Lebec is a city located in Kern County California. With a 2020 population of 1,193, it is the 977th largest city in California and the 13903rd largest city in the United States. Lebec is currently declining at a rate of -1.89% annually and its population has decreased by -3.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,239 in 2020. Spanning over 15 miles, Lebec has a population density of 78 people per square mile.
The average household income in Lebec is $49,648 with a poverty rate of 18.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,027 per month, and the median house value is $168,100. The median age in Lebec is 42.2 years, 42.8 years for males, and 39.1 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lebecwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 59.80%.
70.75% of Lebec residents speak only English, while 29.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.11% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Lebec is Asian, with 83.33% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Lebec is Hispanic, with 33.51% 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 21.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.28%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Lebec
78.63% of Lebec residents were born in the United States, with 60.99% having been born in California. 9.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.