Shafter 59 Below average
Shafter Livability #874 ranked city in California#23,598 ranked city in the USARanks better than 19% of areas
B- Shafter Amenities Some amenities close to this location
D Shafter Cost of Living Cost of living is 24% lower than California
1077% more expensive than the US average
14040% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Shafter cost of living
C+ Shafter Crime Total crime is equal to California
Total crime
2,76711% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3711% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-6%Year over year crime is down
Shafter crime
F Shafter Employment Household income is 36% lower than California
Median household income
$41,08526% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$14,86950% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
7%57% higher than the US average
Shafter employment
B- Shafter Housing Home value is 62% lower than California
Median home value
$153,60017% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$75820% lower than the US average
Home ownership
53%17% lower than the US average
Shafter real estate or Shafter rentals
F Shafter Schools HS graduation rate is 31% lower than California
High school grad. rates
55%34% lower than the US average
School test scores
19%61% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
20:128% higher than the US average
Shafter K-12 schools
C- Shafter User Ratings There are a total of 1 ratings in Shafter
Overall user rating
60% 1 total ratings
User reviews rating
60% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
0% 0 total surveys
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      Shafter transportation information

      Average one way commute25min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work81.8%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool11.2%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.7%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.5%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home2.5%5.4%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Shafter, CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).