In 2017, Bakersfield, CA had a population of 893k people with a median age of 31.6 and a median household income of $49,854. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Bakersfield, CA grew from 884,788 to 893,119, a 0.942% increase and its median household income declined from $49,903 to $49,854, a -0.0982% decrease.
The population of Bakersfield, CA is 53.4% Hispanic or Latino, 33.9% White Alone, and 4.99% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Bakersfield, CA speak a non-English language, and 87.3% 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 $205,700, and the homeownership rate is 57.9%. Most people in Bakersfield, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Bakersfield, CA is 2 cars per household.