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Living in Bakersfield

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

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

The most walkable Bakersfield neighborhoods are Oleander-Sunset, Downtown 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 $1,050 and the average home price is $266,990.

Rental info for Del Pine Terrace in the Bakersfield area
from $630
Studio
Walk Score 51
Rental info for Cambridge Village Apartments in the Bakersfield area
from $925
Rental info for Serramonte Park in the Bakersfield area
from $720
2 bed
Walk Score 53
Rental info for Serena Vista in the Bakersfield area
from $755
1 bed
Walk Score 26
Rental info for The Villas at Scenic River in the Bakersfield area
from $1,255
1 bed
Walk Score 52
Rental info for Cedarwood in the Bakersfield area
from $560
Studio
Walk Score 48
Rental info for Golden Valley Luxury Apartments in the Bakersfield area
from $1,050
Rental info for Valley Springs in the Bakersfield area
from $799
2 bed
Walk Score 42

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

Bakersfield Neighborhoods

Rank

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Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

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

Eating & Drinking

There are about 844 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 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.

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

Photo of Beale Park in Bakersfield

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

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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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