In 2019, Bakersfield, CA had a population of 900k people with a median age of 31.9 and a median household income of $53,067. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Bakersfield, CA grew from 896,764 to 900,202, a 0.383% increase and its median household income grew from $51,579 to $53,067, a 2.88% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bakersfield, CA are White (Hispanic) (38.9%), White (Non-Hispanic) (32.8%), Other (Hispanic) (13.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.95%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.56%). 0% of the households in Bakersfield, CA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 87.5% of the residents in Bakersfield, CA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Bakersfield, CA are Bakersfield College (6,196 degrees awarded in 2019), California State University-Bakersfield (2,608 degrees), and Cerro Coso Community College (756 degrees).
In 2019, the median property value in Bakersfield, CA was $235,800, and the homeownership rate was 58.8%. Most people in Bakersfield, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Bakersfield, CA was 2 cars per household.