Bakersfield Real Estate Market Conditions

  • Median sales price

    $129,500
    -7.83%
    change since last quarter
  • # Active listings

    155
    30-day change

Bakersfield Schools and Demographics

 
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Education near Bakersfield, CA

City County
High School Graduates 75.05 69.28
College Degree - 2 year 7.11 6.54
College Degree - 4 year 12.68 9.57
Graduate Degree 6.39 4.75
Expenditures per Student 4,580 4,999
Students per Teacher 20.6 20.7

Elementary Schools near Bakersfield, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Almondale Elementary School KG - 06 628 19.5 93312
American Elementary School KG - 06 657 20.7 93312
Amy B. Seibert Elementary School KG - 06 704 17.7 93304
Beardsley Elementary School KG - 06 351 18.9 93308
Berkshire Elementary School KG - 06 979 19 93313
Bessie E. Owens Intermediate School 02 - 08 488 15.8 93305
Bessie E. Owens Primary School KG - 03 611 15.9 93307
Bill L. Williams Elementary School KG - 06 644 18.7 93313
Buena Vista Elementary School KG - 06 881 18.1 93311
Caroline Harris Elementary School KG - 05 453 15.3 93309
Casa Loma Elementary School KG - 05 865 20.5 93307
Centennial Elementary School KG - 06 493 19.7 93314
Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School KG - 06 658 16.9 93306
Charles H. Castle Elementary School KG - 06 737 17.9 93309
Christa McAuliffe Elementary School KG - 06 502 15.8 93311
College Heights Elementary School KG - 06 857 17.8 93305
Colonel Howard Nichols Elementary School KG - 06 633 20.3 93306
Columbia Elementary School KG - 06 537 17.8 93312
Del Rio Elementary School KG - 06 467 18.6 93314
Discovery Elementary School KG - 06 865 18.7 93308
Donald E. Suburu School KG - 05 729 18.2 93313
Douglas J. Miller Elementary School KG - 06 736 93313
Downtown Elementary School KG - 08 297 19.3 93301
Dr. Juliet Thorner Elementary School KG - 06 865 19.3 93306
Endeavour Elementary School KG - 06 762 20 93312
Evergreen Elementary School KG - 05 571 15.9 93304
Fairview Elementary School KG - 05 491 16.3 93307
Frank West Elementary School KG - 05 638 19.6 93304
Franklin Elementary School KG - 06 466 22.5 93301
Fremont Elementary School KG - 06 868 18.7 93307
General Shafter Elementary School KG - 08 171 18.8 93313
Granite Pointe Elementary School KG - 05 906 19.1 93313
Harding Elementary School KG - 06 504 21.4 93306
Henry Eissler Elementary School KG - 06 628 16.6 93306
Highland Elementary School KG - 05 885 20.3 93308
Horace Mann Elementary School KG - 05 772 19.6 93306
Horizon Elementary School KG - 05 721 16.3 93307
Hort Elementary School KG - 05 722 18.1 93306
Independence Elementary School KG - 06 385 15.3 93312
Jefferson Elementary School KG - 05 524 15 93305
Lakeside School KG - 08 562 18.4 93311
Laurelglen Elementary School KG - 06 529 14.7 93309
Leo B. Hart Elementary School KG - 06 531 17.2 93311
Leo G. Pauly Elementary School KG - 05 620 19.9 93304
Longfellow Elementary School KG - 06 698 19.2 93305
Louise Sandrini Elementary School KG - 06 588 16.8 93309
McKinley Elementary School KG - 08 720 17.7 93304
Mount Vernon Elementary School KG - 06 828 15.5 93307
Munsey Elementary School KG - 05 629 16.5 93309
Myra A. Noble Elementary School KG - 05 812 18 93305
Norris Elementary School KG - 05 856 20.6 93312
North Beardsley Elementary School KG - 06 620 17 93308
Old River Elementary School KG - 06 945 20.1 93311
Olive Drive Elementary School KG - 05 504 16.4 93308
Orangewood Elementary School KG - 05 601 17.6 93306
Panama Elementary School KG - 06 616 19.4 93313
Patriot Elementary School KG - 06 836 21.5 93312
Pioneer Drive Elementary School KG - 06 668 18.7 93306
Plantation Elementary School KG - 05 639 18.5 93304
Planz Elementary School KG - 05 702 17.1 93304
Quailwood Elementary School KG - 06 370 17.2 93309
Raffaello Palla Elementary School KG - 05 964 18.2 93307
Ramon Garza Elementary School KG - 05 965 20.4 93306
Rio Bravo Elementary School KG - 04 540 18.3 93314
Ronald Reagan Elementary School KG - 06 864 20 93311
Roosevelt Elementary School KG - 05 398 15.8 93304
Rosedale-North Elementary School KG - 06 542 18.4 93312
Roy W. Loudon Elementary School KG - 06 794 17.6 93313
San Lauren Elementary School KG - 06 403 21.7 93308
Shirley Lane Elementary School 03 - 05 696 20.9 93307
Sing Lum Elementary School KG - 06 822 18.8 93311
Standard Elementary School KG - 05 435 17.8 93308
Stella I. Hills Elementary School KG - 05 498 15 93301
Stine Elementary School KG - 06 780 15.9 93309
Stockdale Elementary School KG - 06 489 16.3 93309
Valle Verde Elementary School KG - 05 701 18.9 93307
Veterans Elementary School KG - 06 631 18.9 93312
Vineland Elementary School KG - 04 495 16.3 93307
Virginia Avenue Elementary School KG - 02 759 17.8 93307
Voorhies Elementary School KG - 06 910 19.1 93306
W. A. Kendrick Elementary School KG - 05 674 16.7 93304
Wayne Van Horn Elementary School KG - 06 618 16 93309
Wayside Elementary School KG - 05 747 18.4 93307
William B. Bimat Elementary School KG - 05 475 19.2 93312
William Penn Elementary School KG - 05 275 17.8 93304
Williams Elementary School KG - 05 476 20.8 93305
Wingland Elementary School KG - 05 711 19.1 93308

