StatisticTaftCaliforniaNational
Population9,12839,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)59825691
Median age36.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.6:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1842%46%43%
Speak English61%56%79%
Speak Spanish36%29%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Taft is 134% higher than California
  • The median age in Taft is 1% higher than California
  • In Taft 80.03% of the population is White
  • In Taft 2.37% of the population is Black
  • In Taft 3.97% of the population is Asian

Compare Taft, CA Demographics

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      Taft population breakdown by race

      RaceTaftCaliforniaNational
      White80.03%61.26%73.35%
      Black2.37%5.85%12.63%
      Asian3.97%13.85%5.22%
      American Indian0.41%0.74%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.39%0.18%
      Mixed race9.20%4.62%3.06%
      Other race4.03%13.28%4.75%
      In Taft, 40.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Taft age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Taft, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).