Review of Bakersfield, California

Can't wait to leave..
Star Rating - 12/30/2015
For basis of comparison I lived in:
San Francisco, CA
Oakland, CA
Walnut Creek, CA
Moraga, CA
Coeur d'Alene, ID
Rutland, VT
Dallas, TX
Los Angeles, CA
San Bernardino, CA
Redlands, CA

And now, Bakersfield. This place is bar none the most depressing, boring, and inhospitable area I've ever resided in. Horrible air, horrible uneducated/gruff/bigoted people, lack of higher education or higher educational resources (CSUB doesn't even offer GRE prep courses), unemployment is rampant, meth heads are everywhere, the cops are atrocious.... I could go on and on and on. The housing is cheap here for a reason. I'll be moving out soon and I suggest anyone who is planning/thinking about relocating here spend some significant time in this city and its surrounding areas first-I wish I did.

John | Rosedale, CA
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Hi John, I am so sorry to hear about your bad experience in Bakersfield. May I ask you have you moved already? (I am not asking to be rude or by any means to disrespect you. I am asking so that I can offer you my assistance). I am a Realtor and if your wanting to move out of Bakersfield I would like to help you sell your home. Sincerely Angela
Angela | Bakersfield, CA
- 11/19/2018
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- 6/22/2017
Moved in 1997
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- 12/18/2016
Where to begin
Bakersfield has the dirtiest air in the state or US i cant remember. My car is covered wi...
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- 12/13/2015
Background: I lived in the Bay Area for the majority of my life and Los Angeles for 4 year...
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- 9/20/2015
I like the comparisons its very informational....
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