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Rosamond is in Kern County, in the Bakersfield metro area.
The community was named for the daughter of a railroad official
The latitude of Rosamond is 34.864N. The longitude is -118.162W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,343 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 14,349.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Rosamond demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Kern County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Bakersfield area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 93560 ZIP code.
12% of Rosamond residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rosamond ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rosamond was $17,440, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Rosamond residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Rosamond, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $467. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,020.
Libraries in Rosamond include Rosamond Branch Library ... View libraries
Kern County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rosamond political report.
The average commute time for Rosamond workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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