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A Taste of Bakersfield, California

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT BAKERSFIELD?

  1. Bakersfield is a city at the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley in Kern County, California. In 2010, the city's population was estimated to be 338,952, according to U.S. Census Bureau.

  2. Bakersfield has been known for being a fast-growing city and has seen its population more than triple over nearly 30 years from approximately 105,000 in 1980 to 333,000 in 2009 and 486,900 by 2030.

  3. The median income for a household was $39,982, and the median income for a family was $45,556. The median income for males was $38,834, compared to $27,148 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,678. About 14.6% of families and 18.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.4% of those under age 18 and 8.4% of those age 65 or over.

  4. Bakersfield has five movie multi-screen theaters: Edwards Bakersfield Stadium 14, Reading Cinemas Valley Plaza 16, Maya Cinemas Bakersfield 16, as well as two second-run theaters: Starplex Cinemas Movies 6 and Regency Theatres East Hills 10. The historic downtown Fox Theater (Bakersfield, California) has been renovated, and is now a venue for concerts, musicians, comedians, and movie showings.

  5. The American Lung Association ranked Bakersfield as the most ozone-polluted city in the nation in 2006. It was also ranked as the second-most polluted city in terms of both short-term and year-round particle pollution.

  6. Bakersfield has an arid climate with long hot, dry summers, and brief, moderate, and comparatively wet winters. In fact, Bakersfield is one of the sunniest cities in the U.S. Bakersfield enjoys long-lasting, mild autumns and early springs, giving the region a unique climate suitable for growing a wide variety of crops.

Radio Stations
K209FB (KHRI) 89.7 FM Edison, CA Christian Contemporary
KISV 94.1 FM Bakersfield, CA Top-40
KKBB 99.3 FM Bakersfield, CA Rhythmic Oldies
KRHM (LPFM) 103.5 FM Bakersfield, CA Carribean
KHTY 970 AM Bakersfield, CA Sports
KNZR 1560 AM Bakersfield, CA News/Talk

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Demographics of Bakersfield, California

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

61.9%

9.16%

1.4%

4.3%

32.5%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Famous Blacks from Bakersfield, California

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Businesses in Bakersfield, California


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Africa's Hair Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  1030 2nd Street - Bakersfield, CA (661) 395-1305

  2. Black Beauty Braids And Beads -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  803 T Street - Bakersfield, CA (661) 861-8249

  3. Hair Extensions by Saundra -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  4441 Ming Avenue - Bakersfield, CA (661) 665-8234

  4. Hairlocs Hair Extensions by Teresa Marchant -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  8110 Rosedale Highway Suite A - Bakersfield, CA (661) 978-8960

  5. Touch Up Beauty Supply / Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  1021 South H St. Bakersfield, CA 93304 (661) 833-1107

  6. Urban Hair -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  921 H Street - Bakersfield, CA (661) 900-6444

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. African American Network -  Category: Social Services Organization -  430 18th Street - Bakersfield, CA (661) 323-9442

  2. Forest Factory -  Category: Music Production -  The Forest Factory - is an independent Music Label, & online media, that specialize in West Coast, (Hip-Hop), Music & music video production.   - Bakersfield, CA (404) 953-5047   - (visit website)

  3. Impression Production -  Category: Photography/Video Services -  Christa Hunt Impression Production have provided photography, video and graphic design services for over 10 years. From weddings to commercials to tv productions we do it all. Let us leave an impression on your next event.   - 10710 Sunset Ranch Dr. - Bakersfield, CA (661) 663-0942   - (visit website)

  4. LIGITBOYZ MUSIC GROUP -  Category: Production Services -  LIGITBOZY MUSIC GROUP - is an independent Music Label, & music media, that specializes in Rap music, & video production.   - 555 Legit Boy Blvd, Bakersfield, California,   - (visit website)

  5. React Talent Program -  Category: Talent Coordinator -  The React Talent Program specializes in performing arts, programs for youths, and also focuses on discovering talent among the local; (REACT TALENT), has team up with the T.V hit show America Got Talent, in search of talent in the Bakersfield, Fresno, Modesto, and Stockton Areas of the San Joaquin Valley.   - Bakersfield, CA (661) 979-6664   - (visit website)

  6. SUPER HUSTLE -  Category: Media Services -  Super Hustle,specializes in the production of quality independent films, commercials,and music videos development.   - Bakersfield, CA (323) 639-0161   - (visit website)

  7. Tha Nu Desert Heat Records -  Category: Promotion -  Da Nu Desert Heat Records - is an independent Music Label, that specialize in West Coast, Rap music),& also specialize in Music promotions, and video production.   - Bakersfield, CA Online Contact   - (visit website)

  8. 5 Star Music Group LLC -  Category: Music -  Independent music label,that specializes in Hip Hop & rap music.  - Bakersfield, CA (661) 340-1248   - (visit website)


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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Fabious's Corner Best BBQ -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   829 Chester Avenue, Bakersfield, CA (661) 631-0225   - (visit website)

  2. J's Place -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants - Chicken & Dumplings, Ribs, Ox Tails, Pork chops. -   5141 Ming Ave., Bakersfield, CA (661) 831-8420

  3. Louisiana Fried Chicken -  Category: Soul Food, Southern Cooking -   1301 Union Aveune, Bakersfield, CA (661) 631-0578

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CITY VIDEO CONNECTION


Had a blast filming this video at Club Mystique in Bakersfield, CA. It was recorded and produced by JonnyT HIMSELF along with Lyric's fans that spent weeks preparing for this great event!

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CHURCHES



  1. Cain Memorial AME -  630 California Avenue, Bakersfield, CA (661) 325-9224

  2. Greater Harvest Christian Center -  Category: Black Churches -  5421 Aldrin Court, Bakersfield, CA 93313 (661) 831-4427   - (visit website)

  3. Lily of the Valley Church of God In Christ -  614 East 3rd Street, Bakersfield, CA 93307-1602 (661) 322-7226

  4. Shiloh Temple Church of God In Christ -  1101 Potomac Ave Bakersfield , CA 93307 (661) 325-7894

  5. St Paul AME Church -  1216 Ralston St, Bakersfield, CA (661) 323-0212

  6. Trinity Temple Church of God in Christ -  P.O. Box 40965 Bakersfield, CA 93384 (661) 323-2145

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ENTERTAINMENT



  1. The Jokers Wild Comedy Club -  Category: Comedy Club -  700 Truxtun Ave, - Bakersfield CA (661) 900-8917

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ANNUAL EVENTS



  1. Black History: A Historical Celebration
    Beale Memorial Library 701 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, CA. (661) 868-0770

    A Historical Celebration, hosted by African American Network of Kern County.


  2. The Bakersfield Jazz Festival
    Annual event that occurs during the spring, usually in the month of May. 2 day festival takes place in the CSUB Amphitheater in Bakersfield, California   - (visit website)

    The Bakersfield Jazz Festival has a impressive musical lineup each year.


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