Bakersfield Kern County, California

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

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About

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. After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 384,145 inhabitants.

The city was created 152 years ago in 1868.

Geography

Bakersfield is located at 35°22'24"N 119°1'7"W (35.3732900, -119.0187100).

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Weather

Bakersfield forecast: Clear, with a low around 72. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. more

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Bakersfield Quick Facts

Population : 384,145 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
County : Kern County
Postal code : 93220, 93241, 93301–93309, 93311–93314, 93263, 93380–93390, 93399
Phone Area Codes : 661
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 : 07:50:40 (5th August 2021)
Population growth : 9.54% (2010-2019)
Weather : 72℉ Clear 7-days weather

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Demographics

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

Year Population % Change Method
2010 347,483 - census
2011 353,221 1.62% estimation process
2012 357,312 1.14% estimation process
2013 362,834 1.52% estimation process
2014 366,954 1.12% estimation process
2015 371,348 1.18% estimation process
2016 374,699 0.89% estimation process
2017 377,940 0.86% estimation process
2018 381,714 0.99% estimation process
2019 384,145 0.63% estimation process

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

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People born in Bakersfield (200)

People born in Bakersfield, including country singer, songwriter, and guitarist Merle Haggard, writer Pam Muñoz Ryan, actress Kelli Garner, you can see a list of people who born in Bakersfield.

Schools

College & universities near Bakersfield

Code Name City ZIP
457077 Milan Institute-Bakersfield Bakersfield (CA) 93301
118134 Lyle's College of Beauty Bakersfield (CA) 93301
489760 Milan Institute-Bakersfield West Bakersfield (CA) 93308-9301
482291 UEI College-Bakersfield Bakersfield (CA) 93308-0000
122834 Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield Bakersfield (CA) 93309

Stations (13)

Amtrak & bus stations near Bakersfield

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

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Kern County

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

City Name Population Title
Delano 53,573 City in California
Oildale 32,684 Census-designated place in Kern County, 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
Rosamond 18,150 Census-designated place in Kern County, California
Greenfield 17,516 City in Monterey County, California, United States
McFarland 15,506 City in Kern County, California, United States
Lamont 15,120 Census-designated place in Kern County, California
California City 14,198 City in Kern County, California
Rosedale 14,058
Tehachapi 13,011 City in California
Taft 9,272 City in Kern County, California, United States
Golden Hills 8,656 Census designated place
Alta Sierra 7,047 Census-designated place in Nevada County, California

Distance to Other Cities

Bakersfield distances to largest California cities

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