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Kern County
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Kern County Stats
County stats at a glance
Population: 796,103 (2009)
Median Household income: $46,938 (2009)
Population in Poverty: 22.2% (2009)
Unemployment Rate: 14.4% (2009)

Educational Attainment (2009)
High school graduates: 71.5%
Baccalaureate recipients: 13.8%
Advanced degree recipients: 4.5%

Projected County Growth 1970 - 2050:

Sources:
California Department of Finance
US Census Bureau


College-going rate 2009
High School Graduates: 9,922
UC Freshmen: 326
CSU Freshmen: 852
CCC Freshmen: 2,114
Public College Freshmen: 3,292

 UC:    3.3%
 CSU:  8.6%
 CCC:  21.3%
 Vertical line is state average
Overall College-going rate to publics: 33.2%



Colleges in Kern County: 4

 CSU Bakersfield
Bakersfield, CA 93311

 Bakersfield College
Bakersfield, CA 93305

 Cerro Coso College
Ridgecrest, CA 93555

 Taft College
Taft, CA 93268


Comprehensive Public High Schools in Kern County: 31
 Stockdale High, Bakersfield
HS Grads: 579, First-time Frosh: 301
 Ridgeview High, Bakersfield
HS Grads: 545, First-time Frosh: 261
 Bakersfield High, Bakersfield
HS Grads: 514, First-time Frosh: 250
 Liberty High, Bakersfield
HS Grads: 487, First-time Frosh: 248
 Arvin High, Arvin
HS Grads: 465, First-time Frosh: 221
 Foothill High, Bakersfield
HS Grads: 442, First-time Frosh: 203
 Golden Valley High, Bakersfield
HS Grads: 441, First-time Frosh: 82
 West High, Bakersfield
HS Grads: 430, First-time Frosh: 179
 North High, Bakersfield
HS Grads: 423, First-time Frosh: 133
 Centennial High, Bakersfield
HS Grads: 416, First-time Frosh: 189
 Delano High, Delano
HS Grads: 400, First-time Frosh: 213
 East Bakersfield High, Bakersfield
HS Grads: 375, First-time Frosh: 166
 Frontier High, Bakersfield
HS Grads: 365, First-time Frosh: 65
 Cesar E. Chavez High, Delano
HS Grads: 350, First-time Frosh: 151
 Highland High, Bakersfield
HS Grads: 349, First-time Frosh: 162
 South High, Bakersfield
HS Grads: 337, First-time Frosh: 186
 Shafter High, Shafter
HS Grads: 308, First-time Frosh: 129
 Burroughs High, Ridgecrest
HS Grads: 303, First-time Frosh: 173
 Wasco High, Wasco
HS Grads: 288, First-time Frosh: 153
 Tehachapi High, Tehachapi
HS Grads: 283, First-time Frosh: 111
 Taft Union High, Taft
HS Grads: 172, First-time Frosh: 129
 Rosamond High, Rosamond
HS Grads: 162, First-time Frosh: 76
 McFarland High, McFarland
HS Grads: 137, First-time Frosh: 71
 Kern Valley High, Lake Isabella
HS Grads: 115, First-time Frosh: 46
 Frazier Mountain High, Lebec
HS Grads: 113, First-time Frosh: 25
 MojaveJr./Sr. High, Mojave
HS Grads: 89, First-time Frosh: 49
 Desert Junior-Senior High, Edwards
HS Grads: 77, First-time Frosh: 40
 Valley Oaks Charter, Bakersfield
HS Grads: 35, First-time Frosh: 3
 Boron Junior-Senior High, Boron
HS Grads: 31, First-time Frosh: 11
 Maricopa High, Maricopa
HS Grads: 23, First-time Frosh: 15
 Independence High, Bakersfield
HS Grads: N/A, First-time Frosh: 1