East Bakersfield is a large unincorporated community in Kern County, California. It lies at an elevation of 495 feet (151 m). It lies to the east and south of the city of Bakersfield, and lies among rolling hills. East Bakersfield's population is approximately 55,000, and has large Hispanic and African American populations. The major school districts in East Bakersfield are the Bakersfield City School District and the Kern Union High School District. East Bakersfield has four high schools, Highland High School (Bakersfield, California), East Bakersfield High School Foothill High School, and Mira Monte High School. The ZIP Code is 93306 and 93307, and the community is inside area code 661.