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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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  • BS in Business Administration - Project Management
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Programs
  • Graphic Design, Bachelor of Science (Online)
  • Internet Marketing, Master of Science (Online)
  • Music Production, Bachelors of Science (Online)
  • Full Sail’s curriculum combines elements of creativity, art, business and life skills, technical prowess, and academic achievement.
  • Full Sail offers accelerated programs, so a degree that would normally take four years takes 24 months on average.
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  • A.S. - Healthcare Information Technology
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  • Offers special tuition pricing for Veterans, Active Duty Military and spouses/qualifying dependents of all Active Duty, National Guard and Reserves.
  • Works closely with an advisory board from the medical community to ensure that their curriculum, equipment and instruction are current.
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  • Has campus locations in Florida as well as online learning programs.
Programs
  • Online Associate Degree to Master Degree Nursing program
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  • Master of Public Administration
  • Listed as one of the top National Universities for 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
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  • Has a 97% satisfaction rate among its 2013 graduates. 
  • Offers more than 100 degree options including programs in education, law, nursing, and more.
  • Provides classes at its San Francisco campus, branch campuses throughout the bay area and Sacramento, and online.

Taft High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

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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