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Inyokern, California - Basic Facts

The Inyokern Census Designated Place had a population of 1,145 as of July 1, 2019. Inyokern 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 Inyokern is located at latitude 35.6469 and longitude -117.8126 in Kern County. The formal boundaries for the Inyokern Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 10.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kern County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,434 feet.

The Inyokern Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408430) 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 Inyokern Census Designated Place is located within East Kern CCD of Kern County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Inyokern: Magnolia, Siding 16.

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Inyokern, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Inyokern, CA Housing Affordability Index is 96
State of California Housing Affordability Index is 67
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Inyokern, CA Wealth Index is 87
State of California Wealth Index is 123
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,145 (100%)
Population in Households 1,145 (100.0%)
Population in Families 867 (75.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 105
Diversity Index2 50
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,168
Average Household Income $73,025
Per Capita Income $32,077
Wealth Index4 87

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 545 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 361 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 142 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $271,923
Housing Affordability Index3 96
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 503
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 287
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.44% 0.6%
Households 0.42% 0.55%
Families 0.35% 0.41%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   3.24%

Inyokern, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Inyokern to the other 1,521 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 1022 33rd
Population Density # 1266 17th
Diversity Index # 1013 33rd
Median Household Income # 1004 34th
Per Capita Income # 744 51st

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