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Bakersfield, California




Bakersfield (city), California

   People QuickFactsBakersfieldCalifornia
Population, 2003 estimate 271,03535,484,453
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2003 11.5%4.8%
Population, 2000 247,05733,871,648
Population, percent change, 1990 to 2000 34.3%13.6%
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2000 8.8%7.3%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2000 32.7%27.3%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2000 8.8%10.6%
Female persons, percent, 2000 51.4%50.2%
White persons, percent, 2000 (a)61.9%59.5%
Black or African American persons, percent, 2000 (a)9.2%6.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2000 (a)1.4%1.0%
Asian persons, percent, 2000 (a)4.3%10.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2000 (a)0.1%0.3%
Persons reporting some other race, percent, 2000 (a)18.7%16.8%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2000 4.4%4.7%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2000 32.5%32.4%
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 43.9%50.2%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 13.6%26.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 27.1%39.5%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 75.9%76.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 19.3%26.6%
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 22.227.7
 
Housing units, 2000 88,26212,214,549
Homeownership rate, 2000 60.5%56.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $106,500$211,500
 
Households, 2000 83,44111,502,870
Persons per household, 2000 2.922.87
Median household income, 1999 $39,982$47,493
Per capita money income, 1999 $17,678$22,711
Persons below poverty, percent, 1999 18.0%14.2%
   Business QuickFactsBakersfieldCalifornia
Wholesale trade sales, 1997 ($1000) 2,747,588548,864,451
Retail sales, 1997 ($1000) 2,382,176263,118,346
Retail sales per capita, 1997 $11,115$8,167
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 1997 ($1000) 272,64142,312,641
Total number of firms, 1997 15,4642,565,734
Minority-owned firms, percent of total, 1997 13.4%28.8%
Women-owned firms, percent of total, 1997 21.4%27.3%
   Geography QuickFactsBakersfieldCalifornia
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 113155,959
Persons per square mile, 2000 2,184.4217.2
FIPS Code 0352606
Counties



(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, 2000 Census of Population and Housing, 1990 Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, County Business Patterns, 1997 Economic Census, Minority- and Women-Owned Business, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report, Census of Governments
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:03:41 EST

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