Kern City is a 55+ community located in Bakersfield, California. Kern City was developed between 1961 and 1977 by Del Webb and was their follow-up to Sun City Arizona, the first 55+ community in the United States. Kern City built upon the success of Sun City Arizona by incorporating the style that made that community such a hit but in a more intimate setting.
Kern City has 1,024 homes and an active clubhouse where residents come together to take part in activities and explore their interests. Kern City also offers a wide range of homes, from modest single-family homes to more luxuriously sized attached homes. This well-established 55+ community is located in the highly desirable city of Bakersfield. There are several conveniences nearby, including grocery stores, restaurants, golf courses, bodies of water, and the Sequoia National Forest. This beautiful 55+ community in Central California is perfect for retirees who want to live in a temperate climate with plenty of recreational opportunities nearby.