The unemployment rate in Bakersfield is 6.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Bakersfield jobs have increased by 1.2%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Bakersfield's cost of living is 2.6% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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Kern county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats
Bakersfield's population is 372,680 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 12.3%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 22.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Bakersfield is Real Estate: $242,800
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.0%.
Bakersfield 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. More Education