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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: Shafter
  • Zip Codes: Shafter (zip 93263)

Quick Facts About Shafter

    The unemployment rate in Shafter (zip 93263) is 10.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Shafter (zip 93263) jobs have Decreased by 0.06 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Shafter (zip 93263)'s cost of living is 0.40% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Shafter (zip 93263)'s population is 20,204 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 66.34 percent.
    Average Commute time is 29 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Shafter (zip 93263) is $167,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -12.98%.
    Shafter (zip 93263) public schools spend $8,871 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 23.2 students per teacher in Shafter (zip 93263).

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