Edwards AFB CDP, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Edwards AFB CDP, California - Basic Facts

The Edwards Air Force Base Census Designated Place had a population of 2,118 as of July 1, 2017. Edwards AFB CDP ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Edwards AFB CDP is located at latitude 34.9024 and longitude -117.9219 in Kern County. The formal boundaries for the Edwards Air Force Base Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 17.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The Edwards Air Force Base Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408048) has a M2 Census Class Code which indicates a military or other defense installation entirely within a census designated place. 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 Edwards Air Force Base Census Designated Place is located within East Kern CCD of Kern County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Edwards AFB CDP population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Edwards AFB CDP: Edwards Air Force Base CDP.

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Edwards AFB CDP, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,118
Daytime Population: Workers 22,040
Daytime Population: Residents 1,145
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 23,185
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 10.95
Population in Households 1,930
Population in Familes 1,856
Population in Group Qrtrs 188
Population Density2 124
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $69,745
Average Household Income $75,431
Per Capita Income $23,437


Total Housing Units 814 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6 ( 0.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 589 (72.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 219 (26.9%)
Median Home Value $0
Average Home Value $0


Total Households 595
Average Household Size 3.24
Family Households 528
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.36% 0.7%
Households 0.5% 0.66%
Families 0.59% 0.67%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   2.44%

Edwards AFB CDP, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Edwards AFB CDP to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 869 43rd
Population Density # 1243 18th
Diversity Index # 707 53rd
Median Household Income # 479 68th
Per Capita Income # 1019 33rd

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