Kernville, CA 93238 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 93238: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Kernville, CA 93238

Not Acceptable, USPS
River Kern, CA 93238

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Kern County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.752, Longitude -118.424
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 93238 has segments in 2 Counties (Kern, Tulare).

  • Businesses Addresses: 133
  • PO Box Addresses: 851
  • Residential Addresses: 159
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 159

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Kernville, CA 93238 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,539
Daytime Population: Workers 742
Daytime Population: Residents 923
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,665
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 1,533
Population in Familes 1,074
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 19
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $50,255
Average Household Income $67,473
Per Capita Income $35,252


Total Housing Units 1,169 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 574 (49.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 226 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 369 (31.6%)
Median Home Value $244,444
Average Home Value $292,378


Total Households 800
Average Household Size 1.92
Family Households 427
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 1.31% 1.25%
Households 1.29% 1.22%
Families 1.08% 1.1%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   3.36%

Kernville, CA 93238 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 93238 to the other 1,761 ZIP Codes 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 # 1341 24th
Population Density # 1444 18th
Diversity Index # 1535 13th
Median Household Income # 1145 35th
Per Capita Income # 670 62nd

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