Bakersfield is located in Kern County, CA. The population is 358,600, making Bakersfield the largest city in Kern County and the 9th largest city in the state of California.
There are 144 public schools in Bakersfield with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Bakersfield is high , and there are 1,483 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Bakersfield is very high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Bakersfield property reports are available for any property address.