Shafter SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
7
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
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
17,801
Unemployment
13.3%
Poverty
23.5%
Median Home
$153,600
Median Income
$41,085
Median Rent
$758

Rankings for Shafter in California

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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
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 225.7 445.3 386.3
Murder 5.4 4.9 5.3
Robbery 32.2 139.6 102.8
Aggravated Assault 150.5 265.9 248.5
Property Crime 3047.1 2553.0 2450.7
Burglary 935.1 479.8 468.9
Larceny 1338.1 1623.0 1745.0
Car Theft 773.9 450.3 236.9

Race / Ethnicity in Shafter

White
14.2% (2,527)
African American
1.5% (267)
American Indian
0.2% (31)
Asian
0.3% (60)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.5% (92)
Hispanic
83.3% (14,824)
Race Shafter CA USA
White 14.2% 38.4% 60.6%
African American 1.5% 5.6% 10.4%
American Indian 0.2% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 0.3% 13.7% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.4% 0.1%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 3.9%
Two Or More 0.5% 2.9% 2.5%
Hispanic 83.3% 38.6% 17.3%

Household Income For Shafter, California

Less than $10,000
9.2% (1,637)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.4% (1,317)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.2% (2,171)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.6% (2,064)
$35,000 to $49,999
19.0% (3,382)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.5% (3,649)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.2% (1,281)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.8% (1,210)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.5% (623)
$200,000 or more
2.5% (445)
Income Shafter CA USA
Less than $10,000 9.2% 5.7% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.4% 4.9% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.2% 9.1% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.6% 8.7% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 19.0% 11.8% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.5% 16.5% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.2% 12.1% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.8% 15.2% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.5% 7.3% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 2.5% 8.7% 5.7%

Gender in Shafter

Female
50.2% (8,936)
Male
49.8% (8,864)
Gender Shafter CA USA
Female 50.2% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 49.8% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Shafter for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
28.0% (4,986)
9-12th Grade
14.6% (2,600)
High School / GED
33.0% (5,880)
Some College
14.6% (2,598)
Associate's Degree
3.3% (581)
Bachelor's Degree
4.6% (814)
Master's Degree
0.8% (148)
Professional Degree
0.1% (26)
Doctorate Degree
0.9% (163)
Education Shafter CA USA
< 9th Grade 28.0% 9.9% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 14.6% 8.0% 7.4%
High School / GED 33.0% 20.6% 27.5%
Some College 14.6% 21.7% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 3.3% 7.8% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 4.6% 20.1% 18.8%
Master's Degree 0.8% 8.0% 8.2%
Professional Degree 0.1% 2.3% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.9% 1.6% 1.3%

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