Kernville, CA 93238 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 93238: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Kernville, CA 93238

Not Acceptable, USPS
River Kern, CA 93238

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 130
  • Single Family Addresses: 146
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Kern County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.752, Longitude -118.424
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 93238 has segments in 2 Counties (Kern, Tulare).

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Kernville, CA 93238 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,232
Population in Households 1,227
Population in Familes 844
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 16
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 643
Average Household Size 1.91
Family Households 335
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 942 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 458 (48.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 185 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 299 (31.7%)
Median Home Value $229,651
Average Home Value $272,544


Median Household Income $45,664
Average Household Income $61,974
Per Capita Income $32,499
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.65% 1.5%
Households 1.52% 1.42%
Families 1.3% 1.22%
Median Household Income   -1.54%
Per Capita Income   0.62%
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.

Kernville, CA 93238 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 93238 to the other 1,756 ZIP Codes 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 # 1383 21st
Population Density1 # 1471 16th
Diversity Index2 # 1515 14th
Median Household Income # 1252 29th
Per Capita Income # 698 60th

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