In 2018, Bakersfield, CA had a population of 384k people with a median age of 31.6 and a median household income of $60,002. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Bakersfield, CA grew from 380,887 to 383,601, a 0.713% increase and its median household income grew from $57,105 to $60,002, a 5.07% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bakersfield, CA are White (Hispanic) (36.3%), White (Non-Hispanic) (32.3%), Other (Hispanic) (11.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.83%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.19%). NaNk% of the people in Bakersfield, CA speak a non-English language, and 90.8% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Bakersfield, CA are Bakersfield College (2,456 degrees awarded in 2017), California State University-Bakersfield (1,935 degrees), and UEI College-Bakersfield (583 degrees).
The median property value in Bakersfield, CA is $257,200, and the homeownership rate is 59.2%. Most people in Bakersfield, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Bakersfield, CA is 2 cars per household.