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Population in 2012: 3,048 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.2%
 

Males: 1,367  (44.9%)
Females: 1,681  (55.1%)

Median resident age:  33.1 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 78390.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,110 (it was $24,622 in 2000)
Taft:

$40,110
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,848

Taft city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $63,011 (it was $44,400 in 2000)
Taft:

$63,011
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $69,143; Detached houses: $69,966; Townhouses or other attached units: $58,157; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $16,155; Mobile homes: $57,716

Median gross rent in 2012: $657.

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  • Hispanic - 2,301 (75.5%)
  • White alone - 651 (21.4%)
  • Black alone - 63 (2.1%)
  • Two or more races - 19 (0.6%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 8 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.10%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.10%)

Races in Taft detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Taft: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (12.8%), United States (6.1%), English (2.1%), Irish (2.0%), French (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.50 square miles.

Population density: 2,034 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Taft:

  • High school or higher: 79.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Taft city:

  • Never married: 33.5%
  • Now married: 41.7%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

183 residents are foreign born

This city:  5.8%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Taft, Texas as of December 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Taft to the number of sex offenders is 145 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,053 (3.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,214 (1.9%)

Taft satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (16.3 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (122.4 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Taft Southwest, TX (0.9 miles ), Loma Linda, TX (2.6 miles) , La Paloma Addition, TX (2.7 miles ), Doyle, TX (2.7 miles ), Rancho Chico, TX (2.7 miles ), Gregory, TX (2.7 miles ), Del Sol-Loma Linda, TX (2.8 miles ), Portland, TX (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $39,200
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $85,500
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $85,500
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $17,800
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $17,800
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $59,700
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $41,300
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $72,500
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $31,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 27.98 N, Longitude: 97.39 W

Area code: 361

Taft household income distribution Taft home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Taft by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 204100160386
per 100,000 57.60.0113.928.70.00.029.1179.20.091.4257.1194.2
Robberies 001020000111
per 100,000 0.00.028.50.057.40.00.00.00.030.532.132.4
Assaults 11023012320192110
per 100,000 28.828.20.057.586.20.029.1687.0600.4578.9674.8323.6
Burglaries 41217232920162447232312
per 100,000 115.2338.2484.1660.9832.9567.2465.8716.81411.0700.8739.1388.3
Thefts 5077961001351271204444498659
per 100,000 1439.72170.22733.52873.63877.13601.83493.41314.21320.91493.02763.51909.4
Auto thefts 415241224233
per 100,000 115.228.2142.457.5114.928.458.259.7120.160.996.497.1
Arson 020000210200
per 100,000 0.056.40.00.00.00.058.229.90.060.90.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 130.7122.1262.3206.6265.1191.9212.6400.5290.2321.5536.6351.9

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Taft detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 12 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.24
Texas average:

1.95

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Taft, Texas accommodation, arts, entertainment & recreation - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +36 (+1.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (25%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)

Work and jobs in Taft: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Taft, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Taft-area historical tornado activity is below Texas state average. It is 12% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/22/1954, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.5 miles away from the Taft city center injured 25 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/8/1963, a category F3 tornado 13.3 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Taft-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 72.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 44.2 miles away from Taft center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 75.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/1993 at 15:30:19, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.4 miles away from Taft center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in San Patricio County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Taft topographic map

Birthplace of: Brian Bonner (safety) - Player of and football.


Hospitals/medical centers in Taft:

  • TAFT HOSPITAL DISTRICT (Hospital, 1220 GREGORY ST)
  • SHORELINE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1201 GREGORY)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Taft:

  • TRISUN CARE CENTER-COASTAL PALMS (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PORTLAND, TX)
  • BAY AREA DIALYSIS SERVICES SINTON (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; SINTON, TX)
  • TRISUN CARE CENTER-WESTWOOD (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX)

Political contributions by individuals in Taft, TX

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Taft:

  • Del Mar College (about 15 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,608)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 19 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 6,428)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 44 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 5,342)
  • Palo Alto College (about 117 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,782)
  • St Philips College (about 119 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 3,465)
  • University of the Incarnate Word (about 122 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 4,013)
  • San Antonio College (about 122 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 8,290)

