Taft demographics profile

StatisticTaftCaliforniaNational
Population9,12838,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)59823291
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%
Taft, CA has a population of 9,128 and is the 4,215th largest city in the United States. The population density is 598 per sq mi which is 157% higher than the California average and 560% higher than the national average. The median age in Taft is 36 which is approximately 1% higher than the California average of 36. In Taft, 49% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 61% speak English and 36% speak Spanish. 57% of Taft residents were born in California, 14% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 27% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Taft is 157% 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 or African American.
  • In Taft 3.97% of the population is Asian.

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Taft population breakdown by race

RaceTaftCaliforniaNational
White80.03%61.26%73.35%
Black or African American2.37%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.

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