Taft, CA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Taft, California Info Snack

Population
9,189
Unemployment
5.6%
Poverty
28.4%
Median Home
$182,200
Median Income
$46,980
Median Rent
$783

Taft SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
7
Education
4
Commute
8.5

Taft, CA Crime Report

267
Total Crimes
2,879.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
22.72%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Taft
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 267 2,879.0 2,581.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 47 506.8 442.0 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 5.6 6.5
Robbery 5 53.9 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 41 442.1 288.7 279.7
Property Crime 220 2,372.2 2,138.9 1,958.2
Burglary 46 496.0 369.7 314.2
Larceny 146 1,574.3 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 28 301.9 427.6 246.0

Taft, CA Cost Of Living

103
Taft's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Taft California National Average
Overall 103 140 100
Services 104 112 100
Groceries 104 113 100
Health 109 115 100
Housing 78 198 100
Transportation 128 134 100
Utilities 169 126 100

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Rankings for Taft in California

Map Of Taft, CA

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Population over time in Taft

Year Population % Change
2020 9,189 -1.3%
2019 9,307 0.9%
2018 9,224 1.1%
2017 9,128 -0.0%
2016 9,130 0.7%
2015 9,063 -1.4%
2014 9,192 -0.8%
2013 9,264 -1.6%
2012 9,413 0.5%
2011 9,370 -

Race / Ethnicity in Taft

White
56.2% (5,160)
African American
2.0% (182)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
3.4% (316)
Hawaiian
0.1% (5)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
5.3% (486)
Hispanic
33.1% (3,040)
Race Taft CA USA
White 56.2% 36.5% 60.1%
African American 2.0% 5.4% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 3.4% 14.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 5.3% 3.4% 2.8%
Hispanic 33.1% 39.1% 18.2%

Gender in Taft

Female
42.7% (3,924)
Male
57.3% (5,265)
Gender Taft CA USA
Female 42.7% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 57.3% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Taft for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (367)
9-12th Grade
12.0% (1,102)
High School / GED
37.0% (3,399)
Some College
33.0% (3,032)
Associate's Degree
4.0% (367)
Bachelor's Degree
7.0% (643)
Master's Degree
2.0% (183)
Professional Degree
1.0% (91)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Taft CA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 8.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 12.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 37.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 33.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 4.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 7.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 2.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Taft, California

Less than $10,000
13.3% (122,006)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.2% (75,755)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.7% (134,764)
$25,000 to $34,999
3.4% (30,833)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.1% (111,639)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.8% (145,131)
$75,000 to $99,999
16.7% (153,637)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.2% (75,489)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.0% (55,288)
$200,000 or more
1.6% (14,353)
Income Taft CA USA
Less than $10,000 13.3% 4.7% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.2% 3.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.7% 6.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 3.4% 7.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.1% 10.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.8% 15.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 16.7% 12.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.2% 17.1% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.0% 9.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 1.6% 13.3% 8.3%

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