Taft, California Statistic: Population, Charts, Map, Steets and More

The Population & Steets in Taffe City, California are listed below. Click on a street name to get more information about that area. You can also view a map of the neighborhood. The population of Taft is 9,130. This city has an income of $51,369 per household. The poverty rate is 3.8 percent. Read on to learn more about Taft and its neighborhoods.

Founded in 1907 as an unnamed work camp, Taft is home to many local businesses. A few of the largest are located on Center and North Streets. The community has an active recreation district. The West Side Recreation and Park District features top-notch parks, a state-of-the-art weight room, and a four-lane bowling alley. There is also a Taft Inn, a new Best Western Hotel. Taft's businesses are diverse and include a variety of small businesses.

The population of Taft City is home to the largest petroleum industry in the state. It is located in Kern County, 30 miles west of Bakersfield. It is located at an elevation of 955 feet. It is a city with a total area of 15.1 square miles. Residents can reach the coast, the mountains, and various sports without a problem. Interstate and state highways connect Taft to large metropolitan areas such as San Diego, Los Angeles, and Sacramento. In fact, Taft is close to a major oilfield, which is a key source of employment in the area.

The city has a rich history in oil. The Standard Oil Company, which is now Chevron, once employed as many as 6,000 people in Taft. The company's camp was located in section 11 and was officially designated township C by Standard's mapping department. The township's economy is still thriving today, thanks to the oil industry. This history is well-documented, and its people are proud of its heritage.