Mojave is a city located in Kern County California. With a 2020 population of 4,791, it is the 649th largest city in California and the 6786th largest city in the United States. Mojave is currently growing at a rate of 0.97% annually and its population has increased by 1.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,699 in 2020. Spanning over 58 miles, Mojave has a population density of 82 people per square mile.
The average household income in Mojave is $47,233 with a poverty rate of 29.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Mojave is 37.2 years, 38.6 years for males, and 36.1 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mojavewas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.43%.
78.21% of Mojave residents speak only English, while 21.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.12% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Mojave is Multiple, with 79.20% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Mojave is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.98%.
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The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Mojave
92.54% of Mojave residents were born in the United States, with 76.38% having been born in California. 4.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.