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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Sacramento is 99% more densely populated than Bakersfield.
People are 18.0% more likely to be married in Bakersfield.
The Median Age is 3.6 years older in Sacramento.

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PEOPLE
 Sacramento, CABakersfield, CAUnited States
 Population490,712373,640321,418,820
 Population - 2010459,511331,868308,745,538
 Population - 2000407,018247,057285,036,114
 Population - 1990369,365174,820251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now32.85%113.73%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now20.56%51.24%12.76%
 Pop. Density5,0112,51691
 Land Area981493,531,905
 Water Area21264,837
 Median Age33.830.237.4
 Female Population51.36%50.41%50.81%
 Male Population48.64%49.59%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Sacramento, CABakersfield, CAUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.06%9.05%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.91%8.35%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.25%7.99%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.93%5.24%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.47%4.61%4.35%
 Age 21 to 246.46%6.65%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3416.84%15.13%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4412.95%12.77%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.73%12.00%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.92%5.09%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.06%4.31%5.72%
 Age 65 to 746.10%5.01%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.55%2.73%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.77%1.08%1.85%
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 RACE
 Sacramento, CABakersfield, CAUnited States
 White33.97%35.84%62.77%
 Black13.03%7.77%12.24%
 Asian18.44%6.39%4.95%
 Native American0.42%0.60%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander1.42%0.14%0.16%
 Other0.26%0.17%0.20%
 Two or More Races4.83%2.22%2.13%
 Hispanic27.64%46.89%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic72.36%53.11%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Sacramento, CABakersfield, CAUnited States
 Households177,578111,988116,211,000
 Family Households104,13483,59476,958,100
 Non Family Households73,44428,39439,253,000
 Household Size2.633.172.63
 Married Population42.51%50.16%50.58%
 Single Population57.49%49.84%49.42%
 Now Married39.80%47.35%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.71%2.81%2.17%
 Never Married40.26%35.47%32.55%
 Widowed5.49%4.64%5.95%
 Divorced11.74%9.73%10.92%
 Married, w/children31.16%38.17%31.68%
 Married, no children32.16%29.73%41.44%
 Single, w/children23.45%22.97%16.94%
 Single, no children13.23%9.13%9.95%

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 COMMENTS
Comments about Sacramento

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