Taft, CA 93268 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Taft, CA 93268

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 498
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,424
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 168
  • County: Kern County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.172, Longitude -119.432
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Taft, CA 93268 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 93268 to the other 1,675 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 834 50th
Population Density1 # 1135 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 717 57th
Median Household Income # 1320 21st
Per Capita Income # 1424 15th

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Taft, CA 93268 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 18,928
Population in Households 16,548
Population in Familes 13,674
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,380
Population Density1 145
Diversity Index2 73


Total Households 5,295
Average Household Size 3.13
Family Households 3,812
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 6,108 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,881 (47.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,414 (39.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 813 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $121,266
Average Home Value $151,328


Median Household Income $39,033
Average Household Income $49,769
Per Capita Income $16,169
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.44% 0.3%
Households -0.13% 0.26%
Families -0.23% 0.2%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   2.55%
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.

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