Bakersfield, California Information & Statistics

Quick Facts

The 2018 population estimate for Bakersfield is 375,699, a change of 4.74% when compared to 2014. With an area of 151.20 square miles, this works out to a population density of 2,484.78 persons/mi2.
The number of households in 2018 were estimated to be 116,854, with an average household size of 3.18.
Bakersfield's 2018 unemployment rate was 8.71%.
The average household income in Bakersfield for 2018 was $81,610, while the median was $62,340.

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Bakersfield Fertility Rate

6,225 estimated births

Bakersfield Household Characteristics

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Type of Housing

Bakersfield Housing Values

Median mortgage payment for 2018: $1,666

Bakersfield Average Rent as Percentage of Gross Income

Median rent for 2018: $1,078

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Bakersfield Population Data

Period Geography Population
2014 Bakersfield city, California 358,700
2015 Bakersfield city, California 363,612
2016 Bakersfield city, California 367,555
2017 Bakersfield city, California 372,680
2018 Bakersfield city, California 375,699