Tehachapi demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,33323291
Median age37.736.037.7
Male/Female ratio2.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)43%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1854%46%43%
Speak English72%56%79%
Speak Spanish24%29%13%
Tehachapi, CA has a population of 13,179 and is the 3,168th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,333 per sq mi which is 474% higher than the California average and 1371% higher than the national average. The median age in Tehachapi is 38 which is approximately 5% higher than the California average of 36. In Tehachapi, 43% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 72% speak English and 24% speak Spanish. 68% of Tehachapi residents were born in California, 19% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 12% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Tehachapi is 474% higher than California.
  • The median age in Tehachapi is 5% higher than California.
  • In Tehachapi 82.75% of the population is White.
  • In Tehachapi 7.43% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Tehachapi 2.08% of the population is Asian.

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Tehachapi population breakdown by race

Black or African American7.43%5.85%12.63%
American Indian1.20%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.33%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race2.46%4.62%3.06%
Other race3.76%13.28%4.75%
In Tehachapi, 33.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Tehachapi, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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