Population: 1,520Median home value: $134,400 70 Ranks better than 61% of areas
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A+ Downtown Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C- Downtown Cost of Living Cost of living is 28% lower than California
991% less expensive than the US average
11212% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Downtown cost of living
F Downtown Crime Total crime is 137% higher than California
Total crime
6,988155% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 15155% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-2%Year over year crime is down
Downtown crime
F Downtown Employment Household income is 56% lower than California
Median household income
$27,88450% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$14,60251% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
10%117% higher than the US average
Downtown employment
B+ Downtown Housing Home value is 67% lower than California
Median home value
$134,40027% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$64332% lower than the US average
Home ownership
17%73% lower than the US average
Downtown real estate or Downtown rentals
C Downtown Schools HS graduation rate is 6% lower than California
High school grad. rates
75%10% lower than the US average
School test scores
55%11% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Bakersfield K-12 schools or Bakersfield colleges

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Compare Bakersfield, CA Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Bakersfield, CA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Tevis Ranch, Bakersfield777.24,865
The Oaks, Bakersfield766.25,036
Stockdale Estates, Bakersfield764.52,438
Quailwood, Bakersfield753.51,321
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Csu Bakersfield, Bakersfield755.51,995
Hillcrest, Bakersfield753.16,222
Amberton, Bakersfield734.71,223
Castle Ranch, Bakersfield737.62,903

Best Cities Near Bakersfield, CA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Idlewild, CA7935.415
Poso Park, CA7836.64
Posey, CA7634.89
McClenney Tract, CA7336.82
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Rosedale, CA717.517,050
Greenacres, CA715.94,737
South Taft, CA7030.41,423
Sugarloaf Saw Mill, CA7038.50

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