In 2017, Bakersfield, CA had a population of 381k people with a median age of 31.3 and a median household income of $57,105. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Bakersfield, CA grew from 376,371 to 380,887, a 1.2% increase and its median household income declined from $59,233 to $57,105, a -3.59% decrease.
The population of Bakersfield, CA is 50.9% Hispanic or Latino, 31.6% White Alone, and 7.35% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Bakersfield, CA speak a non-English language, and 89.5% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Bakersfield, CA are Bakersfield College (2,262 degrees awarded in 2016), California State University-Bakersfield (2,237 degrees), and UEI College-Bakersfield (569 degrees).
The median property value in Bakersfield, CA is $239,700, and the homeownership rate is 56.1%. Most people in Bakersfield, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Bakersfield, CA is 2 cars per household.