Inyokern, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Inyokern, California - Basic Facts

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The Inyokern Census Designated Place had a population of 1,165 as of July 1, 2016. Inyokern ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Inyokern is located at latitude 35.6544 and longitude -117.8195 in Kern County. The formal boundaries for the Inyokern Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kern County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,434 feet.

The Inyokern Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408430) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Inyokern Census Designated Place is located within East Kern CCD of Kern County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Inyokern population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Inyokern: Magnolia, Siding 16.

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Inyokern, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,165
Population in Households 1,165
Population in Familes 886
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 107
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 507
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 291
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 561 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 362 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 145 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 54 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $107,813
Average Home Value $159,211


Median Household Income $52,566
Average Household Income $72,994
Per Capita Income $31,827
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.94% 1.09%
Households 0.75% 0.97%
Families 0.73% 0.94%
Median Household Income   0.98%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Inyokern, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Inyokern to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1015 33rd
Population Density1 # 1262 17th
Diversity Index2 # 1037 32nd
Median Household Income # 839 45th
Per Capita Income # 562 63rd

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