Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA

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2022 Population
190,659
0.259% 1-year growth
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
US Senator
Laphonza Butler
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
35.8
0.556% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
19.6%
0.496% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$59,723
11.2% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$244,900
16.3% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
65,621
3.12% 1-year growth

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In 2022, Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA had a population of 191k people with a median age of 35.8 and a median household income of $59,723. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA grew from 190,166 to 190,659, a 0.259% increase and its median household income grew from $53,709 to $59,723, a 11.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (51.8%), White (Hispanic) (14.8%), Other (Hispanic) (12.1%), Two+ (Hispanic) (7.62%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.18%).

26.6% of the households in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

94% of the residents in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA are Cerro Coso Community College (1,001 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA was $244,900, and the homeownership rate was 61.3%.

Most people in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA is home to a population of 191k people, from which 94% are citizens. As of 2022, 10.8% of Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA residents were born outside of the country (20.6k people).

In 2022, there were 3.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (98.7k people) in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 28.2k White (Hispanic) and 23.1k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA are Spanish (42,145 households), Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (660 households), and Arabic (550 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
92,389
Women
48.4%
98,409
Men
51.6%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 190,798 inhabitants, with 51.6% men, and 48.4% women.

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Citizenship

94%
2022 Citizenship
93.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94% of Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA was 93.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    98.7k ± 2.58k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    28.2k ± 2.82k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    23.1k ± 2.02k
35.8%
Hispanic Population
68.2k people

In 2022, there were 3.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (98.7k people) in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 28.2k White (Hispanic) and 23.1k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

35.8% of the people in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA are hispanic (68.2k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    13,395 ± 2,740 people
  2. Philippines
    1,138 ± 826 people
  3. El Salvador
    890 ± 731 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA was Mexico, the natal country of 13,395 Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA residents, followed by Philippines with 1,138 and El Salvador with 890.

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Foreign-Born Population

10.8%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
20.6k people
10.9%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
20.8k people

As of 2022, 10.8% of Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA residents (20.6k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA was 10.9%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    42,145 households (23.6%)
  2. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    660 households (0.37%)
  3. Arabic
    550 households (0.309%)

26.6% of the households in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA was Spanish. 23.6% of the households in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    4,566 ± 733
  2. Vietnam
    3,973 ± 477
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,114 ± 372

Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.15 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA employs 65.6k people. The largest industries in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA are Elementary & secondary schools (4,927 people), National security & international affairs (4,909 people), and Construction (4,070 people), and the highest paying industries are Administration of economic programs & space research ($116,184), National security & international affairs ($110,311), and Administration of environmental quality & housing programs ($107,557).

Males in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA have an average income that is 1.42 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,619. The income inequality in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.437, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
28,414
Women
44.4%
35,538
Men
55.6%

The workforce of Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA in 2020 was 63,952 people, with 44.4% woman, and 55.6% men.

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Occupations

65.6k
2022 Value
3.12%
1 Year growth
± 3.12%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA grew at a rate of 3.12%, from 63.6k employees to 65.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA, are Miscellaneous agricultural workers, including animal breeders (3,581 people), Cashiers (1,914 people), and Other managers (1,646 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

65.6k
2022 Value
3.12%
1 Year growth
± 3.12%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA grew at a rate of 3.12%, from 63.6k employees to 65.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,927 people), National security & international affairs (4,909 people), and Construction (4,070 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA, though some of these residents may live in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$51,063
Median earning men ± $2,846
$29,795
Median earning women ± $1,520

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($103,678), Manufacturing ($71,450), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,313).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($69,211), Construction ($37,997), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($37,765).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.57%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 17.9M people employed in California. This represents a 2.57% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in California.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in California went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 63.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (34.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.07%).

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler are the senators currently representing the state of California. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from California

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Alex Padilla
Senator from California3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Kamala Harris, who had become Vice President of the United States.
Laphonza Butler
Senator from California1
Assumed office on October 3, 2023
Appointed to the seat following the death of Dianne Feinstein.

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler are the senators currently representing California.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from California

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for California have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA awarded 1,001 degrees. The student population of Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,097 male students and 2,822 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA are White (439 and 43.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (353 and 35.3%), Black or African American (63 and 6.29%), and Asian (47 and 4.7%).

The largest universities in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA by number of degrees awarded are Cerro Coso Community College (1,001 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (294 and 29.4%), Humanistic Studies (179 and 17.9%), and Information Technology (72 and 7.19%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 4,919 students enrolled in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA, 42.6% men and 57.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 2,255 records, of which 59% were women and 41% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 294 degrees awarded
  2. 179 degrees awarded
  3. 58 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 294 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
1,001 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Cerro Coso Community College with 1,001 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 457 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA, which is 0.84 times less than the 544 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 439 degrees mean that there were 1.24 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 353 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($1,380) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($4) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,125) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.54% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.43% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (44.3k), Some college (36.2k), and Secondary Education (27.6k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA was $244,900 in 2022, which is 0.869 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $210,500 to $244,900, a 16.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA is 61.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA have an average commute time of 25.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA is $59,723. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA was Santa Clara County (Southwest)--Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA with a value of $222,873, followed by Santa Clara County (Northwest)--Palo Alto City & Los Altos Hills Town PUMA, CA and Contra Costa County (South)--San Ramon City & Danville Town PUMA, CA, with respective values of $206,924 and $199,849.

Property

$244,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,613
$41,080
Median Property Taxes
±$1,716

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

61.3%
Homeownership
2022
64%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 61.3% of the housing units in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 60.4%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA was Santa Clara County (Southwest)--Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA with a value of $222,873, followed by Santa Clara County (Northwest)--Palo Alto City & Los Altos Hills Town PUMA, CA and Contra Costa County (South)--San Ramon City & Danville Town PUMA, CA, with respective values of $206,924 and $199,849.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$59,723
Median Household Income
± $2,881
67k
Number of Households
± 2,247

In 2022, the median household income of the 67k households in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA grew to $59,723 from the previous year's value of $53,709.

The following chart displays the households in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.437
2022 Wage GINI in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA
0.445
2021 Wage GINI in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA

In 2022, the income inequality in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA was 0.437 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.76% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (76.9%)
  2. Carpooled (12.9%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.96%)

In 2022, 76.9% of workers in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.9%) and those who worked at home (6.96%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

25.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA have a shorter commute time (25.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.56% of the workforce in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

19.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA (36k out of 184k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

93.5% of the population of Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA has health coverage, with 34.1% on employee plans, 31.9% on Medicaid, 10.6% on Medicare, 13.3% on non-group plans, and 3.61% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in California see 1240 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.12% decrease from the previous year (1254 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1132 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 244 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,240 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in California

Primary care physicians in California see an average of 1,240 patients per year. This represents a 1.12% decrease from the previous year (1,254 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in California in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 28.5% under 18 years, 20.5% between 18 and 34 years, 35.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.2% were men and 50.8% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

6.46%
Uninsured
34.1%
Employer Coverage
31.9%
Medicaid
10.6%
Medicare
13.3%
Non-Group
3.61%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA declined by 4.46% from 6.76% to 6.46%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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