Taft is a tiny town located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 246 people and just one neighborhood, Taft is the 325th largest community in Oklahoma.
Real Estate Prices
Taft real estate is some of the most expensive in Oklahoma, although Taft house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Taft is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Taft is a town of service providers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Taft who work in architecture and engineering (14.67%), management occupations (13.33%) and food service (13.33%).
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Taft is a college town. There are a lot of students in Taft attending college, and as a result Taft provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
The overall crime rate in Taft is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
One downside of living in Taft is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Taft, the average commute to work is 31.29 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Taft does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.