Bear Valley Springs, CA Profile: Facts & Data


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Bear Valley Springs, California - Basic Facts

The Bear Valley Springs Census Designated Place had a population of 5,624 as of July 1, 2018. Bear Valley Springs 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 Bear Valley Springs is located at latitude 35.1794 and longitude -118.626 in Kern County. The formal boundaries for the Bear Valley Springs Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 41.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Kern County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,121 feet.

The Bear Valley Springs Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407815) 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 Bear Valley Springs Census Designated Place is located within Tehachapi CCD of Kern County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bear Valley Springs population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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Bear Valley Springs, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,624
Population in Households 5,624
Population in Familes 4,959
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 136
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $104,379
Average Household Income $138,408
Per Capita Income $55,862


Total Housing Units 2,942 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,983 (67.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 321 (10.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 638 (21.7%)
Median Home Value $387,176
Average Home Value $502,117


Total Households 2,304
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 1,770
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.02% 1.12%
Households 0.99% 1.04%
Families 1.05% 1.01%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   3.14%

Bear Valley Springs, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bear Valley Springs to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 622 59th
Population Density # 1226 19th
Diversity Index # 1311 14th
Median Household Income # 190 88th
Per Capita Income # 181 88th

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