The unemployment rate in Taft is 8.0% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Taft jobs have increased by 1.2%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Taft's cost of living is 14.5% 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 Taft, while July and January 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
Taft's population is 9,224 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 1.6%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 23.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Taft is $117,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 12.8%. Check out the homes in the area
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 Taft. More Education