Real Estate Market Update for Bakersfield, CA
Welcome to July's Market Update. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of June. The number of active listings was up 21% from one year earlier, and down 7% from the previous month. Even so, buyers still enjoyed a greater selection of homes today than they did one year ago. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just under 220-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was down 41%. This lower number of days may signal a positive trend in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just under 240-thousand dollars. The number of units sold decreased 61% year-over-year, and held steady month-over-month. Even though sales figures were down from a year ago, the recent local market conditions were basically unchanged. 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: 373,688
  • Median Age: 32.03 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 22 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 3
  • Sales Tax: 7%
  • Population Density: 2,527/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 46.34%
  • Closest Airport: Meadows Field
  • Closest College: University Of Phoenix-bakersfield Campus
  • Closest Jr. College: San Joaquin Valley College
  • Median Household Income: $55,768
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 19%
  • Median Home Sales Price: $208,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Bakersfield Blaze (a)
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 42.96%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Bakersfield, CA
Median Age: 32.03 Married: 36% Number of Households: 119,118 Households with Children: 48,768
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 School Rating Parent Rating
      Bakersfield High School 0.2 mi Public 9-12 3 4
      Downtown Elementary School 0.4 mi Public K-8 4 0
      Franklin Elementary School 0.5 mi Public K-6 3 0
      William Penn Elementary School 0.6 mi Public K-5 2 0
      Emerson Middle School 1.0 mi Public 6-8 0 2
      Valley Oaks Charter School 1.3 mi Public K-12 2 0
      Sequoia Middle School 1.9 mi Public 6-8 1 4
      Evergreen Elementary School 2.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 0
      Garces Memorial High School 2.2 mi Catholic 9-12 0 4
      Wayside Elementary School 2.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 0
      Beardsley Junior High School 2.7 mi Public 7-8 3 0
      Frank West Elementary School 2.7 mi Public K-5 1 0
      West High School 3.0 mi Public 9-12 2 3
      Bethel Christian 3.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 0
      East Bakersfield High School 3.1 mi Public 9-12 2 3
      Standard Middle School 3.1 mi Public 6-8 1 0
      College Heights Elementary School 3.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 0 3
      Kern Workforce 2000 Academy 3.3 mi Public 11-12 1 0
      San Lauren Elementary School 3.3 mi Public K-6 3 0
      South High School 3.4 mi Public 9-12 2 3
      Planz Elementary School 3.4 mi Public K-5 2 0
      O. J. Actis Junior High School 3.7 mi Public 7-8 2 1
      Plantation Elementary School 3.7 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 0
      Quailwood Elementary School 3.8 mi Public K-6 3 0
      Wingland Elementary School 3.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 0
      Bakersfield Adventist Academy 3.8 mi Private K-12 0 0
      North High School 3.8 mi Public 9-12 3 2
      Harding Elementary School 3.9 mi Public K-6 3 0
      Sierra Middle School 3.9 mi Public 6-8 1 0
      Tierra Del Sol Continuation High 3.9 mi Public 9-12 0 4
      Louise Sandrini Elementary School 4.0 mi Public K-6 1 0
      Charles H. Castle Elementary School 4.0 mi Public K-6 1 0
      Highland Elementary School 4.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 0
      Discovery Elementary School 4.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 4 0
      Colonel Howard Nichols Elementary School 4.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 2 0
      Stockdale Elementary School 4.2 mi Public K-6 4 0
