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Taft, Florida - Basic Facts

The Taft Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Orange County at latitude 28.4282 and longitude -81.367. Orange County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 95 feet.

The formal official name is the Taft Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Taft, Florida.

The U5 Census Class Code for Taft indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Taft Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Taft Census Designated Place, FL Boundary Map

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Taft, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,200
Population in Households 2,200
Population in Familes 1,830
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,160
Diversity Index2 75
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 760
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 564
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 874 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 484 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 276 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 114 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $112,277
Average Home Value $119,639
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,479
Average Household Income $54,050
Per Capita Income $17,731
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.05% 0.77%
Households -0.18% 0.7%
Families 1.21% 0.6%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Taft, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Taft to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 631 32nd
Population Density1 # 350 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 81 91st
Median Household Income # 374 59th
Per Capita Income # 706 23rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.