Veterans Affairs Departments in Kern County, California

There are 16 Veterans Affairs Departments in Kern County, California, serving a population of 878,744 people in an area of 8,130 square miles. There is 1 Veterans Affairs Department per 54,921 people, and 1 Veterans Affairs Department per 508 square miles.

In California, Kern County is ranked 23rd of 58 counties in Veterans Affairs Departments per capita, and 29th of 58 counties in Veterans Affairs Departments per square mile.

List of Kern County Veterans Affairs Departments

Find Kern County, California veterans affairs departments, or service organizations.


Bakersfield Veterans Affairs Clinic 1110 Golden State Avenue Bakersfield, CA

California Veterans Assistance 2215 Buena Vista Street Bakersfield, CA

California Veterans Assistance 729 Decatur Street Bakersfield, CA

Greenhorn Mountain Veterans Association 100 Pascoe Road Glennville, CA

Kern County Veterans Service Department 400 North China Lake Boulevard Ridgecrest, CA

Kern County Veterans Service Department 1120 Golden State Avenue Bakersfield, CA

Shafter Veteran Department 309 California Avenue Shafter, CA

Veterans For Trees Inc 1551 Darling Avenue Frazier Park, CA

Veterans Of Foreign Wars Post 97 5350 South Union Avenue Bakersfield, CA

Veterans of Foreign Wars 1990 El Rey Street Rosamond, CA

Veterans of Foreign Wars 21016 Neuralia Road California, CA

Veterans of Foreign Wars 221 West Tehachapi Boulevard Tehachapi, CA

Veterans of Foreign Wars 603 E Street Wasco, CA

Veterans of Foreign Wars 2811 Nugget Avenue Lake Isabella, CA

Veterans of Foreign Wars 117 North Alvord Street Ridgecrest, CA

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6313 13101 Boron Avenue Boron, CA

About Veterans Affairs Departments & Services

Kern County Veteran Service Organizations provide support for veterans of the US Armed Forces through a number of government agencies and nonprofit organizations at the Federal, California State, and local Kern County, CA level. Veteran Services can include assistance with veteran benefits, support for veterans with disabilities, and access to insurance, medical care, and education benefits. At the Federal level, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides Veteran Services in Kern County.

You may contact Veterans Services for questions about:
  • Kern County military and veterans' benefits
  • Veterans Affairs Offices and Vet Centers
  • Kern County VA Hospitals and health benefits
  • VA Burial services
  • Kern County VFW and AMVETS posts

Kern County Veteran Statistics

Find Kern County Veteran Status, VA Health Care Coverage, and Period of Military Service. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Kern County Veteran Status
 Kern CountyCalifornia
Veterans38,066 (6.1%)1,661,433 (5.6%)
Kern County VA Health Care Coverage
 Kern CountyCalifornia
VA Health Care Coverage11,753 (1.4%)588,888 (1.5%)
No Other Coverage1,938 (0.2%)86,399 (0.2%)
Age: Under 19957,471
Age: 19 to 64 Years6,421275,705
Age: 65 Years+5,237305,712
Kern County Period of Military Service
 Kern CountyCalifornia
Gulf War (2001+), no Gulf War (90-01), no Vietnam Era4,878194,197
Gulf War (2001+) and Gulf War (90-01), no Vietnam Era2,70582,405
Gulf War (2001+), and Gulf War (90-01), and Vietnam Era833,784
Gulf War (90-01), no Vietnam Era4,659177,114
Gulf War (90-01) and Vietnam Era41018,460
Vietnam Era, no Korean War, no World War II12,461553,795
Vietnam Era and Korean War, no World War II14715,508
Vietnam Era and Korean War and World War II414,583
Korean War, no Vietnam Era, no World War II2,965146,593
Korean War and World War II, no Vietnam Era868,085
World War II, no Korean War, no Vietnam Era1,16284,958
Between Gulf War and Vietnam Era only5,310215,873
Between Vietnam Era and Korean War only2,901145,784
Between Korean War and World War II only2499,239
Pre-World War II only91,055