McKittrick, California

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Population in 2010: 115.
Population change since 2000: -28.1%
Males: 50  (44.1%)
Females: 65  (55.9%)
Median resident age:

53.1 years
California median age:

37.9 years

Zip code: 93251

Estimated median household income in 2022: $45,360 (it was $43,333 in 2000)
McKittrick:

$45,360
CA:

$91,551

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $20,310 (it was $14,174 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $-777,934,936 (it was $53,300 in 2000)
McKittrick $-777,934,936
CA $715,900

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $148,499; detached houses: $197,073; mobile homes: $57,695

Median gross rent in 2022: $606.

March 2022 cost of living index in McKittrick: -25426.5 (very low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 41.9%
(36.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 92.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in McKittrick, CA (2022)
    • 7075.3%White alone
    • 1212.9%Hispanic
    • 33.2%American Indian alone
    • 11.1%Two or more races
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Ancestries: Polish (9.4%), Norwegian (6.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 1051 feet

Land area: 2.51 square miles.

Population density: 46 people per square mile   (very low).

McKittrick, California map

5 residents are foreign born (6.4% Europe).

This place:

5.3%
California:

26.5%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
McKittrick CDP:

0.9% ($500)
California:

0.8% ($1,564)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bakersfield, CA (33.9 miles , pop. 247,057).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (110.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Derby Acres, CA (2.0 miles ),
Fellows, CA (3.1 miles),
Buttonwillow, CA (3.6 miles ),
Valley Acres, CA (3.7 miles ),
Ford City, CA (3.7 miles ),
Taft Heights, CA (3.8 miles ),
South Taft, CA (3.9 miles ),
Dustin Acres, CA (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 35.30 N, Longitude: 119.63 W

Area code: 661

Distribution of median household income in McKittrick, CA in 2022
Distribution of house value in McKittrick, CA in 2022

McKittrick satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

8.7%
California:

5.1%
Most common industries in McKittrick, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (20.0%)
  • Construction (16.7%)
  • Computer & electronic products (15.0%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (11.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.0%)
  • Chemicals (3.3%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (24.5%)
  • Construction (20.4%)
  • Computer & electronic products (18.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (14.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.1%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (4.1%)
  • Chemicals (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (18.2%)
  • U. S. Postal service (18.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (18.2%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (18.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (9.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (9.1%)
Most common occupations in McKittrick, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (15.0%)
  • Construction laborers (11.7%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (11.7%)
  • Extraction workers (11.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.7%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (18.4%)
  • Construction laborers (14.3%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (14.3%)
  • Extraction workers (14.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.2%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (18.2%)
  • Personal appearance workers (18.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (18.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (18.2%)
  • Cashiers (9.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.1%)

Average climate in McKittrick, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 82.2. This is about average.

City:

82.2
U.S.:

72.6
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2022 was 7.81. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.81
U.S.:

5.11
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 34.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.5
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

McKittrick-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 7451% 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 41.2 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 83.8 miles away from McKittrick center
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 192.2 miles away from McKittrick 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 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 264.2 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
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 189.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/2/1983 at 23:42:37, a magnitude 6.7 (6.2 MB, 6.5 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.7 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 73.8 miles away from the city center, causing $31,000,000 total damage
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 (29) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 12, Floods: 12, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Landslides: 3, Freezes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
McKittrick topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near McKittrick:

  • WEST SIDE DISTRICT HOSP AND NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; TAFT, CA)
  • MERCY WESTSIDE HOSPT D/P SNF (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; TAFT, CA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to McKittrick:

  • Taft College (about 15 miles; Taft, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,121)
  • California State University-Bakersfield (about 30 miles; Bakersfield, CA; FT enrollment: 7,564)
  • Bakersfield College (about 38 miles; Bakersfield, CA; FT enrollment: 10,325)
  • Allan Hancock College (about 52 miles; Santa Maria, CA; FT enrollment: 6,639)
  • California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo (about 59 miles; San Luis Obispo, CA; FT enrollment: 17,345)
  • Santa Barbara City College (about 63 miles; Santa Barbara, CA; FT enrollment: 12,568)
  • Porterville College (about 63 miles; Porterville, CA; FT enrollment: 2,560)

Public elementary/middle schools in McKittrick:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Kern County Fire Department Station 24 McKittrick (A). Display/hide its location 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 McKittrick and their reported violations in the past:

