Bakersfield , Kern County, California

Bakersfield, county seat of Kern County, California, United States

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Bakersfield is a city located in the county of Kern in the U.S. state of California. Its population at the 2010 census was 347,483 and a population density of 893 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 384,145 inhabitants.

The city was created 152 years ago in 1868.

Bakersfield has a total area of 150.26 square miles (389.18 km2).

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Bakersfield, CA Quick Facts

Population : 384,145 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : California
County : Kern County
Postal code : 93220, 93241, 93301–93309, 93311–93314, 93263, 93380–93390, 93399
Phone Area Codes : 661
Area : 389.18 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.01%
Land as percent of area : 98.99%
Legislative body : Bakersfield City Council
Altitude : 404 feet / 123 meters
Capital city : Bakersfield is capital of Kern County
Establishment : January 01, 1869 (152 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−08:00
Local time : 16:49:16 (17th April 2021)
Density : 987 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 9.54% (2010-2019)

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The population of Bakersfield increased by 9.54% in 9 years.

Year Population Method
2010 347,483 census
2011 353,221 estimation process
2012 357,312 estimation process
2013 362,834 estimation process
2014 366,954 estimation process
2015 371,348 estimation process
2016 374,699 estimation process
2017 377,940 estimation process
2018 381,714 estimation process
2019 384,145 estimation process

Bakersfield, CA zip code is 93301. County name: Kern, County fips: 06029

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Stations (13)

Amtrak & bus stations near Bakersfield, CA

Code Name Address Type
BFD Bakersfield 601 Truxtun Ave RAIL
WAC Wasco station 700 G Street RAIL
TEH Tehachapi, California Westside of Mullbery Street BUS
MOJ Mojave, California 15900 Sierra Highway BUS
COC Corcoran station 1099 Otis Ave. RAIL

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Other cities in Kern County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Kern County , CA.

City Name Population Title
Delano 53,573 City in California
Ridgecrest 28,973 City in California
Wasco 28,710 City in California
Arvin 21,851 City in Kern County, California, United States
Shafter 20,401 City in Kern County, California, United States
Greenfield 17,516 City in Monterey County, California, United States
McFarland 15,506 City in Kern County, California, United States
California City 14,198 City in Kern County, California
Tehachapi 13,011 City in California
Taft 9,272 City in Kern County, California, United States
Indian Wells 5,470 Town in California
Lebec 1,468 City in California, United States of America
Maricopa 1,192 City in Kern County, California, United States of America

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