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 1,527 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Taft Southwest CDP: Taft Southwest.

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Taft Southwest CDP, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,527
Daytime Population: Workers 13
Daytime Population: Residents 1,008
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,021
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 1,527
Population in Familes 1,371
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,416
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $29,873
Average Household Income $39,503
Per Capita Income $12,395


Total Housing Units 537 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 314 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 157 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $40,885
Average Home Value $46,258


Total Households 471
Average Household Size 3.24
Family Households 357
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.62% 0.8%
Households 0.63% 0.79%
Families 0.39% 0.77%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   2.89%

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, 2017 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 # 820 53rd
Population Density # 240 86th
Diversity Index # 1065 39th
Median Household Income # 1565 11th
Per Capita Income # 1593 9th

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