Ford City, California Population 2024

4,357

Ford City is a city located in Kern County California. Ford City has a 2024 population of 4,357. Ford City is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -11.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,909 in 2020.

The average household income in Ford City is $53,626 with a poverty rate of 41.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ford City is 25.7 years, 25.7 years for males, and 25.7 years for females.

Ford City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ford City was:

  • White: 63.99%
  • Other race: 19.92%
  • Two or more races: 12.99%
  • Asian: 1.95%
  • Native American: 0.9%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.25%
  • Black or African American:
Land Area (mi²)
1.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,839.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-11.24% (-552)
The current population of Ford City, California is 4,357 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,909.

Ford City, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,78863.99%
Other race86819.92%
Two or more races56612.99%
Asian851.95%
Native American390.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander110.25%
Black or African American
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White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Ford City Population by Race

Ford City Population Pyramid 2024

Ford City Median Age

25.7

Total

25.7

Male

25.7

Female

Ford City Adults

There are 3,009 adults, (316 of whom are seniors) in Ford City.

Ford City Age Dependency

61.8

Age Dependency Ratio

11.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Ford City Sex Ratio

Female2,12448.75%
Male2,23351.25%

Ford City Population by Age

Ford City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,2583.4636.863.2
Married5373.735149
Non Family3152.0224.475.6
Female2044.6611.388.7
Male2023.844.155.9
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3.74

Average Family Size

3.46

Average Household Size

36.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ford City 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

Ford City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ford City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 63.64%.

Ford City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$23,671

Average Earnings

$24,283

Average Male

$20,161

Average Female

Ford City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ford City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ford City Language

55.77% of Ford City residents speak only English, while 44.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 42.75% of the population.

Ford City Language

Ford City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,1931,26557.68%
Other86863973.62%
White1,96650625.74%
Multiple56641473.14%
Asian851922.35%
Native391538.46%
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41.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

38.07%

Male Poverty Rate

45.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ford City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ford City is Other, with 73.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ford City is Asian, with 22.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 19.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 50.56%.

Ford City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.82%
High School28.78%
Some College26.22%
Bachelors or Greater
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Ford City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed55.72%
Male Unemployed29.95%
Female Employed26.52%
Male Employed21.26%
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Ford City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ford City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ford City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.5%

Male Marriage Rate

35.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Ford City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ford City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Ford City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ford City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

76

Number of Veterans

76

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Ford City Veterans by War

count

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Ford City Veterans by Age

count

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Ford City Veterans by Race

Ford City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

21.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

71.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ford City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.4%

Labor Force Participation

48.6%

Employment Rate

20.8%

Unemployment Rate

Ford City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ford City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ford City 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

61.05%

Born in Ford City

75.85%

Native Born

24.15%

Foreign Born

21.83%

Non Citizen

2.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

75.85% of Ford City residents were born in the United States, with 61.05% having been born in California. 21.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ford City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20244,357
20234,357
20224,357300.69%
20214,327-582-11.86%
20204,9091563.28%
20194,7533888.89%
20184,365-23-0.52%
20174,388-347-7.33%
20164,73565015.91%
20154,085-69-1.66%
20144,154481.17%
20134,106591.46%
20124,047340.85%
20114,013-265-6.19%
20104,278
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Ford City Population by Year