Taft, Texas 

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Population

3,029

-12.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

10.3%

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Best Places to Live in Taft, Texas

Mid-sized city - South Texas Gulf Coast, 140 miles southeast of San Antonio. March, November and April are the most pleasant months in Taft, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

Taft, TX Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Nearby coastal areas
Cost of living
Pleasant winters
Cons
Crime rates
Isolation
Industrial landscape


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

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Country: United States
State: Texas
County: San Patricio County
Metro Area: Corpus Christi Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat conservative
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 10.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Taft jobs have increased by 0.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Taft's cost of living is 22.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Taft's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, San Patricio county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 63.8% to 34.7%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Taft's population is 3,029 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 12.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Taft is Real Estate: $96,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.0%.

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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Housing Market in Taft

It's a good time to buy in Taft. Home Appreciation is up 10.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Taft is $96,200.

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