Department of Numbers

Bakersfield-Delano California Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Bakersfield-Delano California metro area was $49,903 in 2016, the latest figures available. Bakersfield median household income is $17,836 lower than the median California household income and $7,714 less than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Bakersfield median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Bakersfield-Delano are shown below.

Show dollars as: Nominal Real

Real Median Household Income for Bakersfield California

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
California $67,739 +3.71% +9.22%
Bakersfield $49,903 -4.02% +3.31%

Trends in Bakersfield, CA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Bakersfield is $49,903. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $54,528 and is now $4,625 (8.48%) lower. From a post peak low of $47,992 in 2012, real median household income for Bakersfield has now grown by $1,911 (3.98%).

Real Median Household Income: Bakersfield, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Bakersfield

Date US California Bakersfield
2016 $57,617 $67,739 $49,903
2015 $56,480 $65,315 $51,991
2014 $54,398 $62,788 $48,302
2013 $53,838 $62,020 $48,304
2012 $53,701 $60,974 $47,992
2011 $53,879 $61,118 $48,248
2010 $55,093 $63,527 $50,115
2009 $56,180 $65,923 $52,988
2008 $58,000 $68,024 $49,867
2007 $58,736 $69,395 $54,528
2006 $57,677 $67,431 $51,314
2005 $56,832 $65,910 $49,436

Bakersfield Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Bakersfield was $54,475 in 2016. Compared to the median California family income, Bakersfield median family income is $22,884 lower. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Bakersfield will be released in September of 2018.

Show dollars as: Nominal Real

Real Median Family Income for Bakersfield California

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
California $77,359 +3.82% +10.05%
Bakersfield $54,475 -3.41% +1.81%

Trends in Bakersfield, CA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Bakersfield is $54,475. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $58,698 and is now $4,223 (7.19%) lower. From a post peak low of $51,672 in 2012, real median family income for Bakersfield has now grown by $2,803 (5.42%).

Real Median Family Income: Bakersfield, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Bakersfield

Date US California Bakersfield
2016 $71,062 $77,359 $54,475
2015 $69,122 $74,511 $56,398
2014 $66,820 $71,996 $52,041
2013 $65,977 $70,296 $53,508
2012 $65,363 $69,218 $51,672
2011 $65,564 $69,854 $53,027
2010 $66,721 $72,084 $54,385
2009 $68,329 $74,992 $56,803
2008 $70,638 $78,066 $55,166
2007 $70,813 $78,119 $58,698
2006 $69,670 $76,857 $56,604
2005 $68,618 $75,554 $55,442

Bakersfield Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Bakersfield was $21,313 in 2016. Compared to the median California per capita income, Bakersfield median per capita income is $12,076 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Bakersfield will be released in September of 2018.

Show dollars as: Nominal Real

Real Per Capita Income for Bakersfield California

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
California $33,389 +4.39% +9.80%
Bakersfield $21,313 -3.34% +5.58%

Trends in Bakersfield, CA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Bakersfield is $21,313. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $23,060 and is now $1,747 (7.58%) lower. From a post peak low of $20,186 in 2013, real per capita income for Bakersfield has now grown by $1,127 (5.58%).

Real Per Capita Income: Bakersfield, California, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Bakersfield

Date US California Bakersfield
2016 $31,128 $33,389 $21,313
2015 $30,358 $31,986 $22,050
2014 $29,288 $30,861 $20,771
2013 $29,041 $30,410 $20,186
2012 $28,558 $29,626 $20,633
2011 $28,494 $29,722 $20,322
2010 $28,687 $30,111 $21,001
2009 $29,542 $31,194 $21,636
2008 $30,755 $32,761 $22,434
2007 $30,894 $33,197 $23,060
2006 $30,078 $32,110 $22,775
2005 $30,768 $32,937 $22,904