Bakersfield, CA is a busy transportation hub for the produce industry. Bakersfield and the surrounding Kern County area are great places to begin an agricultural career or find farm work. The Kern County Farm Production Top 10 commodities are: grapes, milk, vegetables, almonds, pistachios, cattle & calves, oranges, fruits and nuts, tangerines and mandarins and alfalfa hay.
Bakersfield is rich with country music culture and has an incredible selection of hotels and restaurants to choose from. The median household income is $57,105 and the average cost of rent is around $1,082 a month. Kern County is located in California between Fresno and Los Angeles. The summers can be warm up to almost 100 degrees in July but, there are very few days below freezing temperatures. This is probably one of the reasons Bakersfield is such a great place for agricultural jobs.