Taft 52 Poor
Taft Livability #1,119 ranked city in California#26,415 ranked city in the USARanks better than 9% of areas
A- Taft Amenities Some amenities close to this location
D Taft Cost of Living Cost of living is 25% lower than California
1066% more expensive than the US average
14040% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Taft cost of living
F Taft Crime Total crime is 19% higher than California
Total crime
3,30433% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3133% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-24%Year over year crime is down
Taft crime
D+ Taft Employment Household income is 22% lower than California
Median household income
$49,84410% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$19,60134% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
2%50% lower than the US average
Taft employment
D+ Taft Housing Home value is 63% lower than California
Median home value
$150,70018% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$70925% lower than the US average
Home ownership
59%8% lower than the US average
Taft real estate or Taft rentals
F Taft Schools HS graduation rate is 24% lower than California
High school grad. rates
61%27% lower than the US average
School test scores
27%45% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
17:14% higher than the US average
Taft K-12 schools
F Taft User Ratings There are a total of 2 ratings in Taft
Overall user rating
38% 2 total ratings
User reviews rating
0% 0 total reviews
User surveys rating
38% 2 total surveys
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      Taft transportation information

      Average one way commute20min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work79.3%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool11.3%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit2.1%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.9%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.5%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home0.5%5.4%4.6%

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