Weldon is a city located in Kern County California. With a 2020 population of 2,235, it is the 844th largest city in California and the 10342nd largest city in the United States. Weldon is currently declining at a rate of -1.50% annually and its population has decreased by -2.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,303 in 2020. Spanning over 27 miles, Weldon has a population density of 84 people per square mile.
The average household income in Weldon is $44,379 with a poverty rate of 42.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $736 per month, and the median house value is $83,900. The median age in Weldon is 49.5 years, 50.7 years for males, and 47.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Weldonwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
99.13% of Weldon residents speak only English, while 0.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 0.87% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Weldon is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Weldon is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 17.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.71%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Weldon
84.68% of Weldon residents were born in the United States, with 59.81% having been born in California. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.