      W. A. Kendrick Elementary School 4.6 mi Public K-5 3 0
      Centennial High School 4.7 mi Public 9-12 4 3
      Columbia Elementary School 4.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 3 0
      Olive Drive Elementary School 4.8 mi Public K-6 4 0
      Laurelglen Elementary School 4.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 2 0
      Raffaello Palla Elementary School 4.9 mi Public K-5 1 0
      Endeavour Elementary School 5.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 4 0
      Henry Eissler Elementary School 5.0 mi Public K-6 2 0
      Chipman Junior High School 5.0 mi Public 7-8 2 0
      Fairview Elementary School 5.0 mi Public K-5 2 0
      Fruitvale Junior High School 5.1 mi Public 7-8 4 0
      William B. Bimat Elementary School 5.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 4 0
      Highland High School 5.3 mi Public 9-12 3 3
      Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School 5.4 mi Public K-6 3 0
      Fairfax Middle School 5.4 mi Public 6-8 1 0
      Shirley Lane Elementary School 5.5 mi Public K-6 1 0
      Bill L. Williams Elementary School 5.5 mi Public K-6 2 0
      Mira Monte High School 5.5 mi Public 9-12 3 3
      American Elementary School 5.6 mi Public K-6 4 0
      Tevis Junior High School 5.7 mi Public 7-8 3 3
      Foothill High School 5.8 mi Public 9-12 3 3
      Leo B. Hart Elementary School 5.8 mi Public K-6 3 0
      Leon H. Ollivier Middle School 5.8 mi Public 6-8 2 0
      Valle Verde Elementary School 5.9 mi Public K-5 1 0
      Granite Pointe Elementary School 5.9 mi Public K-5 1 0
      Donald E. Suburu School 5.9 mi Public K-5 2 0
      Ronald Reagan Elementary School 6.0 mi Public K-6 4 0
      Berkshire Elementary School 6.0 mi Public K-6 3 0
      Walter Stiern Middle School 6.0 mi Public 6-8 1 2
      Almondale Elementary School 6.0 mi Public K-6 3 0
      Liberty High School 6.1 mi Public 9-12 4 3
      Norris Middle School 6.1 mi Public 7-8 4 0
      Dr. Juliet Thorner Elementary School 6.2 mi Public K-6 2 0
      Rosedale-north Elementary School 6.2 mi Public K-6 3 0
      Sing Lum Elementary School 6.3 mi Public K-6 3 0
      Stonecreek Junior High School 6.3 mi Public 7-8 2 0
      Horizon Elementary School 6.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 0
      Douglas J. Miller Elementary School 6.4 mi Public K-6 2 0
      Golden Valley High School 6.4 mi Public 9-12 3 3
      Old River Elementary School 6.4 mi Public K-6 3 0
      Freedom Middle School 6.5 mi Public 7-8 3 0
      Independence Elementary School 6.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 3 0
      Rosedale Middle School 6.7 mi Public 7-8 4 0
      Stockdale High School 6.8 mi Public 9-12 4 4
      Patriot Elementary School 6.8 mi Public K-6 3 0
      Bakersfield Christian High School 6.8 mi Private 9-12 0 4
      Earl Warren Junior High School 6.9 mi Public 7-8 4 0
      Ridgeview High School 6.9 mi Public 9-12 3 3
      Mckee Middle School 6.9 mi Public 6-8 2 0
      Orangewood Elementary School 7.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-4 1 0
      Norris Elementary School 7.2 mi Public K-6 4 0
      Veterans Elementary School 7.2 mi Public K-6 4 0
      Panama Elementary School 7.5 mi Public K-6 2 0
      Frontier High School 7.7 mi Public 9-12 4 3
      Centennial Elementary School 7.9 mi Public K-6 4 0
      Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School 7.9 mi Public K-6 4 0
      Independence High School 8.0 mi Public 9-12 4 3
      Buena Vista Elementary School 8.1 mi Public K-6 3 0
      Del Rio Elementary School 8.2 mi Public K-6 3 0
      Edison Middle School 8.2 mi Public 5-8 2 0
      General Shafter Elementary School 10.4 mi Public K-8 2 0
      Lakeside 11.6 mi Public K-8 2 0
      Rio Bravo-greeley Elementary School 13.4 mi Public 5-8 2 0
      Rio Bravo Elementary School 13.5 mi Public K-4 3 0
      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: Onboard Informatics © 2016. School Performance data by SchoolDigger.com. School Review data by Niche.com.
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