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About Kern County

Kern is a county in the California State. It has a population of 892,458 and a population density of 110, which is 16% above the national average.


Kern County has a median home value of $337,500. The average rent of $1,346 is 21% above the national average rent. The average household income in Kern County is $54,851 , which is 16% below the national average of household income.

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$340,994Median Home Value
$231,000 National
$1,689Median Rent
$1,500 National
5 /10 - 7 /10
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Kern County's population is made up of 48% married, 39% single, 9% divorced and 5% widowed. Gen Z make up the largest percentage of the population at 32%, while Millennials have the second largest segment at 29%. Homeowners make up 60% of the population in Kern County.

906,883Population
327,000,000 National
110Population Density
  • 51% Male
  • 49% Female
32 Median Age
38 National
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The Per Capita income in Kern County is $27,976. The Median Household Income is $63,883

$27,976Income Per Capita
$63,690 National
$63,883Median Household Income
$68,703 National
19% Poverty Rate
$10 National
8% Unemployment Rate
$4 National
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Amenities in Kern County
Trader Joe’s
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Trader Joe’s, 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto
Distance from Downtown 0.5 Miles
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Trader Joe’s, 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto
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Trader Joe’s, 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto
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$340,994Median Home Value
$231,000 National
$1,689Median Rent
$1,500 National
2Average Household Size

Occupancy Type

Renters
40%
Home Owners
60%
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Cost of Living
120
Metro Area
National Cost of Living Index is 100 where if the Cost of living is 90 its lower than US Average and if the Cost of Living is 150 its higher than US Average
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Housing
195
San Fransisco Metro Area
130
Goods and Services
111
San Fransisco Metro Area
5 /10 - 7 /10
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Top Schools in Kern County

Panama-Buena Vista Union School District
8
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10800 Rosslyn Lane, Bakersfield, CA, 93311
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942
Enrollment
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K-6
Grade
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24
Student Teacher Ratio
Bakersfield City School District
8
/10
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2021 M Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93314
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316
Enrollment
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K-8
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20
Student Teacher Ratio
Norris Elementary School District
7
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7110 Old Farm Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93312
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1026
Enrollment
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K-6
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24
Student Teacher Ratio
Norris Elementary School District
7
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6301 Old Farm Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93312
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954
Enrollment
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K-6
Grade
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24
Student Teacher Ratio
Panama-Buena Vista Union School District
7
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6547 Buena Vista Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93311
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940
Enrollment
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K-6
Grade
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25
Student Teacher Ratio
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Today’s Weather
66°F
Mostly Clear
Weather Highlights
Summers:July high temperature is around 80°F
Winters:January low temperature is around 41°F
Rains:Gets Average 17 Inches of rains every year
Snow:Palo Alto doesn’t get snow

Bear Valley Springs crime index is 25 which is lower than the national average.

25
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Crime Index represents the risk of crime occurring in a area and is measured against national index of 100. If the Crime Index of an area is above 100 the crime in that area is relatively higher when compared to US. If the Crime Index of an area is below 100 the crime in that area is lower when compared to US.

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