Bakersfield, Missouri

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Population in 2014: 238 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -16.5%
 
Males: 118  (49.6%)
Females: 120  (50.4%)
Median resident age:  29.9 years
Missouri median age:  38.4 years

Zip codes: 65609, 65626.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $36,780 (it was $20,139 in 2000)
Bakersfield:

$36,780
MO:

$51,746

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,571 (it was $10,752 in 2000)

Bakersfield village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $64,334 (it was $34,600 in 2000)
Bakersfield:

$64,334
MO:

$151,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $67,692; Detached houses: $70,387; Mobile homes: $51,826

Median gross rent in 2016: $491.

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  • Races in Bakersfield, MO (2010)

    Bakersfield races chart
    • 23595.5%White alone
    • 62.4%Two or more races
    • 41.6%Hispanic
    • 10.4%American Indian alone

Races in Bakersfield detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bakersfield: 75.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (19.0%), French (14.3%), German (11.9%), English (7.1%), Irish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1967

Elevation: 718 feet

Land area: 1.42 square miles.

Population density: 168 people per square mile   (very low).

Bakersfield,MO real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Bakersfield:

  • High school or higher: 86.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bakersfield village:

  • Never married: 38.0%
  • Now married: 34.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 17.6%

4 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.4%
Missouri:

2.7%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Bakersfield, Missouri as of December 10, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Bakersfield to the number of sex offenders is 278 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Bakersfield village:  0.8% ($289)
Missouri:  1.0% ($851)
Bakersfield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MO (78.4 miles , pop. 151,580).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (156.0 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (368.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: South Fork, MO (3.5 miles ), Viola, AR (3.5 miles ), Gainesville, MO (4.1 miles ), Mountain Home, AR (4.3 miles ), Briarcliff, AR (4.4 miles ), Salesville, AR (4.5 miles ), Salem, AR (4.6 miles ), West Plains, MO (4.6 miles ).

Latitude: 36.52 N, Longitude: 92.14 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

Bakersfield household income distribution Bakersfield home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.9%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -8 (-2.7%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (38%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (2%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (22%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (30%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (22%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Bakersfield: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Bakersfield, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bakersfield-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 54% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.3 miles away from the Bakersfield village center killed 2 people and injured 28 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/1/2007, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.6 miles away from the village center killed one person and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bakersfield-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 118.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 129.0 miles away from Bakersfield center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 151.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 91.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 93.7 miles away from Bakersfield center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 269.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ozark County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bakersfield:

  • Missouri State University-Springfield (about 79 miles; Springfield, MO; Full-time enrollment: 16,660)
  • Evangel University (about 79 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 80 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 10,356)
  • Drury University (about 80 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Harding University (about 92 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 5,360)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 95 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 12,323)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 97 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 3,360)

Public high school in Bakersfield:

Public elementary/middle school in Bakersfield:

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Notable location: Bakersfield Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Fore Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Ozark County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 19.9%
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  59.0%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  7.0%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Bakersfield (2011 data):

  • Century Bank of the Ozarks: Bakersfield Branch at 295 West Side North Main, branch established on 1983/02/28. Info updated 2010/06/03: Bank assets: $170.0 mil, Deposits: $150.3 mil, headquarters in Gainesville, MO, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Century Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Missouri average:

10.9

Bakersfield travel time to work - commute Bakersfield mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bakersfield village (based on Ozark County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,35218
Mainline Protestant4822
Catholic1511
Other31
None7,735-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Ozark County:

5.42 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Ozark County:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Ozark County:

6.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

8.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.9%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Ozark County:

29.6%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.6%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bakersfield:

44.0%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.5%
State:

46.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.6
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.5%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bakersfield:

12.9%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.1
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

27.4%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
This city:

52.7%
State:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Bakersfield:

84.5%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bakersfield, MO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$353
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,835
Totals for Government 0$0 2$2,188

5.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,539 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
Missouri average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Douglas County, MO  0.59% ($13,944 average AGI)
from Howell County, MO  0.49% ($19,267)
from Baxter County, AR  0.42% ($28,615)


6.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,087 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
Missouri average:

6.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Baxter County, AR  0.84% ($30,769 average AGI)
to Howell County, MO  0.58% ($27,556)
to Greene County, MO  0.52% ($24,188)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bakersfield:

  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KTLO (1240 AM; 1 kW; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: KTLO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KCGS (960 AM; 5 kW; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: SOUTHLAND BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KWTO (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KWTO, INC.)
  • KWPM (1450 AM; 1 kW; WEST PLAINS, MO; Owner: MISSOURI OZARKS RADIO NETWORK,INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bakersfield:

  • KOMT (107.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: MAC PARTNERS)
  • KPFM (105.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: MOUNTAIN HOME RADIO STATION, INC.)
  • KMAC (99.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, MO; Owner: PEARSON B/CASTING OF G/VILLE, INC)
  • KTLO-FM (97.9 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: KTLO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKTZ (93.5 FM; LAKEVIEW, AR; Owner: JOHN M. DOWDY)
  • KKDY (102.5 FM; WEST PLAINS, MO; Owner: CENTRAL OZARK RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • K224CF (92.7 FM; WEST PLAINS, MO; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING OF MTN. HOME, INC.)
  • KCMH (91.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: CHRISTIAN B/C GROUP OF MT. HOME, INC)
  • KHOM (100.9 FM; SALEM, AR; Owner: MOUNTAIN LAKES BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • K269EH (101.7 FM; WEST PLAINS, MO; Owner: SOUTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KSMW (90.9 FM; WEST PLAINS, MO; Owner: BOARD OF GOVERNORS FOR SW MO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KSPQ (93.9 FM; WEST PLAINS, MO; Owner: MISSOURI OZARKS RADIO NETWORK,INC.)
  • KCTT-FM (101.7 FM; YELLVILLE, AR; Owner: KTLO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSAR (92.3 FM; THAYER, MO; Owner: BRAGG BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Bakersfield fatal accident list:

Jan 13, 1984 06:40 AM, 101, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 8m26ftTotal length
  • $840,000Total costs
  • 4,555Total average daily traffic
  • 597Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,287Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1/2 Mile N & 1/4 Mi. W. Of Hwy Int. 101 And 142 (Lat: 36.525861 Lon: -92.144056), Type: Tank, Structure height: 38.4 m, Overall height: 41.5 m, Call Sign: WPKC331
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.070 MHzGrant Date: 01/14/2012, Expiration Date: 01/16/2022, Certifier: Gary CollinsRegistrant: Rayfield Communications, 20148 West Woodland, Springfield, MO 65807, Phone: (417) 887-4663, Fax: (417) 887-1434, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5021D , Serial Number: 51121, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 04/10/1958
    Registrant (Corporation): Rocking K Inc, 3927 County Road 43, Bakersfield, MO 65609

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bakersfield and their reported violations in the past:

BAKERSFIELD (Population served: 292, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-22-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-22-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-29-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-18-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-18-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-03-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 26
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Bakersfield

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bakersfield, MO
Most common first names in Bakersfield, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joe873.9 years
James778.0 years
George576.2 years
Roy574.0 years
Blanche376.3 years
Charles375.6 years
Howard373.0 years
Edward367.3 years
John366.6 years
Ida377.6 years
Most common last names in Bakersfield, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mullins1181.0 years
Bales879.2 years
Durham678.0 years
Crawford675.4 years
Dougherty558.8 years
Garner570.4 years
Johnson575.2 years
Johnston580.4 years
Davis576.8 years
Cotter585.2 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (35%)
  • Wood (16%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Businesses in Bakersfield, MO

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 2

Bakersfield compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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