Richest Neighborhoods In Bakersfield, CA For 2020


We used science and data to determine which Bakersfield neighborhoods have the richest people.

Editor’s Note: We updated this article for 2020. This is our fifth time ranking the richest neighborhoods to live in Bakersfield.
Richest Neighborhoods In Bakersfield

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Bakersfield has to offer. Where houses go for over 1.87x the national median and household incomes are 2.29x the national median.

But where exactly in Bakersfield do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Stockdale Estates where the median income is a cool $126,104.

Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Bakersfield out of 44 for 2020.

What’s the richest neighborhood to live in Bakersfield for 2020? According to the most recent census data, Stockdale Estates looks to be the richest Bakersfield neighborhood to live in.

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $1,001,224. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky. Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Bakersfield. Once you’re done, you can look at the bottom of the story for a complete chart of every neighborhood we looked at from richest to poorest.

For more Bakersfield reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Bakersfield and the worst neighborhoods in Bakersfield. Or, for living around Bakersfield, out the best Bakersfield suburbs and the worst Bakersfield suburbs.

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How We Determined The Wealthiest Neighborhoods In Bakersfield For 2020

Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live. And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

Using census and extrapolated BLS data, we ranked every neighborhood based on income levels.

We ranked every neighborhood in Bakersfield by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Stockdale Estates, was named the richest neighborhood in Bakersfield.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Tuscany.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Bakersfield ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Bakersfield For 2020

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income<
1 Stockdale Estates $126,104
2 Csu Bakersfield $114,377
3 Rio Bravo $100,250
4 Amberton $98,891
5 Artisan $97,609
6 Terra Vista $97,609
7 Seven Oaks $96,699
8 The Oaks $91,875
9 Silver Creek $89,795
10 Haggin Oaks $88,015
11 Tevis Ranch $82,772
12 Southern Oaks $79,459
13 Bakersfield Country Club $74,729
14 Stone Creek $72,309
15 Stone Meadows $69,196
16 Stonegate $67,336
17 Laurelglen $66,444
18 The Seasons $63,239
19 Eastridge Estates $62,149
20 Ridgeview Estates $56,845
21 Quailwood $56,593
22 Riviera-Westchester $55,646
23 Castle Ranch $54,089
24 Stockdale Greens $54,042
25 Park Stockdale $51,450
26 La Cresta-Altavista $51,107
27 Hillcrest $49,091
28 Spice Tract $43,171
29 Sagepointe $40,400
30 Tyner Homes $39,823
31 Oleander Sunset $36,901
32 Rexland Acres $36,108
33 Benton Park $35,419
34 Casa Loma $31,648
35 Southgate $29,411
36 Downtown $27,884
37 East Bakersfield $25,423
38 College Heights-Baker Street $24,460
39 Homaker Park $24,221
40 Lakeview $23,488
41 Mountain Meadows $0
42 River Oaks $0
43 Seven Oaks At Grand Island $0
44 Tuscany $0

About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

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