Bear Valley Springs, California Population 2024

5,598

Bear Valley Springs is a city located in Kern County California. Bear Valley Springs has a 2024 population of 5,598. Bear Valley Springs is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 5.8% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,291 in 2020.

The average household income in Bear Valley Springs is $130,334 with a poverty rate of 3.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bear Valley Springs is 55 years, 55 years for males, and 55 years for females.

Bear Valley Springs Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bear Valley Springs was:

  • White: 82.67%
  • Two or more races: 7.81%
  • Asian: 5.31%
  • Other race: 3.14%
  • Native American: 0.77%
  • Black or African American: 0.3%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
41.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
134.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.8% (307)
The current population of Bear Valley Springs, California is 5,598 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,291.

Bear Valley Springs, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,62882.67%
Two or more races4377.81%
Asian2975.31%
Other race1763.14%
Native American430.77%
Black or African American170.3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bear Valley Springs Population by Race

Bear Valley Springs Population Pyramid 2024

Bear Valley Springs Median Age

55

Total

55

Male

55

Female

Bear Valley Springs Adults

There are 4,582 adults, (1,822 of whom are seniors) in Bear Valley Springs.

Bear Valley Springs Age Dependency

102.8

Age Dependency Ratio

66

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Bear Valley Springs Sex Ratio

Female2,64847.3%
Male2,95052.7%

Bear Valley Springs Population by Age

Bear Valley Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,4292.390.19.9
Married1,5512.7488.511.5
Non Family6961.1492.57.5
Male1022.91000
Female803.2187.512.5
showing: 5 rows

2.74

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

90.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bear Valley Springs Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bear Valley Springs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bear Valley Springs Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 41.56%.

Bear Valley Springs Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$67,054

Average Earnings

$110,000

Average Male

$41,447

Average Female

Bear Valley Springs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bear Valley Springs Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bear Valley Springs Language

87.28% of Bear Valley Springs residents speak only English, while 12.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.45% of the population.

Bear Valley Springs Language

Bear Valley Springs Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,418922.08%
Hispanic7098912.55%
Other1763620.45%
Native431330.23%
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3.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.29%

Male Poverty Rate

3.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bear Valley Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bear Valley Springs is Native, with 30.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bear Valley Springs is White, with 2.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 2.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.17%.

Bear Valley Springs Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.22%
High School4.19%
Some College3.31%
Bachelors or Greater
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Bear Valley Springs Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed1.52%
Male Employed1.15%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Bear Valley Springs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bear Valley Springs Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bear Valley Springs Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

64.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.0%

Male Marriage Rate

68.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Bear Valley Springs Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bear Valley Springs Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Bear Valley Springs Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bear Valley Springs Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

631

Number of Veterans

601

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

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Bear Valley Springs Veterans by War

count

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Bear Valley Springs Veterans by Age

count

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Bear Valley Springs Veterans by Race

Bear Valley Springs Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bear Valley Springs Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

45.3%

Labor Force Participation

43.9%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Bear Valley Springs Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bear Valley Springs Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bear Valley Springs Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

58.06%

Born in Bear Valley Springs

83.3%

Native Born

16.7%

Foreign Born

2.57%

Non Citizen

14.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.3% of Bear Valley Springs residents were born in the United States, with 58.06% having been born in California. 2.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Bear Valley Springs Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20245,598
20235,598
20225,59853110.48%
20215,067-224-4.23%
20205,291-1-0.02%
20195,292-150-2.76%
20185,442530.98%
20175,3892374.6%
20165,15249110.53%
20154,661-397-7.85%
20145,058-213-4.04%
20135,271-191-3.5%
20125,4621893.58%
20115,2731011.95%
20105,172
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Bear Valley Springs Population by Year