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What Bert Has To Say About Bakersfield Metro Area

Bakersfield is a quiet agricultural and industrial town located in one of the driest inhabited areas of California. Irrigated agriculture, mostly cotton, orchard crops and grapes lies to the north, and a large oil industry supported by nearby fields operates in and around the city. There isn’t much to do. But the area is becoming a refuge for southern Californians looking to escape the high costs and bustle of the LA Basin, which starts about 80 miles and across a mountain range south. The area is also picking up businesses looking for an inexpensive location with southern California access; thus the economy is improving after years of malaise.

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  • Profile: Mid-sized city
  • Time zone: Pacific Standard Time
  • Elevation: 492
  • Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
  • City: Bakersfield
  • Zip Codes: Bakersfield (zip 93309)

Quick Facts About Bakersfield

    The unemployment rate in Bakersfield (zip 93309) is 9.60 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Bakersfield (zip 93309) jobs have Decreased by 0.06 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Bakersfield (zip 93309)'s cost of living is 2.10% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Bakersfield (zip 93309)'s population is 60,631 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 4.00 percent.
    Average Commute time is 30 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Bakersfield (zip 93309) is $181,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -21.85%.
    Bakersfield (zip 93309) public schools spend $8,308 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 25.8 students per teacher in Bakersfield (zip 93309).

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Bakersfield Housing Market

It's a good time to buy in Bakersfield. Home Appreciation is up 8.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Bakersfield Real Estate.
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