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Demographics Analysis

The people of Shafter City, California give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Shafter City, California)

Male:

Under 5 years : 713

5 to 9 years : 719

10 to 14 years : 695

15 to 17 years : 521

18 and 19 years : 347

20 years : 153

21 years : 113

22 to 24 years : 344

25 to 29 years : 563

30 to 34 years : 567

35 to 39 years : 472

40 to 44 years : 464

45 to 49 years : 457

50 to 54 years : 380

55 to 59 years : 262

60 and 61 years : 89

62 to 64 years : 154

65 and 66 years : 88

67 to 69 years : 104

70 to 74 years : 207

75 to 79 years : 35

80 to 84 years : 41

85 years and over : 33

Female:

Under 5 years : 790

5 to 9 years : 937

10 to 14 years : 868

15 to 17 years : 528

18 and 19 years : 187

20 years : 83

21 years : 140

22 to 24 years : 228

25 to 29 years : 621

30 to 34 years : 585

35 to 39 years : 455

40 to 44 years : 467

45 to 49 years : 368

50 to 54 years : 310

55 to 59 years : 221

60 and 61 years : 105

62 to 64 years : 132

65 and 66 years : 136

67 to 69 years : 101

70 to 74 years : 70

75 to 79 years : 152

80 to 84 years : 154

85 years and over : 44


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Shafter City, California)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 13,229

Multiple ancestry : 1,261

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 6

Ancestry not reported : 707


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Shafter City, California)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 10,407

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 9

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 39

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 1,092

Not a U.S. citizen : 3,656


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Shafter City, California)

Total:

Under 5 years : 1,503

5 to 17 years : 4,268

18 to 24 years : 1,595

25 to 34 years : 2,336

35 to 44 years : 1,858

45 to 54 years : 1,515

55 to 59 years : 483

60 and 61 years : 194

62 to 64 years : 286

65 to 74 years : 706

75 years and over : 459

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 1,409

5 to 17 years : 3,354

18 to 24 years : 912

25 to 34 years : 1,145

35 to 44 years : 596

45 to 54 years : 293

55 to 59 years : 116

60 and 61 years : 43

62 to 64 years : 98

65 to 74 years : 223

75 years and over : 118

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 33

5 to 17 years : 268

18 to 24 years : 87

25 to 34 years : 196

35 to 44 years : 200

45 to 54 years : 355

55 to 59 years : 113

60 and 61 years : 129

62 to 64 years : 110

65 to 74 years : 355

75 years and over : 254

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 7

18 to 24 years : 32

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 9

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 61

5 to 17 years : 639

18 to 24 years : 564

25 to 34 years : 995

35 to 44 years : 1,062

45 to 54 years : 867

55 to 59 years : 254

60 and 61 years : 22

62 to 64 years : 69

65 to 74 years : 128

75 years and over : 87


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Shafter City, California)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 4,197

Female : 4,110

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 926

Female : 1,174

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 9

Female : 39

Foreign born:

Male : 2,389

Female : 2,359


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Shafter City, California)

Born in state of residence : 5,842

Born in other state in the United States : 1,768

Native: born outside the United States : 32

Foreign born : 3,222


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Shafter City, California)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 2,216

Now married, except separated : 1,649

Divorced : 304

Separated : 53

Widowed : 162

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 181

Now married, except separated : 1,117

Divorced : 246

Separated : 71

Widowed : 208

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 32

Now married, except separated : 9

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 1,048

Now married, except separated : 2,675

Divorced : 151

Separated : 155

Widowed : 204


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Shafter City, California)

Speak only English : 4,043

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 4,842

Speak English less than "very well" : 4,768

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 13

Other Pacific Island languages:

