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People of Hispanic origin become majority in Kern County in 2020 Census

Kern County’s population increased by 8.3 percent from 2010 to 2020, new data from the U.S. census revealed on Thursday. The county reached an overall population of 909,235, increasing by 69,604.

The rate of increase roughly corresponded to much of California, which mostly saw population increases of less than 10 percent over the last decade.