Kern County, California


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Kern County CA
Total Population 878,744
Total Households 264,993
Median Household Income 51,938
Median Age 34
Median Age Male 33
Median Age Female 35
---------------- AGE BY SEX ---------------
Total Male 450,393
(M) under 5 36,581
(M) 5 to 9 37,719
(M) 10 to 14 35,501
(M) 15 to 17 21,161
(M) 18 and 19 13,179
(M) 20 8,649
(M) 21 7,816
(M) 22 to 24 21,098
(M) 25 to 29 37,641
(M) 30 to 34 34,581
(M) 35 to 39 29,765
(M) 40 to 44 27,990
(M) 45 to 49 26,602
(M) 50 to 54 26,354
(M) 55 to 59 24,557
(M) 60 and 61 8,810
(M) 62 to 64 11,550
(M) 65 and 66 6,390
(M) 67 to 69 8,430
(M) 70 to 74 10,756
(M) 75 to 79 7,125
(M) 80 to 84 4,450
(M) 85 and older 3,688
Total Female 428,351
(F) under 5 35,269
(F) 5 to 9 36,443
(F) 10 to 14 34,763
(F) 15 to 17 20,215
(F) 18 and 19 11,788
(F) 20 6,432
(F) 21 6,366
(F) 22 to 24 19,478
(F) 25 to 29 31,943
(F) 30 to 34 29,440
(F) 35 to 39 26,809
(F) 40 to 44 25,456
(F) 45 to 49 24,943
(F) 50 to 54 25,851
(F) 55 to 59 23,523
(F) 60 and 61 8,916
(F) 62 to 64 12,328
(F) 65 and 66 7,046
(F) 67 to 69 8,815
(F) 70 to 74 12,192
(F) 75 to 79 8,476
(F) 80 to 84 5,853
(F) 85 and older 6,006
------------- HOUSEHOLD INCOME ------------
Less than $10,000 17,815
$10,000 to $14,999 16,030
$15,000 to $19,999 14,808
$20,000 to $24,999 16,602
$25,000 to $29,999 14,480
$30,000 to $34,999 14,385
$35,000 to $39,999 13,626
$40,000 to $44,999 12,193
$45,000 to $49,999 10,640
$50,000 to $59,999 19,709
$60,000 to $74,999 26,874
$75,000 to $99,999 30,218
$100,000 to $124,999 22,873
$125,000 to $149,999 11,187
$150,000 to $199,999 13,647
$200,000 or More 9,906
------------------- RACE ------------------
White Alone 660,196
Black or African American Alone 48,078
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 9,739
Asian Alone 41,263
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 1,620
Some Other Race Alone 88,403
Two or More Races 29,445
Two Races Including Some Other Race 8,127
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 21,318
------------ HISPANIC / LATINO ------------
Not Hispanic or Latino 419,837
Hispanic or Latino 458,907
-------------- MARITAL STATUS -------------
Population 15 years and older 662,468
Male 15 years and older 340,592
(M) Never Married 136,150
(M) Now Married 167,432
(M) Married, Spouse Present 142,950
(M) Married, Spouse Absent 24,482
(M) Separated 8,052
(M) Other 16,430
(M) Widowed 7,389
(M) Divorced 29,621
Female 15 years and older 321,876
(F) Never Married 104,729
(F) Now Married 159,874
(F) Married, Spouse Present 138,635
(F) Married, Spouse Absent 21,239
(F) Separated 11,028
(F) Other 10,211
(F) Widowed 23,206
(F) Divorced 34,067
---------------- HOME VALUE ---------------
Total Owner Occupied Housing Units 151,564
Less than $10,000 2,516
$10,000 to $14,999 1,343
$15,000 to $19,999 1,044
$20,000 to $24,999 933
$25,000 to $29,999 996
$30,000 to $34,999 962
$35,000 to $39,999 700
$40,000 to $49,999 1,368
$50,000 to $59,999 2,553
$60,000 to $69,999 2,637
$70,000 to $79,999 3,513
$80,000 to $89,999 5,127
$90,000 to $99,999 3,660
$100,000 to $124,999 13,067
$125,000 to $149,999 10,472
$150,000 to $174,999 17,629
$175,000 to $199,999 11,672
$200,000 to $249,999 23,483
$250,000 to $299,999 17,588
$300,000 to $399,999 17,211
$400,000 to $499,999 6,412
$500,000 to $749,999 4,156
$750,000 to $999,999 1,270
$1,000,000 or More 1,252
------------ PUBLIC ASSISTANCE ------------
Total Households 264,993
With Public Assistance Income 16,282
No Public Assistance Income 248,711
-------------- HOUSING TENURE -------------
Total Housing Units 264,993
Owner Occupied 151,564
Renter Occupied 113,429
------------ VEHICLES AVAILABLE -----------
Total Vehicles 498,189
------------- EDUCATION BY SEX ------------
Population 25 years and older 526,286
Male 25 years and older 268,689
(M) No Schooling Completed 8,276
(M) Nursery to 4th Grade 8,135
(M) 5th and 6th Grade 14,673
(M) 7th and 8th Grade 7,040
(M) 9th Grade 6,843
(M) 10th Grade 7,650
(M) 11th Grade 11,210
(M) 12th Grade, No Diploma 11,044
(M) High School Graduate, Ged, or Alternative 76,580
(M) Some College, Less than 1 Year 17,427
(M) Some College, 1 or More Years, No Degree 42,289
(M) Associate's Degree 17,425
(M) Bachelor's Degree 26,419
(M) Master's Degree 8,997
(M) Professional School Degree 2,561
(M) Doctorate Degree 2,120
Female 25 years and older 257,597
(F) No Schooling Completed 8,532
(F) Nursery to 4th Grade 7,313
(F) 5th and 6th Grade 14,096
(F) 7th and 8th Grade 5,356
(F) 9th Grade 5,830
(F) 10th Grade 6,461
(F) 11th Grade 7,511
(F) 12th Grade, No Diploma 7,853
(F) High School Graduate, Ged, or Alternative 69,114
(F) Some College, Less than 1 Year 18,361
(F) Some College, 1 or More Years, No Degree 43,496
(F) Associate's Degree 20,690
(F) Bachelor's Degree 29,104
(F) Master's Degree 10,288
(F) Professional School Degree 2,449
(F) Doctorate Degree 1,143
---------------- OCCUPATION ---------------
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting, and Mining 56,051
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting 42,158
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction 13,893
Construction 21,906
Manufacturing 19,014
Wholesale Trade 10,442
Retail Trade 36,882
Transportation and Warehousing, and Utilities 17,754
Transportation and Warehousing 14,165
Utilities 3,589
Information 3,396
Finance and Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 11,988
Finance and Insurance 6,811
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 5,177
Professional, Scientific, and Management, And Administrative and Waste Management Services 26,273
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 12,720
Management of Companies and Enterprises 169
Administrative and Support and Waste Management Services 13,384
Educational Services, and Health Care and Social Assistance 65,756
Educational Services 28,317
Health Care and Social Assistance 37,439
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation, and Accommodation and Food Services 28,857
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 4,868
Accommodation and Food Services 23,989
Other Services, Except Public Administration 14,965
Public Administration 22,404

source: 2017 US Census - American Community Survey