Speak English "very well" : 34

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Shafter City, California

  • Other Groups: 7,977   (77.5%)
  • German: 601   (5.8%)
  • United States Or American: 486   (4.7%)
  • English: 407   (4.0%)
  • Irish: 224   (2.2%)
  • Dutch: 120   (1.2%)
  • European: 77   (0.7%)
  • Scotch-irish: 64   (0.6%)
  • French (except Basque): 58   (0.6%)
  • Swedish: 50   (0.5%)
  • Russian: 39   (0.4%)
  • Arab: 35   (0.3%)
  • Scottish: 29   (0.3%)
  • Italian: 22   (0.2%)
  • British: 15   (0.1%)
  • Subsaharan African: 15   (0.1%)
  • Polish: 15   (0.1%)
  • Norwegian: 14   (0.1%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 9   (0.1%)
  • Scandinavian: 8   (0.1%)
  • Welsh: 7   (0.1%)
  • Greek: 6   (0.1%)
  • Turkish: 6   (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 5   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Shafter City, California is 15,203



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Shafter City, California: 7,521
Female Population in Shafter City, California: 7,682


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Shafter City, California: 26.2
Median Female Resident Age in Shafter City, California: 25.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of California is 35


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Shafter City, California


White


Both sexes

29.7

Male

29.3

Female

30.4

Black or African American


Both sexes

25.6

Male

25.8

Female

21.3

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

32.7

Male

31.3

Female

35.5

Asian


Both sexes

27.9

Male

29.0

Female

27.3

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

32.3

Male

33.0

Female

27.5

Other


Both sexes

22.9

Male

23.3

Female

22.6

Two or More Races


Both sexes

20.5

Male

21.8

Female

19.6

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

23.3

Male

23.5

Female

23.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

44.3

Male

41.0

Female

46.7


(updated 2010)



Races in Shafter City, California


  • White: 10,864
  • African American: 136
  • American Indian: 46
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 34
  • Some Other Race: 3,883
  • Two or More Races: 240



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Shafter City, California citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Shafter City, California

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 284   (8.48%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 202   (6.03%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 388   (11.58%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 218   (6.51%)
  • 9th Grade: 135   (4.03%)
  • 10th Grade: 172   (5.13%)
  • 11th Grade: 135   (4.03%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 207   (6.18%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 796   (23.75%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 158   (4.72%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 366   (10.92%)
  • Associate Degree: 89   (2.66%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 113   (3.37%)
  • Master's Degree: 45   (1.34%)
  • Professional School Degree: 20   (0.6%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 23   (0.69%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 279   (8.6%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 151   (4.66%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 347   (10.7%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 265   (8.17%)
  • 9th Grade: 180   (5.55%)
  • 10th Grade: 170   (5.24%)
  • 11th Grade: 142   (4.38%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 197   (6.07%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 776   (23.93%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 227   (7%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 286   (8.82%)
  • Associate Degree: 54   (1.67%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 109   (3.36%)
  • Master's Degree: 45   (1.39%)
  • Professional School Degree: 15   (0.46%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Shafter City, California

  • Richland Union Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: 331 Shafter Ave., Shafter, CA 93263, Phone: (661) 746-8600, Students: 3,080 )

  • Maple Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: 29161 Fresno Ave., Shafter, CA 93263, Phone: (661) 746-4439, Students: 266 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Shafter City, California

  • Richland Junior High


    ( Grades: 5-8, Location: 331 Shafter Ave., Shafter, CA 93263, Phone: (661) 746-8630, Students: 1,060 )

  • Golden Oak Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 331 Shafter Ave., Shafter, CA 93263, Phone: (661) 746-8670, Students: 732 )

  • Redwood Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 331 Shafter Ave., Shafter, CA 93263, Phone: (661) 746-8650, Students: 696 )

  • Sequoia Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: Mannel And Fresno Avenues, Shafter, CA 93263, Phone: (661) 746-8740, Students: 592 )

  • Maple Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: 29161 Fresno Ave., Shafter, CA 93263, Phone: (661) 746-4439, Students: 266 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Shafter City, California

  • Shafter High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 526 Mannel Ave., Shafter, CA 93263, Phone: (661) 746-4961, Students: 1,469 )

  • Central Valley High (continuation)


    ( Grades: 10-12, Location: 526 Mannel Ave., Shafter, CA 93263, Phone: (661) 746-4281, Students: 36 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Shafter City, California

  • Kern Sda Elementary School


    ( Grades: 4-8, Location: 30105 Riverside Street, Shafter, CA 93263, Phone: (661) 746-4467, Students: 11 )

  • Free Will Christian Academy


    ( Grades: .-., Location: 155 Redwood Drive, Shafter, CA 93263, Phone: (661) 746-6441, )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Shafter City, California

  • Shafter Branch Library


    236 James Street, Shafter, CA 93263

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Shafter City, California


  • Air Race Museum Of Shafter


    710 Aviation St, Shafter, CA 93263

  • Minter Field Air Museum Inc


    Po Box 445, Shafter, CA 93263

  • Shafter Depot Museum


    150 Central Valley Hwy, Shafter, CA 93263

  • Shafter Historical Society


    Po Box 1088, Shafter, CA 93263

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Shafter City, California affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Shafter City, California.

