Taft, California

Population 9,264

Taft Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 27.8%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 61.6%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 10.6%

Crime Rate

46.99% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 437
  • Violent Crimes: 884
  • Robbery: 75
  • Burglary: 820
  • Property Crime: 4
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

63.67% Higher than national avg.
  • 46 offenders in Taft
  • 49.65 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

50 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 1
  • Superfunds: 5
  • Tanks & Spills: 44

Unemployment

Very High 18.6%
  • California unemployment average: 16.1%
  • National unemployment average: 13.3%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

9 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 9 K-12 public schools in Taft, CA and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Taft's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

1 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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Crime view details

46 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$140,000 compared to May 2019
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    12.5%
  • Rented
    36.2%
  • Owned
    51.3%

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

1 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2013, the city of Taft, CA issued 1 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2012, the city of Taft, CA issued 1 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $840
  • 1 Bedroom: $935
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,240
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,770
  • 4 Bedrooms: $2,110

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Environmental Hazards

50 Environmental Hazards

Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (4812/5016)
    Taft, CA has 95.93% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Taft, CA is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index VERY HIGH 7.23 Average
    Taft, CA is a very high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 49.13°
  • February 52.78°
  • March 57.97°
  • April 62.67°
  • May 70.94°
  • June 77.47°
  • July 84.98°
  • August 83.84°
  • September 79.66°
  • October 66.82°
  • November 56.34°
  • December 51.6°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Taft, CA

Earthquakes
Taft, CA has a very high risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Taft, CA has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Taft, CA has a very low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Taft, CA has a very low risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Taft, CA: $49,844

Unemployment

Unemployment in Taft is 18.6%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 16.1% and 13.3% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 59.24%
White Collar - 40.76%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Jerry Brown
  • Sen. Barbara Boxer
  • Sen. Dianne Feinstein

City Representatives

  • Kevin McCarthy

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

21 FCC Towers view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Taft, CA

1 Library view all

0 Retirement Homes view all

  • No retirement homes found in Taft, CA
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