Also See: Taft, CA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The Taft Heights Census Designated Place had a population of 1,887 as of July 1, 2020. Taft Heights ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Taft Heights is located at latitude 35.1347 and longitude -119.4726 in Kern County. The formal boundaries for the Taft Heights Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kern County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,178 feet.
The Taft Heights Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2410047) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Taft Heights Census Designated Place is located within West Kern CCD of Kern County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Taft Heights: Boust City.
|Total Population||1,887 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,887 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||1,550 (82.1%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$58,861|
|Average Household Income||$77,414|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||15%|
|Per Capita Income||$26,505|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||776 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||356 (45.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||290 (37.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||129 (16.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$212,000|
|Average Home Value||$345,646|
|Housing Affordability Index3||147|
|Average Household Size||2.92|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.78%|
|Per Capita Income||2.49%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.5%|
The table below compares Taft Heights to the other 1,521 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 895||41st|
|Population Density||# 167||89th|
|Median Household Income||# 883||42nd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 1342||88th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1001||34th|
|Diversity Index||# 772||49th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.