Taft employment information

Income per capita$19,016$29,906$28,555
Median household income$50,991$61,489$53,482
Median income owner occupied$76,875$83,693$68,142
Median income renter occupied$28,711$41,358$33,219
Median earnings male$27,618$35,724$36,116
Median earnings female$20,611$26,620$25,692
Unemployment rate3.5%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level20.6%16.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Taft is 33% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Taft is 5% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Taft is 41% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Taft is 32% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Taft median earnings by income bracket

Taft employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.2%0.0%
Manufacturing sector5.0%24.4%
Financial & insurance services4.0%3.7%
Wholesale & retail services11.4%21.4%
Public administration1.3%5.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.8%1.5%
Education, health & social services6.2%38.6%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Fellows, CA98$63,25018%
Taft Heights, CA2,612$54,5052%
Dustin Acres, CA295$48,26910%
Valley Acres, CA717$47,46611%
Tupman, CA176$45,31315%
Taft, CA9,063$50,9915%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Sheffield, AL9,067$35,10034%
Thomaston, GA9,068$26,11251%
Columbia City, IN9,057$41,26123%
Fallston, MD9,056$105,23197%
Fitzgerald, GA9,054$25,15553%
Taft, CA9,063$50,9915%
Source: The Taft, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.