Tehachapi, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Tehachapi, California - Basic Facts

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The City of Tehachapi had a population of 13,920 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Tehachapi is located at latitude 35.143 and longitude -118.446 in Kern County. The formal boundaries for the City of Tehachapi (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Kern County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 3,970 feet.

The City of Tehachapi (GNIS ID: 2412041) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tehachapi 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 Tehachapi: Greenwich, Tehachapa, Tehachapai, Tehachepi, Tehachipi.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 13,920
Population in Households 8,833
Population in Familes 7,309
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,087
Population Density1 1,410
Diversity Index2 79
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,210
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 2,160
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,644 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,847 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,363 (37.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 434 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $180,234
Average Home Value $193,828
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,323
Average Household Income $62,644
Per Capita Income $17,360
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.56% 0.89%
Households 0.45% 1.2%
Families 0.43% 1.17%
Median Household Income   -1.07%
Per Capita Income   1.0%
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.

Tehachapi, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tehachapi 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 # 420 72nd
Population Density1 # 693 54th
Diversity Index2 # 411 73rd
Median Household Income # 990 35th
Per Capita Income # 1262 17th

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