Bakersfield, Kern County, California

Bakersfield is a city in Kern County, California. As of the 2014 census, the city population was 368,759. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 113.1 square miles. An elevation is 408 feet (124.35 m) above sea level. The population density was 3,261 people per square mile. The median age was 30.6 years (California state median age was 36.2 years). For every 100 females there were 95 males.
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Description of the Population
Population (Year: 2014)
368,759 residents
Population Change
+49.3% since 2000 year
Residents Median Age
30.6 years (State: 36.2)
Below the Poverty Line
17.3% (Year: 2015)
Population Males
179,780 residents
Population Females
188,979 residents
Population Urban
99% of residents
Population Rural
1% of residents
Foreign Born Residents
12.5% Latin America, 2.0% Asia
Daytime Population Change
+7,784 (+2.1%)
Live and Work in the City
111,043 (68.6%)
Unemployment (Year: 2015)
7.4% (State: 5.5%)

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    English Language Proficiency by Native Speakers

     

      Bakersfield Marital Status Data (Over 15 Years Old)

       

        Bakersfield Residents Living Below the Poverty Line (According to 2015)

         

          Year of Entry for the Foreign-born Bakersfield Residents

           

            Countries for the Foreign-Born Residents

             
              Financial Information
              Median Sale for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              $271,511
              Median Home Value (Year: 2015)
              $237,600 (State: $449,100)
              Changes in Home Value
              +$134,100 since 2000 year
              Median Gross Rent (Year: 2015)
              $979
              Median Contract Rent Range (Year: 2015)
              $376 – $613
              Median Rent for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              $1,059
              Cost of Living Index (Date: February 2016)
              90 (USA: 100)
              Property Taxes with Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $2,632 (1.10%)
              Property Taxes without Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $2,265 (1.00%)
              Median Household Income (Year: 2015)
              $61,039 (State: $64,500)
              Changes in Household Income
              +$21,057 since 2000 year
              Median Per Capita Income (Year: 2015)
              $25,810
              Changes in Per Capita Income
              +$8,132 since 2000 year
              Education Data (by Residents, Schools, Colleges)

              Education attainment (25+ years residents)

               

                Males 25 Years and Older

                 

                  Females 25 Years and Older

                   

                    List of Largest Colleges & Universities

                    • Bakersfield College
                      Full-time enrollment: 10,325
                      Location: 1801 Panorama Dr
                      Public
                      Website: www.bakersfieldcollege.edu/
                    • California State University-Bakersfield
                      FT enrollment: 7,564
                      Location: 9001 Stockdale Hwy
                      Public
                      Website: www.csub.edu
                      Offers Master’s degree
                    • San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield
                      FT enrollment: 999
                      Location: 201 New Stine Rd.
                      Private, for-profit
                      Website: www.sjvc.edu/
                    • Kaplan College-Bakersfield
                      FT enrollment: 829
                      Location: 1914 Wible Road
                      Private, for-profit
                      Website: www.kaplancollege.com/bakersfield-ca/
                    • Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield
                      FT enrollment: 648
                      Location: 5300 California Avenue
                      Private, for-profit
                      Website: sbbcollege.edu
                    • Milan Institute-Bakersfield
                      FT enrollment: 620
                      Location: 2822 F Street, Ste H
                      Private, for-profit
                      Website: www.milaninstitute.edu
                    • Lyles Bakersfield College of Beauty
                      FT enrollment: 94
                      Location: 2935 F St
                      Private, for-profit
                      Website: lylescolleges.com
                    • California College of Vocational Careers
                      FT enrollment: 57
                      Location: 1901 Chester Ave #201
                      Private, for-profit
                      Website: www.ccvc.edu

                    Other Colleges & Universities

                    • Taft College
                      about 29 miles
                      Taft, CA
                      Full-time enrollment: 2,121
                    • Porterville College
                      about 48 miles
                      Porterville, CA
                      FT enrollment: 2,560
                    • Antelope Valley College
                      about 68 miles
                      Lancaster, CA
                      FT enrollment: 9,206
                    • College of the Sequoias
                      about 69 miles
                      Visalia, CA
                      FT enrollment: 6,982
                    • San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia
                      about 71 miles
                      Visalia, CA
                      FT enrollment: 2,386
                    • College of the Canyons
                      about 72 miles
                      Santa Clarita, CA
                      FT enrollment: 11,307
                    • Moorpark College
                      about 74 miles
                      Moorpark, CA
                      FT enrollment: 9,338

