In 2019, Bakersfield, CA had a population of 384k people with a median age of 31.4 and a median household income of $62,402. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Bakersfield, CA grew from 383,601 to 384,159, a 0.145% increase and its median household income grew from $60,002 to $62,402, a 4% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bakersfield, CA are White (Hispanic) (38%), White (Non-Hispanic) (29.5%), Other (Hispanic) (12.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (7.52%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.65%). 0% of the households in Bakersfield, CA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 89% 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 UEI College-Bakersfield (641 degrees).
In 2019, the median property value in Bakersfield, CA was $264,500, 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.