Area Features of Shafter City, California


Building


(1) Depot Museum   (2) Kern County Fire Department Station 32 Shafter   (3) Richland School District Office   (4) Shafter Branch Kern County Library   (5) Shafter Modified Community Correctional Facility  

Canal


(1) Calloway Canal  

Cemetery


(1) Shafter Cemetery  

Census


(1) Cherokee Strip Census Designated Place   (2) Mexican Colony Census Designated Place   (3) Smith Corner Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Apostolic Assembly Church   (2) Bible Truth Tabernacle   (3) Church Of Christ   (4) Congregational Church Of Shafter   (5) Ebenezer Reformed Church   (6) First Assembly Of God Church   (7) First Mexican Baptist Church   (8) First Southern Baptist Church   (9) Iglesia Evangelica Encuento   (10) Kingdom Hall Of Jehovahs Witnesses   (11) Mennonite Brethren Church   (12) Saint Marks Episcopal Church   (13) Seventh Day Adventist Church   (14) Shafter Christian Assembly Church   (15) Shafter Missionary Baptist Church   (16) Shafter Pentecostal Church Of God   (17) Valley Bible Church  

Civil


(1) Shafter Division  

Locale


(1) Aukeman Dairy   (2) Hoover Ranch   (3) Kimberlina Ranch   (4) Oasis Holsteins Dairy   (5) Shafter High School Farm   (6) Tjaarda Dairy  

Oilfield


(1) Rio Bravo Oil Field  

Park


(1) Kirchenmann Park   (2) Mannel Park   (3) Richland Park   (4) Rodriguez Park  

Populated Place


(1) Cherokee Strip   (2) Mexican Colony   (3) Myricks Corner   (4) North Shafter   (5) Palmo   (6) Shafter   (7) Smith Corner   (8) Thomas Lane  

Post Office


(1) Shafter Post Office  

School


(1) Central Valley Continuation High School   (2) Kern Junior Academy   (3) Maple Elementary School   (4) Poplar School Historical   (5) Richland Primary School   (6) Richland Senior Elementary School   (7) Shafter High School  

Tower


(1) Keri-am Wasco-greenacres   (2) Ksuv-fm Mcfarland  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Shafter City, California

93263 (pop. 15,172)


Cities Nearby Shafter City, California

Shafter City, CA  (pop. 15,203) 0.0 Miles
Shafter Ccd, CA  (pop. 19,647) 0.5 Miles
Rosedale Cdp, CA  (pop. 13,068) 7.7 Miles
Wasco City, CA  (pop. 25,759) 8.6 Miles
Rosedale Ccd, CA  (pop. 64,649) 8.9 Miles
Buttonwillow Ccd, CA  (pop. 4,118) 11.1 Miles
Buttonwillow Cdp, CA  (pop. 1,594) 12.5 Miles
Mcfarland City, CA  (pop. 11,890) 12.7 Miles
Oildale Cdp, CA  (pop. 32,845) 13.4 Miles
Tupman Cdp, CA  (pop. 153) 14.8 Miles



Area Code(s) in Shafter City, California

661



Elevation in Shafter City, California is 364.0 ft. (111.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Shafter City, California

Lat: 35.495893 N        Long: -119.247908 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Shafter City, California need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In California

