Johannesburg, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Johannesburg Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Johannesburg Content

Also See: Johannesburg, CA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Johannesburg, California - Basic Facts

Real Estate Resources

The Johannesburg Census Designated Place had a population of 172 as of July 1, 2017. Johannesburg ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Johannesburg is located at latitude 35.3718 and longitude -117.642 in Kern County. The formal boundaries for the Johannesburg Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kern County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 3,517 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Johannesburg Census Designated Place are located in Kern County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and San Bernardino County.

The Johannesburg Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408446) 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 Johannesburg Census Designated Place is located within East Kern CCD of Kern County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Johannesburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


Johannesburg Census Designated Place, CA Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | CA Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: East Kern CCD | Kern County | California Counties

Search the map for:

Johannesburg, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 172
Daytime Population: Workers 16
Daytime Population: Residents 138
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 154
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 32
Population in Familes 20
Population in Group Qrtrs 140
Population Density2 71
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $38,349
Average Household Income $51,327
Per Capita Income $27,079


Total Housing Units 139 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 75 (54.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 (31.7%)
Median Home Value $64,706
Average Home Value $74,342


Total Households 95
Average Household Size 1.0
Family Households 42
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.0% 0.12%
Households 0.0% 0.21%
Families 1.76% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.76%
Per Capita Income   1.23%

Johannesburg, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Johannesburg to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1361 10th
Population Density # 1332 12th
Diversity Index # 1339 12th
Median Household Income # 1262 17th
Per Capita Income # 865 43rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.

California Research Tools

California Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare California Census Data
Highest or Lowest: