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Living in Bakersfield

Bakersfield has an average Walk Score of 37 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 Homaker Park.

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Walk Score of Bakersfield, CA

Bakersfield is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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California State University, Bakersfield

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Beale Park

Most errands require a car in Bakersfield.

Bakersfield Apartments for Rent

Bakersfield Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Downtown 70 43 47 3,247
2 Oleander-Sunset 66 40 56 15,196
3 Homaker Park 61 37 54 4,871
4 Riviera-Westchester 60 42 59 4,262
5 Park Stockdale 56 37 59 6,701
6 Baker Street 55 32 46 2,070
7 Lakeview 55 35 48 10,392
8 Southgate 54 38 50 6,955
9 Sagepointe 49 35 52 3,222
10 Riverlakes 49 25 47 2,618
11 San Trope 48 23 44 810
12 Fairway Oaks 44 22 49 1,797
13 Pheasant Run 42 28 61 2,978
14 Laurelglen 42 32 43 8,355
15 CSU Bakersfield 41 38 54 2,164
16 Westlakes 40 20 43 2,230
17 Fruitvale 39 19 45 6,997
18 Quailwood 38 36 67 1,899
19 Stockdale Greens 37 34 59 2,391
20 Ridgeview Estates 36 30 35 1,929
21 Amberton 35 32 43 1,462
22 Kern City 35 34 43 2,665
23 The Oaks 34 27 38 4,864
24 Haggin Oaks 34 33 37 2,377
25 Stockdale Country Club 32 33 48 1,407
26 Madison Grove 31 3 45 2,819
27 Crystal Ranch 31 15 40 2,481
28 Silver Creek 30 25 36 7,069
29 The Seasons 30 30 38 5,376
30 Eagle Ranch 30 19 41 2,022
31 Stonegate 28 25 32 4,011
32 Seven Oaks 26 21 37 3,858
33 Tevis Ranch 24 0 37 3,564
34 Brighton 24 22 42 1,692
35 Westdale Classics 23 20 44 623
36 Avalon 23 17 50 2,943
37 Hampton Woods 21 2 37 3,027
38 River Oaks 19 20 52 2,170
39 Emerald Estates 19 21 43 4,583
40 Stockdale West 18 5 49 3,691
41 Seven Oaks at Grand Island 18 5 42 3,251
42 Artisan 17 - 33 3,063
43 Stone Meadows 17 26 28 5,156
44 Campus Park 15 12 31 2,200
45 Stone Creek 15 21 29 1,815
46 Southern Oaks 13 0 34 2,733
47 Villages of Brimhall-Brimhall Classics 13 21 40 2,359
48 Terra Vista 12 - 32 2,940
49 Tyner Homes 12 26 28 3,124
50 Eastridge Estates 12 21 9 1,461
51 Brimhall Estates 12 21 38 1,249
52 Nottingham Estates 10 21 38 1,273
53 Mountain Meadows 10 12 26 718
54 Fox Run 9 21 41 2,743
55 City in the Hills 7 3 27 1,584
56 Rio Bravo 3 10 19 1,833
57 Tuscany 2 13 8 746

Eating & Drinking

There are about 1,020 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Bakersfield.

People in Bakersfield can walk to an average of 0.5 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 21 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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Beale Park

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Beale Park

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Beale Park

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Haggin Oaks Park

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Haggin Oaks Park

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Haggin Oaks 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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California State University, Bakersfield

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California State University, Bakersfield

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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California State University, Bakersfield

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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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