Bakersfield (zip 93304), California 

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Population

50,787

+4.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.5%

Median Income

$35,150

Median Home Price

$162,700

Best Places to Live in Bakersfield (zip 93304), California

Mid-sized city - South-central California, at the southern end of the Central Valley
Pros
-Cost of living
-Low rainfall
-Mild winters
Cons
-Air quality
-High unemployment
-Summer heat

Local Listings in 93304
 $152,800 
318 S Chester Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1318 SqFt
 $152,800 
318 S Chester Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1318 SqFt
 $195,000 
3517 Teal St
Bed 3 | Bath 1.75 | 1733 SqFt
 $135,000 
617 10th St
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 | 1001 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Bakersfield Metro Area

Bakersfield is a quiet agricultural and industrial town located in one of the driest inhabited areas of California. Irrigated agriculture, mostly cotton, orchard crops and grapes lies to the north, and a large oil industry supported by nearby fields operates in and around the city. There isn’t much to do. But the area is becoming a refuge for southern Californians looking to escape the high costs and bustle of the LA Basin, which starts about 80 miles and across a mountain range south. The area is also picking up businesses looking for an inexpensive location with southern California access; thus the economy is improving after years of malaise.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: California
County: Kern County
Metro Area: Bakersfield Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Bakersfield
Zip Codes: Bakersfield (zip 93304)
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 492 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Bakersfield (zip 93304) is 5.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Bakersfield (zip 93304) jobs have increased by 1.21%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Bakersfield (zip 93304)'s cost of living is 4.80% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Bakersfield (zip 93304)'s Cost of Living

VOTING
Kern county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Bakersfield (zip 93304)'s population is 50,787 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 4.22%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Bakersfield (zip 93304) is $162,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.79%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Bakersfield (zip 93304)

SCHOOLS
Bakersfield (zip 93304) public schools spend $10,302 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 22.7 students per teacher in Bakersfield (zip 93304). More Education


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Housing Market in Bakersfield

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NEW LISTINGS IN 93304
$152,800
318 S Chester Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$195,000
3517 Teal St
Bed 3 | Bath 1.75 |

$135,000
617 10th St
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 |

$157,000
3109 Terrace Way
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 |

$189,900
1407 El Rancho Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$169,000
704 Geneva Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

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