Kern County, CA has a population of 884,788 people with a median age of 31.3 and a median household income of $49,903. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Kern County, CA grew from 882,176 to 884,788, a 0.3% increase and its median household income declined from $51,342 to $49,903, a 2.8% decrease.
The population of Kern County, CA is 52.8% Hispanic, 34.6% White, and 4.96% Black. 44.9% of the people in Kern County, CA speak a non-English language, and 86.9% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Kern County, CA are Bakersfield College, with 1,963 graduates, California State University-Bakersfield, with 1,911 graduates, and UEI College-Bakersfield, with 565 graduates.
The median property value in Kern County, CA is $204,200, and the homeownership rate is 57%. Most people in Kern County, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Kern County, CA is 2 cars per household.
Kern County, CA is the 11th most populated county in California and borders Inyo County, CA; Kings County, CA; Los Angeles County, CA; San Bernardino County, CA; San Luis Obispo County, CA; Santa Barbara County, CA; Tulare County, CA; Ventura County, CA& 3 more.