Public high school in Taft:

  • Taft High School (Students: 302; Location: 400 COLLEGE ST; Grades: 9-12; Our rating: 10)

Public elementary/middle schools in Taft:

See full list of schools located in Taft, School District: TAFT INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Taft:

  • TAFT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $70,324; Location: 503 GREEN AVE; 16,335 books; 502 audio materials; 612 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 18 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Taft: Taft Police Department (A), Taft Blackland Museum (B), Taft Volunteer Fire Department (C), Mercury Emergency Medical Service (D), Shoreline Chemical Dependency Treatment Center (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Taft include: Faith Baptist Church (A), Faith Lutheran Church (B), First Baptist Church of Taft (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Taft: Taft City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
San Patricio County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  SO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.1. This is about average.
City:

32.1
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.474. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.474
U.S.:

2.433
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

26.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 23.6. This is about average. There were 17 monitors within city limits.
City:

23.6
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.99
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.3%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 20.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 20.3% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.9 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  72.4%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Taft, TX

63 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
88 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000
34 people in nursing homes in 2000

Taft compared to Texas state average:

Taft, Texas environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Taft (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Taft Branch at 230 Green Avenue, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • First Victoria National Bank: Taft Branch at 421 Green Avenue, branch established on 1923/01/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,911.3 mil, Deposits: $1,700.2 mil, headquarters in Victoria, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 27 total offices, Holding Company: Mow/Rpw Ii, Ltd.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Taft travel time to work - commute


Taft mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Utility gas (50%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Taft city (based on San Patricio County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.51%
Here56.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents54.5%24.1%7.7%3.6%1.8%
Congregations14.8%25.0%9.1%13.6%4.5%
NameAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchPentecostal Church of GodEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.6%1.5%1.1%0.9%3.4%
Congregations6.8%2.3%1.1%2.3%20.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
San Patricio County:

1.32 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
San Patricio County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 38
Here:

5.56 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 46
Here:

6.73 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
San Patricio County:

9.4%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
San Patricio County:

27.1%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.1%
Texas:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$7,045$21,1350$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,373$28,4760$0
Judicial and Legal 1$1,295$15,5401$782
Police Protection - Officers 7$17,770$30,4630$0
Streets and Highways 2$3,514$21,0840$0
Sewerage 3$5,559$22,2360$0
Parks and Recreation 3$4,780$19,1200$0
Water Supply 3$5,559$22,2360$0
Local Libraries 0$0 2$2,052
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$1,063
Totals for Government 24$47,895$23,9486$3,897


10.52% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,688 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.52%
Texas average:

8.37%

0.49% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,366 average AGI)
San Patricio County:

0.49%
Texas average:

0.20%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Nueces County, TX  2.73% ($36,858 average AGI)
from Aransas County, TX  0.64% ($25,946)
from Harris County, TX  0.31% ($47,083)


11.03% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,843 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.03%
Texas average:

7.44%

0.28% of residents moved to foreign countries ($759 average AGI)
San Patricio County:

0.28%
Texas average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Nueces County, TX  2.87% ($29,601 average AGI)
to Bexar County, TX  0.47% ($33,596)
to Aransas County, TX  0.46% ($30,308)

Strongest AM radio stations in Taft:

  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KDAE (1590 AM; 1 kW; SINTON, TX; Owner: NUECES RADIO PARTNERS, LP)
  • KOPY (1070 AM; 1 kW; ALICE, TX; Owner: SENDERO MULTIMEDIA, INC.)
  • KSIX (1230 AM; 1 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: WITHERS FAMILY TEXAS HOLDING, LP)
  • KCCT (1150 AM; 1 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: RADIO KCCT, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKTX (1360 AM; 1 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KEYS (1440 AM; 1 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUNO (1400 AM; 1 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Taft:

