The table below compares Kern County to the other 58 counties and county equivalents in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 11||83rd|
|Population Density1||# 30||50th|
|Diversity Index2||# 9||86th|
|Median Household Income||# 41||31st|
|Per Capita Income||# 47||21st|
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|Population in Households||832,139|
|Population in Familes||716,883|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||32,031|
|Average Household Size||3.17|
|Average Family Size||4|
|Total Housing Units||293,461 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||152,366 (51.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||110,197 (37.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||30,898 (10.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$178,449|
|Average Home Value||$220,002|
|Median Household Income||$45,754|
|Average Household Income||$63,169|
|Per Capita Income||$19,879|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.34%|
|Per Capita Income||2.73%|
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