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: 511
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,435
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 169
  • 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, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 18,880
Population in Households 16,550
Population in Familes 13,695
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,330
Population Density1 173
Diversity Index2 73
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,285
Average Household Size 3.13
Family Households 3,813
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,104 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,851 (46.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,434 (39.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 819 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $138,692
Average Home Value $169,932
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,008
Average Household Income $52,118
Per Capita Income $16,793
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.35% 0.26%
Households -0.08% 0.2%
Families -0.12% 0.17%
Median Household Income   2.68%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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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Taft, CA 93268 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 93268 to the other 1,750 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 827 53rd
Population Density1 # 1109 37th
Diversity Index2 # 712 59th
Median Household Income # 1371 22nd
Per Capita Income # 1478 16th

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