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Jobs
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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
7
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
9,307
Unemployment
6.6%
Poverty
24.5%
Median Home
$151,600
Median Income
$53,574
Median Rent
$818

Rankings for Taft in California

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Map Of Taft, CA

Population over time in Taft

Year Population % Change
2017 9,307 0.9%
2016 9,224 1.1%
2015 9,128 -0.0%
2014 9,130 0.7%
2013 9,063 -1.4%
2012 9,192 -0.8%
2011 9,264 -1.6%
2010 9,413 0.5%
2009 9,370 -
Crime/100k Taft CA USA
Violent Crime 762.0 447.4 368.9
Murder 0.0 4.4 5.0
Robbery 63.5 137.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 687.9 266.5 246.8
Property Crime 3577.1 2380.4 2199.5
Burglary 1111.2 416.2 376.0
Larceny 2010.8 1571.8 1594.6
Car Theft 455.1 392.4 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Taft

White
60.3% (5,611)
African American
0.6% (59)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
3.4% (312)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.9% (361)
Hispanic
31.8% (2,964)
Race Taft CA USA
White 60.3% 37.5% 61.1%
African American 0.6% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 3.4% 14.1% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.9% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 31.8% 38.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Taft, California

Less than $10,000
3.1% (28,413)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.0% (83,506)
$15,000 to $24,999
17.6% (164,241)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.8% (53,707)
$35,000 to $49,999
8.0% (74,497)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.7% (193,000)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.3% (68,260)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.1% (130,977)
$150,000 to $199,999
11.8% (109,494)
$200,000 or more
2.6% (24,601)
Income Taft CA USA
Less than $10,000 3.1% 506.4% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.0% 442.4% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 17.6% 799.0% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.8% 789.2% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 8.0% 1091.8% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.7% 1593.0% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.3% 1226.0% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.1% 1621.4% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 11.8% 834.9% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 2.6% 1096.0% 697.9%

Gender in Taft

Female
41.3% (3,840)
Male
58.7% (5,466)
Gender Taft CA USA
Female 41.3% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 58.7% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Taft for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.0% (651)
9-12th Grade
19.0% (1,768)
High School / GED
39.0% (3,629)
Some College
20.0% (1,861)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (465)
Bachelor's Degree
8.0% (744)
Master's Degree
2.0% (186)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
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 39.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 8.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 2.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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