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.98 9.46 7.28 4.53 0.00 8.84
  Total Electric Industry 9.98 9.46 7.28 4.53 0.00 8.84
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.79 10.04 7.58 5.05 0.00 9.42
  Total Electric Industry 10.79 10.04 7.58 5.05 0.00 9.42
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.07 10.33 7.59 5.54 0.00 9.66
  Total Electric Industry 11.07 10.33 7.59 5.54 0.00 9.66
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.30 10.46 7.33 5.05 0.00 9.69
  Total Electric Industry 11.30 10.46 7.33 5.05 0.00 9.69
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.43 10.90 7.09 5.00 0.00 9.78
  Total Electric Industry 11.43 10.90 7.09 5.00 0.00 9.78
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.61 10.49 7.37 6.73 0.00 9.91
  Total Electric Industry 11.61 10.49 7.37 6.73 0.00 9.91
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.33 9.83 6.97 6.45 0.00 9.48
  Total Electric Industry 11.33 9.83 6.97 6.45 0.00 9.48
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.50 9.98 6.95 7.50 0.00 9.54
  Total Electric Industry 11.50 9.98 6.95 7.50 0.00 9.54
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.60 9.66 6.59 5.06 0.00 9.03
  Total Electric Industry 10.60 9.66 6.59 5.06 0.00 9.03
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 4.10 3.65 3.00 3.28 0.00 3.28
  Full-Service Providers 10.71 10.05 7.16 4.16 0.00 9.34
  Total Electric Industry 10.64 9.44 6.27 4.15 0.00 8.75
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 13.64 7.82 6.78 9.36 0.00 7.63
  Full-Service Providers 10.85 10.55 7.22 4.79 0.00 9.66
  Total Electric Industry 10.89 10.25 7.14 4.87 0.00 9.47
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.48 1.35 2.08 2.09 0.00 1.67
  Energy-Only Providers 13.21 8.02 7.49 10.78 0.00 8.21
  Full-Service Providers 12.08 12.41 9.54 8.47 0.00 11.41
  Total Electric Industry 12.09 12.15 9.23 8.48 0.00 11.22
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 5.80 3.57 2.17 5.73 0.00 2.95
  Energy-Only Providers 8.12 6.00 6.18 17.16 0.00 6.14
  Full-Service Providers 12.63 13.84 10.23 6.53 0.00 12.52
  Total Electric Industry 12.64 13.36 9.81 6.60 0.00 12.19
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 5.43 3.90 2.72 0.00 0.47 3.33
  Energy-Only Providers 7.41 5.76 6.18 0.00 3.47 5.94
  Full-Service Providers 12.23 12.83 9.79 0.00 7.38 12.05
  Total Electric Industry 12.23 12.48 9.59 0.00 5.80 11.78
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 5.66 4.31 3.14 0.00 0.50 3.72
  Energy-Only Providers 6.88 5.90 5.95 0.00 3.59 5.90
  Full-Service Providers 12.20 11.81 9.33 0.00 8.03 11.53
  Total Electric Industry 12.20 11.64 9.27 0.00 6.42 11.35
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.42 4.62 3.48 0.00 0.50 4.07
  Energy-Only Providers 9.52 6.83 6.68 0.00 3.95 6.75
  Full-Service Providers 12.49 11.97 9.39 0.00 8.11 11.71
  Total Electric Industry 12.51 11.92 9.55 0.00 6.55 11.63
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.79 4.92 3.54 0.00 0.55 4.27
  Energy-Only Providers 10.57 7.66 7.17 0.00 3.82 7.41
  Full-Service Providers 14.32 12.93 9.95 0.00 7.66 12.92
  Total Electric Industry 14.33 12.90 10.09 0.00 6.29 12.82

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Shafter City, California

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 237   (7.2%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 309   (9.4%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 441   (13.4%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 444   (13.5%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 398   (12.1%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 371   (11.3%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 304   (9.3%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 149   (4.5%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 79   (2.4%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 114   (3.5%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 52   (1.6%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 6   (0.2%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 206   (6.3%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 169   (5.2%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Shafter City, California)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 3,803

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 653

In 3-person carpool : 144

In 4-person carpool : 214

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 31

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 8

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 11

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 55

Motorcycle : 30

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 88

Other means : 113

Worked at home : 148


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Shafter City, California)

