Latest Data (2015)
Population 373,640
Nationwide Rank 52

Quick Facts

Bakersfield, California is the 52nd largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Bakersfield, California is a city.

Bakersfield, California is as large as it has ever been. In 2015 Bakersfield had its largest population ever.

Bakersfield, California is growing extremely quickly. It is growing faster than 94% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Bakersfield, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
46 Minneapolis, Minnesota 7.4%
47 Tulsa, Oklahoma 2.7%
48 Wichita, Kansas 10.6%
49 New Orleans, Louisiana -19.4%
50 Arlington, Texas 15.9%
51 Cleveland, Ohio -18.5%
52 Bakersfield, California 52.5%
53 Tampa, Florida 21.3%
54 Aurora, Colorado 29.3%
55 Honolulu, Hawaii -4.9%
56 Anaheim, California 6.5%
57 Santa Ana, California -0.9%
58 Corpus Christi, Texas 16.8%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 373,640 52
2014 368,759 52
2013 363,630 52
2012 358,597 52
2011 353,745 52
2010 347,483 51
2009 324,463 58
2008 318,701 58
2007 312,454 58
2006 303,082 59
2005 291,553 61
2004 279,717 63
2003 268,731 68
2002 259,146 69
2001 251,029 70
2000 244,952 70
1990 183,959 91