Taft, Oklahoma

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Taft Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles SE of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma (center to center)
Nearest Large City 36 miles SE of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Muskogee
P.O. Box Zip Codes 74463
Phone Area Codes 918
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.761
Longitude -95.546

Taft Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15.1 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 47 F
Apr Temp 48 to 72 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 50 to 74 F
Annual Precip 43.7 inches
Station BIXBY
Distance 24.3 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 46 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 47 to 74 F
Annual Precip 40.4 inches
Distance 27.4 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 47 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 49 to 75 F
Annual Precip 46.2 inches
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Taft Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 349 100%
Male 150 43%
Female 199 57%
Under 18 122 35%
18+ 227 65%
65+ 63 18.1%
Median Age 35.9
Average Family Size 3.3
White 13 3.7%
African-American 298 85.4%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 1.1%
Other 1 0.3%
Mixed Race 33 9.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.6%

Estimated Taft Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 476
Growth 127
Growth % 36.4%

Taft Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 96.4%
US/American 3.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Taft 349 $26,500
Boynton 274 $25,000
Haskell 1,765 $29,196
Porter 574 $23,875
Redbird 153 $30,625
Tullahassee 106 $13,750
Wainwright 197 $14,861
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