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Bakersfield, CA Internet Access

Internet Connectivity in Bakersfield

^ An estimated 236,288 Bakersfield residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations [1].

Internet Availability in Bakersfield

^ Collectively (all cities), 76.6% of all California residents live in a household where Internet is available, which ranks 28th in the nation [2].

Disconnected in Bakersfield

^ There are an estimated 111,195 Bakersfield residents who are not connected to the Internet at all - whether at home, work, or elsewhere [1].

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Bakersfield Internet Speeds

Landline Internet Speed in Bakersfield

  • Average wireline ISP speeds in Bakersfield
    • Average download speed: 7.05 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 2.8 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 12.2 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 5.22 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 635 wireline tests.

Landline Internet Speed: Bakersfield vs. the U.S.

How Bakersfield landline Internet speeds compare to the rest of the nation [4].


Wireless Internet Speed in Bakersfield

  • Average wireless ISP speeds in Bakersfield
    • Average download speed: 2.24 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 0.98 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 2.41 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 3.38 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 175 wireless tests.

Wireless Internet Speed: Bakersfield vs. the U.S.

How Bakersfield wireless Internet speeds compare to the rest of the nation [4].


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Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Bakersfield

Landline Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Bakersfield, CA

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Asymmetric DSL10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Bakersfield, CA

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Wireless768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s200 Kb/s - 768 Kb/s
Wireless10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s
Wireless768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s200 Kb/s - 768 Kb/s

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Bakersfield Internet Statistics

Bakersfield Internet Connectivity

Bakersfield: 68% of residents are connected, with 28.1% of the population connected on multiple devices [1].


Connected to the Internet in Bakersfield


  • Bakersfield Internet Connectivity [1]
    • An estimated 236,288 Bakersfield residents are connected to the Internet in some capacity - either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations.
    • An estimated 111,195 Bakersfield residents are not connected to the Internet. These residents are not connected at home, work, or elsewhere.

  • Bakersfield Internet Availability [2]
    • It is estimated that 266,172 Bakersfield residents live in a household where Internet is available.

Household Income in Bakersfield

Bakersfield: The median household income is $15,146 and 21% of households are below poverty level [6].


California Internet Access Facts & ISP Statistics

California Home Internet Speed

  • When comparing home (landline) and mobile Internet speeds in CA, median download speeds are 1.02 times higher for home (landline) & median upload speeds are 2.37 times higher for home (landline).
  • Home Internet Speeds in CA [5]
    • Median Home Download Speed: 6.13 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 2.36 Mb/s - 16.85 Mb/s
    • Median Home Upload Speed: 0.95 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.44 Mb/s - 2.89 Mb/s
  • Mobile Internet Speeds in CA [5]
    • Median Mobile Download Speed: 2.59 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 0.88 Mb/s - 8.45 Mb/s
    • Median Mobile Upload Speed: 0.93 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.41 Mb/s - 2.88 Mb/s

California Internet Connectivity


  • Connected to the Internet in the state of California [1]: 68% of CA residents are connected to the Internet in one or more locations on one or more devices.
    • The 68% mark ranks California 37th in the nation in total Internet connectivity.
    • 24.8% of residents are connected to the Internet only at home.
    • 5.6% are not connected at home, but are connected elsewhere.
    • 9.5% are connected at home and elsewhere on one device.
    • 28.1% are connected at home and elsewhere on more than one device.
    • 32% are not connected to the Internet at all.

  • California Internet Availability [2]
    • 76.6% of CA residents have access to the Internet at home.
    • This ranks California 28th in the country.

California Business Internet Speed Data

  • When comparing home and business Internet speeds in CA, median download speeds are 3.64 times higher for business & median upload speeds are 1.44 times higher for business.
  • Business Internet Speeds in CA [5]
    • Median Business Download Speed: 8.85 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 2.36 Mb/s - 31.88 Mb/s
    • Median Business Upload Speed: 3.46 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 1.25 Mb/s - 10.26 Mb/s
  • Small Business Internet Speeds in CA [5]
    • Median Small Business Download Speed: 3.2 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 1.44 Mb/s - 7.99 Mb/s
    • Median Small Business Upload Speed: 0.94 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.47 Mb/s - 2.57 Mb/s

Additional information about California

About Bakersfield

Bakersfield is a city with a population of 347,483 [2] that is located in Kern County in the state of California.

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Bakersfield Internet Access

For more information about Bakersfield Internet Access, or for additional resources regarding California Internet access overall, visit California Public Utilities Commission .

More About Bakersfield

Of all residents in Bakersfield, 60% have a high school diploma or higher, and 23% have a bachelor's degree or higher [6].

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References

1. ^ Bureau of Labor Statistics & Bureau of Census

2. ^ United States Census Bureau

3. ^ Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

4. ^ FCC & National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

5. ^ National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

6. ^ NTIA & U.S. Census Bureau