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Total population: 17,559 (Urban population: 12,604 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 153 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 4,791 (4,612 occupied: 2,426 owner occupied, 2,186 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

47%
State:

46%

Housing density: 266 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $165,868.

Median contract rent in 2016: $360 (lower quartile is $277, upper quartile is $435)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $513


Median gross rent in Shafter, CA in 2016: $437

Housing units in Shafter with a mortgage: 1,851 (80 second mortgage, 77 home equity loan, 89 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 570

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $60,041

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $48,726

Median monthly housing costs: $898


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Shafter, California Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $178,617 (it was $77,900 in 2000)
Shafter:

$178,617
California:

$477,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $129,564 - $204,897
Median year house/condo built: 1991

Median year apartment built: 1988

Household type by relationship:

Households: 18,075
  • In family households: 16,511 (2,090 male householders, 1,766 female householders)
    2,811 spouses, 7,453 children (7,232 natural, 63 adopted, 153 stepchildren), 1,053 grandchildren, 338 brothers or sisters, 388 parents, 359 other relatives, 284 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 812 (353 male householders (262 living alone)), 340 female householders (342 living alone)), 123 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 695

Size of family households: 876 2-persons, 596 3-persons, 929 4-persons, 845 5-persons, 328 6-persons, 306 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 610 1-person, 68 2-persons, 15 3-persons, 9 5-persons.

4,234 married couples with children.
1,088 single-parent households (179 men, 909 women).

28.3% of residents of Shafter speak English at home.
71.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (94% speak English very well, 6% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (92% speak English very well, 8% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (68% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 14% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 5,045 (27.9%)
(24.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.5
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.4
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Shafter, California:

  • 25no bedroom
  • 61 bedroom
  • 2102 bedrooms
  • 1,3163 bedrooms
  • 8484 bedrooms
  • 295+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Shafter population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shafter, California:

  • 81no bedroom
  • 3171 bedroom
  • 8312 bedrooms
  • 6853 bedrooms
  • 2414 bedrooms
  • 125+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Shafter population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Shafter in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 40no vehicle
  • 4871 vehicle
  • 9622 vehicles
  • 5973 vehicles
  • 2814 vehicles
  • 465+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Shafter population

Cars and other vehicles available in Shafter in renter-occupied apartments

  • 324no vehicle
  • 9011 vehicle
  • 7212 vehicles
  • 1653 vehicles
  • 474 vehicles
  • 165+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Shafter population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Shafter, California:

  • 261 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 153 rooms
  • 3114 rooms
  • 8475 rooms
  • 7196 rooms
  • 2197 rooms
  • 1068 rooms
  • 1749+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Shafter population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shafter, California:

  • 791 room
  • 882 rooms
  • 2973 rooms
  • 6304 rooms
  • 7515 rooms
  • 2566 rooms
  • 587 rooms
  • 78 rooms
  • 199+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Shafter population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Shafter, CA household income distribution

