Taft is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Taft Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in St. Charles Parish at latitude 29.9913 and longitude -90.4481. St. Charles Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 13 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Taft Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 4.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.66 sq. miles.Photos of the local Taft, LA area
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|Population in Households||65|
|Population in Familes||54|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.5|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||29 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||19 (65.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||7 (24.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||3 (10.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$141,667|
|Average Home Value||$154,167|
|Median Household Income||$50,000|
|Average Household Income||$52,861|
|Per Capita Income||$20,739|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.13%|
|Per Capita Income||1.35%|
The table below compares Taft to the other 473 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.
|Total Population||# 471||1st|
|Population Density1||# 472||0th|
|Diversity Index2||# 121||74th|
|Median Household Income||# 111||77th|
|Per Capita Income||# 218||54th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.