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Kern County, CA

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Kern County, CA
  • Location TypeCounty
  • County SeatBakersfield, CA
  • Population839,631
  • Land Area (Square Miles) 8131.9200
  • Population Density (Per Square Mile) 103.3000

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TitleLatest YearLatest ValueLatest Rank
Decennial Census Population (County)2010839,63163 of 3170
Decennial Census Population Per Square Mile (County)2010103.30879 of 3170
Percent of African American Population (County)20186.3%1053 of 3131
Percent of Hispanic Population (County)201854.0%87 of 3139
Persistent Poverty Counties (County)201300 of 0 - 1
Rural-Urban Continuum for Counties (County)201322 of 1 - 9
Unemployment Rate (County)20197.7%68 of 3140
Death Rate (Per 100,000) (County)2016682.402847 of 3105
Percent of Adults Physically Inactive (County)201622.4%2541 of 3141
Age-Adjusted Rate of Diabetes per 1,000 Persons (County)20168.901589 of 3141
Medicare Part D Prescription Enrollment Rate (County)201840.6%2376 of 3137
Farmers' Markets (County)20161679 of 2249
Percent of Children Without a Market Within One Mile (County)20156.9%2871 of 3004
Percent of School-age Children in Poverty (County)201826.5%629 of 3140
Total Public School Expenditures (County)2017$2,711,632,000.0042 of 3123
Number of Public Libraries (County)201711287 of 1287
Average Daily Maximum Heat Index (County)201189.972254 of 3103
Percentage of Days with a Good Air Quality Index (County)201969.2%883 of 1006
Second Highest 1-hour Carbon Monoxide Measurement (County)20191.20108 of 165
Greenhouse Gas Direct Emitting Facilities (County)2018433 of 1227
Average Fine Particulate Matter (County)20119.212875 of 3108
FEMA Public Assistance Grant Dollars Obligated for Disasters (County)2017$1,426,299.1156 of 435
Total Deposits in Banks (County)2016-2017$8,634,987,000.00175 of 3108
Property Taxes as Percent of Income: Five-Year Estimates (County)2006-20102.8%709 of 2773
Percent of Firms Which are Women Owned (County)201238.9%392 of 3093
Manufacturing Establishments with 5 to 9 Employees (County)201884125 of 1961
Immigrant Households Entering County According to Tax Returns (County)2017-2018124126 of 389
Estimated Veteran Population Under 45 Years Old (County)201013,10149 of 3143
Total Planted Acres (County)20191,429,136.5149 of 3034
Online, Mail Order, and Television Retail Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$561,000,000.00241 of 2709
Total Retail and Food Service Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$17,296,000,000.0080 of 3108
Earnings in Management of Companies and Enterprises Occupations in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$978,000,000.00149 of 2178
Population (County)20501,341,00047 of 3076
Per Capita Total Personal Income (County)2050$169,389.002149 of 3112
Total Employees (County)2050671,00086 of 3065
Population 18 to 24 Years Old (County)2050139,00040 of 2216
African American Male Population 25 Years Old (County)2050686128 of 2780
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