Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Bakersfield,
the Kern River Canyon Rd / Comanche Dr neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
Kern River Canyon Rd / Comanche Dr neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children
living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation
where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the
Kern River Canyon Rd / Comanche Dr community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single
neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here
than 98.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have
school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the
Kern River Canyon Rd / Comanche Dr neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many
people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if
you are single, you might not find many other singles here.
Also, if you're planning where to retire, the Kern River Canyon Rd / Comanche Dr neighborhood in
Bakersfield is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has
above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in CA,
offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an
enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better
for retirement living than 86.3% of the neighborhoods
in California. If you are considering retiring to California, this
is a good neighborhood to look at.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Kern River Canyon Rd / Comanche Dr neighborhood has more
Brazilian and Croatian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Brazilian ancestry and 0.9% have Croatian ancestry.
Kern River Canyon Rd / Comanche Dr is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Kern River Canyon Rd / Comanche Dr neighborhood's real estate landscape than 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 64.9% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.