Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA

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Population

216,629

2% growth

Median Household Income

$73,442

1.83% growth

Number of Employees

92,335

0.778% growth

Median Property Value

$244,200

5.26% growth

About

In 2017, Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA had a population of 217k people with a median age of N/A and a median household income of $73,442. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA grew from 212,377 to 216,629, a 2% increase and its median household income grew from $72,119 to $73,442, a 1.83% increase.

The population of Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA is 44.7% White Alone, 38.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 8.47% Asian Alone. 31.4% of the people in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA speak a non-English language, and 92.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA are California State University-Bakersfield (2,237 degrees awarded in 2016), UEI College-Bakersfield (569 degrees), and Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield (280 degrees).

The median property value in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA is $244,200, and the homeownership rate is 63.6%. Most people in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 25.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA is N/A per household.

Economy

The economy of Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA employs 92.3k people. The largest industries in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA are Elementary & secondary schools (8,330 people), Restaurants & Food Services (6,462 people), and Construction (5,304 people), and the highest paying industries are Offices of chiropractors ($186,075), Natural gas distribution ($165,687), and Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers ($156,039).

Median household income in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA is $73,442. Males in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,797. The income inequality in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.459, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$73,442

2017 value

± $2,018

1.83%

1 Year Growth

± 3.57%

Households in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA have a median annual income of $73,442, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $72,119 in 2016, which represents a 1.83% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$68,670

Average Male Salary

± $7,599

$50,797

Average Female Salary

± $6,246

In 2017, full-time male employees in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA made 1.35 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $56,196 ± $17,195

  2. White

    $54,467 ± $5,440

  3. American Indian

    $46,751 ± $26,790

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.03 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.459

2017 Wage GINI

0.461

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA was 0.459 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.417% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2016, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

92.3k

2017 Value

0.778%

1 Year growth

± 0.778%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA grew at a rate of 0.778%, from 91.6k employees to 92.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (3,357 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (2,675 people), and Retail salespersons (2,628 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA, by number of employees, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (3,357 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (2,675 people), and Retail salespersons (2,628 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Petroleum, mining & geological engineers, including mining safety engineers (16.7 times higher than expected), Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers (14.4 times), and Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining (9 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($250,546), Architectural & engineering managers ($189,162), and Pharmacists ($181,275).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

92.3k

2017 Value

0.778%

1 Year growth

± 0.778%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA grew at a rate of 0.778%, from 91.6k employees to 92.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA, are Elementary & secondary schools (8,330 people), Restaurants & Food Services (6,462 people), and Construction (5,304 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA, though some of these residents may live in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (8,330 people), Restaurants & Food Services (6,462 people), and Construction (5,304 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA has an unusually high number of Support activities for mining (14.9 times higher than expected), Oil & gas extraction (12.7 times), and Dairy product manufacturing (6.53 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA, by average salary, are Offices of chiropractors ($186,075), Natural gas distribution ($165,687), and Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers ($156,039).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $196B

  2. $157B

  3. $127B

In 2015, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $196B, followed by Mixed freight with $157B and Gasoline and $127B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound California products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.54T

2015 Value

$2.48T

Projected 2045 Value

61.2% growth

In 2015, total outbound California trade was $1.54T. This is expected to increase 61.2% to $2.48T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound California trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $63.1B

  2. $42.2B

  3. $31.2B

In 2015, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $63.1B, followed by Arizona with $42.2B and Washington and $31.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that California shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

N/A% of the population of Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA was $7,549 in 2014. This is a 4.04% increase from the previous year ($7,256).

