Bakersfield ranks high on biggest cities in CA

Posted at 2:00 PM, May 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-03 18:21:44-04
Bakersfield's population is on the rise, and it's currently one of the biggest cities in California, according to the state's Department of Finance.
The new data shows Bakersfield as the state's 9th largest city. Bakersfield grew 1.2% compared to last year.
The top 3 largest cities are Los Angeles, (1. 4,030,904) San Diego (2. 1,391,676)  and San Jose (3. 1,042,094).
Bakersfield came in ninth, with a population of 379,110.
When it comes to the fastest growing cities, Porterville ranked number 1, with a population of 60,070, which grew 5.3% from 2015-2016.
Overall, Kern County has grown to a population of 886,507 in 2016, a 0.7% increase from last year.
For a complete list of our cities and their population changes go to Department of Finance's website.Bakersfield, CA Profile | FindTheHome