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Living in Bakersfield

Bakersfield has an average Walk Score of 36 with 347,483 residents.

Bakersfield has some public transportation and does not have many bike lanes.

The most walkable Bakersfield neighborhoods are Downtown, Oleander-Sunset and Riviera-Westchester.

Nearby Apartments

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 Apartments for Rent

View all Bakersfield apartments on a map. The average rent is $1,072 and the average home price is $175,000.

Rental info for Mesa Creek in the Bakersfield area
from $710
Studio
Walk Score 53
Rental info for Norwest Apartments in the Bakersfield area
from $640
Studio
Walk Score 65
Rental info for Whispering Meadows in the Bakersfield area
from $905
1 bed
Walk Score 42
Rental info for Cambridge Village Apartments in the Bakersfield area
from $935
Rental info for Breakwater Apartment Homes in the Bakersfield area
from $1,025
1 bed
Walk Score 66
Rental info for Golden Valley Luxury Apartments in the Bakersfield area
from $1,100
Rental info for Jasmine Parke in the Bakersfield area
from $1,450
2 bed
Walk Score 38
Rental info for Serramonte Park in the Bakersfield area
from $800
2 bed
Walk Score 50

To view Bakersfield homes for sale sorted by Walk Score, visit Trulia.com.

Bakersfield Neighborhoods

Rank

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Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

1 Downtown 68 46 66 3,247
2 Oleander-Sunset 66 44 68 15,196
3 Riviera-Westchester 61 45 64 4,262
4 Homaker Park 58 40 67 4,871
5 Park Stockdale 56 41 64 6,701
6 Lakeview 55 39 51 10,392
7 Baker Street 53 35 59 2,070
8 Sagepointe 47 38 60 3,222
9 Riverlakes 46 26 53 2,618
10 San Trope 43 24 49 810
11 Southgate 41 31 43 6,955
12 Pheasant Run 40 30 52 2,978
13 CSU Bakersfield 40 42 69 2,164
14 Laurelglen 40 33 53 8,355
15 Fairway Oaks 39 23 58 1,797
16 Fruitvale 37 18 49 6,997
17 Quailwood 36 39 58 1,899
18 Westlakes 36 21 46 2,230
19 The Seasons 36 33 52 5,376
20 Stockdale Greens 35 37 65 2,391
21 Ridgeview Estates 35 38 46 1,929
22 Amberton 34 34 51 1,462
23 The Oaks 33 29 51 4,864
24 Kern City 33 38 53 2,665
25 Haggin Oaks 33 36 52 2,377
26 Stockdale Country Club 33 36 53 1,407
27 Silver Creek 29 26 44 7,069
28 Seven Oaks 28 22 53 3,858
29 Eagle Ranch 27 20 42 2,022
30 Madison Grove 27 4 46 2,819
31 Westdale Classics 27 20 50 623
32 Avalon 26 18 49 2,943
33 Stonegate 25 32 35 4,011
34 Tevis Ranch 24 0 43 3,564
35 Hampton Woods 23 2 44 3,027
36 Crystal Ranch 23 16 38 2,481
37 Brighton 23 21 53 1,692
38 Stockdale West 21 5 41 3,691
39 River Oaks 20 18 56 2,170
40 Emerald Estates 18 21 39 4,583
41 Seven Oaks at Grand Island 18 4 40 3,251
42 Artisan 16 - 32 3,063
43 Stone Meadows 16 30 31 5,156
44 Campus Park 15 13 33 2,200
45 Southern Oaks 13 0 34 2,733
46 Tyner Homes 12 7 30 3,124
47 Terra Vista 12 - 32 2,940
48 Villages of Brimhall-Brimhall Classics 12 20 44 2,359
49 Stone Creek 11 24 29 1,815
50 Brimhall Estates 11 20 43 1,249
51 Nottingham Estates 11 22 38 1,273
52 Eastridge Estates 10 24 25 1,461
53 Mountain Meadows 9 - 28 718
54 Fox Run 9 22 33 2,743
55 City in the Hills 7 - 40 1,584
56 Rio Bravo 3 - 22 1,833
57 Tuscany 2 - 16 746

Eating & Drinking

There are about 894 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Bakersfield.

People in Bakersfield can walk to an average of 0.2 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 20 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.

Bike Score of Bakersfield, CA

Bakersfield is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.

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Lowell Park

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California State University, Bakersfield

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Beale Park

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Beale Park

Photo of Beale Park in Bakersfield

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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