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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

34 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

Bakersfield Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Oleander-Sunset 62 40 58 15,196
2 Downtown 61 43 51 3,247
3 Riviera-Westchester 55 42 61 4,262
4 Homaker Park 53 37 59 4,871
5 Park Stockdale 52 37 59 6,701
6 San Trope 48 23 46 810
7 Southgate 46 38 36 6,955
8 Baker Street 46 32 47 2,070
9 Riverlakes 45 25 48 2,618
10 Lakeview 45 35 54 10,392
11 Sagepointe 42 35 52 3,222
12 Westlakes 41 20 44 2,230
13 CSU Bakersfield 40 38 58 2,164
14 Laurelglen 38 32 45 8,355
15 Fruitvale 37 19 46 6,997
16 Ridgeview Estates 36 30 39 1,929
17 Fairway Oaks 36 22 49 1,797
18 Quailwood 35 36 64 1,899
19 Stockdale Greens 34 34 64 2,391
20 Pheasant Run 33 28 51 2,978
21 Stockdale Country Club 32 33 52 1,407
22 Haggin Oaks 32 33 41 2,377
23 Kern City 32 34 45 2,665
24 Crystal Ranch 30 15 43 2,481
25 Madison Grove 30 3 46 2,819
26 Amberton 30 32 45 1,462
27 The Seasons 29 30 40 5,376
28 Silver Creek 29 25 38 7,069
29 The Oaks 29 27 40 4,864
30 Westdale Classics 28 20 44 623
31 Tevis Ranch 25 0 40 3,564
32 Brighton 24 22 42 1,692
33 Seven Oaks 24 21 42 3,858
34 Eagle Ranch 24 19 41 2,022
35 Avalon 23 17 43 2,943
36 Brimhall Estates 22 21 40 1,249
37 Stonegate 22 25 35 4,011
38 Seven Oaks at Grand Island 19 5 41 3,251
39 River Oaks 19 20 56 2,170
40 Emerald Estates 19 21 42 4,583
41 Stockdale West 18 5 47 3,691
42 Villages of Brimhall-Brimhall Classics 17 21 41 2,359
43 Hampton Woods 16 2 36 3,027
44 Artisan 15 - 35 3,063
45 Campus Park 15 12 33 2,200
46 Stone Meadows 13 26 32 5,156
47 Southern Oaks 13 0 36 2,733
48 Tyner Homes 13 26 31 3,124
49 Nottingham Estates 13 21 34 1,273
50 Terra Vista 11 - 33 2,940
51 Mountain Meadows 10 12 31 718
52 Stone Creek 10 21 32 1,815
53 Eastridge Estates 10 21 15 1,461
54 Fox Run 9 21 38 2,743
55 City in the Hills 7 3 29 1,584
56 Rio Bravo 3 10 21 1,833
57 Tuscany 3 13 14 746

Eating & Drinking

There are about 844 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Bakersfield.

People in Bakersfield can walk to an average of 0.3 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of John's Burgers in Bakersfield

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

27 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.

44 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

Photo of Haggin Oaks Park in Bakersfield

Haggin Oaks Park

Photo of Haggin Oaks Park in Bakersfield

Haggin Oaks Park

Photo of Haggin Oaks Park in Bakersfield

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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