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Arvin is a city in Kern County, in the Bakersfield metro area.
The community was named for Arvin Richardson, merchant
The latitude of Arvin is 35.209N. The longitude is -118.827W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 449 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 14,009.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Arvin 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 93203 ZIP code.
1% of Arvin residents report German ancestry, and 1% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Arvin ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Arvin was $7,408, compared with $21,587 nationally.
2% of Arvin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Arvin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $342. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $814.
Libraries in Arvin include Arvin Branch Library ... View libraries
Kern County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Arvin political report.
The average commute time for Arvin workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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