Living in Tehachapi, CA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Tehachapi SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
5
Amenities
8.5
Education
4
Commute
8

Tehachapi, CA Crime Report

358
Total Crimes
2,886.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
12.39%
Above National Average

Tehachapi, CA Cost Of Living

110
Tehachapi's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average

Tehachapi, California Info Snack

Tehachapi /thætpi/ is a city in Kern County, California, in the Tehachapi Mountains, at an elevation of 3,970 feet (1,210 m) between the San Joaquin Valley and the Mojave Desert.
Population
12,753
Unemployment
6.9%
Poverty
22.3%
Median Home
$196,400
Median Income
$46,823
Median Rent
$841

Tehachapi, CA Photos

Rankings for Tehachapi in California

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Map Of Tehachapi, CA

Population over time in Tehachapi

Year Population % Change
2017 12,753 -1.5%
2016 12,948 -1.8%
2015 13,179 -2.6%
2014 13,536 -2.0%
2013 13,818 -1.4%
2012 14,014 -1.1%
2011 14,168 -1.1%
2010 14,332 1.8%
2009 14,080 -
Crime/100k Tehachapi CA USA
Violent Crime 661.2 447.4 368.9
Murder 0.0 4.4 5.0
Robbery 96.8 137.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 411.2 266.5 246.8
Property Crime 2225.4 2380.4 2199.5
Burglary 572.5 416.2 376.0
Larceny 1249.8 1571.8 1594.6
Car Theft 403.2 392.4 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Tehachapi

White
51.7% (6,592)
African American
8.9% (1,130)
American Indian
0.6% (75)
Asian
1.6% (207)
Hawaiian
0.2% (31)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.1% (401)
Hispanic
33.9% (4,317)
Race Tehachapi CA USA
White 51.7% 37.5% 61.1%
African American 8.9% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.6% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 1.6% 14.1% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.1% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 33.9% 38.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Tehachapi, California

Less than $10,000
11.9% (152,159)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.2% (116,809)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.5% (121,420)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.6% (84,533)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.1% (180,209)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.7% (225,550)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.1% (90,681)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.9% (164,455)
$150,000 to $199,999
9.4% (119,499)
$200,000 or more
1.6% (19,980)
Income Tehachapi CA USA
Less than $10,000 11.9% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.2% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.5% 8.0% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.6% 7.9% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.1% 10.9% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.7% 15.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.1% 12.3% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.9% 16.2% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 9.4% 8.3% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.6% 11.0% 7.0%

Gender in Tehachapi

Female
31.1% (3,967)
Male
68.9% (8,786)
Gender Tehachapi CA USA
Female 31.1% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 68.9% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Tehachapi for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (765)
9-12th Grade
15.0% (1,912)
High School / GED
31.0% (3,953)
Some College
29.0% (3,698)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (765)
Bachelor's Degree
8.0% (1,020)
Master's Degree
3.0% (382)
Professional Degree
1.0% (127)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (127)
Education Tehachapi CA USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 15.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 31.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 29.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 8.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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