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Resort community

Kernville is in Kern County, in the Bakersfield metro area.

The community was named after Edward M. Kern, topographer for explorer John C. Fr?mont

The latitude of Kernville is 35.754N. The longitude is -118.424W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,667 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,736.


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Median household income
Local
$28,352
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Kernville demographic reports
Kernville is on Lake Isabella and the Kern River
Former and merged names include:
· Whiskey Flat
· Williamsburg
Developed as a commercial center for area mines
Filming location for:
· 2006 movie, "Tenacious D: The Pick of Destiny"
Nearby parks & recreation: Sequoia National Forest
Historic sites and museums: Kern River Valley Museum

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15% of Kernville residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kernville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kernville was $23,159, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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10% of Kernville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Kernville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $410.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $763.


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Libraries in Kernville include Kernville Branch Library ... View libraries

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Kern County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kernville political report.

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The average commute time for Kernville workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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