                    List of Largest Public High Schools

                    • BAKERSFIELD HIGH
                      Students: 1,703
                      Location: 1241 G ST.
                      Grades: 9-12
                    • GOLDEN VALLEY HIGH
                      Students: 1,701
                      Location: 801 HOSKING AVE.
                      Grades: 9-12
                    • RIDGEVIEW HIGH
                      Students: 1,647
                      Location: 8501 STINE RD.
                      Grades: 9-12
                    • STOCKDALE HIGH
                      Students: 1,588
                      Location: 2800 BUENA VISTA RD.
                      Grades: 9-12
                    • FOOTHILL HIGH
                      Students: 1,439
                      Location: 501 PARK DR.
                      Grades: 9-12
                    • EAST BAKERSFIELD HIGH
                      Students: 1,417
                      Location: 2200 QUINCY ST.
                      Grades: 9-12
                    • NORTH HIGH
                      Students: 1,401
                      Location: 300 GALAXY AVE.
                      Grades: 9-12
                    • SOUTH HIGH
                      Students: 1,322
                      Location: 1101 PLANZ RD.
                      Grades: 9-12
                    • WEST HIGH
                      Students: 1,303
                      Location: 1200 NEW STINE RD.
                      Grades: 9-12
                    • LIBERTY HIGH
                      Students: 1,279
                      Location: 925 JEWETTA AVE.
                      Grades: 9-12

                    List of Largest Private High Schools

                    • GARCES MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL
                      Students: 614
                      Location: 2800 LOMA LINDA DR
                      Grades: 9-12
                    • BAKERSFIELD CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL
                      Students: 462
                      Location: 12775 STOCKDALE HWY
                      Grades: 9-12
                    • BAKERSFIELD ADVENTIST ACADEMY
                      Students: 113
                      Location: 3333 BERNARD ST
                      Grades: KG-12
                    • NORTHWEST CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS
                      Students: 83
                      Location: 7220 ROSEDALE HWY
                      Grades: PK-12
                    • BETHEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
                      Students: 61
                      Location: 2236 E CALIFORNIA AVE
                      Grades: PK-12
                    • HARVEST CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
                      Students: 17
                      Location: 110 MCKEE RD
                      Grades: KG-12
                    • FULL QUIVER CHRISTIAN
                      Students: 6
                      Location: 2428 H ST
                      Grades: 1-10

                    List of Largest Public Middle Schools

                    • WALTER STIERN MIDDLE
                      Students: 1,194
                      Location: 2551 MORNING DR.
                      Grades: 6-8
                    • NORRIS MIDDLE
                      Students: 1,054
                      Location: 6940 CALLOWAY DR.
                      Grades: 7-8
                    • LEON H. OLLIVIER MIDDLE
                      Students: 869
                      Location: 7310 MONITOR ST.
                      Grades: 6-8
                    • CHIPMAN JUNIOR HIGH
                      Students: 811
                      Location: 2905 EISSLER ST.
                      Grades: 7-8
                    • GREENFIELD MIDDLE
                      Students: 805
                      Location: 1109 PACHECO RD.
                      Grades: 6-8
                    • STANDARD MIDDLE
                      Students: 774
                      Location: 1222 N. CHESTER AVE.
                      Grades: 6-8
                    • FRED L. THOMPSON JUNIOR HIGH
                      Students: 734
                      Location: 4200 PLANZ RD.
                      Grades: 7-8
                    • CURRAN MIDDLE
                      Students: 731
                      Location: 1116 LYMRIC WAY
                      Grades: 6-8
                    • EARL WARREN JUNIOR HIGH
                      Students: 727
                      Location: 4615 MOUNTAIN VISTA DR.
                      Grades: 7-8
                    • MCKEE MIDDLE
                      Students: 724
                      Location: 205 MCKEE RD.
                      Grades: 6-8

