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Where is Kern County, California?

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Kern County is a county equivalent area found in California, USA. The county government of Kern is found in the county seat of Bakersfield.

With a total 21,141.21 sq. km of land and water area, Kern County, California is the 39th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 874,589 people, Kern County has a total 288342 households earning 48552 on average per year.

Kern County, California offers the following attraction to visitors: Cesar Chavez Home NHS

Kern County, California - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 6029
Area Codes 661,760
Time Zone PST
Major Cities Bakersfield (population: 530,432), Delano (population: 64,245), Tehachapi (population: 35,311), Ridgecrest (population: 33,201), Wasco (population: 27,686), Arvin (population: 21,350), Shafter (population: 19,967), Rosamond (population: 19,281), Lamont (population: 17,833), Taft (population: 17,229)
Land Area 337,681 sq miles
Water Area 8,132 sq miles
Household Income $48,552
Housing Units 288,342
Median Home Value $161,700
High School Grads 72% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 15% of population
Retail Spending $10,037 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $940,340 per capita

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.