Arvin is a city located in Kern County California. With a 2020 population of 19,533, it is the 356th largest city in California and the 2342nd largest city in the United States. Arvin is currently growing at a rate of 0.10% annually and its population has increased by 0.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,495 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, Arvin has a population density of 4,053 people per square mile.
The average household income in Arvin is $48,058 with a poverty rate of 31.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $938 per month, and the median house value is $176,400. The median age in Arvin is 25.3 years, 24.7 years for males, and 25.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Arvinwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 90.48%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 7.22%.
11.47% of Arvin residents speak only English, while 88.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 85.77% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Arvin is White, with 45.91% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Arvin is Multiple, with 19.36% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.19%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Arvin
64.11% of Arvin residents were born in the United States, with 60.93% having been born in California. 26.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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