In 2021, Bakersfield, CA had a population of 906k people with a median age of 32.1 and a median household income of $58,824. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Bakersfield, CA grew from 892,458 to 905,644, a 1.48% increase and its median household income grew from $54,851 to $58,824, a 7.24% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bakersfield, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (32.2%), White (Hispanic) (30.1%), Other (Hispanic) (13.4%), Two+ (Hispanic) (10.2%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.07%).
None of the households in Bakersfield, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
87.9% of the residents in Bakersfield, CA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Bakersfield, CA are Bakersfield College (6,612 degrees awarded in 2021), California State University-Bakersfield (3,013 degrees), and Cerro Coso Community College (906 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in Bakersfield, CA was $241,400, and the homeownership rate was 59.3%.
Most people in Bakersfield, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Bakersfield, CA was 2 cars per household.