Kernville, California

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Population in 2010: 1,395.
Population change since 2000: -19.6%
Males: 766  (54.9%)
Females: 629  (45.1%)
Median resident age:

57.0 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 93238, 93285.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $59,942 (it was $28,352 in 2000)
Kernville:

$59,942
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $37,155 (it was $23,159 in 2000)

Kernville CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $244,552 (it was $110,200 in 2000)
Kernville:

$244,552
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $351,976; detached houses: $414,003; mobile homes: $23,964

Median gross rent in 2017: $973.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kernville: 95.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.5%
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  • Races in Kernville, CA (2010)
    • 1,21887.3%White alone
    • 825.9%Hispanic
    • 684.9%Two or more races
    • 181.3%American Indian alone
    • 70.5%Asian alone
    • 10.07%Black alone
    • 10.07%Other race alone

Races in Kernville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Kernville, California as of July 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kernville is 335 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (27.6%), European (12.4%), English (10.9%), Scotch-Irish (6.1%), British (3.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 2706 feet

Land area: 12.6 square miles.

Population density: 111 people per square mile   (very low).

Kernville, California map

42 residents are foreign born (1.3% Europe).

This place:

3.5%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,415 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,168 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bakersfield, CA (43.3 miles , pop. 247,057).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (114.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Wofford Heights, CA (1.8 miles ),
Mountain Mesa, CA (2.7 miles ),
Lake Isabella, CA (2.9 miles ),
Squirrel Mountain Valley, CA (2.9 miles ),
Bella Vista, CA (3.0 miles ),
Weldon, CA (3.0 miles ),
Bodfish, CA (3.4 miles ),
Sugarloaf Mountain Park, CA (3.4 miles)

Latitude: 35.75 N, Longitude: 118.43 W

Area code: 760

Distribution of median household income in Kernville, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Kernville, CA in 2017
Kernville satellite photo by USGS

Kernville tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

10.1%
California:

4.6%
Most common industries in Kernville, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.5%)
  • Public administration (11.9%)
  • Construction (11.5%)
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.5%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (6.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (22.2%)
  • Construction (18.1%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers (7.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (15.7%)
  • Educational services (13.6%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (11.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.7%)
  • Private households (6.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Kernville, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.3%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Registered nurses (5.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.6%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (4.6%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers, including supervisors (10.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.9%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (8.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Computer specialists (7.0%)
  • Electricians (6.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (10.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (9.8%)
  • Child care workers (6.8%)
  • Cashiers (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.0%)

Average climate in Kernville, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Kernville, California environmental map by EPA

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Earthquake activity:

Kernville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above California state average. It is 848% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 60.8 miles away from Kernville center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 152.3 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 157.7 miles away from Kernville center
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 141.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 297.1 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 192.1 miles away from Kernville center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kern County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 12, Floods: 11, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 3, Freezes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kernville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Kernville:

  • KERN VALLEY HEALTHCARE DISTRICT DP SNF (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LAKE ISABELLA, CA)

Airports located in Kernville:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kernville:

  • Bakersfield College (about 39 miles; Bakersfield, CA; Full-time enrollment: 10,325)
  • Porterville College (about 40 miles; Porterville, CA; FT enrollment: 2,560)
  • Cerro Coso Community College (about 45 miles; Ridgecrest, CA; FT enrollment: 2,420)
  • California State University-Bakersfield (about 47 miles; Bakersfield, CA; FT enrollment: 7,564)
  • College of the Sequoias (about 64 miles; Visalia, CA; FT enrollment: 6,982)
  • San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia (about 68 miles; Visalia, CA; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Taft College (about 72 miles; Taft, CA; FT enrollment: 2,121)

Public elementary/middle school in Kernville:

  • KERNVILLE ELEMENTARY (Location: 13550 SIERRA WAY, Grades: KG-3)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Kernville: River Nook Campground (A), East Side Camp Ground (B), Camp Kemeric (C), Gilbert Campground (D), Cannell Meadow District Ranger Office (E), Camp Nine (F), Kern Valley Airport (G), Kernville Work Center (H), Riverkern Beach Picnic Area (I), Care Ambulance Service (J), Kern County Fire Department Station 76 Kernville (K), United States Forest Service Kernville Station (L), Kernville Chamber of Commerce (M), Kernville Branch Kern County Library (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Kernville: Kernville United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Kern River Valley Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Caldwell Creek (A), Bull Run Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Kernville include: Circle Park (1), Riverside Park (2), Kernville Park Recreation Area (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Kern County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Kernville and their reported violations in the past:

