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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Taft Heights is 2,612, which is 40.05% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 12.39% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Taft Heights population density is 8,617.65 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 232.55 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Taft Heights is white, which represent 93.68% of the total population. The average Taft Heights education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 2,612. #806

Population Growth Since 2000, #149

Taft Heights, CA

Population Density, #77

Taft Heights, CA
8,617.65 per square mile
232.55 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:2,447 (93.68%, #286)
Black:22 (0.84%, #731)
Hispanic:538 (20.60%, #752)
Asian:28 (1.07%, #869)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):27 (1.03%, #540)
One Race, Other:61 (2.34%, see rank)
Two or More Races:27 (1.03%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:529 (98.33%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Cuban:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Central American:9 (1.67%, see rank)
South American:0 (0.00%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

2,303 (88.17%) out of the total population of 2,612 reported first ancestry.

 Taft Heights, CA% of the Total PopulationCaliforniaU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.72%0.56%
Czech00.00%, see rank0.22%0.47%
Danish60.23%, see rank0.46%0.42%
Dutch552.11%, see rank0.99%1.40%
English35413.55%, see rank5.94%8.02%
French2087.96%, see rank2.15%3.34%
German67125.69%, see rank8.51%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.35%0.41%
Hungarian130.50%, see rank0.32%0.46%
Irish39415.08%, see rank6.69%10.80%
Italian1003.83%, see rank3.97%5.52%
Norwegian913.48%, see rank1.02%1.42%
Polish281.07%, see rank1.32%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.91%0.44%
Russian00.00%, see rank1.13%0.92%
Scotch-Irish160.61%, see rank0.61%0.99%
Scottish190.73%, see rank1.34%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank0.69%0.95%
Swedish823.14%, see rank1.09%1.27%
Swiss00.00%, see rank0.27%0.30%
Ukrainian140.54%, see rank0.27%0.31%
American1385.28%, see rank3.22%7.12%
Welsh60.23%, see rank0.43%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 1,192 (45.64%, see rank)
Females: 1,420 (54.36%, see rank)

Taft Heights, CA
Male: 45.64%
Female: 54.36%
Male: 49.68%
Female: 50.32%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Taft Heights, CA
25.00 years old
35.60 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Taft Heights, CA
27.30 years old
34.50 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Taft Heights, CA
24.40 years old
36.80 years old
38.80 years old

 Taft Heights, CA% of the Total PopulationCaliforniaU.S.
Under 5 years43216.54%, see rank6.62%6.36%
5 to 9 years27210.41%, see rank6.65%6.51%
10 to 14 years1174.48%, see rank6.70%6.59%
15 to 19 years1917.31%, see rank7.12%6.85%
20 to 24 years29611.33%, see rank7.58%7.13%
25 to 34 years48618.61%, see rank14.48%13.47%
35 to 44 years1826.97%, see rank13.60%12.96%
45 to 54 years1967.50%, see rank13.79%14.09%
55 to 64 years28110.76%, see rank11.32%12.29%
65 to 74 years983.75%, see rank6.71%7.64%
75 to 84 612.34%, see rank3.72%4.25%
85 years and over00.00%, see rank1.70%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Taft Heights, CACaliforniaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population1,304, 100%24,865,866209,056,129
Less Than High School189, 14.49%, see rank18.51%13.67%
High School Graduate432, 33.13%, see rank20.72%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree613, 47.01%, see rank29.76%29.09%
Bachelor Degree47, 3.60%, see rank19.59%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree23, 1.76%, see rank11.41%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.63, see rank13.4413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Taft Heights, CA CaliforniaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten82100.00%0.00%71.91%28.09%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)353100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank91.40%8.60%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)156100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank92.33%7.67%90.60%9.40%
College43100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank83.91%16.09%78.37%21.63%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Taft Heights, CACaliforniaU.S.
Total Households901, 100%12,617,280116,211,092
Average Household Size2.90, see rank2.952.63
1 Person Households164, 18.20%, see rank24.10%27.57%
2 or More Person Households737, 81.80%, see rank75.90%72.43%
Family Households (Families)656, 72.81%, see rank68.69%66.22%
Average Family Size3.46, see rank3.673.32
Married-Couple Family338, 37.51%, see rank49.11%48.42%
Nonfamily Households245, 27.19%, see rank31.31%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Taft Heights, CA%CaliforniaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total1,791see rank30,462,253252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over881100%, see rank15,026,838123,281,364
Never Married31135.30%, see rank39.95%35.77%
Married37442.45%, see rank49.84%52.04%
Widowed80.91%, see rank2.14%2.57%
Divorced18821.34%, see rank8.07%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over910100%, see rank15,435,415129,692,771
Never Married32135.27%, see rank32.75%29.48%
Married42646.81%, see rank48.11%49.19%
Widowed748.13%, see rank7.96%9.16%
Divorced899.78%, see rank11.18%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Taft Heights, CA%CaliforniaU.S.
Native2,49695.56%, see rank72.97%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence1,99276.26%, see rank54.40%58.73%
Born in Different State46317.73%, see rank17.34%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
411.57%, see rank1.23%1.42%
Foreign Born1164.44%, see rank27.03%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship963.68%, see rank12.90%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship200.77%, see rank14.13%7.09%
Born In Europe00.00%, see rank1.75%1.53%
Born In Asia341.30%, see rank9.97%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.43%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.20%0.07%
Born In Latin America682.60%, see rank14.33%6.83%
Born In Northern America140.54%, see rank0.34%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Taft Heights, CA%CaliforniaU.S.
English86596.00%, see rank57.63%79.39%
Spanish303.33%, see rank25.11%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages00.00%, see rank5.77%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages60.67%, see rank10.40%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank1.09%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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