Weldon, California Population 2024

2,602

Weldon is a city located in Kern County California. Weldon has a 2024 population of 2,602. Weldon is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 20.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,160 in 2020.

The average household income in Weldon is $50,759 with a poverty rate of 35.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Weldon is 59.4 years, 58 years for males, and 66.2 years for females.

Weldon Demographics

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

  • White: 87.82%
  • Other race: 4.53%
  • Native American: 3.61%
  • Two or more races: 3.15%
  • Asian: 0.88%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
26.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
97.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
20.46% (442)
The current population of Weldon, California is 2,602 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,160.

Weldon, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,28587.82%
Other race1184.53%
Native American943.61%
Two or more races823.15%
Asian230.88%
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Native American

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Weldon Population by Race

Weldon Population Pyramid 2024

Weldon Median Age

59.4

Total

58

Male

66.2

Female

Weldon Adults

There are 2,214 adults, (1,061 of whom are seniors) in Weldon.

Weldon Age Dependency

125.7

Age Dependency Ratio

92

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Weldon Sex Ratio

Female1,22547.08%
Male1,37752.92%

Weldon Population by Age

Weldon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,3051.9987.712.3
Non Family4321.2282.917.1
Married3582.1482.417.6
Male2702.311000
Female2452.890.29.8
showing: 5 rows

2.33

Average Family Size

1.99

Average Household Size

87.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Weldon 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

Weldon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Weldon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Weldon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$21,429

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$18,684

Average Female

Weldon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Weldon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Weldon Language

93.81% of Weldon residents speak only English, while 6.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.31% of the population.

Weldon Language

Weldon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,25272932.37%
Hispanic17414181.03%
Other118118100%
Native946063.83%
Multiple822328.05%
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35.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

47.71%

Male Poverty Rate

22.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Weldon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Weldon is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Weldon is Multiple, with 28.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.13%.

Weldon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.24%
High School29.31%
Some College21.81%
Bachelors or Greater3.85%
showing: 4 rows

Weldon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed47.5%
Male Employed18.81%
Female Employed8.79%
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Weldon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Weldon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Weldon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.3%

Male Marriage Rate

31.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Weldon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Weldon 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 20-34.

Weldon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Weldon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

266

Number of Veterans

266

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Weldon Veterans by War

count

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Weldon Veterans by Age

count

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Weldon Veterans by Race

Weldon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

17.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Weldon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

37.8%

Labor Force Participation

35.5%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Weldon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Weldon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Weldon 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

57.46%

Born in Weldon

86.01%

Native Born

13.99%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

13.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.01% of Weldon residents were born in the United States, with 57.46% having been born in California. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Weldon Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,602
20232,602
20222,60234115.08%
20212,2611014.68%
20202,160-161-6.94%
20192,3211406.42%
20182,181-4-0.18%
20172,185-506-18.8%
20162,691-61-2.22%
20152,7521485.68%
20142,604-132-4.82%
20132,736752.82%
20122,66127811.67%
20112,383-259-9.8%
20102,642
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Weldon Population by Year