CLM - TILLIE CREEK LIVE OAKS CAMPGROUNDS (Population served: 865, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-21-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-2006)
CLM - PARADISE COVE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 520, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-09-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-14-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-29-2010)
KERN VALLEY GOLF COURSE (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-10-2007)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
R-RANCH IN THE SEQUOIAS (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-10-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
CLM - HUNGRY & BOULDER GULCH CAMPGROUNDS (Population served: 375, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-28-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-28-2007)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-28-2007)
CLM - MAIN DAM/PIONEER POINT CAMPGROUND (Population served: 278, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-09-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-28-2008)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-27-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CLM-FAIRVIEW CAMPGROUND (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-10-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-10-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-10-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2008)
CLM-QUAKING ASPEN CAMPGROUND (Population served: 112, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-10-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Kernville that have no violations reported:

  • CAMP OWEN WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 225, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CLM-HEADQUARTERS CAMPGROUND (Population served: 88, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CLM-HOSPITAL FLAT CAMP GROUND (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CLM-GOLD LEDGE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 74, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CLM-WHITE RIVER CAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CLM-COY FLAT CAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

1.9 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

54.9%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.2%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
125 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents in 2000
17 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Kernville:

Marital status in Kernville, CA
  • Never married: 14.8%
  • Now married: 57.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 19.2%

For population 25 years and over in Kernville:

  • High school or higher: 96.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
California average:

15.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kernville, CA (based on Kern County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic245,83630
Evangelical Protestant114,724436
Other30,68783
Mainline Protestant7,45938
Black Protestant4,02625
Orthodox4503
None436,449-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 190
Kern County:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 63
Kern County:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 165
Kern County:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 362
Here:

4.60 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Kern County:

8.0%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.4%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Kern County:

15.9%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.4%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Kernville:

46.0%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Kernville:

21.6%
State:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.5%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Kernville:

36.2%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
This city:

53.7%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Kernville:

72.8%
State:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kernville, CA Residents

3.97% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,098 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.97%
California average:

5.03%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($593 average AGI)
Kern County:

0.05%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Los Angeles County, CA  1.00% ($41,298 average AGI)
from Tulare County, CA  0.20% ($32,845)
from Ventura County, CA  0.14% ($44,824)


4.27% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,465 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.27%
California average:

5.21%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($649 average AGI)
Kern County:

0.05%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.68% ($42,474 average AGI)
to Tulare County, CA  0.20% ($41,532)
to San Diego County, CA  0.17% ($53,172)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kernville:

  • KERI (1180 AM; 50 kW; WASCO-GREENACRES, CA; Owner: KWSO, INC.)
  • KQAB (1140 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LAKE ISABELLA, CA; Owner: ROBERT J. AND KATHERINE M. BOHN)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)
  • KNZR (1560 AM; 25 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP. OF CALIF.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KUZZ (550 AM; 5 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: OWENS ONE COMPANY)
  • KGDP (660 AM; 50 kW; ORCUTT, CA; Owner: RADIO REPRESENTATIVES, INC.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGET (970 AM; 5 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kernville:

  • KVLI-FM (104.5 FM; LAKE ISABELLA, CA; Owner: ROBERT J. AND KATHERINE M. BOHN)
  • KCNQ (102.5 FM; KERNVILLE, CA; Owner: ROBERT J. & KATHERINE M. BOHN)
  • K266AH (101.1 FM; BENA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KTQX (90.1 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: RADIO BILINGUE, INC.)
  • KMYX-FM (92.5 FM; ARVIN, CA; Owner: FARMWORKER EDUC. RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KDUV (88.9 FM; VISALIA, CA; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL B/CASTNG, INC.)
  • KJUG-FM (106.7 FM; TULARE, CA; Owner: WESTCOAST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFRB (91.3 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KUZZ-FM (107.9 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: OWENS ONE COMPANY, INC)
  • K220EY (91.9 FM; PORTERVILLE, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KUFW (90.5 FM; WOODLAKE, CA; Owner: NATIONAL FARM WORKERS SERVICE CENTER)
  • KISV (94.1 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: AMERICAN GENERAL MEDIA CORP.)
  • KGFM (101.5 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: LAGNIAPPE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMQA (100.5 FM; EAST PORTERVILLE, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING PORTERVILLE L.L.C.)
  • KZPO (103.3 FM; LINDSAY, CA; Owner: LINDSAY BROADCASTING)
  • KKZQ (100.1 FM; TEHACHAPI, CA; Owner: HIGH DESERT BROADCASTING LLC)
  • K293AG (106.5 FM; TAFT, CA; Owner: CENTRO CRISTIANO DE FE, INC.)
  • KKBB (99.3 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLOA-FM (104.9 FM; RIDGECREST, CA; Owner: ADELMAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRAJ (100.9 FM; JOHANNESBURG, CA; Owner: ADELMAN BROADCASTING INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Kernville:

  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • K08FX (Channel 8; LAKE ISABELLA, CA; Owner: SOUTH LAKE PROPERTY OWNERS ASSN.)
  • K10GC (Channel 10; LAKE ISABELLA, CA; Owner: SOUTH LAKE PROPERTY OWNERS ASSN.)
  • K12HL (Channel 12; LAKE ISABELLA, CA; Owner: SOUTH LAKE PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOC.)

