California City, Kern County, California

California City is a city in Kern County, California. As of the 2014 census, the city population was 13,263. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 203.6 square miles. An elevation is 2,360 feet (719.32 m) above sea level. The population density was 65 people per square mile. The median age was 36.4 years (California state median age was 36.2 years). For every 100 females there were 121 males.
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Description of the Population
Population (Year: 2014)
13,263 residents
Population Change
+58.2% since 2000 year
Residents Median Age
36.4 years (State: 36.2)
Below the Poverty Line
22.8% (Year: 2015)
Population Males
7,273 residents
Population Females
5,990 residents
Population Urban
94% of residents
Population Rural
6% of residents
Foreign Born Residents
10.2% Latin America, 1.4% Asia
Daytime Population Change
-2,058 (-15.3%)
Live and Work in the City
1,521 (36.2%)
Unemployment (Year: 2015)
8.4% (State: 5.5%)

Elections Results Data


    English Language Proficiency by Native Speakers


      California City Marital Status Data (Over 15 Years Old)


        California City Residents Living Below the Poverty Line (According to 2015)


          Year of Entry for the Foreign-born California City Residents


            Countries for the Foreign-Born Residents

              Financial Information
              Median Sale for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Median Home Value (Year: 2015)
              $107,969 (State: $449,100)
              Changes in Home Value
              +$27,369 since 2000 year
              Median Gross Rent (Year: 2015)
              Median Contract Rent Range (Year: 2015)
              $327 – $567
              Median Rent for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Cost of Living Index (Date: February 2016)
              87 (USA: 100)
              Property Taxes with Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $946 (0.90%)
              Property Taxes without Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $970 (0.80%)
              Median Household Income (Year: 2015)
              $56,808 (State: $64,500)
              Changes in Household Income
              +$11,073 since 2000 year
              Median Per Capita Income (Year: 2015)
              Changes in Per Capita Income
              +$2,369 since 2000 year
              Education Data (by Residents, Schools, Colleges)

              Education attainment (25+ years residents)


                Males 25 Years and Older


                  Females 25 Years and Older


                    Nearest Colleges & Universities

                    • Cerro Coso Community College
                      about 31 miles
                      Ridgecrest, CA
                      Full-time enrollment: 2,420
                    • Antelope Valley College
                      about 38 miles
                      Lancaster, CA
                      FT enrollment: 9,206
                    • Barstow Community College
                      about 53 miles
                      Barstow, CA
                      FT enrollment: 2,120
                    • Victor Valley College
                      about 59 miles
                      Victorville, CA
                      FT enrollment: 7,630
                    • Bakersfield College
                      about 65 miles
                      Bakersfield, CA
                      FT enrollment: 10,325
                    • College of the Canyons
                      about 66 miles
                      Santa Clarita, CA
                      FT enrollment: 11,307
                    • Los Angeles Mission College
                      about 67 miles
                      Sylmar, CA
                      FT enrollment: 4,825

                    List of Largest Public High Schools

                    • PANORAMA HIGH
                      Students: 1,639
                      Location: 8015 VAN NUYS BLVD.
                      Grades: 9-12
                    • VALOR ACADEMY HIGH
                      Students: 58
                      Location: 8015 VAN NUYS BLVD.
                      Grades: 9-12
                      Charter school
                    • CAL BURKE HIGH
                      Students: 55
                      Location: 14630 LANARK ST.
                      Grades: 9-12

                    List of Largest Private High Schools

                    • ST GENEVIEVE HIGH SCHOOL
                      Students: 615
                      Location: 13967 ROSCOE BLVD
                      Grades: 9-12

                    List of Largest Public Middle Schools

                    • LIGGETT STREET ELEMENTARY
                      Students: 616
                      Location: 9373 MOONBEAM AVE.
                      Grades: KG-5
                    • CHASE STREET ELEMENTARY
                      Students: 527
                      Location: 14041 CHASE ST.
                      Grades: KG-5
                    • PANORAMA CITY ELEMENTARY
                      Students: 463
                      Location: 8600 KESTER AVE.
                      Grades: KG-5
                    • BURTON STREET ELEMENTARY
                      Students: 381
                      Location: 8111 CALHOUN AVE.
                      Grades: KG-5
                    • VISTA MIDDLE
                      Students: 372
                      Location: 15040 ROSCOE BLVD.
                      Grades: 6-8
                    • RANCHITO AVENUE ELEMENTARY
                      Students: 329
                      Location: 7940 RANCHITO AVE.
                      Grades: KG-5
                    • PRIMARY ACADEMY FOR SUCCESS
                      Location: 9075 WILLIS AVE.
                      Grades: KG-2
                    • ALTA CALIFORNIA ELEMENTARY
                      Location: 14859 RAYEN ST.
                      Grades: KG-5
                    • MICHELLE OBAMA ELEMENTARY
                      Location: 8150 N. CEDROS AVE.
                      Grades: KG-5

                    List of Largest Private Middle Schools

                      Students: 591
                      Location: 14024 COMMUNITY ST
                      Grades: KG-8
                    California City Police Department
                    Full-time Employees (Year: 2015)
                    32 policemen
                    Full-time Law Enforcement Officers
                    21 policemen
                    Officers per 1,000 Residents
                    1.59 policemen (State: 2.31)
                    Labor Market Description

                    Unemployment Rate


                      Male: Employment in Industries (Services)


                        Female: Employment in Industries (Services)


                          Male: Most Common Occupations


                            Female: Most Common Occupations

                              California City Infrastructure
                              Grocery Stores in the City
                              190 stores
                              Grocery Stores per 10,000 Citizens
                              2.41 (State: 2.14)
                              Supercenters in the City
                              3 centers
                              Supercenters per 10,000 Citizens
                              0.04 (State: 0.04)
                              Convenience Stores not at Gas Stations
                              63 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (no Gas)
                              0.80 (State: 0.62)
                              Convenience Stores at Gas Stations
                              165 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (with Gas)
                              2.10 (State: 1.49)
                              Number of Restaurants in the City
                              362 restaurants
                              Restaurants per 10,000 Citizens
                              4.60 (State: 7.42)
                              Number of Houses in the City

                              Airports & Heliports in California City

                              • California City Municipal Airport

                              Amtrak Stations in California City

                              • 17 miles: BORON (26545 20 MULE TEAM RD.)
                                Bus Station . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking.
                              • 19 miles: MOJAVE (15900 SIERRA HWY.)
                                Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking.

                              Average Travel Time to Work


                                Means of Transportation for Getting to Work

                                  Other Information

                                  California City by Race (According to 2015)


                                    Median Unit Value (According to 2015)


                                      Crime Rates per 100,000 Residents (According to 2006)


                                        Natural Disasters in California City


                                          Air Quality Information

                                            Common Weather Information
                                            Earthquakes Average Activity
                                            747% (Greater then US)
                                            Number of Natural Disasters
                                            27 pc. (State: 13 pc.)
                                            Number of Major Disasters
                                            14 pc.
                                            Number of Emergencies Disasters
                                            3 pc.
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                                            ZIP Codes for California City: 93501, 93505
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