Shafter SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
7
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
3
Commute
7

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Shafter, California Info Snack

Shafter is a city in Kern County, California, United States. It is located 18 miles (29 km) west-northwest of Bakersfield. The population was 16,988 at the 2010 census, up from 12,736 at the 2000 census.
Population
18,433
Unemployment
12.7%
Poverty
25.3%
Median Home
$163,700
Median Income
$40,493
Median Rent
$792

Rankings for Shafter in California

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3

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4

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5

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Map Of Shafter, CA

Population over time in Shafter

Year Population % Change
2017 18,433 3.6%
2016 17,801 1.6%
2015 17,513 1.5%
2014 17,261 1.0%
2013 17,088 0.9%
2012 16,940 1.4%
2011 16,709 2.0%
2010 16,378 -

Crime in Shafter Per 100k

Crime Shafter CA USA
Violent Crime 223.0 449.3 382.9
Murder 0.0 4.6 5.3
Robbery 57.0 143.2 98.0
Aggravated Assault 129.6 264.2 248.9
Property Crime 2452.8 2496.7 2362.0
Burglary 606.7 446.9 430.4
Larceny 1254.9 1623.9 1694.0
Car Theft 591.2 425.9 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Shafter

White
14.0% (2,577)
African American
1.4% (262)
American Indian
0.2% (32)
Asian
0.5% (84)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.5% (98)
Hispanic
83.4% (15,380)
Race Shafter CA USA
White 14.0% 37.9% 61.5%
African American 1.4% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 0.5% 13.9% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.5% 2.9% 2.3%
Hispanic 83.4% 38.8% 17.6%

Household Income For Shafter, California

Less than $10,000
8.9% (164,053)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.8% (143,777)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.6% (287,554)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.3% (208,292)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.1% (296,771)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.7% (326,264)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.5% (175,113)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.5% (138,247)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.2% (58,985)
$200,000 or more
2.6% (47,925)
Income Shafter CA USA
Less than $10,000 8.9% 5.4% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.8% 4.7% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.6% 8.6% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.3% 8.3% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.1% 11.4% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.7% 16.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.5% 12.2% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.5% 15.7% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.2% 7.8% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 2.6% 9.7% 6.3%

Gender in Shafter

Female
51.1% (9,428)
Male
48.9% (9,004)
Gender Shafter CA USA
Female 51.1% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 48.9% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Shafter for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
29.0% (5,353)
9-12th Grade
13.7% (2,529)
High School / GED
31.8% (5,861)
Some College
13.9% (2,558)
Associate's Degree
4.0% (728)
Bachelor's Degree
5.7% (1,058)
Master's Degree
1.1% (210)
Professional Degree
0.1% (12)
Doctorate Degree
0.6% (119)
Education Shafter CA USA
< 9th Grade 29.0% 9.7% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 13.7% 7.8% 7.2%
High School / GED 31.8% 20.6% 27.3%
Some College 13.9% 21.5% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 4.0% 7.8% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 5.7% 20.4% 19.1%
Master's Degree 1.1% 8.2% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.1% 2.4% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.6% 1.6% 1.4%

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