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Moving to Shafter

Located about 18 miles northwest of Bakersfield, the small city of Shafter, CA started out with humble beginnings as a Santa Fe Railroad loading dock. Named after a U.S. General who commanded troops during the Spanish-American War in Cuba, the area was incorporated back in the year 1938. It has since grown slowly into a comfortable and quiet community.

The Shafter population houses around 18,400 people with a median age of about 27 years old, making it a younger part of town. It is home to a largely Hispanic population with more than 81% of the people in the area coming from Latino origins.

Are you interested in moving to Shafter? Smooth Move USA has been serving the city of Bakersfield and its surrounding areas as the best Shafter moving company around. Our top-rated moving services cover every aspect of the process whether you’re relocating a residence or a business.

Located in Kern County, Shafter neighborhoods offer some of the most affordable living options in the Bakersfield metro area. From Myricks Corner on the northeast side of town to Flight Park at the southeast, you’ll find great places to live all over the city. Other great communities are available in North Shafter, Smith Corner, and along Thomas Lane.

Once you’re living in the area and are looking for things to do in Shafter, the Minter Field Air Museum should be the first place on your list. If you’re looking for a fun activity for kids who like creepy crawlies, a trip to the Insectlore Bugseum is a great spot for hands-on experiences. You’ll also find enjoyable places close by like the Bakersfield Escape Room if you’re willing to make the short drive into town.

Shafter schools are part of multiple school districts including Richland Union, Maple, and Kern Union. Schools for young students and pre-teens include Golden Oak Elementary, Sequoia Elementary, Maple Elementary, and Richland Junior High. The city also hosts two high schools: Shafter High and Central Valley High.

Although the area’s median household income is lower than the U.S. average, you’ll still find a number of good Shafter jobs to choose from. Some of the city’s largest employers are Formica, Paramount Farming, and the Cemex Corporation. There are also large distribution centers in town for both Target and America’s Tire.

While it is one of the warmer, drier parts of California during the summer, Shafter weather is still comfortable and enjoyable for most of the year. Summer highs occasionally reach temps in the 100s, but lows drop to the mid-60s in the evenings. Winters bring cooler averages between the mid-30s and upper 50s, with about 7 inches of rain annually.

Reliable Moving Services

Does living in Shafter sound like it will be a good fit for your lifestyle and needs? The great team of Shafter movers here at Smooth Move USA would love to assist with your relocation. Count on us to handle everything with solutions ranging from our packing services to our storage options.

Doing Google searches for the “best moving companies near me”? The reason you found us is that our team of local movers can’t be beaten. We are reliable, responsible, and experienced in every step of the moving process. Trust us to take care of your relocation anywhere around the Shafter area.

For anyone who is moving out of town and heading for a change of scenery, we can help with transitions out of the area as well. Our long-distance movers can help you with a relocation anywhere within the continental U.S. Instead of hiring a third-party company that leases out their vehicles, count on us and our fleet of dedicated trucks to get you to the new location safely and in a timely manner.

Are you a manager seeking a team of commercial movers who understands the need for a quick transition? As fellow business owners, we know how important it is to minimize any downtime and limit any effects to your bottom line. Whether you’re running a small, medium, or large business, we have the resources available to help move your office and industrial equipment to the next office space or shop.

If you’ve made your decision and feel moving to Shafter is right for you, then let Smooth Move USA make it as simple a transition as possible. Among all the Shafter moving companies, you won’t find a more dependable team than ours. Give us a call today at (661) 325-6683 and if you’d like to receive a free moving estimate, fill out the Request a Quote form above.

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Demographic Info for Shafter, CA
18,433
Population
27.1 years
Median Age
$163,700
Median Home Value
$40,493
Median Household Income
23.6 mins
Average Commute
53.2%
Own vs. Rent
Schools in Shafter, CA
526 Mannel Ave.
Shafter, CA 93263
Type: High School
155 Redwood Dr
Shafter, CA 93263
Type: Private School
190 S. Wall
Shafter, CA 93263
Type: Elementary School
471 W. Los Angeles St.
Shafter, CA 93263
Type: Elementary School
30105 Riverside St
Shafter, CA 93263
Type: Private School
29161 Fresno Ave.
Shafter, CA 93263
Type: Elementary School
Places to Eat in Shafter, CA
Red Wagon
Red Wagon
18800 Beech Ave
Shafter, CA 93263
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El Michoacano
El Michoacano
237 Central Ave
Shafter, CA 93263
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Dad's BBQ
Dad
189 East Lerdo Hwy
Shafter, CA 93263
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Tin Cup Coffee
Tin Cup Coffee
1101 E Lerdo Hwy
Shafter, CA 93263
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Rocy's Mexican Food
Rocy
749 S Shafter Ave
Shafter, CA 93263
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Taste of India
Taste of India
20687 Tracy Ave
Buttonwillow, CA 93206
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Things to Do in Shafter, CA
Mannel Park
Shafter, CA 93263, USA
4.4 
Shafter Depot Museum
150 Central Valley Hwy, Shafter, CA 93263, USA
Minter Field Air Museum
401 Vultee St, Shafter, CA 93263, USA
4.2 
Veterans Park
Shafter, CA 93263, USA
4.3 
The Park at River Walk
11298 Stockdale Hwy, Bakersfield, CA 93311, USA
4.6 
Kern County Museum
3801 Chester Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301, USA
4.6 

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