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Living in Bakersfield

Bakersfield has an average Walk Score of 34 with 347,483 residents.

Bakersfield has some public transportation.

The most walkable Bakersfield neighborhoods are Downtown, Oleander Sunset and East Bakersfield.

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Walk Score of Bakersfield, CA

Bakersfield is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Beale Park

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Haggin Oaks Park

Most errands require a car in Bakersfield.

Bakersfield Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Downtown 75 49 - 1,500
2 Oleander Sunset 63 44 - 14,945
3 East Bakersfield 60 40 - 6,719
4 Homaker Park 57 41 - 6,726
5 Riviera - Westchester 57 45 - 4,526
6 Park Stockdale 56 41 - 6,618
7 Lakeview 52 39 - 10,455
8 College Heights - Baker Street 52 39 - 1,783
9 Spice Tract 49 35 - 7,308
10 Sagepointe 48 38 - 3,192
11 Baker Street 46 34 - 2,006
12 Haggin Oaks 43 35 - 2,300
13 Riverlakes 43 26 - 2,472
14 CSU Bakersfield 42 40 - 2,351
15 Laurelglen 41 33 - 8,468
16 Amberton 37 34 - 1,397
17 The Oaks 37 28 - 4,720
18 Ridgeview Estates 35 38 - 1,891
19 Fairway Oaks 34 24 - 1,743
20 Kern City 34 39 - 2,805
21 San Trope 34 23 - 1,213
22 The Seasons 34 33 - 5,385
23 South San Lauren / Fruitvale 31 17 - 6,980
24 Brighton 30 23 - 1,516
25 Pheasant Run 30 30 - 2,851
26 Quailwood 29 41 - 1,825
27 Westlakes 29 21 - 2,749
28 Stockdale Greens 29 37 - 2,391
29 Seven Oaks 26 21 - 3,940
30 Stonegate 24 32 - 4,073
31 Northeast Bakersfield 24 38 - 6,424
32 Masterpiece Estates 23 19 - 2,457
33 Campus Park 23 19 - 6,927
34 Tevis Ranch 22 1 - 4,113
35 Madison Grove 22 9 - 2,566
36 Eagle Ranch 21 19 - 1,701
37 Avalon 20 10 - 4,640
38 Silver Creek 20 26 - 6,841
39 Seven Oaks at Grand Island 18 6 - 3,154
40 Hampton Woods 18 1 - 3,607
41 Brimhall Estates 17 20 - 2,344
42 Stone Meadows 13 30 - 5,798
43 Crystal Ranch 13 17 - 2,419
44 Stockdale West 13 4 - 4,427
45 River Oaks 11 17 - 2,442
46 Emerald Estates 10 22 - 4,840
47 Stone Creek 9 24 - 1,697
48 Eastridge Estates 9 24 - 1,575
49 Nottingham Estates 9 22 - 1,207
50 Southern Oaks 9 1 - 1,961
51 Villages of Brimhall / Brimhall Classics 8 20 - 2,173
52 Rio Bravo 8 16 - 10,684
53 Tyner Homes 7 8 - 2,940
54 Fox Run 6 21 - 3,056
55 Mountain Meadows 6 - - 709
56 Artisan 6 - - 2,998
57 Terra Vista 6 - - 2,987
58 Tuscany 3 - - 773
59 Belsera 1 20 - 1,093

Eating & Drinking

There are about 771 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Bakersfield.

People in Bakersfield can walk to an average of 0.1 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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John's Burgers

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La Mina Mexican Restaurant

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thumbnail for Beale ParkBeale Park is one of the few places in town you can find an outdoor amphitheater complete with built in seating. #oleandersunset

Derian Gordon
on Beale Park

Transit Score of Bakersfield, CA

Bakersfield has Some Transit

A few nearby public transportation options. Find Bakersfield apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Bakersfield has some public transportation and about 16 bus lines.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Bakersfield on public transit.

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Bakersfield has about 4 car shares from RelayRides.

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Lowell Park

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California State University, Bakersfield

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Beale Park

Photo of Beale Park in Bakersfield

Beale Park

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Beale Park

Photo of Beale Park in Bakersfield

Beale Park

thumbnail for Haggin Oaks ParkThis sundial is an awesome neighborhood attribute. It is also the only one I have seen at any of the neighborhood parks I have been to. A very fun an interactive way to get kids engaged an thinking while at the park playing.

Caitlin McBride
on Haggin Oaks Park

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Haggin Oaks Park

Photo of Haggin Oaks Park in Bakersfield

Haggin Oaks Park

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Haggin Oaks Park

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Haggin Oaks Park

thumbnail for California State University, BakersfieldBeach volleyball, horseshoe pits & BBQ area near student housing

Caitlin McBride
on California State University, Bakersfield

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Haggin Oaks Park

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California State University, Bakersfield

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California State University, Bakersfield

thumbnail for Beale ParkBeale Park has 7 different BBQ grills all with ample picnic style seating. #oleandersunset

Derian Gordon
on Beale Park

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