                    List of Largest Private Middle Schools

                    • STOCKDALE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS
                      Students: 762
                      Location: 4901 CALIFORNIA AVE
                      Grades: PK-8
                    • ST FRANCIS PARISH SCHOOL
                      Students: 594
                      Location: 2516 PALM ST
                      Grades: PK-8
                    • ST JOHNS LUTHERAN SCHOOL
                      Students: 376
                      Location: 4500 BUENA VISTA RD
                      Grades: KG-8
                    • OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP SCHOOL
                      Students: 367
                      Location: 124 COLUMBUS ST
                      Grades: PK-8
                    • OLIVE KNOLLS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
                      Students: 306
                      Location: 6201 FRUITVALE
                      Grades: PK-8
                    • VALLEY SCHOOLS
                      Students: 252
                      Location: 2300 E BRUNDAGE LN
                      Grades: PK-8
                    • HERITAGE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS
                      Students: 217
                      Location: 2401 BERNARD ST
                      Grades: KG-8
                    • COUNTRY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
                      Students: 158
                      Location: 2416 DEAN AVE
                      Grades: KG-8
                    • LITTLE RED SCHOOL HOUSE
                      Students: 143
                      Location: 4601 CALIFORNIA AVE
                      Grades: PK-1
                    • OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE SCHOOL
                      Students: 139
                      Location: 609 E CALIFORNIA AVE
                      Grades: PK-8
                    Bakersfield Police Department
                    Full-time Employees (Year: 2015)
                    542 policemen
                    Full-time Law Enforcement Officers
                    388 policemen
                    Officers per 1,000 Residents
                    1.04 policemen (State: 2.31)
                    Labor Market Description

                    Unemployment Rate

                     

                      Male: Employment in Industries (Services)

                       

                        Female: Employment in Industries (Services)

                         

                          Male: Most Common Occupations

                           

                            Female: Most Common Occupations

                             
                              Bakersfield Infrastructure
                              Grocery Stores in the City
                              190 stores
                              Grocery Stores per 10,000 Citizens
                              2.41 (State: 2.14)
                              Supercenters in the City
                              3 centers
                              Supercenters per 10,000 Citizens
                              0.04 (State: 0.04)
                              Convenience Stores not at Gas Stations
                              63 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (no Gas)
                              0.80 (State: 0.62)
                              Convenience Stores at Gas Stations
                              165 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (with Gas)
                              2.10 (State: 1.49)
                              Number of Restaurants in the City
                              362 restaurants
                              Restaurants per 10,000 Citizens
                              4.60 (State: 7.42)
                              Number of Houses in the City
                              88,189

                              Hospitals in Bakersfield

                              • BAKERSFIELD HEART HOSPITAL
                                Proprietary
                                provides emergency services
                                3001 SILLECT AVENUE
                              • BAKERSFIELD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
                                Voluntary non-profit – Private
                                provides emergency services
                                420 34TH ST BOX 1888
                              • HOFFMAN HOSPICE
                                5300 CALIFORNIA AVENUE
                                SUITE 1
                              • KERN MEDICAL CENTER
                                Voluntary non-profit – Other
                                provides emergency services
                                1700 MOUNT VERNON AVENUE
                              • LOYD’S LIBERTY HOMES-CASWELL
                                6505 CASWELL AVENUE
                              • LOYD’S LIBERTY HOMES-COLUMBIA
                                6800 COLUMBIA LANE
                              • LOYD’S LIBERTY HOMES-IRONWOOD
                                4508 IRONWOOD WAY
                              • LOYD’S LIBERTY HOMES-MADRID
                                4009 MADRID
                              • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF BAKERSFIELD
                                3701 PEGASUS DRIVE
                                SUITE 240
                              • SAN JOAQUIN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
                                Voluntary non-profit – Private
                                2615 CHESTER AVENUE

                              Airports & Heliports in Bakersfield

                              • Meadows Field Airport
                                BFL
                              • Bakersfield Municipal Airport
                                L45
                              • Majors Airport
                                6CL0
                              • Paradise Lakes Airport
                                7CA2
                              • Skydive San Joaquin Valley Airport
                                81CA
                              • Kern Medical Center Heliport
                                CL61
                              • Memorial Hospital Heliport
                                CL60
                              • San Joaquin Community Hospital Heliport
                                28CN

                              Amtrak Stations in Bakersfield

                              • BAKERSFIELD (1501 F ST.)
                                Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

                              Average Travel Time to Work

                               

                                Means of Transportation for Getting to Work

                                 
                                  Other Information

                                  Bakersfield by Race (According to 2015)

                                   

                                    Median Unit Value (According to 2015)

                                     

                                      Crime Rates per 100,000 Residents (According to 2014)

                                       

                                        Natural Disasters in Bakersfield

                                         

                                          Air Quality Information

                                           
                                            Common Weather Information
                                            Earthquakes Average Activity
                                            732% (Greater then US)
                                            Number of Natural Disasters
                                            27 pc. (State: 13 pc.)
                                            Number of Major Disasters
                                            14 pc.
                                            Number of Emergencies Disasters
                                            3 pc.
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                                            ZIP Codes for Bakersfield: 93220, 93301, 93304, 93305, 93306, 93307, 93308, 93309, 93311, 93312, 93313, 93314
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