In 2018, Kern County, CA had a population of 897k people with a median age of 32 and a median household income of $51,579. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Kern County, CA grew from 893,119 to 896,764, a 0.408% increase and its median household income grew from $49,854 to $51,579, a 3.46% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Kern County, CA are White (Hispanic) (41.7%), White (Non-Hispanic) (33.4%), Other (Hispanic) (9.34%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.26%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.7%). 0% of the people in Kern County, CA speak a non-English language, and 87.1% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Kern County, CA are Bakersfield College (6,196 degrees awarded in 2019), California State University-Bakersfield (2,608 degrees), and Cerro Coso Community College (756 degrees).
In 2018, the median property value in Kern County, CA was $226,400, and the homeownership rate was 57.4%. Most people in Kern County, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Kern County, CA was 2 cars per household.