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Latitude: 35.346629 Longitude: -118.729506


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Overview
Population:839,631
Pop. Change:29%
State: California
Metro Area:Bakersfield
County:Kern County
City:Bakersfield, Delano, ... 59 more
Zip Code:93307, 93306, ... 51 more
Real Estate:For Sale
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Kern's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Interesting Facts about Kern County

As of 2012, Kern County's population is 839,631 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 28.97 percent.

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The median home cost in Kern County is $118,300. Home appreciation the last year has been 3.95 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Kern County's cost of living is 5.60% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Kern County public schools spend $4,999 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 20.7 students per teacher in Kern County.

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The unemployment rate in Kern County is 13.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Positive. Kern County jobs have Increased by 1.17 percent.


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Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 28 minutes.

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Kern County's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes


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