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Fresno, CA vs Bakersfield, CA

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Highlights
- Job Growth in Bakersfield has been positive.
- Bakersfield has 0.4% more unemployment than Fresno.
- Bakersfield job growth has increased by 16.4% in the past 10 years.

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 Fresno, CABakersfield, CAUnited States
 6.5%6.1%3.7%
 32.9%24.2%33.5%
 2.0%1.2%1.6%
 5.8%1.2%4.7%
 10.3%3.0%8.3%
 8.9%16.4%7.3%

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Reviews for Fresno    73 Reviews
Best value for big city in CA - 4/2/2019
I've lived here for 10 years and seen it change for the better. 10 years ago it was known for high crime. Now, if you look at the stats, Fresno IS SAFER than Sacramento,... Read More

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The Uncivilized Wasteland of Dusty Oklahoma People - 3/12/2019
I lived here between End of 2008 to the middle of 2015. I got two degrees from Fresno State. Since then I moved back to the civilized world, but do end up coming to... Read More

Racism, Rednecks, Repression by Evangelicals - 3/7/2019
Awful and Racist. My family has lived in Fresno for over 100 years. The entire Central Valley has a history of the KKK and the signs can be seen in Fresno. And yes, I... Read More

Reviews for Bakersfield    73 Reviews
Beware of the Lords of Bakersfield - 11/19/2018
I've been in this area almost 50 years. I have encountered two classes of people here: the salt of the earth, give you the shirt off their backs and THE LORDS OF... Read More

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Moved in 1997 - 6/22/2017
My husband and I both grew up in Bakersfield and married after High School (attended South High which now looks like a juvenile detention facility more than a High... Read More

Where to begin - 12/18/2016
Bakersfield has the dirtiest air in the state or US i cant remember. My car is covered with a black soot all the time, have to wash it a lot. Allergies are bad here... Read More

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ZIPS IN FRESNO, CALIFORNIA
93722, 93727, 93720, 93702, 93726, 93706, 93705, 93711, 93703, 93710, 18 total
ZIPS IN BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA
93307, 93306, 93309, 93312, 93313, 93304, 93311, 93305, 93301, 93220, 10 total

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