Kernville is a city located in Kern County California. With a 2020 population of 1,579, it is the 920th largest city in California and the 12262nd largest city in the United States. Kernville is currently growing at a rate of 0.96% annually and its population has increased by 1.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,549 in 2020. Spanning over 13 miles, Kernville has a population density of 125 people per square mile.
The average household income in Kernville is $58,549 with a poverty rate of 16.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $229,700. The median age in Kernville is 61.1 years, 61.3 years for males, and 60.1 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Kernvillewas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 32.70%.
99.19% of Kernville residents speak only English, while 0.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.81% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Kernville is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Kernville is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.40%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Kernville
100.00% of Kernville residents were born in the United States, with 65.49% having been born in California. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.