Less than 5 minutes : 316

5 to 9 minutes : 709

10 to 14 minutes : 687

15 to 19 minutes : 811

20 to 24 minutes : 813

25 to 29 minutes : 260

30 to 34 minutes : 979

35 to 39 minutes : 52

40 to 44 minutes : 66

45 to 59 minutes : 261

60 to 89 minutes : 84

90 or more minutes : 112


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Shafter City, California)

With Social Security income : 896

No Social Security income : 3,235


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Shafter City, California)

With retirement income : 495

No retirement income : 3,636


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Shafter City, California)

Less than $10,000 : 132

$10,000 to $14,999 : 236

$15,000 to $19,999 : 167

$20,000 to $24,999 : 320

$25,000 to $29,999 : 465

$30,000 to $34,999 : 371

$35,000 to $39,999 : 230

$40,000 to $44,999 : 222

$45,000 to $49,999 : 164

$50,000 to $59,999 : 280

$60,000 to $74,999 : 383

$75,000 to $99,999 : 331

$100,000 to $124,999 : 78

$125,000 to $149,999 : 81

$150,000 to $199,999 : 37

$200,000 or more : 28


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Shafter City, California)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $36,453


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Shafter City, California

  • KCHJ (1010 AM; 5.0 kW; Earlimart, CA; Owner: Lotus Bakersfield Corp.)
  • KJPG (1050 AM; 0.007 kW; Bakersfield, CA; Owner: Ihr Educational Broadcasting)
  • KAFY (1100 AM; 4.2 kW; Bakersfield, CA; Owner: Kafy, Inc.)
  • KERI (1180 AM; 50.0 kW; Shafter, CA; Owner: Agm California)
  • KGEO (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Bakersfield, CA; Owner: Agm California)
  • NEW (1310 AM; 0.25 kW; Bakersfield, CA; Owner: Summit Broadcasting, Llc)
  • KLHC (1350 AM; 1.0 kW; Bakersfield, CA; Owner: Force Broadcasting, Llc)
  • KERN (1410 AM; 1.0 kW; Bakersfield, CA; Owner: Agm California)
  • KWAC (1490 AM; 0.64 kW; Bakersfield, CA; Owner: Lotus Bakersfield Corp.)
  • KWAC (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; Bakersfield, CA; Owner: Lotus Bakersfield Corp.)
  • KNZR (1560 AM; 25.0 kW; Bakersfield, CA; Owner: Buckley Broadcasting Of California, Llc)
  • KUZZ (550 AM; 5.0 kW; Bakersfield, CA; Owner: Owens One Company)
  • KGDP (660 AM; 8.0 kW; Bakersfield, CA; Owner: Radio Representatives, Inc.)
  • KBFP (800 AM; 1.0 kW; Bakersfield, CA; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • KHTY (970 AM; 5.0 kW; Bakersfield, CA; Owner: Amfm Radio Licenses, L.l.c.)

FM Radio Stations Near Shafter City, California

  • KGFM (101.5 FM; Bakersfield, CA; Owner: Agm California)
  • KGFM (101.7 FM; Bakersfield, CA; Owner: Agm California)
  • KZPE (102.1 FM; Taft, CA; Owner: Estate Of H.l. Charles, Robert Willing, Executor)
  • KBDS (103.9 FM; Taft, CA; Owner: Radio Campesina Bakersfield, Inc.)
  • KBQF (104.3 FM; Shafter, CA; Owner: Jab Broadcasting, Llc)
  • KBFP-FM (105.3 FM; Bakersfield, CA; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • KQMX (105.7 FM; Lost Hills, CA; Owner: Ace Radio Corporation)
  • KEAL (106.5 FM; Taft, CA; Owner: Lazer Licenses, Llc)
  • KCWR (107.1 FM; Bakersfield, CA; Owner: Owens One Comany, Inc)
  • KUZZ-FM (107.9 FM; Bakersfield, CA; Owner: Owens One Company, Inc)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Lost Hills, CA; Owner: 3. Centro Cristiano Cosecha Final)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Lost Hills, CA; Owner: 5. Centro Cristiano De Fe, Inc)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Lost Hills, CA; Owner: Iglesia Alto Refugio)
  • KAXL (88.3 FM; Bakersfield, CA; Owner: Skyride Unlimited, Incorporated)
  • NEW (88.3 FM; Taft, CA; Owner: Miguel Reyes Medina)
  • KPRX (89.1 FM; Bakersfield, CA; Owner: White Ash Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KFRB (91.3 FM; Bakersfield, CA; Owner: Family Stations, Inc.)
  • KFHL (91.7 FM; Bakersfield, CA; Owner: Mary V. Harris Foundation)
  • NEW (91.9 FM; Lost Hills, CA; Owner: Vida Worth Vivir, Inc.)
  • KPSL-FM (92.1 FM; Bakersfield, CA; Owner: Lotus Bakersfield Corp.)
  • KKXX-FM (93.1 FM; Bakersfield, CA; Owner: Agm California)
  • KISV (94.1 FM; Bakersfield, CA; Owner: Agm California)
  • KXTT (94.9 FM; Taft, CA; Owner: Lazer Licenses, Llc)
  • KLLY (95.3 FM; Bakersfield, CA; Owner: Buckley Broadcasting Of California, Llc)
  • KDFO (96.5 FM; Bakersfield, CA; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • KSMJ (97.7 FM; Bakersfield, CA; Owner: Buckley Broadcasting Of California, Llc)
  • KBKO-FM (98.5 FM; Bakersfield, CA; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • KKBB (99.3 FM; Bakersfield, CA; Owner: Buckley Communications, Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Shafter City, California