AERA ENERGY-LLC (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-13-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

2.7 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

71.4%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

11.9%
Whole state:

7.2%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in McKittrick:

Marital status in McKittrick, CA
  • Never married: 32.7%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 7.1%
  • Widowed: 2.4%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

For population 25 years and over in McKittrick:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
California average:

15.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for McKittrick, 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.
State:

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

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Kern County:

29.4%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.9%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

43.3%
California:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
McKittrick:

37.6%
State:

48.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

25.6%
State:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.5%
California:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.5%
California:

31.5%

General health condition:
McKittrick:

50.5%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.9%
California:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of McKittrick, CA Residents

4.83% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($47,246 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.83%
California average:

5.19%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($334 average AGI)
Kern County:

0.03%
California average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Los Angeles County, CA  1.52% ($46,157 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.19% ($38,563)
from Tulare County, CA  0.19% ($42,288)


4.56% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($61,654 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.56%
California average:

6.14%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($342 average AGI)
Kern County:

0.03%
California average:

0.02%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.67% ($44,086 average AGI)
to Tulare County, CA  0.17% ($46,232)
to San Diego County, CA  0.15% ($59,692)

Strongest AM radio stations in McKittrick:

  • KERI (1180 AM; 50 kW; WASCO-GREENACRES, CA; Owner: KWSO, INC.)
  • KGDP (660 AM; 50 kW; ORCUTT, CA; Owner: RADIO REPRESENTATIVES, INC.)
  • KNZR (1560 AM; 25 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP. OF CALIF.)
  • 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.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KUZZ (550 AM; 5 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: OWENS ONE COMPANY)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMAP (1050 AM; 10 kW; FRAZIER PARK, CA; Owner: KMAP, INC.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KACD (850 AM; 25 kW; THOUSAND OAKS, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in McKittrick:

  • KGZO (90.9 FM; SHAFTER, CA; Owner: THE ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNITY EDUCATION, INC.)
  • K293AG (106.5 FM; TAFT, CA; Owner: CENTRO CRISTIANO DE FE, INC.)
  • K266AH (101.1 FM; BENA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KTQX (90.1 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: RADIO BILINGUE, INC.)
  • KRAZ (105.9 FM; SANTA YNEZ, CA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRUZ (103.3 FM; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSPE-FM (94.5 FM; ELLWOOD, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMGQ (97.5 FM; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K254AH (98.7 FM; ISLA VISTA, CA; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KXFM (99.1 FM; SANTA MARIA, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KCSB-FM (91.9 FM; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA)
  • KMYX-FM (92.5 FM; ARVIN, CA; Owner: FARMWORKER EDUC. RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KKBB (99.3 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KURQ (107.3 FM; GROVER BEACH, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBDS (103.9 FM; TAFT, CA; Owner: RADIO CAMPESINA BAKERSFIELD, INC.)
  • K295AH (106.9 FM; GOLETA, CA; Owner: THE ASSOC., FOR COMMUNITY EDUC., INC)
  • KIST-FM (107.7 FM; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSTT-FM (101.3 FM; LOS OSOS-BAYWOOD PAR, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSLY-FM (96.1 FM; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFRB (91.3 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around McKittrick:

  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)

McKittrick fatal accident list:

Jan 27, 2008 11:06 PM, Sr-58, Lat: 35.302380, Lon: -119.623950, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 28, 2007 09:00 PM, Sr-33, D St, Lat: 35.304369, Lon: -119.623339, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 16, 2004 04:30 PM, Sr-58, Lat: 35.304619, Lon: -119.623297, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 6, 2003 09:30 AM, Sr-58, Lat: 35.308327, Lon: -119.622255, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 9, 2002 87:99 PM, Sr-58, Lat: 35.286510, Lon: -119.641764, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 19, 2000 05:25 PM, Sr-58, Lat: 35.286510, Lon: -119.641764, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 2.6mTotal length
  • 3,690Total average daily traffic
  • 1,046Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,325Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in McKittrick)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in McKittrick, CA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 93 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2006
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$123,200
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0033.04

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in McKittrick, CA
  • 65.0%Utility gas
  • 35.0%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in McKittrick, CA
  • 87.5%Utility gas
  • 12.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


McKittrick compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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