Income/capita 47%
Household income 47%
Unemployment 68%
Income per capita$15,834$27,598$29,829
Median household income$29,375$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$40,875$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$28,456$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$26,029$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$18,733$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate7.8%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level28.6%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Taft is 47% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Taft is 47% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Taft is 68% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Taft is 89% higher than the national average

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      Taft employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.9%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector14.9%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services20.4%30.9%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities26.2%2.8%
      Education, health & social services2.8%10.6%

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      Windermere, FL3,175$127,344130%
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      Bay Hill, FL4,863$102,58985%
      Rio Pinar, FL5,069$87,12557%
      Gotha, FL2,012$86,45856%
      Taft, FL1,817$29,37547%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Charlotte Hall, MD1,817$86,87557%
      Lakeside, TX1,817$80,31345%
      Colfax, LA1,817$26,14953%
      Valley Hill, NC1,816$42,92122%
      Pennville, PA1,818$46,73116%
      Taft, FL1,817$29,37547%
      Source: The Taft, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).