  • KGET-TV (Channel 17; Bakersfield, CA; Owner: Newport Television Llc)
  • 960328KH (Channel 39; Bakersfield, CA; Owner: Kern Educational Telecom.)
  • KUVI-TV (Channel 45; Bakersfield, CA; Owner: Kuvi License Partnership, G.p.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Shafter City, California

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 307  (15.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 241  (11.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 215  (10.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 331  (16.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 319  (15.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 256  (18.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 198  (14.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 511  (36.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 257  (18.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 11  (0.8%)


(updated 2010)





There are 120 Farms In Shafter City, California


(updated 2008)



Banks In Shafter City, California

Westamerica Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $4.8m
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 92

Bank Of America, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 5,094

Mission Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $406.6k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 10

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Shafter City, California

  • Shafter - Minter Field


    (about 3.2 miles in Bakersfield, California; Airport Code: MIT)

  • Wasco-Kern County


    (about 10.4 miles in Pond, California; Airport Code: RQU)

  • Meadows Field


    (about 11.9 miles in Bakersfield, California; Airport Code: BFL)

  • Bakersfield Municipal


    (about 18.5 miles in Bakersfield, California; Airport Code: C02)

  • Porterville Municipal


    (about 38.2 miles in Porterville, California; Airport Code: PTV)

  • Mefford Field


    (about 45.8 miles in Tulare, California; Airport Code: TLR)

  • Kern Valley


    (about 49.2 miles in Kernville, California; Airport Code: FVV)

  • Tehachapi Kern County Nr 4


    (about 51.8 miles in Tehachapi, California; Airport Code: TSP)

  • Tehachapi Municipal


    (about 52.0 miles in Tehachapi, California; Airport Code: TSP)

  • Visalia Municipal


    (about 57.5 miles in Visalia, California; Airport Code: VIS)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Shafter City, California

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

70.74%

Carpooled

24.11%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.30%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

1.97%

Other Means

0.60%

Worked At Home

2.29%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Shafter City, California, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Shafter City, California)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 2,504

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 310

Female householder, no husband present : 711

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 507

Householder not living alone : 99


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Shafter City, California)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 12

Male householder and female partner : 128

Female householder and female partner : 12

Female householder and male partner : 114

All other households : 3,865


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Shafter City, California)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,683

Renter-occupied housing units : 821

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 119

Renter-occupied housing units : 191

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 267

Renter-occupied housing units : 444

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 303

Renter-occupied housing units : 303


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Shafter City, California)

Less than $10,000 : 173

$10,000 to $14,999 : 325

$15,000 to $19,999 : 193

$20,000 to $24,999 : 481

$25,000 to $29,999 : 501

$30,000 to $34,999 : 345

$35,000 to $39,999 : 300

$40,000 to $44,999 : 253

$45,000 to $49,999 : 212

$50,000 to $59,999 : 301

$60,000 to $74,999 : 435

$75,000 to $99,999 : 388

$100,000 to $124,999 : 78

$125,000 to $149,999 : 81

$150,000 to $199,999 : 37

$200,000 or more : 28


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Shafter City, California)

