The unemployment rate in Bakersfield Metro Area is 11.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). 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
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In the last Presidential election, the Bakersfield metro area remained strongly Republican, 53.9% to 43.7%. 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 Real Estate: $219,100
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.6%.
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