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

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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
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 7.7% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Negative. Taft jobs have decreased by 0.67%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Taft's cost of living is 15.80% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Taft's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Taft's population is 3,091 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -4.07%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Taft is $90,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.79%. Check out the homes in the area.
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. Learn More...

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It's a good time to buy in Taft. Home Appreciation is up 5.8% in the last 12 months. Browse Taft Real Estate.

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ZIP CODES IN TAFT, TEXAS
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