Wofford Heights, California Population 2024

2,267

Wofford Heights is a city located in Kern County California. Wofford Heights has a 2024 population of 2,267. Wofford Heights is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 21.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,870 in 2020.

The average household income in Wofford Heights is $56,131 with a poverty rate of 24.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wofford Heights is 59.8 years, 59.4 years for males, and 61.9 years for females.

Wofford Heights Demographics

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

  • White: 88.75%
  • Other race: 5.73%
  • Two or more races: 4.98%
  • Native American: 0.53%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
6.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
354.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
21.23% (397)
The current population of Wofford Heights, California is 2,267 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,870.

Wofford Heights, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,01288.75%
Other race1305.73%
Two or more races1134.98%
Native American120.53%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wofford Heights Population by Race

Wofford Heights Population Pyramid 2024

Wofford Heights Median Age

59.8

Total

59.4

Male

61.9

Female

Wofford Heights Adults

There are 2,094 adults, (850 of whom are seniors) in Wofford Heights.

Wofford Heights Age Dependency

82.2

Age Dependency Ratio

68.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

13.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Wofford Heights Sex Ratio

Female1,20753.24%
Male1,06046.76%

Wofford Heights Population by Age

Wofford Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,2111.8774.425.6
Non Family5481.1682.317.7
Married3612.1675.324.7
Female2762.695842
Male264.1569.230.8
showing: 5 rows

2.41

Average Family Size

1.87

Average Household Size

74.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wofford Heights 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

Wofford Heights Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wofford Heights Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 91.01%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 10.27%.

Wofford Heights Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,946

Average Earnings

$67,071

Average Male

$

Average Female

Wofford Heights Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wofford Heights Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wofford Heights Language

85.38% of Wofford Heights residents speak only English, while 14.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.49% of the population.

Wofford Heights Language

Wofford Heights Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,99752126.09%
Multiple1132824.78%
Hispanic2402811.67%
Native1212100%
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24.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.02%

Male Poverty Rate

26.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wofford Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wofford Heights is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wofford Heights is Hispanic, with 11.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.93%.

Wofford Heights Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.29%
Some College19.55%
High School12.92%
Bachelors or Greater5.75%
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Wofford Heights Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed12.77%
Male Employed
Female Unemployed
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Wofford Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wofford Heights Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wofford Heights Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.5%

Male Marriage Rate

36.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Wofford Heights Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wofford Heights Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Wofford Heights Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wofford Heights Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

234

Number of Veterans

220

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

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Wofford Heights Veterans by War

count

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Wofford Heights Veterans by Age

count

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Wofford Heights Veterans by Race

Wofford Heights Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wofford Heights Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

24.2%

Labor Force Participation

22.7%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Wofford Heights Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wofford Heights Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wofford Heights 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

65.68%

Born in Wofford Heights

93.07%

Native Born

6.93%

Foreign Born

0.57%

Non Citizen

6.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.07% of Wofford Heights residents were born in the United States, with 65.68% having been born in California. 0.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Wofford Heights Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,267
20232,267
20222,26730315.43%
20211,964945.03%
20201,870-466-19.95%
20192,33636318.4%
20181,97336722.85%
20171,606161.01%
20161,590-94-5.58%
20151,684-359-17.57%
20142,04320811.34%
20131,835-170-8.48%
20122,005-279-12.22%
20112,284843.82%
20102,200
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Wofford Heights Population by Year