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Bakersfield Population

Bakersfield is a city on the Kern River, located north of Los Angeles in U.S state of California. Bakersfield lies around 110 miles north of Los Angeles and about 275 miles southeast of the Sacramento. Bakersfield population in 2021 is estimated to be 407,962, The city covers about 151 sq mi (390 sq km, ranks fifty-second city in the United States. Kern County is the most productive oil-producing county in California, Bakersfield is a significant hub for both agriculture and energy production. Bakersfield as California's most affordable place to live. The median value of Bakersfield average rental rate is $1,105. Majority of rentals for one-bedroom apartment is between $700 to $1200.

Below is the Bakersfield, California population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010349,408
2011353,6401.21
2012357,8581.19
2013363,4491.56
2014367,7051.17
2015372,2951.25
2016375,8440.95
2017379,1710.89
2018383,5791.16
2019384,1450.15
2020403,4555.03
2021 *407,9621.17
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019 & 2020 US Census updated

Bakersfield city UN Urban Agglomeration Population Prospects - 1950 to 2035

YearBakersfield Population
1950111,528
1955123,058
1960139,162
1965155,471
1970173,305
1975194,433
1980218,383
1985253,387
1990295,672
1995339,285
2000388,177
2005446,130
2010513,102
2011527,662
2015590,152
2020*675,601
2025*741,308
2035*819,613
Source: population.un.org/wpp/, 1950 to 2035 Bakersfield city Population(UA)

Bakersfield Metropolitan

The Bakersfield–Delano Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Kern County Metropolitan is an urbanized region centered on the city of
Bakersfield City(2021)Bakersfield Metropolitan(2019)
Population 407,962 839,63
Area151 sq mi (390 sq km)8,161 sq mi (21,138 sq km)
Rank52(US)62(MSA)
Source : CSA Maps, CSA


Bakersfield Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, population of Bakersfield by age is 384,159, out of these 192,743 are male, 191,416 are female, The sex ratio of Bakersfield is 101. The median age of the Bakersfield population is 31.4, Bakersfield population by age are, under 18 years is 114,625, 16 years and over is 280,234, 18 years and over is 269,534, 21 years and over is 252,377, 65 years and over is 51,666. 50.2% are male, 49.8% are female, 29.8% are under 18 years old, 72.9% are 16 years and over, 70.2% are 18 years and over, 65.7% are 21 years and over, 10.5% are 65 years and over. There are total 124,863 housing units, The voting population of Bakersfield are 231,448, out of these 113,062 are male voters, 118,386 are female voters, 48.8% are male, 51.2% are female.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -529,6057.7%
5 - 930,6658.0%
10 - 1435,2309.2%
15 - 1929,5457.7%
20 - 2426,4936.9%
25 - 3462,41616.2%
35 - 4449,60312.9%
45 - 5443,14011.2%
55 - 5917,5694.6%
60 - 6419,5765.1%
65 - 7424,6356.4%
75 - 8411,2622.9%
85 and over4,4201.2%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Bakersfield Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Bakersfield by race are:

White Population

White population in Bakersfield, California are 259,241, percentage wise 67.5 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Bakersfield, California are 26,672, percentage wise 6.9 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Bakersfield, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Carribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Bakersfield are 29,637, percentage wise 7.7 percent are asians, out of these 11,389 are Asian Indians, 2,761 are Chinese, 9,959 are Filipinos, 154 are Japanese, 919 are Korean, 758 are Vietnamese and 3,697 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Bakersfield, California are 201,416. Percentage wise 52.4 percent are hispanics, out of these 179,744 are Mexican people, 2,726 are Puerto Ricans, 376 are Cubans, and 18,570 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race384,159Percent
White259,24167.5%
Black or African American26,6726.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native4,3691.1%
Cherokee tribal grouping%
Chippewa tribal grouping%
Navajo tribal grouping%
Sioux tribal grouping%
Asian Population29,6377.7%
Asian Indian11,3893.0%
Chinese2,7610.7%
Filipino9,9592.6%
Japanese1540.0%
Korean9190.2%
Vietnamese7580.2%
Other Asian Population3,697
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8440.2%
Native Hawaiian%
Guamanian or Chamorro%
Hispanic or Latino201,41652.4%
Mexican179,74446.8%
Puerto Rican2,7260.7%
Cuban3760.1%
Other Hispanic or Latino18,570
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