  • Shafter, CA household income distribution
  • 454Less than $10,000
  • 326$10,000 to $14,999
  • 256$15,000 to $19,999
  • 248$20,000 to $24,999
  • 207$25,000 to $29,999
  • 342$30,000 to $34,999
  • 364$35,000 to $39,999
  • 363$40,000 to $44,999
  • 207$45,000 to $49,999
  • 522$50,000 to $59,999
  • 437$60,000 to $74,999
  • 345$75,000 to $99,999
  • 206$100,000 to $124,999
  • 101$125,000 to $149,999
  • 151$150,000 to $199,999
  • 118$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Shafter, CA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Shafter, CA
  • 22Less than $10,000
  • 33$10,000 to $14,999
  • 43$15,000 to $19,999
  • 18$20,000 to $24,999
  • 5$25,000 to $29,999
  • 12$30,000 to $34,999
  • 20$40,000 to $49,999
  • 12$50,000 to $59,999
  • 21$60,000 to $69,999
  • 77$70,000 to $79,999
  • 113$80,000 to $89,999
  • 28$90,000 to $99,999
  • 277$100,000 to $124,999
  • 148$125,000 to $149,999
  • 669$150,000 to $174,999
  • 158$175,000 to $199,999
  • 223$200,000 to $249,999
  • 163$250,000 to $299,999
  • 127$300,000 to $399,999
  • 71$400,000 to $499,999
  • 3$500,000 to $749,999
  • 9$750,000 to $999,999
  • 64$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Shafter, CA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Shafter, CA
  • 31Less than $100
  • 75$100 to $149
  • 20$150 to $199
  • 37$200 to $249
  • 62$250 to $299
  • 113$300 to $349
  • 40$350 to $399
  • 192$400 to $449
  • 170$450 to $499
  • 150$500 to $549
  • 93$550 to $599
  • 146$600 to $649
  • 116$650 to $699
  • 117$700 to $749
  • 135$750 to $799
  • 233$800 to $899
  • 165$900 to $999
  • 147$1,000 to $1,249
  • 22$1,250 to $1,499
  • 41$1,500 to $1,999
  • 81No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1122010 or later
  • 1,0322000 to 2009
  • 1,6091990 to 1999
  • 1,1031980 to 1989
  • 7131970 to 1979
  • 277Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Shafter population
Shafter commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 103
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 460
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 664
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 987
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 940
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 857
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 895
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 54
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 96
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 432
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 163
  • 90 or more minutes: 123
Shafter, CA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 99.0%
Number of people working at home: 167 (2.8% of all workers)

Shafter mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 5,620 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 906 (13%)
  • Taxi: 76 (1%)
  • Walked: 59 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 167 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 249
 German: 134
 English: 133
 Irish: 92
 Russian: 65
 Arab: 53
 European: 46
 Afghan: 36
 Northern European: 19
 Canadian: 12
 Italian: 10
 Scandinavian: 7
 Scottish: 7
 Swedish: 7
 Scotch-Irish: 5
 Eastern European: 5

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 92%Mexico
  • 3%El Salvador
  • 1%Guatemala
  • 0%India
  • 0%Afghanistan
  • 0%Thailand
  • 0%Yemen

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 11,765
  • Other state: 1,155
  • Northeast: 117
  • Midwest: 265
  • South: 631
  • West: 137

87% of Shafter residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 69% lived in California.

Shafter:

87.4%
State average:

86.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 308
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 241
  • 5th and 6th grade: 604
  • 7th and 8th grade: 112
  • 9th grade: 113
  • 10th grade: 268
  • 11th grade: 268
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 293
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,726
  • Less than 1 year of college: 143
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 397
  • Associate degree: 111
  • Bachelor's degree: 200
  • Master's degree: 32
  • Professional school degree: 5
  • Doctorate degree: 48

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 339
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 243
  • 5th and 6th grade: 494
  • 7th and 8th grade: 183
  • 9th grade: 102
  • 10th grade: 240
  • 11th grade: 70
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 167
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,462
  • Less than 1 year of college: 269
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 568
  • Associate degree: 221
  • Bachelor's degree: 271
  • Master's degree: 49
  • Professional school degree: 8
  • Doctorate degree: 31

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 14.4%Males
  • 23.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 11.7%Males
  • 60.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 100.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 8.8%Males
  • 14.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 6.8%Males
  • 4.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 9.7%Males
  • 15.6%Females
Shafter marital status for males
Shafter marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,576
  • One, attached: 60
  • Two: 376
  • 3 or 4: 229
  • 5 to 9: 56
  • 10 to 19: 63
  • 20 to 49: 102
  • 50 or more: 103
  • Mobile homes: 210
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 16

Median worth of mobile homes: $23,040

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.8%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.6%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Shafter:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Shafter
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (70.1%)
  • Electricity (30.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)
  • Utility gas (55.0%)
  • Electricity (44.0%)
  • No fuel used (3.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 29
Here:

1.0%
California:

7.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 49
Here:

3.0%
California:

7.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 245
Here:

29.9%
California:

15.5%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)