Kern County, CA

Population 856,158

Kern County, CA Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 26.1%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 57.6%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 16.3%

Registered Offenders

18.24% Higher than national avg.

Environmental Hazards

1,681 Found nearby

Unemployment

High 8.4%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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270 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 270 K-12 public schools in Kern County, CA and 38 private schools. Homefacts rates Kern County's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

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Crime view details

2,190 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$239,500 compared to April 2018
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    8.4%
  • Rented
    39.4%
  • Owned
    52.2%

2,297 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Kern County, CA issued 2,297 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 2,297 permits, 1885 were issued for single family homes and 412 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Kern County, CA issued 2,231 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 2,231 permits, 1708 were issued for single family homes and 523 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Environmental Hazards

1681 Environmental Hazards

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  • Registered Polluters
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  • Superfunds
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Kern County, CA has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Kern County, CA is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.43 Average
    Kern County, CA is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 49.13°
  • February 52.78°
  • March 57.97°
  • April 62.67°
  • May 70.94°
  • June 77.47°
  • July 84.98°
  • August 83.84°
  • September 79.66°
  • October 66.82°
  • November 56.34°
  • December 44.6°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Kern County, CA

Earthquakes
Kern County, CA has a very high risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Kern County, CA has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Kern County, CA has a very low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Kern County, CA has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Kern County, CA: $49,903

Unemployment

Unemployment in Kern County is 8.4%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.5% and 7.0% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 50.81%
White Collar - 49.19%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Jerry Brown
  • Sen. Barbara Boxer
  • Sen. Dianne Feinstein

Neighborhood Info

37 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

338 FCC Towers view all

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