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.