Real Estate Market Update for Bakersfield, CA
Welcome to October's Market Update,. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of October. The number of active listings was down 31% from one year earlier, and down 11% from the previous month. This smaller inventory means that buyers who waited to buy may have had a smaller selection to choose from. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just over 180-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was up 33%. This higher number of days may signal a slowdown in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just under 180-thousand dollars. The number of units sold increased 7% year-over-year, and increased 100% month-over-month. These figures may indicate that buyers have been taking advantage of opportunities in this market. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for Bakersfield, CA
Area Information for Bakersfield, CA
  • Population: 360,659
  • Median Age: 29.67 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 17.33 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 3
  • Sales Tax: 7.5%
  • Population Density: 2,537/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 42.24%
  • Closest Airport: Meadows Field
  • Closest Jr. College: San Joaquin Valley College
  • Median Household Income: $55,027
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 21.93%
  • Median Years in Residence: 3.28 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $150,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Dodgers
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 38%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Bakersfield, CA
Median Age: 29.67 Married: 28% Number of Households: 115,277 Households with Children: 54,643
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Bakersfield, CA

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      Bakersfield High School 0.3 mi Public 9-12 3 4
      Downtown Elementary School 0.4 mi Public K-8 4 5
      Franklin Elementary School 0.5 mi Public K-6 3-5 5
      Agapeland Christian Academy 0.9 mi Private PRESCHOOL-6 0 4
      St. Francis 1.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Valley Oaks Charter School 1.3 mi Public K-12 2-5 5
      Our Lady Of Guadalupe 1.4 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      Bessie E. Owens Intermediate School 1.6 mi Public 4-6 2 3
      Fremont Elementary School 1.7 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 1 3
      Caroline Harris Elementary School 1.7 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 4
      Bethel Apostolic Academy 1.8 mi Private K-12 0 3
      Sequoia Middle School 1.9 mi Public 6-8 2 4
      Our Lady Of Perpetual Help 2.1 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Jefferson Elementary School 2.1 mi Public K-5 1 4
      Stockdale Christian Elementary School 2.1 mi Private K-8 0 4
      Garces Memorial High School 2.2 mi Catholic 9-12 0 4
      Valley Achievement Center 2.6 mi Private K-12 0 4
      Beardsley Junior High School 2.7 mi Public 7-8 3-5 4
      Casa Loma Elementary School 2.7 mi Public K-5 1 5
      Frank West Elementary School 2.8 mi Public K-5 1 4
      Mount Vernon Elementary School 3.0 mi Public K-6 1 3
      East Bakersfield High School 3.1 mi Public 9-12 2 4
      Standard Middle School 3.1 mi Public 6-8 2 3
      North Beardsley Elementary School 3.2 mi Public K-6 0 4
      Standard Elementary School 3.2 mi Public K-5 1 4
      Heritage Academy 3.3 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      Valley Schools 3.3 mi Private K-8 0 4
      Stine Elementary School 3.3 mi Public K-6 1 4
      South High School 3.4 mi Public 9-12 2-5 3
      San Lauren Elementary School 3.4 mi Public K-6 3 4
      Leo G. Pauly Elementary School 3.4 mi Public K-5 1 4
      Vista West Continuation High School 3.5 mi Public 9-12 1 4
      Fred L. Thompson Junior High School 3.7 mi Public 7-8 1 4
      Quailwood Elementary School 3.7 mi Public K-6 2-5 5
      Plantation Elementary School 3.7 mi Public K-5 2-5 4
      Bakersfield Adventist Academy 3.8 mi Private K-12 0 4
