Taft, CA 93268 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 93268: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Taft, CA 93268

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 495
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,346
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 164
  • County: Kern County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.172, Longitude -119.432
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Taft, CA 93268 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 18,988
Population in Households 16,762
Population in Familes 13,845
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,226
Population Density1 161
Diversity Index2 74


Total Households 5,291
Average Household Size 3.17
Family Households 3,811
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 6,102 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,873 (47.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,418 (39.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 811 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $136,884
Average Home Value $170,484


Median Household Income $41,628
Average Household Income $60,541
Per Capita Income $19,963
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.2% 0.84%
Households -0.04% 0.83%
Families -0.11% 0.76%
Median Household Income   -0.24%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Taft, CA 93268 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 93268 to the other 1,756 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 835 53rd
Population Density1 # 1130 36th
Diversity Index2 # 700 60th
Median Household Income # 1361 23rd
Per Capita Income # 1362 22nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.