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Taft Southwest, TX (Texas) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $63,704 (it was $32,300 in 2000)
Taft Southwest:

$63,704
Texas:

$172,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $30,326 - $84,641

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $54,729
Here:

$54,729
State:

$242,762

Mobile homes: $27,790
Here:

$27,790
State:

$77,722

Taft Southwest,TX index of house prices

Total population: 1,460 (All urban)

Houses: 513 (369 occupied: 269 owner occupied, 97 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

27%
State:

38%

Housing density: 848 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017 in this county: $624,388.

Median contract rent in 2017: $298 (lower quartile is $264, upper quartile is $352)


Median gross rent in Taft Southwest, TX in 2017: $421

Housing units in Taft Southwest with a mortgage: 43 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 226

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $35,190

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $16,264

Median monthly housing costs: $433


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Taft Southwest, Texas Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1967

Median year apartment built: 1962

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,171
  • In family households: 1,078 (136 male householders, 135 female householders)
    170 spouses, 340 children (321 natural, 0 adopted, 14 stepchildren), 316 grandchildren, 9 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 84 other relatives, 6 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 95 (0 male householders (0 living alone)), 100 female householders (94 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 100 2-persons, 21 3-persons, 86 4-persons, 29 5-persons, 20 6-persons, 14 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 94 1-person.

125 married couples with children.
19 single-parent households (19 men, 0 women).

35.5% of residents of Taft Southwest speak English at home.
64.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 16 (1.4%)
(0.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

5.2
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Taft Southwest, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Taft Southwest, Texas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 51 bedroom
  • 372 bedrooms
  • 1573 bedrooms
  • 654 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Taft Southwest, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Taft Southwest, Texas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 722 bedrooms
  • 213 bedrooms
  • 104 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Taft Southwest in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Taft Southwest in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 69no vehicle
  • 1301 vehicle
  • 632 vehicles
  • 83 vehicles
  • 124 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Taft Southwest in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Taft Southwest in renter-occupied apartments
  • 5no vehicle
  • 541 vehicle
  • 422 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Taft Southwest, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Taft Southwest, Texas
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 664 rooms
  • 555 rooms
  • 626 rooms
  • 837 rooms
  • 218 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Taft Southwest, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Taft Southwest, Texas
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 274 rooms
  • 755 rooms
  • 06 rooms
  • 47 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Year house built
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Taft Southwest, TX
  • Taft Southwest, TX household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Taft Southwest, TX in 2017
  • 100Less than $10,000
  • 98$10,000 to $19,999
  • 37$20,000 to $29,999
  • 30$30,000 to $39,999
  • 10$40,000 to $49,999
  • 7$50,000 to $59,999
  • 27$60,000 to $74,999
  • 45$75,000 to $99,999
  • 19$100,000 to $124,999
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Taft Southwest, TX

  • Distribution of house value in Taft Southwest, TX in 2017
  • 28Less than $10,000
  • 7$10,000 to $14,999
  • 162$25,000 to $29,999
  • 14$35,000 to $39,999
  • 33$40,000 to $49,999
  • 50$50,000 to $59,999
  • 10$60,000 to $69,999
  • 4$80,000 to $89,999
  • 4$90,000 to $99,999
  • 8$100,000 to $124,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Taft Southwest, TX

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Taft Southwest, TX in 2017
  • 12$200 to $249
  • 18$500 to $549
  • 5$800 to $899
  • 32No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 77.4%
Number of people working at home: 0 (0.0% of all workers)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 5
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 37
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 126
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 10
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 0
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 0
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 44
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 12
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 22
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 12
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 10
  • 90 or more minutes: 11

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 293 (66%)
  • Carpooled: 132 (30%)
  • Walked: 10 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 12 (3%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 40.8%Males
  • 25.0%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Taft Southwest, Texas
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Taft Southwest, Texas
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 81980 to 1989
  • 71970 to 1979
  • 23Before 1970

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

Mexico
Taft Southwest:

95.7% (22)
Texas:

100.0% (-1)

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

  • This state: 1,152
  • Other state: 26
  • Northeast: 17
  • Midwest: 0
  • South: 0
  • West: 0

99.8% of Taft Southwest residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 52.0% lived in this county.


Taft Southwest:

99.8%
State average:

84.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 41
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 2
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 13
  • 9th grade: 29
  • 10th grade: 70
  • 11th grade: 17
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 29
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 37
  • Less than 1 year of college: 5
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 97
  • Associate degree: 0
  • Bachelor's degree: 0
  • Master's degree: 0
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 86
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 77
  • 5th and 6th grade: 15
  • 7th and 8th grade: 22
  • 9th grade: 13
  • 10th grade: 4
  • 11th grade: 11
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 63
  • Less than 1 year of college: 16
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 0
  • Associate degree: 0
  • Bachelor's degree: 6
  • Master's degree: 0
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0
Educational Attainment for Females
Taft Southwest marital status for males
Taft Southwest marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 457
  • 10 to 19: 8
  • Mobile homes: 41

Median worth of mobile homes: $8,590

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 30.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 24.9%

House/condo owner moved in on average 27 years ago

Renter moved in on average 6 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Taft Southwest
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Taft Southwest, TX
  • 63.9%Utility gas
  • 28.2%Electricity
  • 7.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Taft Southwest, TX
  • 76.1%Utility gas
  • 23.9%Electricity

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

6.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

6.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

15.0%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability