The unemployment rate in Shafter is 8.0% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Shafter jobs have increased by 1.2%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Shafter's cost of living is 3.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Shafter, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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Kern county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats
Shafter's population is 18,433 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 12.6%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 24.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Shafter is $192,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.9%. Check out the homes in the area
Shafter public schools spend $8,871 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 23.2 students per teacher in Shafter. More Education