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The economy of Lamont, CA employs 6,094 people. The economy of Lamont, CA is specialized in Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting; Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction; and Construction, which employ respectively 48.3; 5.87; and 1.13 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Lamont, CA are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting (2,584), Accommodation & Food Service (439), and Healthcare & Social Assistance (434), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($33,241), Finance & Insurance ($25,403), and Transportation & Warehousing ($23,272).

Median household income in Lamont, CA is $33,351. Males in Lamont, CA have an average income that is 1.24 times higher than the average income of females, which is $30,178. The income inequality of Lamont, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.432 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Lamont, CA. In Kern County, CA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 49 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,708. Monterey County, CA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in California.


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Lamont, CA is home to a population of 15,941 people, from which 67% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Lamont, CA is composed of 14,889 Hispanic residents (93.4%), 764 White residents (4.79%), 229 Asian residents (1.44%), 28 Native residents (0.18%), and 24 Two+ residents (0.15%). The most common foreign languages in Lamont, CA are Spanish (11,956 speakers), Tagalog (84 speakers), and Chinese (34 speakers), but compared to other places, Lamont, CA has a relative high number of Spanish (11,956 speakers), Scandinavian (22 speakers), and Other (26 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Bakersfield City (Southeast) PUMA, CA awarded 275 degrees. The student population of Bakersfield City (Southeast) PUMA, CA is skewed towards females, with 40 male students and 235 female students. Most students in Bakersfield City (Southeast) PUMA, CA are Hispanic or Latino (206 and 74.9%), followed by White (32 and 11.6%), Unknown (22 and 8%), and Black or African American (14 and 5.09%). The largest universities in Bakersfield City (Southeast) PUMA, CA by number of graduates are Kaplan College-Bakersfield (275 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Bakersfield City (Southeast) PUMA, CA are Medical Assistant (163 and 59.3%), Dental Assisting (48 and 17.5%), and Medical Office Assistant (34 and 12.4%). The median tuition costs in Bakersfield City (Southeast) PUMA, CA are N/A for private four year colleges, and N/A and N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lamont, CA is $88,700, which is 0.46 times smaller than the national average of $194,500. Between 2014 and 2015 the median property value increased from $85,000 to $88,700, a 4.35% increase. The homeownership rate of Lamont, CA is 40.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Lamont, CA have an average commute time of 25.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Lamont, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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