Weldon, California Population 2022

2,235
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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.

Weldon Demographics

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

  • White: 84.35%
  • Two or more races: 7.64%
  • Native American: 4.31%
  • Black or African American: 2.59%
  • Other race: 1.11%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Weldon, California is 2,235 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,303.

Weldon, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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Weldon Population by Race

Weldon Population Pyramid 2022

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Weldon Median Age

57.7


Total

50.5


Male

63.1


Female

Weldon Adults

There are 1,930 adults, (777 of whom are seniors) in Weldon.

Weldon Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

67.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

19.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Weldon Sex Ratio

Female

1,046

48.43%

Male

1,114

51.57%

Weldon Population by Age

Weldon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Weldon Household Types

74.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Weldon Households and Families

2.41

Average Family Size

2.08

Average Household Size

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Weldon Households by Type

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Weldon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Weldon Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

Weldon Educational Attainment by Race

Weldon Language by Age

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Weldon Language

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.

Weldon Language

Weldon Poverty by Race

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42.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

57.90%

Male Poverty Rate

25.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Weldon

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%.

Weldon Poverty

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Weldon Poverty Rate by Education

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Weldon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Weldon Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Weldon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

24.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

22.8%

Male Marriage Rate

26.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Weldon Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Weldon Marital Status by Race

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Weldon Marital Status

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329

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Weldon Veterans by War

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Weldon Veterans by Age

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Weldon Veterans by Race

Weldon Veterans by Education

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41.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Weldon Veterans by Education

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48.4%

Labor Force Participation

44.5%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Weldon Employment by Age

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Weldon Employment by Race

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Weldon 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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59.81%

Born in Weldon

84.68%

Native Born

15.32%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

15.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Weldon Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Weldon Population by Year