Kern County Property Records (California)

Search for free Kern County, CA Property Records, including Kern County property tax assessments, deeds & title records, property ownership, building permits, zoning, land records, GIS maps, and more.


Kern County Assessor Offices

Get Property Records from 3 Assessor Offices in Kern County, CA

Kern County Assessor 7050 Lake Isabella Boulevard Lake Isabella, CA 93240 661-868-6364 Directions

Kern County Assessor 400 North China Lake Boulevard Ridgecrest, CA 93555 760-384-5834 Directions

Kern County Assessor's Office 1115 Truxtun Avenue Bakersfield, CA 93301 661-868-3485 Directions


Kern County Recorder Of Deeds

Get Property Records from 1 Recorder Of Deeds in Kern County, CA

Kern County Recorder of Deeds 1655 Chester Avenue Bakersfield, CA 93301 661-868-6400 Directions


Kern County Treasurer & Tax Collector Office

Get Property Records from 1 Treasurer & Tax Collector Office in Kern County, CA

Kern County Treasurer-Tax Collector's Office 1115 Truxtun Avenue Bakersfield, CA 93301 661-868-3490 Directions


Kern County Building Departments

Get Property Records from 12 Building Departments in Kern County, CA

Kern County Building Department 125 East F Street Tehachapi, CA 93561 661-822-6329 Directions

Kern County Building Department 729 West End Drive Frazier Park, CA 93225 661-245-1221 Directions

Kern County Permits 2700 M Street Bakersfield, CA 93301 661-862-5175 Directions

Arvin Building Department 141 Plumtree Drive Arvin, CA 93203 661-854-2822 Directions

Bakersfield City Building Department 1715 Chester Avenue Bakersfield, CA 93301 661-326-3720 Directions

Bakersfield Permits 1715 Chester Avenue Bakersfield, CA 93301 661-326-3727 Directions

Bakersfield Planning and Zoning Department 1715 Chester Avenue Bakersfield, CA 93301 661-326-3733 Directions

Ridgecrest Building Department 100 West California Avenue Ridgecrest, CA 93555 760-499-5071 Directions

Ridgecrest Zoning 100 West California Avenue Ridgecrest, CA 93555 760-499-5060 Directions

Shafter Building Department, Planning, Zoning and Permits 336 Pacific Avenue Shafter, CA 93263 661-746-5002 Directions

Taft Building Department and Planning 209 East Kern Street Taft, CA 93268 661-763-1222 Directions

Wasco Permits 764 E Street Wasco, CA 93280 661-758-7250 Directions


Kern County Building Inspector Offices

Get Property Records from 5 Building Inspector Offices in Kern County, CA

Kern County Building Inspector 2700 M Street Bakersfield, CA 93301 661-862-8650 Directions

Kern County Building Inspector 729 West End Drive Frazier Park, CA 93225 661-245-1221 Directions

Bakersfield Building Inspector 1715 Chester Avenue Bakersfield, CA 93301 661-326-3727 Directions

California City Building Inspector 21000 Hacienda Boulevard California, CA 93505 760-373-8661 Directions

Ridgecrest Building Inspector 100 West California Avenue Ridgecrest, CA 93555 760-499-5071 Directions


Kern County Code Enforcement Offices

Get Property Records from 3 Code Enforcement Offices in Kern County, CA

Kern County Code Enforcement 2700 M Street Bakersfield, CA 93301 661-862-8603 Directions

Bakersfield Building Code Enforcement 1715 Chester Avenue Bakersfield, CA 93301 661-326-3712 Directions

Shafter Code Enforcement 336 Pacific Avenue Shafter, CA 93263 661-746-5002 Directions


Kern County Property Records Databases

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Bakersfield City Finance Department Tax Records http://www.bakersfieldcity.us/gov/depts/finance/business_licenses_faqs.htm

City of Bakersfield Crime Maps https://www.crimemapping.com/map/ca/bakersfield

City of Bakersfield GIS Maps http://www.bakersfieldcity.us/gov/depts/geographic_information_services/default.htm

City of Bakersfield Property Management Division Website http://www.bakersfieldcity.us/gov/depts/finance/city_property_for_sale.htm

