Taft, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,494 housing units in Taft. This represents a 5.2% growth from 2,370 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,483 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 11 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Taft is about 64.3%. Taft's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 10.1%. Average household size is 2.62 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Taft were built after 1965.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.90%
One Bedroom16.50%
Two Bedrooms27.30%
Three Bedrooms40.60%
Four Bedrooms11.40%
Five Bedrooms or more0.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.83
Median year structure was built1965
Median Value of occupied units$86,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$100,600

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.24
Median year structure was built1966
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$363

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage7.30%
Home Equity Loan5.80%
Simple Mortgage55.50%
Debt Free31.40%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.4%