Middle Schools near Bakersfield, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Beardsley Junior High School 07 - 08 331 18.6 93308
Chipman Junior High School 07 - 08 899 22 93306
Compton Junior High School 07 - 08 614 23.4 93306
Curran Middle School 06 - 08 868 19.9 93309
Earl Warren Junior High School 06 - 08 817 19.9 93311
Emerson Middle School 06 - 08 848 18.6 93304
Fairfax Middle School 06 - 09 740 19.3 93307
Fred L. Thompson Junior High School 05 - 08 768 18.5 93309
Freedom Middle School 07 - 08 600 20.4 93312
Fruitvale Junior High School 04 - 08 725 22.5 93312
Greenfield Middle School 06 - 08 719 20.1 93307
Leon H. Ollivier Middle School 05 - 09 786 17.9 93307
McKee Middle School 06 - 08 871 19.5 93307
Mountain View Middle School 06 - 08 549 20.2 93241
Norris Middle School 06 - 08 1,177 21.7 93312
O. J. Actis Junior High School 06 - 08 746 19.2 93309
Rio Bravo-Greeley Elementary School 05 - 08 459 17.8 93314
Rosedale Middle School 07 - 08 618 23.3 93312
Sequoia Middle School 06 - 08 959 20.9 93304
Sierra Middle School 06 - 08 782 19.8 93306
Standard Middle School 06 - 08 899 19.6 93308
Stonecreek Junior High School 06 - 08 770 19.8 93313
Sunset School 05 - 08 391 14.6 93307
Tevis Junior High School 07 - 08 702 19.5 93311
Walter Stiern Middle School 06 - 08 1,350 22.4 93306
Washington Middle School 06 - 08 606 18.5 93305

High Schools near Bakersfield, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Bakersfield High School 09 - 12 2,755 22.5 93301
Centennial High School 09 - 12 1,792 22.2 93312
East Bakersfield High School 09 - 12 2,258 20.2 93306
Foothill High School 09 - 12 2,029 20.1 93306
Frontier High School 09 - 12 2,463 22 93314
Golden Valley High School 09 - 12 2,598 22.7 93307
Highland High School 09 - 12 1,897 18.4 93306
Independence High School 09 - 12 1,709 15.6 93311
Kern Workforce 2000 Academy 11 - 12 429 93309
Liberty High School 09 - 12 1,824 22.9 93312
Mira Monte High School 09 - 12 1,970 16.1 93307
North High School 09 - 12 1,989 20.8 93308
Ridgeview High School 09 - 12 2,188 22.6 93313
South High School 09 - 12 1,915 20.8 93304
Stockdale High School 09 - 12 2,140 22.9 93311
West High School 09 - 12 2,113 21.4 93309

Ungraded Schools near Bakersfield, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
* Vista Continuation High School 09 - 12 258 14.2 93304
* Vista West Continuation High School 09 - 12 338 18 93308
Edison Middle School 05 - 12 484 19.2 93307
Kern County Community School 01 - 12 1,718 16.1 93301
Kern County Special Education School KG - 12 549 3.6 93301
Valley Oaks Charter School KG - 12 1,115 20.1 93301

