Weldon, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Weldon, California - Basic Facts

The Weldon Census Designated Place had a population of 2,619 as of July 1, 2015. Weldon 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 Weldon is located at latitude 35.6441 and longitude -118.3091 in Kern County. The formal boundaries for the Weldon Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 26.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.15 sq. miles. Kern County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,654 feet.

The Weldon Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409540) 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 Weldon Census Designated Place is located within Lake Isabella CCD of Kern County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Weldon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Weldon Census Designated Place, CA Boundary Map

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Weldon, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 2,619
Population in Households 2,595
Population in Familes 1,923
Population in Group Qrtrs 24
Population Density1 98
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 1,164
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 688
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,604 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 837 (52.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 327 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 440 (27.4%)
Median Home Value $95,464
Average Home Value $122,073


Median Household Income $29,414
Average Household Income $44,889
Per Capita Income $20,638
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.17% 0.26%
Households -0.05% 0.22%
Families -1.28% 0.17%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   2.96%
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.


Weldon, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Weldon to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 819 46th
Population Density1 # 1283 16th
Diversity Index2 # 1249 18th
Median Household Income # 1442 5th
Per Capita Income # 1028 33rd

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