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Bakersfield CA Apartments For Rent

$1375-$1095

Park Square at Seven Oaks
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

$1370-$920

Cambridge Village
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

$1125-$1025

Golden Valley Luxury Apartments
Beds: 2-3
Baths: 1.5-2

$1025-$735

Serena Vista
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1

$1199-$875

Autumn Glen
Beds: 2-3
Baths: 1-2

$799-$735

Valley Springs
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1

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Whispering Meadows
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

$750

3108 La Costa St., Bakersfield
Beds: 2
Baths: 1

$750

1221 Lake Street, Bakersfield
Beds: 3
Baths: 2

$1600

10804 Thunder Falls Ave, Bakersfield
Beds: 4
Baths: 2

$1500

608 Denison Lane, Bakersfield
Beds: 3
Baths: 2

$850

1228 Pearl Street Apt. B, Bakersfield
Beds: 3
Baths: 2

$1800

11605 Campsite Way, Bakersfield
Beds: 4
Baths: 2

$1495

8108 Birch Street, Bakersfield
Beds: 4
Baths: 3

$1395

5413 Silvergate, Bakersfield
Beds: 3
Baths: 2

$1995

5401 Vista Del Mar Ave, Bakersfield
Beds: 5
Baths: 3

$750

216 S. Owens St. Apt. C, Bakersfield
Beds: 3
Baths: 2

$475

2212 Lake Street Apt. C, Bakersfield
Beds: 1
Baths: 1

$710

$710 One bedroom in Bakersfield-6001 Auburn St
Beds: 1
Baths: 1

$1600

2500 Alder Street, Bakersfield
Beds: 3
Baths: 2
About Bakersfield, CA
Bakersfield, California, a winner of the National Civic League's \All-America City Award\, is home to over 330,000 people. As it stands today, Bakersfield is the 9th most populous city in California, and the 57th most populous city in the United States. Bakersfield has many shopping and dining choices, and it is ideally located near highways, mountains, and other major metropolitan areas.
Getting Around in Bakersfield, CA

The majority of Bakersfield residents seem to use their personal vehicles to get around. Those who do not drive may have some luck using The Golden Empire Transit (GET) bus system in more populated areas. However, with projects like Bike Bakersfield, a non-profit bicycle advocacy group, awareness is increasing about potential travel alternatives. The city has an Amtrak station, as well as its own commercial airport, Meadows Field, which services several major metropolitan airports on the West Coast daily.

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"Very Walkable"
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Oil and Agriculture

<p>Bakersfield is located in Kern County, California. Kern County is known for having two major industries: oil and agriculture. Kern County produces 76% of all Californian oil, while also happening to be the fourth largest agriculture-generating county in the United States. Besides those lucrative ventures, in 2008, Bakersfield was voted ninth on the 'Best Midsized City in the Nation to Do Business' list by Inc.com. Major employers with a presence in Bakersfield include Chevron, Nestle, Frito-Lay, Aera Energy, Occidental Oil &amp; Gas, and State Farm. Bakersfield is a popular destination for business conferences, and as such, also has a thriving hospitality industry.</p>

Resident Perks

<p>Living in Bakersfield has plenty of perks. Residents in Bakersfield pay no sales tax. As Bakersfield is in a mountainous area, tenants get to enjoy a great climate. They also benefit from having an ideal home base, as being geographically located between several major metropolitan areas in California makes Bakersfield an ideal place to live. With Los Angeles and Pismo Beach within reasonable driving distance, you can get the best of what California has to offer anytime. Not only that, but the high yield of Bakersfield crops makes for excellent eating, year-round. Major crops for Kern County include carrots, grapes, almonds, citrus, and alfalfa.</p>

Culture and Trivia

<p>Bakersfield is the 9th fastest growing city in the United States with a population of over 100,000, the fastest growing city in the United States with a population of over 250,000, and the 73rd largest metropolitan economy in the United States. There are many Basque restaurants in Bakersfield, and a Kern County Basque Festival is held annually for three days, featuring handball, music, food, and dance. Bakersfield is also known, musically, for a style of country music, popularized by legendary country artists Buck Owens and Merle Haggard, called &Ograve;the Bakersfield sound&Oacute;. An additional piece of music trivia: the Grammy award-winning rap-rock band Korn has a street dedicated to them in Bakersfield.</p>