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People

Total Population 3,063
Male Share of the Population 49.3%
Female Share of the Population 50.7%
Senior Citizens 17%
Employed Population 16+ 1,267
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 44.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,909
% Above Poverty Level 82.9%
% Below Poverty Level 17.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 22%
Median Gross Rent $639
Median House Value $69,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 80.1%
US/American 0%
English 1.1%
Irish 1.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Taft Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 12 miles N of Corpus Christi, Texas
County San Patricio
Metro Area Corpus Christi
Standard Zip Codes 78390
Phone Area Codes 361
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 27.978
Longitude -97.398

Taft Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SINTON
Distance 7.3 miles
Jan Temp 44 to 64 F
Apr Temp 61 to 79 F
Jul Temp 75 to 92 F
Oct Temp 62 to 82 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
Station WELDER W'LIFE FOUNDATION
Distance 8.5 miles
Jan Temp 43 to 65 F
Apr Temp 61 to 80 F
Jul Temp 75 to 92 F
Oct Temp 61 to 84 F
Annual Precip 36.3 inches
Station ROBSTOWN
Distance 21.3 miles
Jan Temp 45 to 66 F
Apr Temp 62 to 82 F
Jul Temp 75 to 95 F
Oct Temp 64 to 84 F
Annual Precip 32.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Corpus Christi 316,513 $59,043
Gregory 2,137 $60,625
Ingleside 9,554 $68,431

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Taft Public Libraries

Library
Taft Public Library
503 GREEN AVE
Taft, Texas
(361) 528-3512

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Taft High Schools

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TAFT H S
400 COLLEGE ST
361-528-2636
Serves 374 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.3

ALTER ED CAMPUS SHORELINE
400 COLLEGE ST
512-528-2636
A Non-traditional School
Serves 86 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 21.5

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