Bakersfield Real Estate Market Overview

Could Bakersfield, CA be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Bakersfield. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Bakersfield such... as Shafter and Delano. When you’re ready, Trulia has 1,641 resale and new homes in Bakersfield lined up for you, including 39 open houses, and 834 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$221,750

Median Sales Price

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$128

Price Per Sqft

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$1,425

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Bakersfield show a 1% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 0% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Bakersfield for Jun 22 to Sep 21 was $221,750 based on 1,480 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Bakersfield was $128, an increase of 2% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Bakersfield for Aug 22 to Sep 22 was $1,425.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in Bakersfield can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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7,261

Counts of Theft

3,266

Counts of Burglary

1,039

Counts of Assault


Best Schools in Bakersfield

There are 137 schools in Bakersfield.

Elementary Schools
9

Ronald Reagan Elementary School

Public, K - 6

8

Discovery Elementary School

Public, PK - 6

8

W. A. Kendrick Elementary School

Public, K - 5

Middle Schools
8

Downtown Elementary School

Public, K - 8

8

Fruitvale Junior High School

Public, 7 - 8

7

Earl Warren Junior High School

Public, 7 - 8

High Schools
9

Centennial High School

Public, 9 - 12

8

Frontier High School

Public, 9 - 12

8

Stockdale High School

Public, 9 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Bakersfield by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
24%
Single residents
Home owners
59%
Home owners
Median age
30
Median age
Household income
$44,700
Median household income
College educated
17%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Bakersfield commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
97% commute by car
0% commute by bike
1% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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