Bakersfield, MO Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Bakersfield, Missouri - Basic Facts

The Village of Bakersfield had a population of 246 as of July 1, 2015. Bakersfield ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bakersfield is located at latitude 36.5267 and longitude -92.148 in Ozark County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Bakersfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ozark County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 702 feet.

The Village of Bakersfield has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bakersfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bakersfield: Waterville.

Village of Bakersfield, MO Boundary Map

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Bakersfield, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 246
Population in Households 246
Population in Familes 205
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 180
Diversity Index2 8
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 102
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 70
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 143 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 81 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 (28.7%)
Median Home Value $126,389
Average Home Value $140,123
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $30,883
Average Household Income $38,817
Per Capita Income $15,921
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.4%
Households 0.38% 0.58%
Families 3.31% 0.57%
Median Household Income   4.76%
Per Capita Income   3.22%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Bakersfield, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bakersfield to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 677 35th
Population Density1 # 939 9th
Diversity Index2 # 791 23rd
Median Household Income # 870 16th
Per Capita Income # 920 11th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.