California City, California 

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Population

13,908

+1.7% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

11.1%

Median Income

$57,660

Median Home Price

$219,700

Median Age

33.6

Comfort Index (Climate)

7.2 / 7.5

summer / winter

CA Gifts

Best Places to Live in California City, California

Mid-sized city - South-central California, at the southern end of the Central Valley. May, October and April are the most pleasant months in California City, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

California City, CA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
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.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: California
County: Kern County
Metro Area: Bakersfield Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: California City
Zip Codes: 93505
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 492 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in California City is 11.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. California City jobs have increased by 1.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, California City's cost of living is 4.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare California City's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Kern county remained strongly Republican, 53.9% to 43.7%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
California City's population is 13,908 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 1.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 34.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in California City is Real Estate: $219,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 11.4%.

SCHOOLS
California City public schools spend $13,325 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 24.8 students per teacher in California City. More Education



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Housing Market in California City

It's a good time to buy in California City. Home Appreciation is up 24.2% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in California City is $219,700.

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Reviews for California City   6 Reviews
Good place overall - 3/10/2021
My husband and I moved here in Nov 2014 from San Bernardino and we moved here for one reason, we got an enormous house with lots of land and no neighbors for $64,200. No... Read More

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A wonderful choice, California City, California. - 7/30/2020
California City, CA is a wonderful diverse community that is ever growing, in population and home values. Living here over many months and researching here over 4... Read More

Quiet areas - 2/19/2016
Living in Cal City 5+ years I can say this: There are nicer areas than others and I lucked out. My street is quiet, have had no problems and neighbors are nice. There... Read More


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