Kern County Assessment Rolls http://assessor.co.kern.ca.us/prop_search.php

Kern County Assessor's Website http://assessor.co.kern.ca.us/

Kern County Assessor-Recorder Website http://assessor.co.kern.ca.us/index.php

Kern County Assessor-Recorder's Office Vital Records http://recorder.co.kern.ca.us/BMD_certificate.php

Kern County Assessor-Recorder's Office Website http://recorder.co.kern.ca.us/index.php

Kern County Building Codes https://kernpublicworks.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/2016-Code-of-Regs-Public-FINALv2.pdf

Kern County Building Inspections https://kernpublicworks.com/building-and-development/building-inspection/

Kern County Codes & Ordinances https://library.municode.com/ca/kern_county/codes/code_of_ordinances

Kern County Elections Department Candidate Records http://elections.co.kern.ca.us/elections/E_Can_Filing/E_Can_Filing_main.asp

Kern County GIS Maps https://www.kerncounty.com/search/gis.aspx

Kern County Government County Maps http://esps.kerndsa.com/maps

Kern County Maps http://recorderonline.co.kern.ca.us/cgi-bin/MapSearch.htm/input

Kern County Property Records https://www.kerncounty.com/gsd/propertymanagement/adv.asp

Kern County Property Tax Exemptions http://www.boe.ca.gov/proptaxes/exempt.htm

Kern County Tax Payments https://www.kcttc.co.kern.ca.us/Payment/Mainsearch.aspx

Kern County Tax Warrants https://www.kerncounty.com/TaxPortal/property-sales.aspx

Kern County Treasurer-Tax Collector Tax Records http://www.kcttc.co.kern.ca.us/payment/mainsearch.aspx

Kern County Treasurer-Tax Collector's Office Tax Records http://www.kcttc.co.kern.ca.us/index.cfm

Kern County Treasurer-Tax Collector's Office Website http://www.kcttc.co.kern.ca.us/

Kern County Home & Property Tax Statistics

Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Kern County Home Values
Median Home Value$190,600
Median Rental Cost (per month)$933
Kern County Property Tax Payments (Annual)
Median Property Taxes$1,934
Median Property Taxes (Mortgage)$2,144
Median Property Taxes (No Mortgage)$1,471
Kern County Property Tax Collections (Total)
Property Taxes$347,723,700
Property Taxes (Mortgage)$265,157,900
Property Taxes (No Mortgage)$82,565,800
Kern County Housing Characteristics
Total Housing Units293,548
Occupied Housing Units264,993 (90.3%)
Vacant Housing Units28,555 (9.7%)
Owner Occupied Housing Units151,564 (57.2%)
Renter Occupied Housing Units113,429 (42.8%)
Housing Units (Mortgage)70.2%
Housing Units (No Mortgage)29.8%
Kern County Mortgage Characteristics
Mortgage, Contract to Purchase, or Similar Debt106,323
Second Mortage or HELOC11,288
Second Mortgage (No HELOC)4,608
HELOC (No Second Mortgage)6,680
Second Mortgage & HELOC525
No Mortgage45,241
Kern County Occupied Residential Buildings
Single-Family Detached Homes192,395 (72.6%)
Single-Family Attached Homes6,481 (2.4%)
2 Apartments8,834 (3.3%)
3 or 4 Apartments16,625 (6.3%)
5 to 9 Apartments10,672 (4.0%)
10 or More Apartments12,554 (4.7%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing17,432 (6.6%)
Kern County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
2014 or Later2,212 (0.8%)
2010 to 20135,928 (2.2%)
2000 to 200952,633 (19.9%)
1980 to 199982,000 (30.9%)
1960 to 197971,254 (26.9%)
1940 to 195939,673 (15.0%)
1939 or Earlier11,293 (4.3%)
Kern County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
1 Room4,190 (1.6%)
2 or 3 Rooms25,029 (9.4%)
4 or 5 Rooms123,693 (46.7%)
6 or 7 Rooms82,890 (31.3%)
8 or More Rooms29,191 (11.0%)
Kern County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
No Bedroom4,711 (1.8%)
1 Bedroom17,842 (6.7%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms182,021 (68.7%)
4 or More Bedrooms60,419 (22.8%)
Kern County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
With Complete Plumbing Facilities264,000 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities262,503 (99.1%)