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Taft, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Town of Taft had a population of 250 as of July 1, 2019. Taft ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oklahoma. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Taft is located at latitude 35.7618 and longitude -95.5464 in Muskogee County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Taft encompass a land area of 1.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Muskogee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 584 feet.

The Town of Taft (GNIS ID: 2413361) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oklahoma is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Taft is located within Muskogee Division of Muskogee County.


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Taft, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Taft, OK Housing Affordability Index is 96
State of Oklahoma Housing Affordability Index is 166
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Taft, OK Wealth Index is 29
State of Oklahoma Wealth Index is 74
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 250 (100%)
Population in Households 61 (24.4%)
Population in Families 52 (20.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 189 (75.6%)
Population Density 161
Diversity Index2 67
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $28,829
Average Household Income $37,363
Per Capita Income $5,880
Wealth Index4 29

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 155 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 66 (42.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (31.6%)
Median Home Value $160,938
Housing Affordability Index3 96
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 106
Average Household Size 1.0
Family Households 73
Average Family Size 2
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.0% -0.08%
Households -0.2% -0.38%
Families 0.61% -0.28%
Median Household Income   0.9%
Per Capita Income   1.23%

Taft, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Taft to the other 743 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 498 33rd
Population Density # 525 29th
Diversity Index # 74 90th
Median Household Income # 721 3rd
Per Capita Income # 743 0th

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