Total : 4,373


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Shafter City, California)

Occupied : 4,131

Vacant : 242


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Shafter City, California)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Shafter City, California)

Built 2005 or later : 272

Built 2000 to 2004 : 552

Built 1990 to 1999 : 629

Built 1980 to 1989 : 647

Built 1970 to 1979 : 545

Built 1960 to 1969 : 310

Built 1950 to 1959 : 912

Built 1940 to 1949 : 175

Built 1939 or earlier : 331


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Shafter City, California)

Utility gas : 3,356

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 45

Electricity : 580

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 76

Solar energy : 10

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 64


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Shafter City, California)

Less than $10,000 : 34

$10,000 to $14,999 : 43

$15,000 to $19,999 : 8

$20,000 to $24,999 : 9

$25,000 to $29,999 : 8

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 24

$50,000 to $59,999 : 25

$60,000 to $69,999 : 40

$70,000 to $79,999 : 12

$80,000 to $89,999 : 94

$90,000 to $99,999 : 93

$100,000 to $124,999 : 266

$125,000 to $149,999 : 155

$150,000 to $174,999 : 225

$175,000 to $199,999 : 192

$200,000 to $249,999 : 550

$250,000 to $299,999 : 228

$300,000 to $399,999 : 224

$400,000 to $499,999 : 41

$500,000 to $749,999 : 101

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Shafter City, California)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 101

Home equity loan only : 137

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,539

Housing units without a mortgage : 595


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Shafter City, California)

Built 2005 or later : $243,100

Built 2000 to 2004 : $199,600

Built 1990 to 1999 : $222,100

Built 1980 to 1989 : $130,700

Built 1970 to 1979 : $207,600

Built 1960 to 1969 : $204,400

Built 1950 to 1959 : $168,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $145,800

Built 1939 or earlier : $106,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Shafter City, California: 86.2%

Percentage of Family Households in California: 68.7%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Shafter City, California

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 77.74%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 22.26%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Shafter City, California

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 68 68 $5,533,540
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

68 68 $5,533,540
2000        
  Single Family 48 48 $4,475,210
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

48 48 $4,475,210
2001        
  Single Family 83 83 $7,766,953
  Two Family 1 2 $58,186
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

84 85 $7,825,139
2002        
  Single Family 58 58 $5,946,087
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

58 58 $5,946,087
2003        
  Single Family 97 97 $10,443,266
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

97 97 $10,443,266
2004        
  Single Family 119 119 $14,126,726
  Two Family 2 4 $173,281
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

121 123 $14,300,007
2005        
  Single Family 119 119 $16,962,601
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

119 119 $16,962,601
2006        
  Single Family 165 165 $30,459,788
  Two Family 9 18 $1,398,375
  Three and Four Family 7 27 $2,097,562
  Five or More Family 6 36 $2,796,749
  Total

187 246 $36,752,474


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Shafter City, CA): $29,515
Median Household Income In 2000 (California): $47,493


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Shafter City): $77,900
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (California): $198,900


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Shafter City): $437
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (California): $747


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Shafter City, California

Utility Gas: 76.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 1.6%
Electricity: 19.5%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.3%
Solar Energy: 0.5%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.6%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Shafter City, California are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Shafter City, California

Interim H C


     Address: 4801 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, California 93309
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/15/1994

Around The Clock H C


     Address: 5353 Truxton Avenue, Bakersfield, California 93309
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/16/1997

Sagebrush Home And Family Services


     Address: 1111 Columbus Avenue, Suite 2000, Bakersfield, California 93305
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 12/16/1996

Adventist Health Home Care Services - Bakersfield


     Address: 2800 K Street, Suite A, Bakersfield, California 93301
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 8/24/1990

Mercy Memorial Home Health


     Address: 551 Shanley Court, Bakersfield, California 93311
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 5/23/1985

Hospitals Close To Shafter City, California

Bakersfield Memorial Hospital


     Address: 420 34th St Box 1888, Bakersfield, California 93301
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Good Samaritan Hospital


