South Taft, California 

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Population

1,417

-34.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

8.0%

Median Income

$39,784

Median Home Price

$127,100

Best Places to Live in South Taft, California

Mid-sized city - South-central California, at the southern end of the Central Valley
Pros
-Cost of living
-Low rainfall
-Mild winters
Cons
-Air quality
-High unemployment
-Summer heat


What Bert Has To Say About Bakersfield Metro Area

Bakersfield is a quiet agricultural and industrial town located in one of the driest inhabited areas of California. Irrigated agriculture, mostly cotton, orchard crops and grapes lies to the north, and a large oil industry supported by nearby fields operates in and around the city. There isn’t much to do. But the area is becoming a refuge for southern Californians looking to escape the high costs and bustle of the LA Basin, which starts about 80 miles and across a mountain range south. The area is also picking up businesses looking for an inexpensive location with southern California access; thus the economy is improving after years of malaise.


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Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: California
County: Kern County
Metro Area: Bakersfield Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: South Taft
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 492 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in South Taft is 8.0% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. South Taft jobs have increased by 1.21%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, South Taft's cost of living is 5.50% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare South Taft's Cost of Living

VOTING
Kern county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
South Taft's population is 1,417 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 34.91%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in South Taft is $127,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.05%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
South Taft public schools spend $12,327 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 21.5 students per teacher in South Taft. More Education


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