Wofford Heights, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Wofford Heights, California - Basic Facts

The Wofford Heights Census Designated Place had a population of 2,337 as of July 1, 2015. Wofford Heights ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Wofford Heights is located at latitude 35.715 and longitude -118.4727 in Kern County. The formal boundaries for the Wofford Heights Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kern County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,684 feet.

The Wofford Heights Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409619) 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 Wofford Heights Census Designated Place is located within Lake Isabella CCD of Kern County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wofford Heights 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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Wofford Heights, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 2,337
Population in Households 2,337
Population in Familes 1,593
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 386
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 1,220
Average Household Size 1.92
Family Households 645
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 2,005 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 901 (44.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 319 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 785 (39.2%)
Median Home Value $137,065
Average Home Value $175,277


Median Household Income $26,972
Average Household Income $37,037
Per Capita Income $19,254
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.16% 1.2%
Households 1.25% 1.22%
Families 1.61% 1.15%
Median Household Income   0.69%
Per Capita Income   2.56%
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.


Wofford Heights, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wofford Heights 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 # 854 44th
Population Density1 # 1002 34th
Diversity Index2 # 1376 10th
Median Household Income # 1480 3rd
Per Capita Income # 1126 26th

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