In 2020, Bakersfield, CA had a population of 380k people with a median age of 31 and a median household income of $65,687. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Bakersfield, CA grew from 377,917 to 379,879, a 0.519% increase and its median household income grew from $63,139 to $65,687, a 4.04% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bakersfield, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (31.4%), White (Hispanic) (29.7%), Other (Hispanic) (14%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (7.15%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.98%).
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.
89.8% of the residents in Bakersfield, CA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Bakersfield, CA are Bakersfield College (6,445 degrees awarded in 2020), California State University-Bakersfield (2,653 degrees), and UEI College-Bakersfield (701 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Bakersfield, CA was $258,700, and the homeownership rate was 59.4%.
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.