Northwest Bakersfield, much like The Southwest, offers a variety of great shopping, restaurants and schools. This page will introduce you to information on Northwest Bakersfield Real Estate and Northwest Bakersfield Homes for Sale. The Northwest is a very large area, covering from the 99 freeway east to Santa Fe Rd and from the Kern River north to Shafter. Known mostly for farming land back in the early 90’s, Northwest Bakersfield has seen a ton of development and offers many large shopping areas including big box stores like Walmart, Target and Home Depot just to name a few.
During the early 90’s, Northwest Bakersfield was separated into three farming communities known as Fruitvale, Rosedale and Greenacres. Since the heavy development in this area and all the new building, these small farming communities eventually went away and were swallowed up by the larger referenced name “The Northwest”. The approximately 54,570 residents in the area have seen a lot of commercial development in the area. Along with the emerging retailers, many great housing developments have occurred as well including but not limited to Bakersfield Commons, Riverlakes, Talladega, Shiloh Estates as well as Olive Park and the Olive Drive area. The zip codes covering this area are 93308, 93312 and 93314.
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Two school districts are included in this area, Norris Elementary School District and Rosedale Union Elementary School District. The overall rating for the schools in the are is “A-” as reported by Homefacts.com and the ones with the highest rankings are Norris Elementary (Grades K-5) with an “A”, Centennial High (Grades 8-12) with an “A”, Rosedale North Elementary (Grades K-6) with an “A”, Liberty High (Grades 8-12) with an “A”, and William B. Bimat Elementary (Grades K-6) with an “A”. There is also a small private school serving students from kindergarten to 7th grade called Country Christian.
Northwest Bakersfield has some great things to do right in the heart of the area like golfing, shopping at the Northwest Promenade. For the kids, the area offers fun at it’s finest including Rush an indoor trampoline park, and Pump it Up an indoor bounce house park just to name a few.