Rosamond, California Population 2022

21,523
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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.

Rosamond Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rosamondwas:

  • White: 67.69%
  • Other race: 13.52%
  • Black or African American: 10.39%
  • Two or more races: 6.08%
  • Asian: 1.46%
  • Native American: 0.85%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Rosamond, California is 21,523 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 20,961.

Rosamond, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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Rosamond Population by Race

Rosamond Population Pyramid 2022

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Rosamond Median Age

31.6


Total

30.5


Male

32.4


Female

Rosamond Adults

There are 14,225 adults, (1,990 of whom are seniors) in Rosamond.

Rosamond Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

16.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Rosamond Sex Ratio

Female

9,585

47.32%

Male

10,670

52.68%

Rosamond Population by Age

Rosamond Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rosamond Household Types

69.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rosamond Households and Families

3.64

Average Family Size

3.02

Average Household Size

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Rosamond Households by Type

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Rosamond Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rosamond Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

Rosamond Educational Attainment by Race

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$43,522

Average Earnings

$53,345

Average Male

$30,308

Average Female

Rosamond Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rosamond Language by Age

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Rosamond Language

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.

Rosamond Language

Rosamond Poverty by Race

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17.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.04%

Male Poverty Rate

18.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rosamond

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%.

Rosamond Poverty

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Rosamond Poverty Rate by Education

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Rosamond Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rosamond Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Rosamond Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Rosamond Married by Age and Sex

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Rosamond Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Rosamond Marital Status by Race

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Rosamond Marital Status

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1,869

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Rosamond Veterans by War

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Rosamond Veterans by Age

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Rosamond Veterans by Race

Rosamond Veterans by Education

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4.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rosamond Veterans by Education

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60.6%

Labor Force Participation

50.3%

Employment Rate

13%

Unemployment Rate

Rosamond Employment by Age

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Rosamond Employment by Race

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Rosamond Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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67.18%

Born in Rosamond

88.86%

Native Born

11.14%

Foreign Born

4.30%

Non Citizen

6.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Rosamond Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Rosamond Population by Year