The unemployment rate in Kern County is 11.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). 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
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In the last Presidential election, Kern county remained strongly Republican, 53.9% to 43.7%. 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 Real Estate: $219,100
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.6%.
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