Living in Bakersfield, CA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Bakersfield, California Info Snack

Population
377,917
Unemployment
8.4%
Poverty
17.4%
Median Home
$247,000
Median Income
$63,139
Median Rent
$1,104

Bakersfield SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
9.5
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
8

Bakersfield, CA Crime Report

17,840
Total Crimes
4,597.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
85.61%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Bakersfield
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 17,840 4,597.0 2,772.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 1,766 455.1 441.2 366.7
Murder 34 8.8 4.3 5.0
Robbery 701 180.6 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 915 235.8 267.1 250.2
Property Crime 16,074 4,141.9 2,331.2 2,109.9
Burglary 3,888 1,001.9 386.1 340.5
Larceny 9,277 2,390.5 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 2,909 749.6 358.8 219.9

Bakersfield, CA Cost Of Living

116
Bakersfield's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Bakersfield California National Average
Overall 116 140 100
Services 110 111 100
Groceries 110 118 100
Health 107 113 100
Housing 113 196 100
Transportation 123 128 100
Utilities 146 118 100

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Population over time in Bakersfield

Year Population % Change
2019 377,917 0.6%
2018 375,699 0.8%
2017 372,680 1.4%
2016 367,555 1.1%
2015 363,612 1.4%
2014 358,700 1.6%
2013 352,918 1.7%
2012 347,091 2.2%
2011 339,761 2.4%
2010 331,868 -

Race / Ethnicity in Bakersfield

White
32.5% (122,899)
African American
7.2% (27,336)
American Indian
0.3% (956)
Asian
7.3% (27,545)
Hawaiian
0.2% (707)
Other
0.2% (649)
Two Or More
2.1% (8,051)
Hispanic
50.2% (189,774)
Race Bakersfield CA USA
White 32.5% 37.2% 60.7%
African American 7.2% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 7.3% 14.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.1% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 50.2% 39.0% 18.0%

Gender in Bakersfield

Female
50.6% (191,155)
Male
49.4% (186,761)
Gender Bakersfield CA USA
Female 50.6% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 49.4% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Bakersfield for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
9.0% (34,012)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (37,791)
High School / GED
26.0% (98,258)
Some College
24.0% (90,700)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (34,012)
Bachelor's Degree
14.0% (52,908)
Master's Degree
5.0% (18,895)
Professional Degree
2.0% (7,558)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (3,779)
Education Bakersfield CA USA
< 9th Grade 9.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 26.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 14.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Bakersfield, California

Less than $10,000
5.2% (1,974,014)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.6% (1,743,810)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.3% (3,143,120)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.5% (3,575,117)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.3% (4,667,057)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.0% (6,796,048)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.7% (4,800,724)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.9% (6,026,977)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.5% (2,820,897)
$200,000 or more
5.9% (2,243,932)
Income Bakersfield CA USA
Less than $10,000 5.2% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.6% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.3% 7.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.5% 7.5% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.3% 10.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.0% 15.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.7% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.9% 16.6% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.5% 8.9% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 5.9% 12.2% 7.7%

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