Kern County is a county in the U.S. state of California, CA with an estimated population of 896,764 as of July 1, 2018 and is thus ranked 527 in the United States.
In contrast to the 2010 census, the population of Kern County was still 839,619. This means that the 2018 population percent change from 2010 population of Kern County has risen by 6.8%.
Kern County is formed in 1866 and covers an total area of 8,162.64 square miles. This area is divided into 8,131.92 square miles land area and 30.72 square miles water area. Density per square kilometre of land area are 103.3 of population in 35.0 housing units.
There were 284,367 housing units in the whole of Kern County for the 2010 census with 254.610 total households, 191.739 of them family households. At the 1990 census, the population of Kern County was still 544,981. 2011 population percent change from 1990 population of Kern County was still 54,49 %, or expressed in detail 296.154 inhabitants. 2017 ACS Population - High School Diploma or more as a percent of 2017 ACS Population - Population 25 and over was 73.8% (percent) and is ranked number 3013 of all counties in the United States.
Labor Force 2018 in Kern County was 386,997 and is ranked number 85, with a Unemployment Rate 2018 of 0,08 (percent), which is ranked on number 57 of all counties in the United States. Median Household Income 2017 was $49,904 (percent), which is ranked on number 1464 of all counties in the United States. To the area of Kern County also includes Bakersfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area.