Kernville, California Population 2022

1,579
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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.

Kernville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Kernvillewas:

  • White: 92.41%
  • Other race: 7.33%
  • Black or African American: 0.25%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Kernville, California is 1,579 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,549.

Kernville, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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Kernville Population by Race

Kernville Population Pyramid 2022

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Kernville Median Age

40.9


Total

32


Male

63.6


Female

Kernville Adults

There are 591 adults, (317 of whom are seniors) in Kernville.

Kernville Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

115.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

73

Child Dependency Ratio

Kernville Sex Ratio

Female

386

48.80%

Male

405

51.20%

Kernville Population by Age

Kernville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kernville Household Types

64.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kernville Households and Families

3.77

Average Family Size

1.82

Average Household Size

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Kernville Households by Type

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Kernville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kernville Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

Kernville Educational Attainment by Race

Kernville Language by Age

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Kernville Language

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.

Kernville Language

Kernville Poverty by Race

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16.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.84%

Male Poverty Rate

19.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kernville

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%.

Kernville Poverty

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Kernville Poverty Rate by Education

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Kernville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kernville Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Kernville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

30.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.0%

Male Marriage Rate

28.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Kernville Married by Age and Sex

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Kernville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Kernville Marital Status by Race

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Kernville Marital Status

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107

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Kernville Veterans by War

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Kernville Veterans by Age

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Kernville Veterans by Race

Kernville Veterans by Education

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2.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

97.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kernville Veterans by Education

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57.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

0.6%

Unemployment Rate

Kernville Employment by Age

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Kernville Employment by Race

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Kernville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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65.49%

Born in Kernville

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Kernville Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Kernville Population by Year