Living in Taft, CA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Taft, California Info Snack

Population
9,372
Unemployment
5.0%
Poverty
28.0%
Median Home
$146,500
Median Income
$45,197
Median Rent
$697

Taft SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
7
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
7
Education
4
Commute
8

Taft, CA Crime Report

311
Total Crimes
3,303.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
33.40%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Taft
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 311 3,303.9 2,772.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 67 711.8 441.2 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 4.3 5.0
Robbery 4 42.5 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 57 605.5 267.1 250.2
Property Crime 244 2,592.2 2,331.2 2,109.9
Burglary 70 743.7 386.1 340.5
Larceny 149 1,582.9 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 25 265.6 358.8 219.9

Taft, CA Cost Of Living

106
Taft's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Taft California National Average
Overall 106 140 100
Services 110 111 100
Groceries 110 118 100
Health 107 113 100
Housing 80 196 100
Transportation 123 128 100
Utilities 146 118 100

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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
2019 9,372 0.7%
2018 9,307 0.9%
2017 9,224 1.1%
2016 9,128 -0.0%
2015 9,130 0.7%
2014 9,063 -1.4%
2013 9,192 -0.8%
2012 9,264 -1.6%
2011 9,413 0.5%
2010 9,370 -

Race / Ethnicity in Taft

White
56.0% (5,251)
African American
1.3% (119)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
2.8% (264)
Hawaiian
0.1% (5)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
4.3% (405)
Hispanic
35.5% (3,328)
Race Taft CA USA
White 56.0% 37.2% 60.7%
African American 1.3% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 2.8% 14.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.3% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 35.5% 39.0% 18.0%

Gender in Taft

Female
44.3% (4,148)
Male
55.7% (5,223)
Gender Taft CA USA
Female 44.3% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 55.7% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Taft for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.0% (656)
9-12th Grade
19.0% (1,780)
High School / GED
37.0% (3,467)
Some College
20.0% (1,874)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (562)
Bachelor's Degree
8.0% (749)
Master's Degree
2.0% (187)
Professional Degree
1.0% (93)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Taft CA USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 19.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 37.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 8.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 2.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Taft, California

Less than $10,000
7.1% (66,983)
$10,000 to $14,999
12.4% (116,579)
$15,000 to $24,999
18.9% (176,722)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.9% (55,012)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.0% (94,062)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.6% (173,872)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.8% (91,781)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.5% (98,337)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.6% (43,325)
$200,000 or more
2.2% (20,522)
Income Taft CA USA
Less than $10,000 7.1% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 12.4% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 18.9% 7.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.9% 7.5% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.0% 10.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.6% 15.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.8% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.5% 16.6% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.6% 8.9% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 2.2% 12.2% 7.7%

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