Taft, Texas 

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Population

3,029

-12.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

6.4%

Best Places to Live in Taft, Texas

Mid-sized city - South Texas Gulf Coast, 140 miles southeast of San Antonio
Pros
-Nearby coastal areas
-Cost of living
-Pleasant winters
Cons
-Crime rates
-Isolation
-Industrial landscape

Local Listings in Taft, TX
 $79,000 
301 Industrial/college
Bed 2 | Bath 1.0 | 990 SqFt
 $79,000 
301 Industrial/college
Bed 2 | Bath 1.0 | 990 SqFt
 $78,900 
428 1st St
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 | 950 SqFt
 $79,000 
429 Victoria Ave
Bed 1 | Bath 1.0 | 504 SqFt
  


What Bert Has To Say About Corpus Christi Metro Area

Corpus Christi is a prosperous port town about 160 miles north of the Mexican border. It is a center for the petroleum and petrochemical industry, and a major shipping gateway on the Intracoastal Waterway. There is a military presence with two naval air stations in the vicinity, and a Texas A&M campus in town. The series of long barrier islands, particularly South Padre Island to the south, provide excellent beach, boating and wildlife viewing opportunities for tourists and residents alike.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Texas
County: San Patricio County
Metro Area: Corpus Christi Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Taft
Zip Codes: 78390
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 44 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Taft is 6.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Taft jobs have increased by 0.22%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Taft's cost of living is 17.40% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Taft's Cost of Living

VOTING
San Patricio county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Taft's population is 3,029 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 12.78%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Taft is $94,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.79%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Taft

SCHOOLS
Taft public schools spend $22,017 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.4 students per teacher in Taft. More Education


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NEW LISTINGS IN TAFT TX
$79,000
301 Industrial/college
Bed 2 | Bath 1.0 |

$78,900
428 1st St
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 |

$79,000
429 Victoria Ave
Bed 1 | Bath 1.0 |

  

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