The unemployment rate in Bakersfield Metro Area is 8.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Bakersfield Metro Area jobs have increased by 1.2%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Bakersfield Metro Area's cost of living is 1.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in the Bakersfield metro area, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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The Bakersfield metro area voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats
Bakersfield Metro Area's population is 878,744 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 7.7%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 23.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Bakersfield Metro Area is $219,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.6%. Check out the homes in the area
Bakersfield Metro Area public schools spend $11,405 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 22.5 students per teacher in Bakersfield Metro Area. More Education