Kern County ranks 52nd out of 57 counties in new health report

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Kern County is ranked 52nd out of 57 California counties for overall health according to a new report comparing the well-being of nearly every county in the U.S.

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released its annual rankings of health of counties across the country. 

The foundation’s County Health Rankings take into account more than 30 factors including poverty, education, transportation, housing and jobs.

To view the full report and county ranking across the state and the U.S. visit the report’s website.

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