|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Tehachapi is 13,177. Tehachapi, California is the 2,581st largest city in the US.
Tehachapi is located entirely in Kern County.
The peak population of Tehachapi was in 2010, when its population was 14,414. In 2010, Tehachapi was the 2,253rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,581st largest city in the US. Tehachapi is currently 8.6% smaller than it was in 2010.
Tehachapi has grown 18.2% since the 2000. Tehachapi, California is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 62% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Tehachapi has a population density of 1,459.8 people per square mile.
|2603||Palos Verdes Estates||13,052||-2.3%|
|2578||Newton, North Carolina||13,187||3.7%|
|2582||Port Royal, South Carolina||13,169||40.4%|
|2583||Lake Station, Indiana||13,160||-5.5%|
|2584||La Grande, Oregon||13,158||4.8%|
|2585||Las Vegas, New Mexico||13,157||-9.6%|
|2586||Florham Park, New Jersey||13,149||22.9%|
The total voting age population of Tehachapi, California, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 9,288. The voting age population is 72.0% male and 28.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 11.9% of the residents of Tehachapi are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Tehachapi are 78.8% White, 10.1% Black, 5.1% Two or more races, 2.5% Other, 2.4% Asian, 0.8% American Indian and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 34.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Tehachapi, 14.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 19.3%. On a per-household basis, 10.7% of families are below the poverty line in Tehachapi.
Among those aged 16 and older, 33.7% of Tehachapi residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 77.2% of Tehachapi residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 12.8% have a bachelor's degree and 4.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Tehachapi residents aged 5 and older, 26.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 22.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Tehachapi is 7.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Tehachapi, 28.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Tehachapi is $54,083.
In Tehachapi, 59.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 40.1% of housing units in Tehachapi.
Of all the housing units in Tehachapi, 4.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Tehachapi, 19.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 710 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Tehachapi is $1,015.
In Tehachapi, 69.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.