Rosamond is a city located in Kern County California. With a 2020 population of 21,523, it is the 335th largest city in California and the 2147th largest city in the United States. Rosamond is currently growing at a rate of 1.32% annually and its population has increased by 2.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,961 in 2020. Spanning over 52 miles, Rosamond has a population density of 413 people per square mile.
The average household income in Rosamond is $78,334 with a poverty rate of 17.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $933 per month, and the median house value is $227,600. The median age in Rosamond is 31.8 years, 31.4 years for males, and 32.2 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rosamondwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.60%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 37.29%.
70.26% of Rosamond residents speak only English, while 29.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 27.74% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Rosamond is Black, with 31.45% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Rosamond is Multiple, with 7.13% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.21%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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88.86% of Rosamond residents were born in the United States, with 67.18% having been born in California. 4.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.