Taft, California 

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Economy in Taft, California

Taft has an unemployment rate of 11.1%. The US average is 6.0%.

Taft has seen the job market increase by 1.2% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 19.6%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Taft
- The Sales Tax Rate for Taft is 7.3%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Taft is 9.3%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Taft
- The average income of a Taft resident is $19,016 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Taft resident is $50,991 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYTaft, CaliforniaUnited States
  11.1%6.0%
  -6.1%-6.2%
  19.6%33.5%
  7.3%6.2%
  8.0%4.6%
  $20,410$31,177
  $51,370$57,652
  $72,645$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  6.7%1.3%
  13.2%0.6%
  5.9%6.2%
  4.7%10.4%
  6.5%2.7%
  10.5%11.6%
  3.7%4.1%
  3.4%0.9%
  0.5%2.1%
  3.2%4.7%
  0.0%1.9%
  1.4%6.7%
  0.0%0.1%
  3.6%4.3%
  11.4%9.3%
  6.0%13.8%
  0.6%2.2%
  8.2%7.4%
  6.6%4.9%
  3.8%4.8%
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    Reviews for Taft    3 Reviews
    Taft... No Stars - 2/17/2019
    I’ve lived here over 50 years. It use to be a wonderful place to grow up with a thriving downtown and jobs were plentiful. This is no longer the case in Taft. Jobs are... Read More

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    If you want to be happy in Taft, you definitely ca - 10/21/2016
    I've lived in Taft for over 5 years. It's a nice community and very friendly people as long as you get involved, either through school or local churches. I've met many... Read More

    the perfect location - 2/4/2008
    the city of taft is located in southern California,a small community yet just 20 minutes from a large and thriving city "bakersfield" over 300000 people .amazingly you... Read More


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