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Pros

-Cost of living
-Low rainfall
-Mild winters

Cons

-Air quality
-High unemployment
-Summer heat


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.

Highlights


Mid-sized city - South-central California, at the southern end of the Central Valley See Local Real Estate
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City: Bakersfield
Zip Codes: Bakersfield (zip 93309)
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 492 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Bakersfield


    ECONOMY
    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. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Bakersfield (zip 93309)'s cost of living is 2.10% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Bakersfield (zip 93309)'s Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Bakersfield (zip 93309)'s population is 60,631 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 4.00 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 30 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Bakersfield (zip 93309) is $181,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -21.85%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    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). Learn more...

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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.
The median home price in Bakersfield is $181,700. Browse Homes in this Range.
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