Kern County is located in the Central Valley of California. The County Seat is Bakersfield and the largest city is Bakersfield. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.kern.ca.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 874,589 and the 2010 census population was 839,631. The land area is 8,131.92 square miles and there are 103.3 persons per square mile.
82.9% of the population is White, 6.3% is Black or African American, 50.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 5% is Asian, 2.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.3% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 3% is two or more races. 72.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 15% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $161,700, there are 255,271 households, an average of 3.19 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,295, the median household income is $48,552, and 22.9% of the persons in Kern County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 53,051. Retail sales (in $1000) were $7,876,043, and sales per capita were $10,037. The percentage of black-owned firms is 4.4%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 31.4%.
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