Kernville fatal accident list:

Mar 25, 2016 06:30 AM, Cr-Burlando, Lat: 35.736778, Lon: -118.427197, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 20, 2012 05:00 PM, Cr-Sierra Way, Lat: 35.784000, Lon: -118.445800, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 22, 2012 11:05 AM, Cr-Burlando Rd, Lat: 35.766350, Lon: -118.432739, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 3, 2012 10:14 AM, Cr-Sierra Wy, Lat: 35.765869, Lon: -118.424111, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 31, 2007 00:55 AM, Burlando Rd, Lat: 35.771942, Lon: -118.439956, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 13.8mTotal length
  • $10,401,000Total costs
  • 4,100Total average daily traffic
  • 82Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,499Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Kernville)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Rocky Point 4 Mi S (Lat: 35.688278 Lon: -118.420361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPML277,
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.625 MHz, Grant Date: 09/01/1998, Expiration Date: 12/01/2021, Certifier: Robert J Bohn, Registrant: Brown And Schwaninger, 1835 K St Nw Ste 650, Washington, DC 20006
  • 11345 Kernville Rd (Lat: 35.754944 Lon: -118.421750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPML278,
    Assigned Frequencies: 455.625 MHz, Grant Date: 09/01/1998, Expiration Date: 12/01/2021, Certifier: Robert J Bohn, Registrant: Brown And Schwaninger, 1835 K St Nw Ste 650, Washington, DC 20006

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Rocky Pt (Lat: 35.688278 Lon: -118.420361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18 m, Overall height: 26 m, Call Sign: KNNM955,
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.740 MHz, Grant Date: 04/19/2011, Expiration Date: 03/01/2021, Certifier: Robert Bohn, Registrant: Applied Technology Group Inc, 4440 Easton Dr, Bakersfield, CA 93309-1028, Phone: (661) 322-8650, Fax: (661) 322-4060, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • CAMP WHITSETT, Lat: 36.000222 Lon: -118.537028, Call Sign: KD53508,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.012 MHz, 457.012 MHz, 464.062 MHz, 469.062 MHz, 464.987 MHz, Grant Date: 06/13/2012, Expiration Date: 08/11/2022, Certifier: Jon Charles Mackenzie, Registrant: The Radio Shop, 1565 Oak St, Big Bear City, CA 92314, Phone: (909) 584-7011, Fax: (541) 485-7556, Email:
  • Lat: 35.753056 Lon: -118.425000, Call Sign: WQNQ963,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.847 MHz, 159.855 MHz, 159.922 MHz, 160.005 MHz, 160.200 MHz, Grant Date: 04/25/2011, Expiration Date: 04/25/2021, Certifier: Carl Chapel, Registrant: Communications Usa, Inc., 2229 Enterprise Street, Escondido, CA 92029, Phone: (800) 338-1949, Fax: (858) 674-4273, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kernville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1392E , Serial Number: 7AC-4954, Airworthiness Date: 08/08/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 12/17/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Michael C Lancon, 10649 Sierra Way, Kernville, CA 93238
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6592P , Serial Number: 24-1714, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 01/08/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 03/27/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Jerry L England, Po Box 824, Kernville, CA 93238
  • Aircraft: BEECH C23 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 116 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9241S , Serial Number: M-1734, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 10/24/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 11/24/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Jerry L England, Po Box 824, Kernville, CA 93238

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$128,920
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$85,380
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0052.01

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2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 8. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 28 took place in 2016, and the least - 0 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Kernville, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (60.1%), and Structure Fires (23.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Kernville, CA
    • 8360.1%Outside Fires
    • 3323.9%Structure Fires
    • 1813.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 42.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kernville, CA
Most common first names in Kernville, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2572.8 years
William2473.5 years
George2269.7 years
James2270.2 years
Robert2269.9 years
Charles2073.8 years
Joseph1473.2 years
Thomas1368.4 years
Walter1177.1 years
Richard1168.7 years
Most common last names in Kernville, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1575.8 years
Thompson872.2 years
Johnson775.7 years
Taylor769.5 years
Hall776.9 years
Anderson678.8 years
Walker676.8 years
Brown657.2 years
Thomas578.6 years
Morris581.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kernville, CA
  • 46.1%Other fuel
  • 18.4%Electricity
  • 14.6%Wood
  • 12.2%Utility gas
  • 8.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kernville, CA
  • 51.3%Other fuel
  • 37.6%Utility gas
  • 6.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.0%Wood


Kernville compared to California state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Kernville on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in training schools for juvenile delinquents (population 1,000+)"
  • #40 (93285) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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