In 2020, Kern County, CA had a population of 892k people with a median age of 31.9 and a median household income of $54,851. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Kern County, CA grew from 887,641 to 892,458, a 0.543% increase and its median household income grew from $53,350 to $54,851, a 2.81% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Kern County, CA are White (Hispanic) (34.4%), White (Non-Hispanic) (33.2%), Other (Hispanic) (12.3%), Two+ (Hispanic) (6.06%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.08%).
None of the households in Kern County, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
87.6% of the residents in Kern County, CA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Kern County, CA are Bakersfield College (6,612 degrees awarded in 2021), California State University-Bakersfield (3,013 degrees), and Cerro Coso Community College (906 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Kern County, CA was $226,600, and the homeownership rate was 58.9%.
Most people in Kern County, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Kern County, CA was 2 cars per household.