Lost Hills, CA Profile: Facts & Data


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Lost Hills, California - Basic Facts

The Lost Hills Census Designated Place had a population of 2,586 as of July 1, 2018. Lost Hills ranks in the upper 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 Lost Hills is located at latitude 35.6328 and longitude -119.6778 in Kern County. The formal boundaries for the Lost Hills Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Kern County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 305 feet.

The Lost Hills Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408143) 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 Lost Hills Census Designated Place is located within Wasco CCD of Kern County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lost Hills: Lost Hill.

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Lost Hills, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,586
Population in Households 2,586
Population in Familes 2,286
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 466
Diversity Index3 99


Median Household Income $32,366
Average Household Income $41,616
Per Capita Income $8,618


Total Housing Units 499 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 134 (26.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 343 (68.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $147,414
Average Home Value $249,074


Total Households 477
Average Household Size 5.42
Family Households 439
Average Family Size 5
  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 0.85% 0.97%
Households 0.76% 0.87%
Families 0.51% 0.85%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

Lost Hills, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lost Hills 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 # 826 46th
Population Density # 958 37th
Diversity Index # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 1427 6th
Per Capita Income # 1502 1st

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