      Harding Elementary School 3.9 mi Public K-6 2-5 4
      Compton Junior High School 3.9 mi Public 7-8 2 4
      Louise Sandrini Elementary School 4.0 mi Public K-6 1 4
      Highland Elementary School 4.1 mi Public K-5 2-5 4
      Discovery Elementary School 4.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 4 5
      Stockdale Elementary School 4.2 mi Public K-6 4 5
      Olive Knolls Christian 4.3 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      New Life Christian School 4.4 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Northwest Christian School 4.5 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 4
      W. A. Kendrick Elementary School 4.6 mi Public K-5 4 5
      Centennial High School 4.8 mi Public 9-12 4-5 4
      Columbia Elementary School 4.8 mi Public K-6 3-5 5
      Olive Drive Elementary School 4.8 mi Public K-5 4 5
      Laurelglen Elementary School 4.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 2 3
      Endeavour Elementary School 5.0 mi Public K-6 3-5 5
      Henry Eissler Elementary School 5.0 mi Public K-6 2-5 4
      Chipman Junior High School 5.0 mi Public 7-8 3-5 3
      Fairview Elementary School 5.0 mi Public K-5 1 4
      Fruitvale Junior High School 5.1 mi Public 7-8 4 3
      William B. Bimat Elementary School 5.1 mi Public K-6 4 5
      Highland High School 5.3 mi Public 9-12 2-5 3
      Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School 5.4 mi Public K-6 3 4
      Bill L. Williams Elementary School 5.5 mi Public K-6 3 4
      Country Christian School, Inc. 5.5 mi Private K-8 0 4
      American Elementary School 5.6 mi Public K-6 4 4
      Tevis Junior High School 5.7 mi Public 7-8 2-5 4
      Voorhies Elementary School 5.8 mi Public K-6 2-5 2
      Hort Elementary School 5.8 mi Public K-5 1 4
      Horizon Elementary School 5.9 mi Public K-5 2 3
      Valle Verde Elementary School 5.9 mi Public K-5 1 4
      Granite Pointe Elementary School 5.9 mi Public K-5 2 4
      Donald E. Suburu School 5.9 mi Public K-5 2-5 4
      Leon H. Ollivier Middle School 5.9 mi Public 6-8 2-5 4
      Berkshire Elementary School 6.0 mi Public K-6 3 4
      Almondale Elementary School 6.0 mi Public K-6 3-5 4
      Ronald Reagan Elementary School 6.1 mi Public K-6 4-5 4
      Dr. Juliet Thorner Elementary School 6.2 mi Public K-6 3 4
      Rosedale-north Elementary School 6.2 mi Public K-6 3 4
      Sing Lum Elementary School 6.3 mi Public K-6 3-5 5
      Golden Valley High School 6.4 mi Public 9-12 2-5 3
      Old River Elementary School 6.4 mi Public K-6 3-5 5
      Stonecreek Junior High School 6.5 mi Public 7-8 2 5
      Independence Elementary School 6.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 3 5
      Bakersfield Christian High School 6.7 mi Private 9-12 0 5
      Rosedale Middle School 6.7 mi Public 7-8 3-5 5
      Stockdale High School 6.8 mi Public 9-12 4 4
      Patriot Elementary School 6.8 mi Public K-6 3 5
      Earl Warren Junior High School 6.9 mi Public 7-8 3-5 4
      Mckee Middle School 6.9 mi Public 6-8 2-5 3
      Orangewood Elementary School 7.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-4 1 4
      Norris Elementary School 7.2 mi Public K-5 4 5
      Veterans Elementary School 7.2 mi Public K-6 4 5
      St. John's Lutheran 7.3 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Frontier High School 7.7 mi Public 9-12 4 3
      Centennial Elementary School 7.9 mi Public K-6 4 4
      Independence High School 7.9 mi Public 9-12 3 3
      Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School 7.9 mi Public K-6 4 4
      Buena Vista Elementary School 8.1 mi Public K-6 3 4
      Del Rio Elementary School 8.2 mi Public K-6 2-5 4
      Edison Middle School 8.2 mi Public 5-8 1 4
      General Shafter Elementary School 10.4 mi Public K-8 2-5 4
      Sunset School 12.0 mi Public 5-8 1 3
      Rio Bravo-greeley Elementary School 13.4 mi Public 4-8 3 5
      Rio Bravo Elementary School 13.5 mi Public K-4 2 4
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: GreatSchools.org and Onboard Informatics © 2014
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