|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Bakersfield is 407,615. Bakersfield, California is the 48th largest city in the US.
Bakersfield is located entirely in Kern County.
The current population of Bakersfield (407,615) is it's peak population.
Bakersfield has grown 66.4% since the 2000. Bakersfield, California is growing extremely quickly; it is growing faster than 94% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
No, Bakersfield is the 9th largest city in the state of California. The biggest city, Los Angeles, is 9.4x bigger than Bakersfield.
Bakersfield has a population density of 2,444.2 people per square mile.
|42||Virginia Beach, Virginia||457,672||7.3%|
|43||Long Beach, California||456,062||-1.3%|
|53||New Orleans, Louisiana||376,971||-22.0%|
The total voting age population of Bakersfield, California, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 228,117. The voting age population is 48.3% male and 51.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 10.0% of the residents of Bakersfield are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Bakersfield are 67.7% White, 12.4% Other, 7.6% Black, 7.4% Asian, 3.8% Two or more races, 0.9% American Indian and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 50.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Bakersfield, 17.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 23.2%. On a per-household basis, 13.8% of families are below the poverty line in Bakersfield.
Among those aged 16 and older, 63.7% of Bakersfield residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 80.1% of Bakersfield residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 21.9% have a bachelor's degree and 7.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Bakersfield residents aged 5 and older, 41.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 33.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 3.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 3.6% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Bakersfield is 8.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Bakersfield, 16.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Bakersfield is $63,139.
In Bakersfield, 59.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 41.0% of housing units in Bakersfield.
Of all the housing units in Bakersfield, 3.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Bakersfield, 30.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 37,600 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Bakersfield is $1,104.
In Bakersfield, 87.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.