Private Schools near Bakersfield, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Agapeland Christian Academy PK - 2 85 13.5 93304
Bethel Apostolic Academy KG - 12 85 12.1 93301
Carden School of Bakersfield PK - 8 50 8 93305
Lighthouse Christian Schools PK - 12 66 5.7 93301
Olive Knolls Christian School PK - 8 321 12.1 93308
Our Lady of Perpetual Help School PK - 8 364 22.1 93305
St. Francis Parish School PK - 7 532 17.5 93304

Colleges near Bakersfield, CA

Tuition URL ZIP
Bakersfield College $764 www.bakersfieldcollege.edu/ 93305
California College of Vocational Careers $8800 www.californiacollegevc.com 93301
California State University-Bakersfield $2707 www.csubak.edu 93311
Lyles Bakersfield College of Beauty 93301
San Joaquin Valley College $10540 www.sjvc.edu 93309
Santa Barbara Business College sbbcollege.com 93309

Demographics near Bakersfield, CA

City County
Neighborhood Type
Population 347,483 839,631
Population Density 2,444 103
Median Age 30.1 30.7
People per Household 3.1 3.2
Median Household Income 50,337 45,773
Average Income per Capita 20,690 19,341

Bakersfield Homes for Sale

Bakersfield, California, is the county seat of Kern County and is located at the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley. It lies halfway between Fresno and Los Angeles, 110 miles from each city. Bakersfield has a population of about 347,000 making it the ninth most populated city in California and the 52nd most populated city in the United States. Bakersfield is part of the Bakersfield-Delano Metropolitan area. In 2010 Bakersfield was one of the ten communities to receive the All-America City Award from the National Civic League. Bakersfield encompasses 143.6 square miles and is situated near the "horseshoe" end of the San Joaquin Valley. Bakersfield is bordered by the Sierra Nevada, the Sequoia National Forest, the Tehachapi Mountains and the Temblor Range.

Bakersfield Homes for Sale and Real Estate

Bakersfield is currently experiencing rapid growth, having increased in size by over 400 percent over the last 40 years. Much of the real estate available in Bakersfield is new construction, as a result of the city's growth and influx of new residents. Many types of properties can be found in Bakersfield including historic homes, planned communities, new single family residences and condos.

Bakersfield Neighborhoods

Bakersfield has a diverse array of districts and neighborhoods, generally referred to by regions that are then broken down into individual neighborhoods. The main areas of Bakersfield are:
  • Central Bakersfield (Downtown)
  • North Bakersfield
  • Northeast Bakersfield
  • East Bakersfield
  • Southeast Bakersfield
  • South Bakersfield
  • Southwest Bakersfield
  • Northwest Bakersfield

Bakersfield Economy and Employment Opportunities

Bakersfield has a robust and diverse economy. It produces more oil than any other county in the United States, and has the fourth most productive agricultural industry. Other industries that are important to the local economy include natural gas and energy extraction, aerospace, petroleum refining, mining, manufacturing, food processing and distribution. The top employers in Bakersfield are:

Bakersfield Attractions

One of the city's claims to fame is that it has the largest collection of Basque restaurants in the United States. In addition, Bakersfield has many cultural attractions, festivals, annual events, and recreational activities for locals and visitors to enjoy, including

Bakersfield Transportation and Commuting

Three freeways provide access to Bakersfield - SR 99, SR 58 and SR 178. In addition, Interstate 5 passes Bakersfield just a few miles to the west. Bus service for Bakersfield is provided by the Golden Empire Transit District with a total of 18 routes. Amtrak passenger rail service is offered on the San Joaquin Route. The nearest regional airport is Meadows Field Airport, while the nearest international airports are Los Angeles International Airport (120 miles), Bob Hope Airport in Burbank (78 miles) and Fresno Yosemite International Airport (110 miles).

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CAPITOL REAL ESTATE GROUP INC
1700 CHESTER AVE.
BAKERSFIELD, CA
661-633-9750
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MAYA PROPERTIES
3511 UNION AVE.
BAKERSFIELD, CA
661-327-4727
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Forward Real Estate
1401 Alta Vista Dr
Bakersfield, CA
661-735-4400
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Tholco Real Estate Group
4020 California Ave.
Bakersfield, CA
888-484-6526
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Tholco Real Estate Group
4020 California Ave.
BAKERSFIELD, CA
888-484-6526
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Best Realty
604 Roberts Lane
Bakersfield, CA
661-399-2466
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Best Realty
604 Roberts Lane
BAKERSFIELD, CA
661-399-2466
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Scott Tobias Real Estate
5301 Truxton Ave
Bakersfield, CA
661-377-1442
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RE/MAX Magic
110 New Stine Rd Ste 300
Bakersfield, CA
661-616-4040
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T.A.D. Realty
300 Mt. Vernon Ave
BAKERSFIELD, CA
661-324-0878
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