Bakersfield, CA Cost of Living

Bakersfield cost of living index

IndexBakersfieldCaliforniaNational
Cost of living index106136100
Goods & Services index100107100
Groceries index106117100
Health care index102109100
Housing index107189100
Transportation index115125100
Utilities index119116100
In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
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  • The cost of living in Bakersfield is 21.7% less than the California average.
  • The cost of living in Bakersfield is 6.2% greater than the national average.
  • Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.

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  • Gas
  • The price of gas in Bakersfield, CA is $2.51.
  • The price of gas in Bakersfield is 16.6% higher than the national average.
  • Kodiak, AK is the most expensive city for gas at $3.74 per gallon.
  • Colorado Springs, CO is the least expensive city for gas at $1.62 per gallon.
  • Pizza
  • The price of pizza in Bakersfield, CA is $8.99.
  • The price of pizza in Bakersfield is 2.8% lower than the national average.
  • Truckee, CA is the most expensive city for pizza at $15.99.
  • Kennewick, WA is the least expensive city for pizza at $6.99.

California average prices compared to national average

The average prices for Bakersfield, CA goods and services that are below the "0" percentile are lower compared to the national average. If the average prices are above the "0" percentile, they are higher compared to the national average.

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Neighborhoods in & around Bakersfield, CA

NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Stockdale Estates, Bakersfield844.1
Csu Bakersfield, Bakersfield835
Haggin Oaks, Bakersfield835.3
Seven Oaks, Bakersfield816.2
Laurelglen, Bakersfield794.8
The Oaks, Bakersfield795.7
Amberton, Bakersfield784.2
Park Stockdale, Bakersfield762
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
The Seasons, Bakersfield765.5
Riviera-Westchester, Bakersfield761
Quailwood, Bakersfield763.1
Tevis Ranch, Bakersfield756.7
Stockdale Greens, Bakersfield753.8
La Cresta-Altavista, Bakersfield752.1
Sagepointe, Bakersfield753.9
Southern Oaks, Bakersfield757
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Cities near Bakersfield, CA

CityScoreMiles
Rosedale, CA797.2
Kernville, CA7842.5
Greenacres, CA775.3
Taft Heights, CA7730.5
Bakersfield, CA770
Lake Isabella, CA7535
Tehachapi, CA7436.2
South Taft, CA7429.7
CityScoreMiles
Taft, CA7429.4
Keene, CA7327.7
Pine Mountain Club, CA7337.2
Shafter, CA7316.7
Bear Valley Springs, CA7326.5
Oildale, CA733.2
Ford City, CA7228.9
Stallion Springs, CA7228.9
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