Bakersfield, CA Communities under $200K!

The city is a significant hub for both agriculture and oil production. Kern County is the most productive oil producing county. Industries include natural gas and other energy extraction, aerospace, mining, petroleum refining, manufacturing, distribution, food processing, and corporate/regional headquarters. The city is also the birthplace of the country music genre known as the Bakersfield sound.

There are other notable areas of Bakersfield that attracts people to explore; East Bakersfield and Rosedale. The large bluff and plateau which lie east of Bakersfield have a north-facing edge of the bluff that provides a beautiful view of the foothills, mountains, oil fields, and Kern River.

Although the region hosts abundant green and leafy vegetation due to the hydrology of the Tulare Basin. Creating long, hot, dry summers, and brief, cool, moist winters. In fact, Bakersfield enjoys more clear days than the majority of the U.S. (averaging 191 days a year). Bakersfield enjoys long-lasting, mild autumns, and warm springs, giving the region a unique climate suitable for growing a wide variety of crops (ranging from carrots to citrus, almonds, and pistachios). Rainfall averages only 6.5 in annually, mostly falling during winter and spring.

Bakersfield's historic and primary industries have related to Kern County's two main industries, oil and agriculture. Kern County is the most oil productive county in America, with around 10% of the nation's domestic production.[63] Kern County is a highly productive and ranks in the top five most productive agricultural counties in the nation.

Several companies have moved to Bakersfield because of its inexpensive land and access to the rest of America, not to mention Bakersfield is the largest city with the lowest sales tax in California at the state minimum of 7.25%. As well as international ports in both Los Angeles and Oakland. Many companies have opened regional offices and non-oil/agricultural businesses because of Bakersfield and Kern County's business friendly policies. It has attracted the world's largest ice cream plant!

There is plenty to do while you capitalize on the beautiful weather. You can enjoy the long-lasting mild autumns and warm springs giving the area a unique cimate that makes it easy to enjoy with your family. Bakersfield hosts horse shows all year round, including local, 4H, and breed shows. In the late summer, St. George's Greek Orthodox Church hosts an annual Greek Festival. Every year during the summer, Bakersfield hosts the Lowrider National at the Kern County Fairgrounds. Memorial Day weekend features the Kern County Basque Festival, which include food, music, dance, and handball games.If that’s not enough family gatherings for you to enjoy, here’s one more- Bakersfield holds the annual Kern County Fair, which showcases the area's agricultural produce and animal husbandry, along with a rodeo, concerts, and a traditional carnival.

Bakersfield has five movie multi-screen theaters with FOX Theatre being the main one. If your family are more of history buffs then you can enjoy Crystal Palace and Museum, Kern County Museum and even check out the California Area Living Museum (CALM) which has a fun train ride for your family to relax on while you all admire the beautiful animals. There’s Camelot Park and McMurtry Aquatic Center to take your family to enjoy all the fun adventures and thrills. At Camelot there are bumper boats, go karts, mini golf and more. McMurtry Aquatics is open year round for your family to enjoy lap swimming and fun water slides. If thrill is what you seek enjoy the intense races at the Kern County Raceway Park or the Farnoso Raceway.

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            Homecoming/Legacy Homes by Legacy Homes in Bakersfield California

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            Santorini by Moreland & Sons Construction, Inc in Bakersfield California

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            Bakersfield, CA 93307

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            Poplar Pointe/Poplar Pca Llc

            Poplar Pointe/Poplar Pca Llc by Poplar PCA, LLC in Bakersfield California

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            Pioneer Place/Bright Design Homes

            Pioneer Place/Bright Design Homes by Froehlich Signature Homes in Bakersfield California

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            Northern Lights

            Northern Lights by Lenox Homes in Bakersfield California

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            Bakersfield, CA 93306

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            North Counttr Meadows / A & A Newsome Homes

            North Counttr Meadows / A & A Newsome Homes by HomeCrete Homes in Bakersfield California

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            Bakersfield, CA 93308

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            Horizons by Legacy Homes in Bakersfield California

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            Bakersfield, CA 93306

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            Bungalows At Sunset Ranch

            Bungalows At Sunset Ranch by William Murphy Homes, Inc in Bakersfield California

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