Population density (sq mi)7332,455256
Median age31.630.436.0
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a53%52%
Families w/ Kids under 1872%54%46%
Speak Englishn/a59%56%
Speak Spanishn/a34%29%

Key findings

  • The population density in Downtown is 70% lower than Bakersfield
  • The median age in Downtown is 4% higher than Bakersfield
  • In Downtown 57.05% of the population is White
  • In Downtown 10.80% of the population is Black
  • In Downtown 3.27% of the population is Asian

Compare Bakersfield, CA Demographics


      Downtown population breakdown by race

      American Indian3.39%1.27%0.74%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.16%0.39%
      Mixed race15.29%3.64%4.62%
      Other race10.21%12.42%13.28%
      In Downtown, 48.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Downtown age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Downtown, Bakersfield, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).