Bakersfield, CA 93306 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 93306: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bakersfield, CA 93306

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 646
  • Single Family Addresses: 21,687
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,168
  • County: Kern County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.391, Longitude -118.93
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Bakersfield, CA 93306 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 70,015
Population in Households 69,680
Population in Familes 60,569
Population in Group Qrtrs 335
Population Density1 1,202
Diversity Index2 83


Total Households 21,642
Average Household Size 3.22
Family Households 16,637
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 23,866 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,613 (57.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,029 (33.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,224 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $190,710
Average Home Value $241,045


Median Household Income $52,870
Average Household Income $70,785
Per Capita Income $22,086
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.17% 1.34%
Households 0.98% 1.22%
Families 0.93% 1.19%
Median Household Income   0.79%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
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 93306 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 93306 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 # 63 96th
Population Density1 # 801 54th
Diversity Index2 # 375 79th
Median Household Income # 1025 42nd
Per Capita Income # 1262 28th

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