Taft Southwest CDP, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Taft Southwest CDP, Texas - Basic Facts

The Taft Southwest Census Designated Place had a population of 1,536 as of July 1, 2016. Taft Southwest CDP ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Taft Southwest CDP is located at latitude 27.973 and longitude -97.4057 in San Patricio County. The formal boundaries for the Taft Southwest Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The Taft Southwest Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2034621) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Taft Southwest Census Designated Place is located within Taft Division of San Patricio County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Taft Southwest CDP population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Taft Southwest CDP: Taft Southwest.

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Taft Southwest CDP, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,536
Population in Households 1,536
Population in Familes 1,379
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,430
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 472
Average Household Size 3.25
Family Households 358
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 537 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 313 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 159 (29.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $40,755
Average Home Value $44,968


Median Household Income $27,477
Average Household Income $37,219
Per Capita Income $11,584
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.82% 0.9%
Households 0.77% 0.83%
Families 0.5% 0.77%
Median Household Income   -0.23%
Per Capita Income   0.46%
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.

Taft Southwest CDP, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Taft Southwest CDP to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 818 53rd
Population Density1 # 231 87th
Diversity Index2 # 1060 39th
Median Household Income # 1618 8th
Per Capita Income # 1619 7th

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