East Bakersfield, California Population 2024

11,254

East Bakersfield is a city located in Kern County California. East Bakersfield has a 2024 population of 11,254. East Bakersfield is currently growing at a rate of 2.27% annually and its population has increased by 9.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,254 in 2020.

The average household income in East Bakersfield is $39,149 with a poverty rate of 45.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in East Bakersfield is 25 years, 24.8 years for males, and 25.1 years for females.

East Bakersfield Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of East Bakersfield was:

  • White: 51.38%
  • Other race: 20.98%
  • Two or more races: 18.26%
  • Black or African American: 7.14%
  • Native American: 1.75%
  • Asian: 0.49%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
14,297.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
9.75% (1,000)
The current population of East Bakersfield, California is 11,254 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 10,254.

East Bakersfield, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,52551.38%
Other race2,25620.98%
Two or more races1,96418.26%
Black or African American7687.14%
Native American1881.75%
Asian530.49%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

East Bakersfield Population by Race

East Bakersfield Population Pyramid 2024

East Bakersfield Median Age

25

Total

24.8

Male

25.1

Female

East Bakersfield Adults

There are 6,618 adults, (688 of whom are seniors) in East Bakersfield.

East Bakersfield Age Dependency

81.3

Age Dependency Ratio

11.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

69.7

Child Dependency Ratio

East Bakersfield Sex Ratio

Female5,47450.9%
Male5,28049.1%

East Bakersfield Population by Age

East Bakersfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,0653.4319.880.2
Married1,1453.7629.770.3
Female9884.446.793.3
Non Family6551.1919.880.2
Male2773.782674

3.87

Average Family Size

3.43

Average Household Size

19.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

East Bakersfield Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,31524.48%
9th to 12th Grade1,24223.12%
High School Graduate1,68631.38%
Some College88316.44%
Associates Degree1152.14%
Bachelors Degree761.41%
Graduate Degree551.02%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

East Bakersfield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

East Bakersfield Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic4,4822,15345
2+ Races1,19748123
Other Race1,13557222
White52739134
Black34027733
Native American182730
Asian535319

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.85%.

East Bakersfield Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$28,379$32,633$21,524
Less Than 9th Grade$27,044$29,241$22,868
High School Graduate$28,655$31,967$24,327
Some College$31,429$36,354$0
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$28,379

Average Earnings

$32,633

Average Male

$21,524

Average Female

East Bakersfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

East Bakersfield Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

East Bakersfield Language

35.72% of East Bakersfield residents speak only English, while 64.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 63.16% of the population.

East Bakersfield Language

East Bakersfield Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic8,5993,25337.83%
White1,35499673.56%
Other2,25698443.62%
Black76663582.9%
Multiple1,92754228.13%
Native18815682.98%
Asian531120.75%

45.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

41.1%

Male Poverty Rate

50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Bakersfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Bakersfield is Native, with 82.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Bakersfield is Asian, with 20.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 59.49%.

East Bakersfield Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater54.2%
Less Than 9th Grade42.5%
Some College42.34%
High School31.33%

East Bakersfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed46.79%
Female Unemployed42.42%
Female Employed28.46%
Male Employed25.08%

East Bakersfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

East Bakersfield Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$31,323$39,149
Families$33,521$42,132
Married Families$53,641$-999,999,999
Non Families$14,402$20,413

mean

median

Income by Household Type

East Bakersfield Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.6%

Male Marriage Rate

33.6%

Female Marriage Rate

East Bakersfield Married by Age and Sex

male

female

East Bakersfield Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

East Bakersfield Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

East Bakersfield Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

78

Number of Veterans

78

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam68
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

East Bakersfield Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7447
75+31
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640

East Bakersfield Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White611.83%
Native American179.34%
Hispanic170.31%

East Bakersfield Veterans by Race

East Bakersfield Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

15.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Bakersfield Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.5%

Labor Force Participation

48.7%

Employment Rate

13.8%

Unemployment Rate

East Bakersfield Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

East Bakersfield Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

East Bakersfield Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

66.79%

Born in East Bakersfield

73.01%

Native Born

26.99%

Foreign Born

20.06%

Non Citizen

6.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

73.01% of East Bakersfield residents were born in the United States, with 66.79% having been born in California. 20.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

East Bakersfield Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202411,2542502.27%
202311,0042502.32%
202210,754-271-2.46%
202111,0257717.52%
202010,25400%

East Bakersfield Population by Year