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  COST OF LIVING OVERVIEW
  

Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Bakersfield, California is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Bakersfield, California is more expensive.

Bakersfield, California cost of living is 107.40.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGBakersfield, CaliforniaUnited States
  Overall  107100
  Grocery  101.2100
  Health  106100
  Housing  114100
  Utilities  112100
  Transportation  108100
  Miscellaneous  101100

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  12/18/2016
Where to begin

Bakersfield has the dirtiest air in the state or US i cant remember. My car is covered with a black soot all the time, have to wash it a lot. Allergies are bad here...

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  12/30/2015
Can't wait to leave..

For basis of comparison I lived in: San Francisco, CA Oakland, CA Walnut Creek, CA Moraga, CA Coeur d'Alene, ID Rutland, VT Dallas, TX Los Angeles, CA San...

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  12/13/2015
RUN

Background: I lived in the Bay Area for the majority of my life and Los Angeles for 4 years. I've been in Bakersfield for about a month to study for the GRE and save up...

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