Kern County, . As of 2020 county had an estimated population of 901,362 inhabitants.
There are 37 city/town in Kern County, CA. The largest city of Kern County is Bakersfield with a population of 385,725. Other cities include, Delano population 53,041, Oildale population 32,684, Ridgecrest population 29,135, Wasco population 28,734
Bakersfield, The fifth most populous city in California and the center of the Bakersfield metropolitan area.
Nestled in California's rural Central Valley, Kern County is home to a variety of cities and communities ranging from small agricultural towns to urban centers. At the heart of the county sits Bakersfield, the county seat and third largest city in the Central Valley region.
Bakersfield has seen rapid growth in recent years, driven by the oil and natural gas industries. The city offers a diverse culture and economy, along with more affordable housing compared to coastal California. Arts and entertainment thrive in Bakersfield's historic downtown and theater district.
In northern Kern County, the city of Delano is acclaimed for its central role in the farm worker labor movement. Delano's vineyards, almond orchards and fruit farms supply produce across the country.
Whether you're seeking rural charm, urban opportunities or a bite of history, Kern County delivers with diverse communities linked by common roots in agriculture, oil and the spirit of the Golden State. Its cities encapsulate the spirit of the Central Valley.
List of cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Kern County.
|Alta Sierra||Census-designated place in Nevada County, California||7,047|
|Arvin||City in Kern County, California, United States||21,757|
|Bakersfield||The fifth most populous city in California and the center of the Bakersfield metropolitan area.||385,725|
|Bear Valley Springs||Census-designated place in California, United States||5,172|
|Bodfish||Census-designated place in Kern County, California||1,956|
|Boron||Census-designated place in Kern County, California||2,253|
|Buttonwillow||Place in Kern County California||1,508|
|California City||City in Kern County, California||14,198|
|China Lake Acres||Census-designated place in Kern County, California||1,876|
|Delano||A city in Kern County, California.||53,041|
|Ford City||Census-designated place in Kern County, California||4,278|
|Frazier Park||Unincorporated community in California, United States||2,691|
|Golden Hills||Census designated place||8,656|
|Greenfield||City in Monterey County, California, United States||17,644|
|Indian Wells||Town in California||5,544|
|Inyokern||Census designated place in Kern County, California, United States||1,099|
|Kernville||Census-designated place in the southern Sierra Nevada, in Kern County, California, United States||1,395|
|Lake Isabella||Census-designated place in Kern County, California||3,466|
|Lamont||Census-designated place in Kern County, California||15,120|
|Lebec||City in California, United States of America||1,468|
|Lost Hills||Census-designated place in Kern County, California||2,412|
|Maricopa||City in Kern County, California, United States of America||2,500|
|McFarland||City in Kern County, California, United States||12,482|
|Mojave||Desert in southwestern United States||4,238|
|North Edwards||Census-designated place in Kern County, California||1,058|
|Oildale||Census-designated place in Kern County, California||32,684|
|Ridgecrest||City in California||29,135|
|Rosamond||Census-designated place in Kern County, California||18,150|
|Shafter||City in Kern County, California, United States||20,739|
|South Taft||Census-designated place in Kern County, California||2,169|
|Stallion Springs||Census designated place||2,488|
|Taft||City in Kern County, California, United States||8,488|
|Taft Heights||Census designated place||1,949|
|Tehachapi||City in California||12,746|
|Wasco||City in California||28,734|
|Weldon||City in Iowa, USA||2,642|
|Wofford Heights||Census-designated place in Kern County, California||2,200|