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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 $51,579 in 2018, the latest figures available. Bakersfield median household income is $23,698 lower than the median California household income and $10,358 less than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including Bakersfield median household income) will be released in September of 2020. Median family and per capita income for Bakersfield-Delano are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Bakersfield California

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
California $75,277 +2.34% +10.11%
Bakersfield $51,579 +1.00% -5.22%

Trends in Bakersfield, CA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Bakersfield is $51,579. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $57,187 and is now $5,608 (9.81%) lower. From a post peak low of $50,304 in 2012, real median household income for Bakersfield has now grown by $1,275 (2.53%).

Real Median Household Income: Bakersfield, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Bakersfield

Date US California Bakersfield
2018 $61,937 $75,277 $51,579
2017 $61,807 $73,555 $51,069
2016 $60,291 $70,883 $52,219
2015 $59,116 $68,363 $54,417
2014 $56,969 $65,756 $50,585
2013 $56,415 $64,988 $50,616
2012 $56,288 $63,911 $50,304
2011 $56,507 $64,099 $50,602
2010 $57,762 $66,605 $52,543
2009 $58,921 $69,140 $55,574
2008 $60,829 $71,342 $52,299
2007 $61,601 $72,779 $57,187

Bakersfield Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Bakersfield was $57,105 in 2018. Compared to the median California family income, Bakersfield median family income is $29,060 lower. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for Bakersfield will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for Bakersfield California

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
California $86,165 +2.57% +10.48%
Bakersfield $57,105 +4.63% -3.26%

Trends in Bakersfield, CA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Bakersfield is $57,105. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $61,560 and is now $4,455 (7.24%) lower. From a post peak low of $54,161 in 2012, real median family income for Bakersfield has now grown by $2,944 (5.44%).

Real Median Family Income: Bakersfield, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Bakersfield

Date US California Bakersfield
2018 $76,401 $86,165 $57,105
2017 $75,692 $84,008 $54,576
2016 $74,360 $80,949 $57,003
2015 $72,348 $77,988 $59,030
2014 $69,978 $75,398 $54,500
2013 $69,134 $73,660 $56,068
2012 $68,512 $72,553 $54,161
2011 $68,763 $73,262 $55,613
2010 $69,953 $75,576 $57,020
2009 $71,663 $78,651 $59,574
2008 $74,083 $81,873 $57,857
2007 $74,267 $81,928 $61,560

Bakersfield Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Bakersfield was $22,778 in 2018. Compared to the median California per capita income, Bakersfield median per capita income is $14,346 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for Bakersfield will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for Bakersfield California

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
California $37,124 +3.41% +10.89%
Bakersfield $22,778 +4.17% -1.30%

Trends in Bakersfield, CA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Bakersfield is $22,778. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $24,185 and is now $1,407 (5.82%) lower. From a post peak low of $21,151 in 2013, real per capita income for Bakersfield has now grown by $1,627 (7.69%).

Real Per Capita Income: Bakersfield, California, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Bakersfield

Date US California Bakersfield
2018 $33,831 $37,124 $22,778
2017 $33,187 $35,900 $21,866
2016 $32,573 $34,939 $22,302
2015 $31,775 $33,479 $23,079
2014 $30,672 $32,320 $21,753
2013 $30,431 $31,865 $21,151
2012 $29,934 $31,054 $21,627
2011 $29,884 $31,172 $21,313
2010 $30,077 $31,570 $22,018
2009 $30,984 $32,716 $22,691
2008 $32,255 $34,359 $23,528
2007 $32,400 $34,816 $24,185