Highest Paying ZIP Codes in the Bakersfield Metro Area

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Median household income in 2020 in the USA was $67,521, down 2.9% from the 2019 median of $69,560, according to the annual US Census analysis of income and poverty in the United States. whose fallout continues today.

Education levels and occupation are powerful contributors to wages, but where a worker lives can boost employees across the board or lead to lower earnings. It’s not just about a place’s tax rates and cost of living.

According to a Brookings study, simple geography is responsible for a wide variation in incomes: Sebring, Florida, for example, has the lowest median income of just $26,000, while the San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara metro area in California has a median income figure of $65,000. The same study found that all workers at the 30 highest-paying sites in the United States earn on average 37% more than workers at the 30 lowest-paying sites.

Silicon Valley has a workforce that Sebring, Florida simply cannot. In addition to powerful hubs like Silicon Valley, cities in general also show higher wages for workers than their counterparts living outside cities. High paying companies are often located in cities, attracting top dollar talent.

According to data from the United States Census BureauHere is a list of the highest paying zip codes in Bakersfield. Postcodes were mapped to city using Simple cards. Counties are ranked by estimated five-year median household income in 2019.

#ten. 93561 (Tehachapi)
– Median household income: $64,246
– Households earning more than $100,000: 31.9%

#9. 93226 (Glenville)
– Median household income: $66,719
– Households earning more than $100,000: 26.0%

#8. 93527 (Inyokern)
– Median household income: $68,421
– Households earning more than $100,000: 29.7%

#seven. 93555 (Ridgecrest)
– Median household income: $68,794
– Households earning more than $100,000: 32.0%

#6. 93313 (Bakersfield)
– Median household income: $75,162
– Households earning more than $100,000: 34.1%

#5. 93312 (Bakersfield)
– Median household income: $97,671
– Households earning more than $100,000: 48.2%

#4. 93311 (Bakersfield)
– Median household income: $98,130
– Households earning more than $100,000: 48.8%

#3. 93287 (Wooded)
– Median household income: $102,500
– Households earning more than $100,000: 50.0%

#2. 93314 (Bakersfield)
– Median household income: $111,635
– Households earning more than $100,000: 58.9%

#1. 93531 (Keene)
– Median household income: $139,167
– Households earning more than $100,000: 59.0%

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