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Maricopa is a city in Kern County, in the Bakersfield metro area.
The community was named after Indian tribe
The latitude of Maricopa is 35.058N. The longitude is -119.4W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 886 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,154.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Maricopa demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Kern County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Bakersfield area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 93252 ZIP code.
9% of Maricopa residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Maricopa ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Maricopa was $15,692, compared with $21,587 nationally.
3% of Maricopa residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Maricopa, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $386. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $685.
Kern County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Maricopa political report.
The average commute time for Maricopa workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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