     Address: 901 Olive Drive, Bakersfield, California 93308
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Mercy Hospital


     Address: 2215 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, California 93301
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Kern Medical Center


     Address: 1830 Flower Street, Bakersfield, California 93305
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

San Joaquin Community Hospital


     Address: 2615 Chester Avenue, Bakersfield, California 93301
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Shafter City, California

Golden Livingcenter - Shafter


     Address: 140 East Tulare Avenue, Shafter, California 93263
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 89
     Percent Occupied: 90%

Glenwood Gardens Snf


     Address: 350 Calloway Drive, Building C, Bakersfield, California 93312
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 106
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Corinthian Gardens Health Care Center


     Address: 1611 Height Street, Bakersfield, California 93305
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 47
     Percent Occupied: 20%

Parkview Julian Convalescent


     Address: 1801 Julian Avenue, Bakersfield, California 93304
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 97
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Golden Livingcenter - Bakersfield


     Address: 3601 San Dimas, Bakersfield, California 93301
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 91
     Percent Occupied: 92%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Shafter City, California

Name: Diablo Canyon
Address: PO Box 56; Avila Beach, CA 93424
Distance: 86 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Shafter City, California

    Retired Workers: 1,020
    Disabled Workers: 365
    Widowers Workers: 180
    Spouses Workers: 115
    Children Workers: 265


(updated 2007)



Kern County, California Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 32.49%
  • Bush & Cheney 66.49%
  • Other 1.02%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Shafter City, California citizens.

Relocation to Kern County, CA

5.81 % of Kern County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $38,274

California Average 5.75 %

0.12 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $32,066

California Average 0.21 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Kern County, CA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Los Angeles County , CA 1.67 % ($38,595 AGI )
  • Ventura County , CA 0.35 % ($43,063 AGI )
  • Tulare County , CA 0.22 % ($35,968 AGI )

Relocation away from Kern County, CA

4.94 % of Kern County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $40,551

California Average 6.27 %

0.11 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $34,013

California Average 0.11 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Kern County, CA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Los Angeles County , CA 0.71 % ($35,352 AGI )
  • Tulare County , CA 0.18 % ($32,865 AGI )
  • San Diego County , CA 0.18 % ($33,368 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in California

Low Bracket: $6,827 (1.00%)
High Bracket: $44,815 (9.30%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in California

7.25%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Shafter City, California is based on over 50 years of data.























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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Shafter City, California directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Shafter City, California

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 2 3 0 2 0 1
    per 100,000 0 0 7 7 7 7 7 13 19 0 12 0 6
Rape 1 1 2 6 6 9 7 4 5 7 3 5 7
    per 100,000 8 8 15 43 42 61 46 25 31 43 17 29 41
Robbery 3 4 4 9 5 7 4 7 18 11 11 13 13
    per 100,000 23 30 30 65 35 48 26 44 111 68 64 75 76
Assault 60 47 47 51 41 44 56 32 47 25 25 31 37
    per 100,000 462 356 347 367 288 299 368 201 291 154 145 178 216
Burglary 69 91 102 143 193 170 221 194 241 178 162 193 209
    per 100,000 532 689 753 1,030 1,354 1,156 1,453 1,221 1,490 1,096 943 1,110 1,219
Larceny Theft 243 213 322 374 413 337 301 251 317 285 263 296 251
    per 100,000 1,873 1,613 2,376 2,695 2,898 2,293 1,978 1,579 1,960 1,754 1,530 1,702 1,464
Vehicle Theft 31 47 66 64 82 75 88 73 104 86 83 87 85
    per 100,000 239 356 487 461 575 510 578 459 643 529 483 500 496
Arson 18 14 12 10 12 17 32 17 18 16 19 12 8
    per 100,000 139 106 89 72 84 116 210 107 111 98 111 69 47
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
16 13 14 17 13 15 17 11 18 11 10 12 15
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
90 91 126 148 175 150 161 134 170 141 132 147 138
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
53 52 70 82 94 83 89 73 94 76 71 80 76


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In California

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
102,616 86,846 87,706 66,041 63,500 86,912 123,821 0 80,848 82,147


(updated 2014)



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