Tehachapi is a city located in Kern County California. Tehachapi has a 2020 population of 14,847. Tehachapi is currently growing at a rate of 4.30% annually and its population has increased by 3.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,367 in 2010.
The average household income in Tehachapi is $76,745 with a poverty rate of 14.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,015 per month, and the median house value is $211,200. The median age in Tehachapi is 37.4 years, 37.2 years for males, and 37.6 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Tehachapiwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 40.52%.
73.75% of Tehachapi residents speak only English, while 26.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.92% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Tehachapi is Black, with 39.12% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Tehachapi is Hispanic, with 7.88% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.46%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Tehachapi
87.67% of Tehachapi residents were born in the United States, with 67.50% having been born in California. 8.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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