bakersfield Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 19,565 10.7 % 6.7 %
High School Graduate 57,443 31.5 % 32.8 %
Some College 59,265 32.5 % 24.8 %
Bachelor’s Degree 31,108 17.1 % 22.1 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 14,769 8.1 % 13.5 %
High School Graduate or Higher 149,363 82.0 % 86.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 38,434 21.1 % 21.1 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 368,748 - -
19 years old and under 123,593 33.5 % 25.9 %
20 to 44 years old 132,595 36.0 % 12.8 %
45 to 64 years old 78,736 21.4 % 12.6 %
65 years old and older 33,824 9.2 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 205,340 64.9 % 84.8 %
Spanish 109,675 34.6 % 14.1 %
Other Languages 1,584 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 44,694 34.3 % 33.2 %
Married 64,944 49.8 % 50.6 %
Separated 3,516 2.7 % 2.6 %
Divorced 17,257 13.2 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 122,393 - -
Occupied Housing Units 114,774 93.8 % 87.5 %
Vacant Housing Units 7,619 6.2 % 12.5 %
1-Unit, Detached 86,594 70.8 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 3,974 3.2 % 5.8 %
2-Units 3,153 2.6 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 10,708 8.7 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 6,719 5.5 % 4.9 %
10 to 19 Units 3,871 3.2 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 4,914 4.0 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 2,416 2.0 % 6.3 %
Boat, RV, or Van 44 0.0 % 0.1 %
Built 1990 to 1999 17,986 14.7 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 20,555 16.8 % 13.7 %
Built 1970 to 1979 20,508 16.8 % 15.7 %
Built 1960 to 1969 12,384 10.1 % 11.0 %
Built 1940 to 1959 13,054 10.7 % 15.9 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 4,203 3.4 % 13.1 %
Electric 27,745 22.7 % 32.8 %
Natural Gas 82,716 67.6 % 42.5 %
Tank or LP Gas 776 0.6 % 4.2 %
Wood 477 0.4 % 1.9 %
Solar 259 0.2 % 0.1 %
Other Fuel 249 0.2 % 0.4 %
None 2,552 2.1 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 259,615 74.0 % 75.7 %
African-American 26,666 7.6 % 13.1 %
Native American 6,158 1.8 % 0.8 %
Asian 22,915 6.5 % 5.4 %
Some Other Race 35,299 10.1 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 58,154 53,657
Median Family Income 61,978 65,910
Median Per Capita Income 24,006 28,889
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 96.67 %
  • Temperature 98.6 ℉
  • Rainfall 0.01 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0
    [CDD] 19.94
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 6.28 %
6.0 1.70 %
7.0 0.07 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Moderate Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com