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Taft is a city in Kern County, in the Bakersfield metro area.
The community was named after President William Howard Taft.
The latitude of Taft is 35.142N. The longitude is -119.455W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 955 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 6,400.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Taft demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Kern County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Bakersfield area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 93224 ZIP code.
11% of Taft residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Taft ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Taft was $17,564, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Taft residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Taft, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $367. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $895.
Libraries in Taft include Taft Branch Library ... View libraries
Kern County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Taft political report.
The average commute time for Taft workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Taft include Holland Inn & Suites.
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