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Taft is a suburb in the Corpus Christi Metro Area and in the San Patricio County. It has a population of 2,838 and a population density of 1,700, which is 94% above the national average. It has a median age of 34, which is 2 years below the Corpus Christi Metro median age and 5 years below the national average.


Taft has a median home value of $145,400, which is 33% below the Metro average.The average rent of $1,249 is 9% below the metro average rent and 40% below the national average rent. The average household income in Taft is $54,286 , which is 11% below the Metro average household income and 27% below the national average of household income.


The average school rating in Taft is 2. Taft also has a crime index 69 that is below the Metro average and below the National average.


$145,400Median Home Value
$215,531 Corpus Christi Metro Area
$1,249Median Rent
$1,379 Corpus Christi Metro Area
2 /10 - 5 /10
School Rating
69
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index
25 mins To Corpus Christi Metro Area
24 mins Average Travel Time To Work
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Taft's population is made up of 46% married, 36% single, 11% divorced and 8% widowed. Baby Boomers make up the largest percentage of the population at 29%, while Millennials have the second largest segment at 23%. Homeowners make up 64% of the population in Taft.

2,838Population
421,628 Corpus Christi Metro Area
1,700Population Density
  • 49% Male
  • 51% Female
34 Median Age
36 Corpus Christi Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in Taft is $20,915. The Median Household Income is $54,286 and the Taft Unemployment Rate is 10%.

$20,915Income Per Capita
$32,347 Corpus Christi Metro Area
$54,286Median Household Income
$61,169 Corpus Christi Metro Area
27% Poverty Rate
17% Corpus Christi Metro Area
10% Unemployment Rate
5% Corpus Christi Metro Area
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$145,400Median Home Value
$215,531 Corpus Christi Metro Area
$1,249Median Rent
$1,379 Corpus Christi Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 Corpus Christi Metro Area

Occupancy Type

Renters
36%
Home Owners
64%
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2 /10 - 5 /10
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Taft Independent School District
2
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401 Peach Street, Taft, TX, 78390
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PK, K-5
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25 mins
Corpus Christi Metro Area
24 mins Average Travel Time To Work
Commute To
San Antonio International Airport
2 hr 26 mins
Texas State Technical College Waco
2 hr 28 mins
Texas State University San Marcos
2 hr 51 mins
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Taft crime index is 69 which is lower than the national average. Click here to see the Safest Places to Live in Taft.

69
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Crime Index represents the risk of crime occurring in a area and is measured against national index of 100. If the Crime Index of an area is above 100 the crime in that area is relatively higher when compared to US. If the Crime Index of an area is below 100 the crime in that area is lower when compared to US.

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