction of being the former, longtime home of a large population of Serrano Indians and was also known for being the home base of what is now Stater Bros. Markets (founded in 1936, and now headquartered in San Bernardino). Yucaipa City is located in the southwestern United States, in southeastern California, approximately 80 miles (130km) east of Los Angeles. This city is approximately 2,600ft (790m) above sea level. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 27.8 square miles (72km2), with 0.04 percent being water.