Bakersfield, CA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Bakersfield, California Info Snack

Population
379,879
Unemployment
7.6%
Poverty
17.2%
Median Home
$258,700
Median Income
$65,687
Median Rent
$1,124

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

17,626
Total Crimes
4,539.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
93.51%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Bakersfield
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 17,626 4,539.7 2,581.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 2,007 516.9 442.0 387.8
Murder 44 11.3 5.6 6.5
Robbery 604 155.6 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 1,253 322.7 288.7 279.7
Property Crime 15,619 4,022.8 2,138.9 1,958.2
Burglary 3,134 807.2 369.7 314.2
Larceny 8,656 2,229.4 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 3,829 986.2 427.6 246.0

Bakersfield, CA Cost Of Living

117
Bakersfield's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Bakersfield California National Average
Overall 117 140 100
Services 103 112 100
Groceries 102 113 100
Health 109 115 100
Housing 113 198 100
Transportation 130 134 100
Utilities 168 126 100

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Population over time in Bakersfield

Year Population % Change
2020 379,879 1.1%
2019 375,699 0.8%
2018 372,680 1.4%
2017 367,555 1.1%
2016 363,612 1.4%
2015 358,700 1.6%
2014 352,918 1.7%
2013 347,091 2.2%
2012 339,761 2.4%
2011 331,868 -

Race / Ethnicity in Bakersfield

White
31.4% (119,103)
African American
7.0% (26,497)
American Indian
0.2% (919)
Asian
7.1% (27,159)
Hawaiian
0.2% (643)
Other
0.4% (1,387)
Two Or More
2.6% (10,012)
Hispanic
51.1% (194,159)
Race Bakersfield CA USA
White 31.4% 36.5% 60.1%
African American 7.0% 5.4% 12.2%
American Indian 0.2% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 7.1% 14.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.6% 3.4% 2.8%
Hispanic 51.1% 39.1% 18.2%

Gender in Bakersfield

Female
50.6% (192,107)
Male
49.4% (187,772)
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% (34,189)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (37,987)
High School / GED
25.0% (94,969)
Some College
24.0% (91,170)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (34,189)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (56,981)
Master's Degree
5.0% (18,993)
Professional Degree
2.0% (7,597)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (3,798)
Education Bakersfield CA USA
< 9th Grade 9.0% 8.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 25.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Bakersfield, California

Less than $10,000
5.5% (2,106,238)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.7% (1,789,373)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.6% (2,897,599)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.9% (3,398,047)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.6% (4,414,001)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.9% (6,797,376)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.9% (5,266,877)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.1% (6,501,977)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.7% (2,557,986)
$200,000 or more
5.9% (2,258,423)
Income Bakersfield CA USA
Less than $10,000 5.5% 4.7% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.7% 3.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.6% 6.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.9% 7.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.6% 10.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.9% 15.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.9% 12.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.1% 17.1% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.7% 9.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 5.9% 13.3% 8.3%

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