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City of Bakersfield

Beacon Participant Profile

The City of Bakersfield is located near the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley. As the 9th largest California city, Bakersfield is an important hub for both agriculture and energy production. Bakersfield is exploring how to revitalize its downtown area, provide needed housing and improve air quality.

About Bakersfield

  • Incorporated: January 11, 1898
  • Population: 347,483
  • Location: Kern County
  • Elevation: 404 feet
  • Area: 151.22 square miles

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Sustainability Best Practices

  • Silver Level (2020)

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