shafter Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 2,570 34.0 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 2,834 37.5 % 32.6 %
Some College 1,534 20.3 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 470 6.2 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 149 2.0 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 4,376 57.9 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 506 6.7 % 6.7 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 17,513 - -
19 years old and under 6,924 39.5 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 6,380 36.4 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 3,060 17.5 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 1,149 6.6 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 4,599 29.1 % 84.6 %
Spanish 11,172 70.7 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 41 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 1,758 31.4 % 33.5 %
Married 3,040 54.3 % 50.5 %
Separated 316 5.6 % 2.6 %
Divorced 487 8.7 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 4,620 - -
Occupied Housing Units 4,394 95.1 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 226 4.9 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 3,446 74.6 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 106 2.3 % 5.8 %
2-Units 351 7.6 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 177 3.8 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 116 2.5 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 63 1.4 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 169 3.7 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 173 3.7 % 6.3 %
Boat, RV, or Van 19 0.4 % 0.1 %
Built 1990 to 1999 678 14.7 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 489 10.6 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 543 11.8 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 407 8.8 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 995 21.5 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 243 5.3 % 13.0 %
Electric 1,131 24.5 % 33.5 %
Natural Gas 3,137 67.9 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 19 0.4 % 4.1 %
None 107 2.3 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 15,219 88.9 % 75.5 %
African-American 243 1.4 % 13.1 %
Native American 65 0.4 % 0.8 %
Asian 68 0.4 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 1,525 8.9 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 40,881 55,775
Median Family Income 42,538 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 13,882 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 48.39 %
  • Temperature 55.7 ℉
  • Rainfall 1.78 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 20.18
    [CDD] 0
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 4.98 %
6.0 0.66 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com