Rosamond, California Population 2024

20,654

Rosamond is a city located in Kern County California. Rosamond has a 2024 population of 20,654. Rosamond is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 1.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,255 in 2020.

The average household income in Rosamond is $93,207 with a poverty rate of 14.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Rosamond is 30.9 years, 29.8 years for males, and 31.8 years for females.

Rosamond Demographics

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

  • White: 53.86%
  • Other race: 20.52%
  • Two or more races: 12.31%
  • Black or African American: 11.36%
  • Asian: 1.27%
  • Native American: 0.63%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
Land Area (mi²)
52.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
396.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.97% (399)
The current population of Rosamond, California is 20,654 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 20,255.

Rosamond, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White11,12553.86%
Other race4,23920.52%
Two or more races2,54212.31%
Black or African American2,34711.36%
Asian2631.27%
Native American1310.63%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander70.03%
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Rosamond Population by Race

Rosamond Population Pyramid 2024

Rosamond Median Age

30.9

Total

29.8

Male

31.8

Female

Rosamond Adults

There are 14,517 adults, (2,545 of whom are seniors) in Rosamond.

Rosamond Age Dependency

72.5

Age Dependency Ratio

21.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Rosamond Sex Ratio

Female9,80747.48%
Male10,84752.52%

Rosamond Population by Age

Rosamond Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,5753.1473.326.7
Married3,4633.8483.516.5
Non Family1,7891.4660.739.3
Female1,0503.7462.737.3
Male2732.9568.531.5
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3.69

Average Family Size

3.14

Average Household Size

73.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Rosamond Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Rosamond Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rosamond Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 55.1%.

Rosamond Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,599

Average Earnings

$58,657

Average Male

$31,678

Average Female

Rosamond Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rosamond Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Rosamond Language

66.49% of Rosamond residents speak only English, while 33.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 31.16% of the population.

Rosamond Language

Rosamond Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic9,5701,27613.33%
Black2,34780834.43%
White7,5656939.16%
Multiple2,54236614.4%
Other4,2392736.44%
Asian2634818.25%
Native1313325.19%
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14.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.71%

Male Poverty Rate

16.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rosamond

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rosamond is Black, with 34.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rosamond is Other, with 6.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.43%.

Rosamond Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.16%
High School12.14%
Some College9.46%
Bachelors or Greater3.52%
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Rosamond Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed28.14%
Female Unemployed25.09%
Female Employed8.09%
Male Employed6.44%
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Rosamond Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rosamond Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Rosamond Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

48.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Rosamond Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Rosamond Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Rosamond Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Rosamond Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,836

Number of Veterans

1,666

Male Veterans

170

Female Veterans

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Rosamond Veterans by War

count

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Rosamond Veterans by Age

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Rosamond Veterans by Race

Rosamond Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rosamond Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.5%

Labor Force Participation

54.3%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

Rosamond Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Rosamond Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Rosamond 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

70.33%

Born in Rosamond

89.7%

Native Born

10.3%

Foreign Born

4.83%

Non Citizen

5.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.7% of Rosamond residents were born in the United States, with 70.33% having been born in California. 4.83% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202420,654
202320,654
202220,654800.39%
202120,5743191.57%
202020,255-596-2.86%
201920,8518234.11%
201820,02840.02%
201720,0243521.79%
201619,6721320.68%
201519,5408824.73%
201418,658-42-0.22%
201318,7006853.8%
201218,015180.1%
201117,997-153-0.84%
201018,150
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Rosamond Population by Year