Kern County Population 2018

Kern County's estimated population is 893,119 with a growth rate of 0.91% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kern County is the 11th largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017893,1198,0330.91%
2016885,0865,4790.62%
2015879,6077,7120.88%
2014871,8957,8810.91%
2013864,0148,7771.03%
2012855,2376,4700.76%
2011848,7677,6510.91%
2010841,116297,63954.77%
1990543,477140,38834.83%
1980403,08973,92722.46%
1970329,16237,17812.73%
1960291,98463,67527.89%
1950228,30993,18568.96%
1940135,12452,55463.65%
193082,57027,72750.56%
192054,84317,12845.41%
191037,71521,235128.85%
190016,4806,67268.03%
18909,8084,20775.11%
18805,6012,67691.49%
18702,9250.00%

Kern County Population Growth

Population Data via

Kern County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White728,03181.52%
Black or African American54,8826.14%
Asian44,6555.00%
Two or More Races26,6282.98%
American Indian and Alaska Native23,0042.58%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2,2970.26%

Kern County Population Pyramid

0k10k20k30k40k Male Population0k10k20k30k40k Female Population8580757065605550454035302520151050
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990