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Kern County, California

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Population:

  • Total Population: 661,645
  • Males: 338,842
  • Females: 322,803

Ethnicity:

  • White: 326,523
  • Black/African American: 37,040
  • Hispanic: 254,059
  • Native American/Eskimo: 5,760
  • Asian: 20,950
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 545
  • Other: 1,246
  • 2 or more: 15,522

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (404,240)
  2. Spanish (175,850)
  3. Tagalog (6,315)
  4. Panjabi (2,495)
  5. Samoan (2,170)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 111,944

  1. Mexico (83,328)
  2. Philippines (7,415)
  3. El Salvador (3,054)
  4. India (2,847)
  5. Canada (1,689)
  6. Guatemala (1,571)
  7. Korea (916)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (168,455)
  2. Southern Baptist Convention (28,843)
  3. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The (13,821)
  4. Assemblies of God (10,515)
  5. International Church of the Foursquare Gospel (8,620)

Migrant Health Clinics

  • Kern Valley Medical Center: 6310 Lake Isabella Boulevard, Lake Isabella - (760) 379-2415
  • McFarland Community Health Center: 217 Kern Avenue, McFarland - (661) 792-3038
  • Lamont Community Health Center: 8787 Hall Road, Lamont - (661) 845-3731
  • East Bakersfield Dental Center: 234 Baker Street, Suite 6, Bakersfield - (661) 632-2144
  • Arvin Community Health Center: 146 North Hill Street, Arvin - (661) 854-3131
  • California Avenue Community Health Center: 601 California Avenue, Bakersfield - (661) 323-6086
  • Delano Community Health Center: 1508 Graces Highway, Suite 1, Delano - (661) 725-4780
  • Frazier Mountain Community Health Center: 3545 Mt Pinos Way, Frazier Park - (661) 245-3773
  • Kern River Health Center: 67 Evans Road, Wofford - (760) 376-2276
  • Homeless/Mobile Health Care Services: 2234 Baker Street, Suite 1, Bakersfield - (661) 322-7580
  • La Posada Homeless Respite Program: 234 Baker Street, Suite 3, Bakersfield - (661) 632-2141
  • 34th Street Community Health Center: 3350 Q Street, Suite 304 & 202, Bakersfield - (661) 324-1455
  • Wasco Medical and Dental Center: 2101 Seventh Street, Wasco - (661) 758-2263
  • Delano Family Medical Center: 1001 Main Street, Delano - (661) 721-7080
  • Taft Community Medical Center: 1100 Fourth Street, Taft - (661) 765-5044
  • Shafter Community Health Center: 320 James Street, Shafter - (661) 746-9194
  • Lost Hills Community Medical and Dental Center: 21138 Paso Robles Highway, Lost Hills - (661) 797-2667

Disabilities:

  • Total Reported: 234,676
  • Sensory: 24,399
  • Physical: 52,776
  • Mental: 33,866
  • Self-care: 17,324
  • Go outside home: 47,942
  • Employment: 58,950

Grandparents as caregivers

Grandparents as caregivers: 8,273

Heating fuel:

  • Total Reported: 208,652
  • Utility gas: 150,938
  • Bottled or LP gas: 13,597
  • Electricity: 38,340
  • Fuel oil, kerosene: 152
  • Coal or Coke: 53
  • Wood: 3,903
  • Solar Energy: 118
  • Other fuel: 608
  • No fuel used: 943

Vehicles available:

  • Total Reported: 394,137
  • No vehicle: 40,259
  • 1 or more vehicle: 353,878

Education Attainment:

  • No School: 16,730
  • No High School: 40,976
  • Some High School: 63,275
  • High School: 97,344
  • Some College: 88,776
  • Associate's Degree: 24,697
  • College Degree: 34,739
  • Master's Degree: 11,562
  • Professional Degree: 3,909
  • Doctoral Degree: 1,659

Household Phones:

  • Households Reporting: 208,652
  • Owners with phone: 128,394
  • Owners without phone: 1,267
  • Renters with phone: 74,739
  • Renters without phone: 4,252

10 closest counties:

  1. Tulare County, California
  2. Ventura County, California
  3. Los Angeles County, California
  4. Kings County, California
  5. Santa Barbara County, California
  6. Inyo County, California
  7. Orange County, California
  8. Fresno County, California
  9. San Luis Obispo County, California
  10. San Bernardino County, California

Data Detail

Zip Codes in county:

93203, 93205, 93206, 93215, 93216, 93220, 93222, 93224, 93225, 93226, 93238, 93240, 93241, 93243, 93249, 93250, 93251, 93252, 93255, 93263, 93268, 93276, 93280, 93283, 93285, 93287, 93301, 93302, 93303, 93304, 93305, 93306, 93307, 93308, 93309, 93311, 93312, 93313, 93380, 93381, 93382, 93383, 93384, 93385, 93386, 93387, 93388, 93389, 93390, 93501, 93502, 93504, 93505, 93516, 93518, 93519, 93523, 93524, 93527, 93528, 93531, 93554, 93555, 93556, 93560, 93561, 93581, 93596

Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

  • KERO-TV (524 TV) BAKERSFIELD, CA
  • KAXL (88.3 FM) BAKERSFIELD, CA
  • KNAI (88.3 FM) KEENE, CA
  • KUFW (90.5 FM) KEENE, CA
  • KPSL-FM (92.1 FM) BAKERSFIELD, CA
  • KKAL (92.5 FM) BAKERSFIELD, CA
  • KMYX-FM (92.5 FM) KEENE, CA
  • KKCH (92.7 FM) BAKERSFIELD, CA
  • KZIQ-FM (92.7 FM) RIDGECREST, CA
  • KKXX-FM (93.1 FM) BAKERSFIELD, CA
  • KRIT (93.9 FM) KEENE, CA
  • KISV (94.1 FM) BAKERSFIELD, CA
  • KBHH (95.3 FM) KEENE, CA
  • KHFM (95.5 FM) BAKERSFIELD, CA
  • KIDN-FM (95.9 FM) BAKERSFIELD, CA
  • KRCW (96.3 FM) KEENE, CA
  • KLVO (97.7 FM) BAKERSFIELD, CA
  • KSMJ (97.7 FM) BAKERSFIELD, CA
  • KZYR (97.7 FM) BAKERSFIELD, CA
  • KKJG (98.1 FM) BAKERSFIELD, CA
  • KABG (98.5 FM) BAKERSFIELD, CA
  • KRTZ (98.7 FM) BAKERSFIELD, CA
  • KRAJ (100.9 FM) RIDGECREST, CA
  • KGFM (101.5 FM) BAKERSFIELD, CA
  • KSMT (102.3 FM) BAKERSFIELD, CA
  • KCNQ (102.5 FM) KERNVILLE, CA
  • KSSI (102.7 FM) RIDGECREST, CA
  • KIWI (102.9 FM) BAKERSVILLE, CA
  • KCDA (103.1 FM) BAKERSFIELD, CA
  • KBDS (103.9 FM) KEENE, CA
  • KSNO-FM (103.9 FM) BAKERSFIELD, CA
  • KCEC-FM (104.5 FM) KEENE, CA
  • KIQO (104.5 FM) BAKERSFIELD, CA
  • KVLI-FM (104.5 FM) KERNVILLE, CA
  • KLOA-FM (104.9 FM) RIDGECREST, CA
  • WENN (105.5 FM) BAKERSFIELD, CA
  • KAGM (106.3 FM) BAKERSFIELD, CA
  • KCEL (106.9 FM) CALIFORNIA CITY, CA
  • KCWR (107.1 FM) BAKERSFIELD, CA
  • KSEA (107.9 FM) KEENE, CA
  • KUZZ-FM (107.9 FM) BAKERSFIELD, CA
  • KUZZ (550 AM) BAKERSFIELD, CA
  • KVFC (740 AM) BAKERSFIELD, CA
  • KARS (860 AM) BAKERSFIELD, CA
  • KKIM (1000 AM) BAKERSFIELD, CA
  • KCHJ (1010 AM) BAKERSFIELD, CA
  • KJPG (1050 AM) BAKERSFIELD, CA
  • KQAB (1140 AM) KERNVILLE, CA
  • KERI (1180 AM) BAKERSFIELD, CA
  • KGEO (1230 AM) BAKERSFIELD, CA
  • KLOA (1240 AM) RIDGECREST, CA
  • KLHC (1350 AM) BAKERSFIELD, CA
  • KWDJ (1360 AM) RIDGECREST, CA
  • KERN (1410 AM) BAKERSFIELD, CA
  • WHIC (1460 AM) BAKERSFIELD, CA
  • KWAC (1490 AM) BAKERSFIELD, CA
  • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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