Valley Acres, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The Valley Acres Census Designated Place had a population of 547 as of July 1, 2017. Valley Acres 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 Valley Acres is located at latitude 35.2087 and longitude -119.4107 in Kern County. The formal boundaries for the Valley Acres Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kern County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 420 feet.

The Valley Acres Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409395) 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 Valley Acres Census Designated Place is located within West Kern CCD of Kern County.

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

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Valley Acres, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 547
Daytime Population: Workers 78
Daytime Population: Residents 354
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 432
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 547
Population in Familes 470
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 133
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $52,524
Average Household Income $84,911
Per Capita Income $28,548


Total Housing Units 199 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 141 (70.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 39 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $177,222
Average Home Value $214,568


Total Households 180
Average Household Size 3.04
Family Households 138
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.52% 0.76%
Households 0.39% 0.55%
Families 0.2% 0.57%
Median Household Income   5.33%
Per Capita Income   3.85%

Valley Acres, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Valley Acres 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 # 1166 23rd
Population Density # 1228 19th
Diversity Index # 846 44th
Median Household Income # 876 42nd
Per Capita Income # 778 49th

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