Demographics and Economic Opportunity

The City of Tehachapi is on the cutting edge of location-based data for our economic development efforts. This award-winning approach was recognized by the Kern Council of Governments with a Regional Award of Merit in 2023 for Innovation. Our location-based data allows for a clearer picture of the economic impact of the City of Tehachapi true trade area and our presence as a regional economic hub for many surrounding communities. Below is an interactive 'Foot Traffic Trends' graphic along with a snapshot of the true trade area as analyzed by
Trade Area Map