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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexSouth TaftCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$15,559$31,458$29,829
Median household income$28,452$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$43,726$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$22,057$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$25,048$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$14,493$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate13.2%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level36.1%15.8%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in South Taft is 48% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in South Taft is 49% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in South Taft is 184% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in South Taft is 139% higher than the national average

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      $18,966 $28,452 $56,904
      $42,517 $63,783 $127,566
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      South Taft median earnings by income bracket

      South Taft employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.4%11.4%
      Manufacturing sector3.3%3.3%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services6.1%6.1%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities29.4%29.4%
      Education, health & social services5.8%5.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Valley Acres, CA641$70,04626.6%
      Derby Acres, CA288$56,2501.7%
      Taft, CA9,189$46,98015.1%
      New Cuyama, CA550$46,71915.6%
      Dustin Acres, CA568$46,66715.6%
      South Taft, CA2,120$28,45248.6%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Lillian, AL2,120$50,0359.6%
      Orchard Grass Hills, KY2,120$88,33359.7%
      Cherokee, NC2,120$43,38221.6%
      Camden, OH2,120$44,45319.6%
      Trexlertown, PA2,120$64,91717.3%
      South Taft, CA2,120$28,45248.6%
      Source: The South Taft, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).