Kern is a low performance, low disparity, more populous county.
Kern presidential election turnout averages 70%; Asian turnout is 65% and Latinx turnout is 58%, however.
Kern Black and Pacific Islander residents are nearly 2x more likely than Asian residents to lack access to food stores.
Kern has one of the state's highest disparities in median household income. Black households earn roughly half the income of White households.
Although Latinx residents make up more than half of the Kern population, Latinx workers are least likely to own a business or have a management job among racial groups there.
Kern Black and Pacific Islander homeownership rates are less than half the White rate.