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105 Houses for rent in Bakersfield, CA

Last updated September 18 at 1:13pm UTC
8354 Andromeda Lane
Bakersfield
Bakersfield, CA
Updated September 18 at 1:13pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,300
7008 Englefield Drive
Berkshire Farm
Bakersfield, CA
Updated September 18 at 1:13pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,500
234 Bighorn Meadow
North Country Meadows
Bakersfield, CA
Updated September 18 at 1:12pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,250
3636 Purdue Dr.
Bakersfield
Bakersfield, CA
Updated September 18 at 1:12pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,600
809 Los Mochis Dr
Stockdale West
Bakersfield, CA
Updated September 18 at 1:11pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,825
412 Dry Meadow
North Country Meadows
Bakersfield, CA
Updated September 18 at 1:11pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,350
1911 CEDAR ST.
Riviera-Westchester
Bakersfield, CA
Updated September 18 at 1:11pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$850
5500 Lennox Ave #17
Park Stockdale
Bakersfield, CA
Updated September 15 at 1:01pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,195
815 Woodrow Ave
Bakersfield
Bakersfield, CA
Updated September 15 at 1:00pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$950
11507 Summit Point Ct.
Avalon
Bakersfield, CA
Updated September 15 at 12:59pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,100
1404 PACIFIC ST.
East Bakersfield
Bakersfield, CA
Updated September 15 at 12:57pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$850
206 Spirea St
Stockdale West
Bakersfield, CA
Updated September 18 at 1:10pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,875
1909 Harpercollins St
Haggin Oaks
Bakersfield, CA
Updated September 18 at 1:08pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,525
4620 Fishering Dr.
Bakersfield
Bakersfield, CA
Updated September 18 at 1:02pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,195
10811 SUNSET RANCH DR
Artisan
Bakersfield, CA
Updated September 17 at 2:16pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,601
12208 COLORADO AVE.
Fox Run
Bakersfield, CA
Updated September 17 at 2:16pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,700
3300 Via Iglesia
Tevis Ranch
Bakersfield, CA
Updated September 16 at 1:07pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,600
12411 MARLA AVE
Nottingham Estates
Bakersfield, CA
Updated September 15 at 1:02pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,525
4701 Beechwood #82
Bakersfield
Bakersfield, CA
Updated September 15 at 12:59pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$725
5413 PEPPER TREE LN,
Spice Tract
Bakersfield, CA
Updated September 15 at 12:58pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,225
7408 HAYDEN HILL ST.
Berkshire Farm
Bakersfield, CA
Updated September 15 at 12:56pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,195
6629 Hanford Dr
Silver Creek
Bakersfield, CA
Updated September 15 at 12:56pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,450
704 CHERRY HILLS DR
Kern City
Bakersfield, CA
Updated September 18 at 1:09pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,295
220 WILSON AVE
Bakersfield
Bakersfield, CA
Updated September 15 at 12:59pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$825

September 2018 Bakersfield Rent Report

Welcome to the September 2018 Bakersfield Rent Report. Bakersfield rents remained steady over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Bakersfield rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the state and nation.

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September 2018 Bakersfield Rent Report

Welcome to the September 2018 Bakersfield Rent Report. Bakersfield rents remained steady over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Bakersfield rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the state and nation.

Bakersfield rents declined over the past month

Bakersfield rents have declined 0.1% over the past month, but have increased slightly by 1.3% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Bakersfield stand at $720 for a one-bedroom apartment and $930 for a two-bedroom. Bakersfield's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 1.4%, but exceeds the national average of 1.0%.

Rents rising across cities in California

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Bakersfield, but across the entire state. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in California, all of them have seen prices rise. The state as a whole logged rent growth of 1.4% over the past year. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the state.

  • Looking throughout the state, San Francisco is the most expensive of all California's major cities, with a median two-bedroom rent of $3,100; of the 10 largest California cities that we have data for, all have seen rents rise year-over-year, with Anaheim experiencing the fastest growth (+3.6%).
  • Sacramento, San Jose, and Santa Ana have all experienced year-over-year growth above the state average (2.5%, 2.4%, and 1.9%, respectively).

Bakersfield rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

As rents have increased slightly in Bakersfield, large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more quickly. Bakersfield is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Bakersfield's median two-bedroom rent of $930 is below the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 1.0% over the past year compared to the 1.3% increase in Bakersfield.
  • While Bakersfield's rents rose slightly over the past year, some cities nationwide saw decreases, including Seattle (-2.4%) and Minneapolis (-0.5%).
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Bakersfield than most large cities. For example, New York has a median 2BR rent of $2,510, which is more than two-and-a-half times the price in Bakersfield.

For more information check out our national report. You can also access our full data for cities and counties across the U.S. at this link.

Methodology - Recent Updates:

Data from private listing sites, including our own, tends to skew toward luxury apartments, which introduces sample bias when estimates are calculated directly from these listings. To address these limitations, we’ve recently made major updates to our methodology, which we believe have greatly improved the accuracy and reliability of our estimates.

Read more about our new methodology below, or see a more detailed post here.

Methodology:

Apartment List is committed to making our rent estimates the best and most accurate available. To do this, we start with reliable median rent statistics from the Census Bureau, then extrapolate them forward to the current month using a growth rate calculated from our listing data. In doing so, we use a same-unit analysis similar to Case-Shiller’s approach, comparing only units that are available across both time periods to provide an accurate picture of rent growth in cities across the country.

Our approach corrects for the sample bias inherent in other private sources, producing results that are much closer to statistics published by the Census Bureau and HUD. Our methodology also allows us to construct a picture of rent growth over an extended period of time, with estimates that are updated each month.

Read more about our methodology here.

About Rent Reports:

Apartment List publishes monthly reports on rental trends for hundreds of cities across the U.S. We intend these reports to be a source of reliable information that help renters and policymakers make sound decisions, and we invest significant time and effort in gathering and analyzing rent data. Our work is covered regularly by journalists across the country.

We are continuously working to improve our methodology and data, with the goal of providing renters with the information that they need to make the best decisions.