Mountain Mesa, California Population 2024

133

Mountain Mesa is a city located in Kern County California. Mountain Mesa has a 2024 population of 133. Mountain Mesa is currently declining at a rate of -62.22% annually and its population has decreased by -86.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,011 in 2020.

The average household income in Mountain Mesa is $56,473 with a poverty rate of 10.18%. The median age in Mountain Mesa is 70.3 years: 72.4 years for males, and 64.4 years for females.

Mountain Mesa Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mountain Mesa was:

  • White: 96.68%
  • Asian: 2.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.87%
  • Other race: 0.35%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
153.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-86.84% (-878)
The current population of Mountain Mesa, California is 133 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,011.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White55396.68%
Asian122.1%
Two or more races50.87%
Other race20.35%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Mountain Mesa Population by Race

Mountain Mesa Population Pyramid 2024

Mountain Mesa Median Age

70.3

Total

72.4

Male

64.4

Female

Mountain Mesa Adults

There are 514 adults, (332 of whom are seniors) in Mountain Mesa.

Mountain Mesa Age Dependency

214.3

Age Dependency Ratio

182.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Mountain Mesa Sex Ratio

Female29852.1%
Male27447.9%

Mountain Mesa Population by Age

Mountain Mesa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2532.0288.511.5
Married1802.291000
Non Family64060.939.1
Female93.8955.644.4
Male0000

2.37

Average Family Size

2.02

Average Household Size

88.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mountain Mesa Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade7615.05%
Associates Degree7514.85%
Bachelors Degree132.57%
Graduate Degree183.56%
High School Graduate13426.53%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College18937.43%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Mountain Mesa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mountain Mesa Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White48641028
Asian12123
2+ Races550
Other Race220
Hispanic220

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 25%.

Mountain Mesa Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$67,857$0$0
Some College$59,750$0$0

$67,857

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Mountain Mesa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mountain Mesa Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mountain Mesa Language

97.73% of Mountain Mesa residents speak only English, while 2.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.4% of the population.

Mountain Mesa Language

Mountain Mesa Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White499479.42%
Multiple55100%

10.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.94%

Male Poverty Rate

3.8%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mountain Mesa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mountain Mesa is Multiple, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mountain Mesa is White, with 9.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.23%.

Mountain Mesa Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College17.34%
High School8.41%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Mountain Mesa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Mountain Mesa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mountain Mesa Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$47,432$62,493
Households$47,068$56,473
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families-$38,695

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mountain Mesa Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

73.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.5%

Male Marriage Rate

79.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Mountain Mesa Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mountain Mesa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Mountain Mesa Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mountain Mesa Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

104

Number of Veterans

104

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam73
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Mountain Mesa Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+49
65 to 7448
55 to 647
18 to 340
35 to 540

Mountain Mesa Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White9719.6%
Asian758.33%

Mountain Mesa Veterans by Race

Mountain Mesa Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

26.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

81.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mountain Mesa Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

11.7%

Labor Force Participation

11.7%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Mountain Mesa Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mountain Mesa Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mountain Mesa Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

75.35%

Born in Mountain Mesa

98.25%

Native Born

1.75%

Foreign Born

1.4%

Non Citizen

0.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.25% of Mountain Mesa residents were born in the United States, with 75.35% having been born in California. 1.4% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Mountain Mesa Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024133-219-62.22%
2023352-220-38.46%
2022572-295-34.03%
2021867-144-14.24%
20201,011-385-27.58%
20191,39616012.94%
20181,23642852.97%
2017808-78-8.8%
201688617624.79%
201571025656.39%
2014454-26-5.42%
2013480214.58%
2012459-505-52.39%
201196418724.07%
201077700%

Mountain Mesa Population by Year