Bakersfield is a tiny village located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 238 people and just one neighborhood, Bakersfield is the 478th largest community in Missouri.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Bakersfield, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 51.28% of Bakersfield’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Bakersfield is a village of construction workers and builders, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bakersfield who work in healthcare (12.82%), maintenance occupations (11.11%) and management occupations (10.26%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Bakersfield’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
The village is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Bakersfield has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Bakersfield a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Bakersfield, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.94 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small village, Bakersfield doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.