  • KOUL (103.7 FM; SINTON, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KNCN (101.3 FM; SINTON, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLHB (98.3 FM; ODEM, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KSGR (91.1 FM; PORTLAND, TX; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KMXR (93.9 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFTX (97.5 FM; KINGSVILLE, TX; Owner: QUALITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLTG (96.5 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KLUX (89.5 FM; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: DIOCESAN TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KSAB (99.9 FM; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRYS-FM (99.1 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKLM (88.7 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KPUS (104.5 FM; GREGORY, TX; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING OF MISSOURI LLC)
  • KCCG (107.3 FM; INGLESIDE, TX; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING OF MISSOURI LLC)
  • KZFM (95.5 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: MALKAN FM ASSOCIATES)
  • KKBA (92.7 FM; KINGSVILLE, TX; Owner: OHIO BROADCAST ASSOCIATES)
  • KMJR (105.5 FM; PORTLAND, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KEDT-FM (90.3 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS PUBLIC BRAODCASTING SYSTEM)
  • KKPN (102.3 FM; ROCKPORT, TX; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING OF MISSOURI LLC)
  • KBNJ (91.7 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KBSO (94.7 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: REINA BROADCASTING INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Taft:

  • K57FC (Channel 57; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KXCC-CA (Channel 45; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CASA OF CORPUS CHRISTI, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZTV (Channel 10; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: EAGLE CREEK BROADCASTING OF CORPUS CHRISTI, LLC)
  • KRIS-TV (Channel 6; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIII (Channel 3; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 3 OF CORPUS CHRISTI, INC.)
  • KORO (Channel 28; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KWDT-LP (Channel 13; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CLARK ORTIZ)
  • KLAO-LP (Channel 55; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CLARK ORTIZ)
  • KADM-LP (Channel 63; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ)
  • KTOV-LP (Channel 7; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 7 OF CORPUS CHRISTI, INC.)
  • KEDT (Channel 16; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • K50DW (Channel 50; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KCRP-CA (Channel 41; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KXPX-CA (Channel 14; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: GH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K21GM (Channel 21; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: GH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHCC-LP (Channel 35; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: MINERVA R. LOPEZ)
  • KCCX-LP (Channel 50; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: LOCALONE TEXAS, LTD.)
  • KTMV-LP (Channel 8; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: MINERVA R. LOPEZ)
  • K68DJ (Channel 68; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K47DF (Channel 47; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Taft, Texas:
  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Texas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 180
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 273
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 52
  • Fatalities: 197
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 468
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 26

Taft fatal accident list:

Aug 8, 1985 08:30 PM, Fm631, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 15, 1979 02:58 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 3, 1979 10:55 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Taft)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 501 Green Avenue (Lat: 27.991972 Lon: -97.397500), Call Sign: KNAU500, Licensee ID: L00084396
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.1800 MHz, 37.2600 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/07/1996, Expiration Date: 03/11/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/13/2001
    Registrant: City Of Taft, 501 Green Ave, Taft, TX 78390, Phone: (512) 528-3512
  • 4 Mi N (Lat: 28.032528 Lon: -97.378056), Structure height: 21 m, Call Sign: KNCU902, Licensee ID: L00011605
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.475 MHz, 462.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/07/2000, Expiration Date: 11/28/2005, Cancellation Date: 04/26/2001
    Registrant: Exxon Communications Company, Fannin Bldg Rm 16b2, Houston, TX 77210-4276
  • On Hwy 136 1 Mi W 6 Mi N Gregory (Lat: 28.000306 Lon: -97.265833), Call Sign: WYB210
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.885 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/13/2004, Expiration Date: 01/03/2014
    Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 3419 Via Lido Suite 609, Newport Beach, CA 92663-3908, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 723-2025

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 3.5 M. S. Of Taft (Lat: 27.923639 Lon: -97.424167), Structure height: 122 m, Call Sign: KPK856, Licensee ID: L01533306
    Assigned Frequencies: 455.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/31/1991, Expiration Date: 08/01/2013
    Registrant: Capstar Tx LLC, 2625 S. Memorial Drive Suite A, Tulsa, OK 74129

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Taft)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Taft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$84,5652$90,5302$87,4351$14,1301$21,420
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$73,1956$46,9572$13,3601$21,860
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$65,8002$56,8550$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0108.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$52,990
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0108.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 53
  • Hazardous Condition: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Taft


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Taft, TX
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