Bakersfield, CA 93305 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 93305: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bakersfield, CA 93305

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 866
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,039
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,264
  • County: Kern County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.389, Longitude -118.983
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Bakersfield, CA 93305 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 38,182
Population in Households 37,096
Population in Familes 31,270
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,086
Population Density1 6,520
Diversity Index2 85


Total Households 10,791
Average Household Size 3.44
Family Households 8,006
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 12,099 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,110 (34.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,681 (55.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,308 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $133,229
Average Home Value $163,248


Median Household Income $35,160
Average Household Income $47,130
Per Capita Income $14,323
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.35% 0.64%
Households 0.24% 0.51%
Families 0.19% 0.48%
Median Household Income   0.2%
Per Capita Income   0.72%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Bakersfield, CA 93305 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 93305 to the other 1,756 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 412 77th
Population Density1 # 332 81st
Diversity Index2 # 247 86th
Median Household Income # 1569 11th
Per Capita Income # 1597 9th

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