Primary care physicians in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA see 1281 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (1281 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1214 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 324 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Tehama County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (10.6%). Additionally, Tulare County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,281 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in California see an average of 1,281 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (1,281 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,549

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,735

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,368

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,833

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in California (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.04%, from $7,256 to $7,549.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

N/A%

Uninsured

N/A%

Employer Coverage

N/A%

Medicaid

N/A%

Medicare

N/A%

Non-Group

N/A%

Military or VA

Between N/A and N/A, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 10.6% prevalence

  2. 10.5% prevalence

  3. 10.3% prevalence

Tehama County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in California, at 10.6%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in California by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA is home to a population of 217k people, from which 92.5% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA is composed of 95k White Alone residents (44.7%), 80.9k Hispanic or Latino residents (38.1%), 18k Asian Alone residents (8.47%), 12.3k Black or African American Alone residents (5.79%), 4.94k Two or More Races residents (2.33%), 809 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.381%), 269 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.127%), and 133 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0626%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA are Spanish or Spanish Creole (44,560 speakers), Other Indic Languages (4,718 speakers), and Tagalog (2,755 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

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Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

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Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In N/A, the median age of all people in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA was N/A. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA are getting N/A. In N/A, the average age of all Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA residents was N/A.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

16%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, N/A% of Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA residents were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA was 16%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    14,466 ± 2,853 people

  2. India

    5,052 ± 1,725 people

  3. Philippines

    3,492 ± 1,439 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA was Mexico, the natal country of 14,466 Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA residents, followed by India with 5,052 and Philippines with 3,492.

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Citizenship

92.5%

2017 Citizenship

92.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 92.5% of Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA was 92.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    95k ± 2.27k

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    80.9k ± 4.28k

  3. Asian Alone

    18k ± 1.3k

In 2016, there were 1.17 times more White Alone residents (95k people) in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 80.9k Hispanic or Latino and 18k Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    44,560 speakers (23%)

  2. Other Indic Languages

    4,718 speakers (2.44%)

  3. Tagalog

    2,755 speakers (1.42%)

31.4% of Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 23% of the overall population of Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 2.44% speak Other Indic Languages and 1.42% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

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Education

In 2016, universities in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA awarded 3,089 degrees. The student population of Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA is skewed towards women, with 3,914 male students and 6,673 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA are Hispanic or Latino (1,601 and 52.9%), followed by White (853 and 28.2%), Black or African American (170 and 5.62%), and Asian (167 and 5.52%).

The largest universities in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA by number of degrees awarded are California State University-Bakersfield (2,237 and 72.4%), UEI College-Bakersfield (569 and 18.4%), and Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield (280 and 9.06%).

The most popular majors in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA are General Business Administration & Management (399 and 12.9%), Medical Assistant (254 and 8.22%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (218 and 7.06%).

The median tuition costs in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $5,472 and $16,632 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 315 degrees awarded

  2. 218 degrees awarded

  3. 175 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA was General Business Administration & Management with 315 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 2,237 degrees awarded

  2. 569 degrees awarded

  3. 280 degrees awarded

$5,472

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA institution with the largest number of graduating students was California State University-Bakersfield with 2,237 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

915

Degrees Awarded to Men

2,174

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 915 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA, which is 0.421 times less than the 2,174 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    1,601 degrees awarded

  2. White

    853 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    170 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA were to Hispanic or Latino students. These 1,601 degrees mean that there were 1.88 times more Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 853 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA was $244,200 in 2017, which is 1.12 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $232,000 to $244,200, a 5.26% increase. The homeownership rate in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA is 63.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA have an average commute time of 25.1 minutes, and they commute by N/A. Car ownership in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of N/A per household.

Income

Household Income

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$73,442

Median Household Income

± $2,018

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA grew to $73,442 from the previous year's value of $72,119.

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Housing

Property Value

$244,200

2017 Median

± $3,650

$232,000

2016 Median

± $3,048

In 2017, the median property value in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA grew to to $244,200 from the previous year's value of $232,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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Rent vs Own

63.6%

2017 Homeownership

63.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 63.6% of the housing units in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 63.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A

Average Number

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Commute Time

25.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA have a similar commute time (25.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, N/A% of the workforce in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in Bakersfield City (West) PUMA, CA was N/A, followed by those who N/A and those who N/A.

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