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Bakersfield, Missouri - Basic Facts

Bakersfield is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of Bakersfield.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Ozark County at latitude 36.5226 and longitude -92.1421. Ozark County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 702 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Bakersfield (see map) encompass a land area of 1.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bakersfield: Waterville.

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Bakersfield, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 245
Population in Households 245
Population in Familes 204
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 179
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 101
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 69
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 141 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 80 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 (28.4%)
Median Home Value $123,611
Average Home Value $138,272


Median Household Income $33,054
Average Household Income $39,364
Per Capita Income $16,054
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.1% -0.16%
Households 0.23% 0.0%
Families 3.75% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
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.


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, 2014 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 34th
Population Density1 # 941 9th
Diversity Index2 # 798 22nd
Median Household Income # 813 21st
Per Capita Income # 900 13th

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