Total Bakersfield native population is 306,285, out of these 252,963 born in the California state and 49,788 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 77,874, out of these 35,471 are Naturalized US citizen, 798 are in Europe, 14,756 in Asia, 577 in Africa, 19,071 in Latin America and 250 in Northern America. Total Foreigners who are non US citizens living in Bakersfield are 42,403, out of these 794 are from Europe, 7,599 are from Asia, 1,208 from Africa, 32,476 are from Latin America and 228 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native306,285
Born in state of residence252,963
Born in other state in the United States49,788
Northeast5,218
Midwest0
South20,193
West12,224
Born outside the United States3,534
Puerto Rico1,707
U.S. Island Areas0
Born abroad of American parent(s)1,827
Foreign born
Born outside of United States77,874
Naturalized U.S. citizen35,471
Europe798
Asia14,756
Africa577
Oceania19
Latin America19,071
Northern America250
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen42,403
Europe794
Asia7,599
Africa1,208
Oceania98
Latin America32,476
Northern America228
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Bakersfield Housing

Total housing units in Bakersfield, California are 124,863, Occupied housing units are 116,558, Rental vacancy rate is 3. Percentage of occupancy is 93, 55.47% of houses are owner occupied and 37.88% of houses are renter occupied in Bakersfield. There are 71.09 percent of one-unit detached, 3.78 percent of one-units attached, 1.39 percent of two-unit houses, 7.06 percent of three or four unit homes. 2.74 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 3 and average household size of renter occupied is 3. 25.64 percent are available with one vehicle, 35.73 percent are available with two vehicles, 25.56 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 6.42 percent are no vehicles available.

HousingUnits
Total housing units124,863
Occupied housing units116,558
Occupied housing units percent93
Rental vacancy rate3
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached88,760
1-unit attached4,721
2 units1,733
3 or 4 units8,816
Mobile home3,426
Boat, RV, van, etc.0
Owner-occupied69,256
Renter-occupied47,302
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3
Average household size of renter-occupied unit3
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Bakersfield Housing Market

The median value of housing in Bakersfield, California is $264,500, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 1.68 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 1.18 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 3.90 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 6.81 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 20.92 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 17.19 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 3.59 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 0.19 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,0002,103
$50,000 to $99,9991,474
$100,000 to $149,9994,870
$150,000 to $199,9998,507
$200,000 to $299,99926,126
$300,000 to $499,99921,460
$500,000 to $999,9994,480
$1,000,000 or more236
Median (dollars)264,500
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Bakersfield Housing Mortgage

The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $1,718, 0.06 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 3.46 percent pay between $500 to $999, 10.45 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 12.52 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 7.65 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 2.59 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 2.83 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs with out mortgage is $535, 1.24 percent of homes pay less than $250, 3.17 percent pays between $250 to $399, 5.37 percent pay between $400 to $599, 3.44 percent pays between $600 to $799, 1.88 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 0.80 pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $50072
$500 to $9994,322
$1,000 to $1,49913,045
$1,500 to $1,99915,635
$2,000 to $2,4999,550
$2,500 to $2,9993,228
$3,000 or more3,539
Median (dollars)1,718
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $2501,546
$250 to $3993,952
$400 to $5996,702
$600 to $7994,294
$800 to $9992,349
$1,000 or more1,001
Median (dollars)535
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

Bakersfield Rental

Total number of Bakersfield rental homes or apartments are 47,302, occupied by Renter, The median value of Bakersfield average rental rate is $1,105. 3.46 percent of homes are under $500, 39.30 percent of rental rates between $500 to $1000, 49.37 percent housing units are from $1000 to $2000, 5.15 percent are between $2000 to $3000, and 1.48 percent are above $3000.

        
RentalUnits
Less than $5001,639
$500 to $99918,588
$1,000 to $1,49915,627
$1,500 to $1,9997,725
$2,000 to $2,4992,344
$2,500 to $2,99990
$3,000 or more698
Median (dollars)1,105
Source: US Census 2019 housing rental estimates

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