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What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Central Bakersfield Bakersfield

Close to bus and locked door have to have key to get into my building so not everyone gets in but there lots of homeless sleeping on sidewalks and leaving there trash everywhere

Going out of town with freasher air going to the beach mountain hicking,fishing,going to museum maybe a little golf

The things I like most about my neighborhood include the friendships between families, neighbor accountability, and protectiveness. We keep eachother safe.

Who Lives Here

Central Bakersfield Bakersfield Demographics

Education

High School

34%

Associate's

20%

Bachelor's

7%

Master's

3%

Doctorate

36%

Family Size

2 people

45%

3 people

20%

4 people

13%

5 people

13%

6+ people

10%

Household Income

0-50k

58%

50-100k

28%

100-150k

7%

150-200k

4%

200k+

3%

Age

0-10

18%

10-20

13%

20-45

37%

45-65

20%

65+

12%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Central Bakersfield Bakersfield?

Percentage: 4/54/5

Renters gave this area a 4 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

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*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Central Bakersfield Bakersfield

Central Bakersfield Bakersfield Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

40%

15-30 Mins

41%

30-40 Mins

10%

40-60 Mins

5%

60+ Mins

5%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 6767

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Percentage: 5656

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Percentage: 3838

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Top Scores: Amusement, Nightlife, Theater

Things To Do In Central Bakersfield Bakersfield

Top Score

Amusement Parks

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Buckle up: the amusement park scene here is quite a ride.

  1. A high number of amusement parks per resident
  2. 98% more amusement parks than average
  3. 63% more amusement parks than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You've got a good shot at a great night out in Central Bakersfield Bakersfield.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. 93% more bars and clubs than average
  3. 11% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Theaters

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

If the world is a stage, then Central Bakersfield Bakersfield is a real player.

  1. A high number of theaters per resident
  2. 96% more theaters than average
  3. 36% more theaters than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

FIll 'er up! Central Bakersfield Bakersfield has plenty of gas stations.

  1. A high number of gas stations per resident
  2. 95% more gas stations than average
  3. 33% more gas stations than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Rest assured, you won't go hungry around here.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. 94% more restaurants than average
  3. 7% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You can shop till you drop in Central Bakersfield Bakersfield.

  1. A high number of shops per resident
  2. 96% more shops than average
  3. 42% more shops than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Sit. Stay. Good boy. Central Bakersfield Bakersfield is a good place for pets.

  1. A high number of pet facilities per resident
  2. 96% more pet facilities than average
  3. 27% more pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Central Bakersfield Bakersfield draws a crowd for its fine art.

  1. A high number of fine art centers per resident
  2. 94% more fine art centers than average
  3. 38% more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You won't get sick of medical care here.

  1. A high number of medical facilities per resident
  2. 96% more medical facilities than average
  3. 25% more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Parks

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Central Bakersfield Bakersfield is shrubby, not shabby.

  1. A high number of parks per resident
  2. 98% more parks than average
  3. 67% more parks than areas of a similar size

Hospitals

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Things are looking healthy in Central Bakersfield Bakersfield for hospitals.

  1. A high number of hospitals per resident
  2. 98% more hospitals than average
  3. 44% more hospitals than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not bad on the supermarket score. Central Bakersfield Bakersfield gets an average rating.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 91% more grocery stores than average
  3. 87% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Childcare

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Central Bakersfield Bakersfield is taking baby steps toward having ample childcare options.

  1. A high number of daycares per resident
  2. 96% more daycares than average
  3. 31% more daycares than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Cardio is hale and hardy in Central Bakersfield Bakersfield.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 91% more gyms than average
  3. 87% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in Central Bakersfield Bakersfield.

  1. A high number of coffee shops per resident
  2. 94% more coffee shops than average
  3. 30% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Central Bakersfield Bakersfield Features

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 2 of 3 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 2 of 3 renters

Near Downtown

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 2 of 3 renters

Well Lit

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 2 of 3 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Near Grocery Stores

No

Say 2 of 3 renters

Nearby Parks

No

Say 2 of 3 renters

Near Schools

No

Say 2 of 3 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 2 of 3 renters

Pet Friendly

No

Say 2 of 3 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

No

Say 2 of 3 renters

Safe For Families

No

Say 2 of 3 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 2 of 3 renters

Busy Streets

Yes

Say 3 of 3 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 3 of 3 renters

Quiet Area

No

Say 3 of 3 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 3 of 3 renters

Central Bakersfield Bakersfield Education

Schools

Percentage: 3/53/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Central Bakersfield Bakersfield

8/10

W.A. Kendrick Elementary School

Grades K-5 • Public

7/10
5/10

Munsey Elementary School

Grades K-6 • Public

5/10

Olive Drive Elementary School

Grades K-6 • Public

4/10
4/10

Frank West Elementary School

Grades K-5 • Public

Information provided by GreatSchools. To verify school enrollment eligibility, contact the school district directly.

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