Benton Park, Bakersfield, CA

Benton Park Neighborhood Guide Bakersfield, CA

About

Benton Park is a relatively small, charming neighborhood situated in the southeastern part of Bakersfield, California. It is bounded by the famous Highway 58, making it easily accessible. It is particularly notable for its tranquility, airy spaces, and family-friendly ambiance. The neighborhood is home to Benton Park, a vibrant community area that serves as the heart of this community.

What You Will Love about Benton Park, Bakersfield, California

  • The quiet, peaceful lifestyle, yet immediate access to the city's amenities.
  • The close proximity to Highway 58 making commuting easy.
  • The family-friendly atmosphere with well-maintained homes and neat streets.
  • The neighborhoods' own Benton Park, perfect for leisure walks, picnics, and recreation.

What's Nearby

Benton Park is just a stone's throw away from downtown Bakersfield. It's also near the Kern County Fairgrounds, a popular venue for festivals, exhibits, and more. For nature enthusiasts, the neighborhood is a convenient distance from Panorama Park, offering stunning hilltop views of the city.

Lifestyle

Life in Benton Park strikes the ideal balance between tranquility and convenience. The neighborhood's serene atmosphere is perfect for families and retirees aiming for a peaceful living space. Meanwhile, its accessibility to key areas, like downtown and various recreational spots, provides ample opportunities for residents to engage in city life.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 97 restaurants, 31 grocery stores, and 4 parks within a mile of the Benton Park neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Mediterranean Grocery

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.5 miles

    1002 Wible Rd

  • SHOPPING
    Target

    Retail, Big Box Store, Fashion Retail, Clothing Store

    0.5 miles

    2901 Ming Ave

  • GROCERY
    Snappy Food Store

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.7 miles

    1700 S Chester Ave

  • GROCERY
    A-1 Indian Grocery

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.8 miles

    2400 Wible Rd

  • GROCERY
    All India Sweets & Spices

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.8 miles

    1715 S Real Rd

  • GROCERY
    Market Express

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.9 miles

    2500 Wible Rd

Benton Park Apartments and Rentals

115 Rental properties in Benton Park, Bakersfield, CA.

  • Mirage property

    $1,025+

    Mirage

    1–3 Beds • 1 Bath

    650–1250 Sqft

    Not Available

  • Furnished Studio - Bakersfield - Chester Lane property

    $1,799

    Furnished Studio - Bakersfield - Chester Lane

    Studio • 1 Bath

    300 Sqft

    Contact for Availability

  • Furnished Studio - Bakersfield - California Avenue property

    $2,621

    Furnished Studio - Bakersfield - California Avenue

    Studio • 1 Bath

    300 Sqft

    Contact for Availability

  • 2208 Bradford St property

    $1,999

    2208 Bradford St

    3 Beds • 1 Bath

    1252 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 30stine property

    $2,100

    30stine

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
51.3%
1%
utilities
23%
58.2%
food
6.6%
6.2%
transportation
0.7%
31%
healthcare
16.5%
6%

Benton Park Demographics

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Benton Park Reviews

people smiling
  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Area Has Potholes

    No

    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Busy Streets

    No

    Say 4 of 5 renters

  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 4 of 5 renters

  • Mostly Older Buildings

    No

    Say 4 of 5 renters

  • Near Grocery Stores

    Yes

    Say 4 of 5 renters

Benton Park Transportation

walk bike and transit

Somewhat Walkable

56/100
Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Bikeable

55/100
Bike Score®

Some Transit

40/100
1 bus stop 1 other stop

GET Bus Southwest Transit Depot

Bus Stop

1912 Wible Rd

Kern Regional Transit

Other

100 Oak St

Source: foursquare.com

Benton Park Schools

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