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Housing
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Affordability
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Diversity
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Safety
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Amenities
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Education
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Commute
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Taft, California Info Snack

Taft (formerly Moron, Moro, and Siding Number Two) is a city in the foothills at the extreme southwestern edge of the San Joaquin Valley, in Kern County, California. Taft is located 32 miles (51 km) west-southwest of Bakersfield, at an elevation of 955 feet (291 m). The population was 9,327 at the 2010 census. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 15.1 square miles (39.1 km2).
Population
9,224
Unemployment
5.1%
Poverty
24.1%
Median Home
$150,100
Median Income
$51,370
Median Rent
$738

Rankings for Taft in California

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Map Of Taft, CA

Population over time in Taft

Year Population % Change
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 -

Crime in Taft Per 100k

Crime Taft CA USA
Violent Crime 883.6 449.3 382.9
Murder 0.0 4.6 5.3
Robbery 74.5 143.2 98.0
Aggravated Assault 755.9 264.2 248.9
Property Crime 4311.7 2496.7 2362.0
Burglary 819.8 446.9 430.4
Larceny 3055.5 1623.9 1694.0
Car Theft 436.5 425.9 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Taft

White
54.0% (4,978)
African American
0.9% (79)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
3.6% (331)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.7% (342)
Hispanic
37.9% (3,494)
Race Taft CA USA
White 54.0% 37.9% 61.5%
African American 0.9% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 3.6% 13.9% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.7% 2.9% 2.3%
Hispanic 37.9% 38.8% 17.6%

Household Income For Taft, California

Less than $10,000
6.9% (63,645)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.5% (96,852)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.9% (137,437)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.0% (55,344)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.2% (94,084)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.2% (158,652)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.3% (85,783)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.1% (148,506)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.8% (53,499)
$200,000 or more
3.2% (29,516)
Income Taft CA USA
Less than $10,000 6.9% 5.4% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.5% 4.7% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.9% 8.6% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.0% 8.3% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.2% 11.4% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.2% 16.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.3% 12.2% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.1% 15.7% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.8% 7.8% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 3.2% 9.7% 6.3%

Gender in Taft

Female
40.3% (3,716)
Male
59.7% (5,507)
Gender Taft CA USA
Female 40.3% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 59.7% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Taft for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
9.1% (842)
9-12th Grade
15.4% (1,416)
High School / GED
38.3% (3,534)
Some College
21.2% (1,954)
Associate's Degree
6.2% (570)
Bachelor's Degree
7.5% (693)
Master's Degree
1.7% (158)
Professional Degree
0.6% (53)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Taft CA USA
< 9th Grade 9.1% 9.7% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 15.4% 7.8% 7.2%
High School / GED 38.3% 20.6% 27.3%
Some College 21.2% 21.5% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 6.2% 7.8% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 7.5% 20.4% 19.1%
Master's Degree 1.7% 8.2% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.6% 2.4% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.6% 1.4%

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