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The Lost Hills Census Designated Place had a population of 2,508 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lost Hills 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 Lost Hills: Lost Hill.

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Lost Hills, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,508
Daytime Population: Workers 603
Daytime Population: Residents 1,570
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,173
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 2,508
Population in Familes 2,209
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 452
Diversity Index3 99


Median Household Income $31,991
Average Household Income $40,666
Per Capita Income $8,297


Total Housing Units 485 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 127 (26.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 336 (69.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $135,526
Average Home Value $211,811


Total Households 463
Average Household Size 5.42
Family Households 426
Average Family Size 5
  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 0.54% 0.66%
Households 0.46% 0.6%
Families 0.16% 0.56%
Median Household Income   0.45%
Per Capita Income   1.59%

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, 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 # 834 45th
Population Density # 963 37th
Diversity Index # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 1413 7th
Per Capita Income # 1504 1st

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