Taft employment information

Income per capita$19,650$26,513$28,555
Median household income$35,441$52,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$43,566$68,067$68,142
Median income renter occupied$23,854$34,156$33,219
Median earnings male$30,246$34,774$36,116
Median earnings female$17,917$24,235$25,692
Unemployment rate3.3%4.9%5.8%
Poverty level19.4%17.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Taft is 31% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Taft is 34% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Taft is 44% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Taft is 25% higher than the national average.

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Taft median earnings by income bracket

Taft employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry17.0%0.9%
Manufacturing sector15.9%3.6%
Financial & insurance services2.1%2.2%
Wholesale & retail services9.7%11.7%
Public administration7.7%5.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.6%1.5%
Education, health & social services9.0%46.6%

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Taft, TX3,046$35,44134%

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Perham, MN3,045$50,5485%
Belmont, PA3,045$48,6189%
Island Walk, FL3,044$73,44837%
Elma, WA3,048$43,30619%
Norco, LA3,044$57,7218%
Taft, TX3,046$35,44134%
Source: The Taft, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.