The unemployment rate in Kern County is 8.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Kern County jobs have increased by 1.2%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Kern County's cost of living is 1.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Kern County, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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Kern county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats
Kern County's population is 878,744 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 7.7%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 23.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Kern County is $219,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.6%. Check out the homes in the area
Kern County public schools spend $11,405 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 23.4 students per teacher in Kern County. More Education