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Cost of Living in Bakersfield, California

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Cost of LivingBakersfield, CAUnited States
Overall97100
Food106100
Utilities103100
Miscellaneous98100



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

Overall, Bakersfield, CA cost of living is 97.30.


Bakersfield Cost of Living SperlingViews

Judge for yourself: Hot, 90+ from June thru September. Questionable air quality. University town with economy driven by Agriculture and Energy. Two hours to the coast. Closer to the Sierra... (read more)re: Bakersfield is a good place to raise your kids: Yes, it's a great place to raise kids if you want them to grow up to be moronic, bigoted, religious fanatics, EXTREME right wing... (read more)COL: To damn expense to live in... (read more)Have an opinion about Bakersfield? Leave a commentTo See All SperlingViews for Bakersfield Click Here