Lost Hills is a city located in Kern County California. With a 2020 population of 2,362, it is the 836th largest city in California and the 10056th largest city in the United States. Lost Hills is currently declining at a rate of -0.17% annually and its population has decreased by -0.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,370 in 2020. Spanning over 6 miles, Lost Hills has a population density of 425 people per square mile.
The average household income in Lost Hills is $42,390 with a poverty rate of 23.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $697 per month, and the median house value is $125,000. The median age in Lost Hills is 24 years, 24.4 years for males, and 23.3 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lost Hillswas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 66.32%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 4.21%.
13.89% of Lost Hills residents speak only English, while 86.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 86.11% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Lost Hills is White, with 87.27% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Lost Hills is Hispanic, with 21.75% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.67%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Lost Hills
55.80% of Lost Hills residents were born in the United States, with 54.48% having been born in California. 39.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.