Zip Code 93268 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameTaft
Zip Code StateCalifornia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Kern
Area Code661
Current Population:16897
Racial Majority:White 64.35%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 47.7%
Unemployment Rate:10.7%
Median Household Income$36895
Average Adjusted Gross Income$52090
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time22.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range325 - 2612 ft.
Area117 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.17126300, -119.42433800

Zip Code 93268 Description

Zip Code 93268 is located in the state of California in the Bakersfield metro area. Zip code 93268 is primarily located in Kern County. The official US Postal Service name for 93268 is TAFT, California. Portions of zip code 93268 are contained within or border the city limits of Taft, CA, Valley Acres, CA, Dustin Acres, CA, Ford City, CA, South Taft, CA, and Taft Heights, CA. The area code for zip code 93268 is 661. 93268 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in California.

The current unemployment level in 93268 is 10.7% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 9.7% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 7.9% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 93268 increased to 16897 from 14926 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 93268 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 93268 public schools is Hispanic. 71.2% of students in 93268 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 10869 64.35% 10441 +4%
 Black Or African American 148 0.88% 168 -12%
 Hispanic 5242 31.04% 5564 -6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 103 0.61% 140 -26%
 Asian 208 1.23% 127 +64%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.04% 109 -94%
 Other Race 39 0% 39 -100%
 Two Or More Races 309 1.86% 309 +2%

Zip Code 93268 Race/Ethnicity

 White 47.2%
 Black Or African American 0.7%
 Hispanic 47.7%
 Asian 0.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1.2%
 Two or More Races 1.5%

Zip Code 93268 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1689714926
Male Population52.50%
Female Population47.50%
Total Households5309
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
71.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
85.7%
Median Household Income$36895
Income Under $50K Per Year65.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year26.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.60%
93268 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
California District 23Kevin McCarthyRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$95667
Average Real Estate Sale Price$70354
Current Unemployment Level 10.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level10.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago13.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 9b: 25F to 30F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBWk - Cold Desert Climate
Ecoregion
Average First Frost DatesDecember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesFebruary 11 - 20

Zip Code 93268 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)38414347546267666254433751
Avg Max Temp (°F)57626673819095948879655876
Avg Precip (In.)1.281.271.6.56.25.04.01.1.29.29.67.847.21
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Bakersfield, CA
CBSA Type93268
CBSA Population830222
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours