Tulare, California Population 2021

67,940
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Tulare is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 67,940, it is the 131st largest city in California and the 548th largest city in the United States. Tulare is currently growing at a rate of 1.83% annually and its population has increased by 14.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 59,278 in 2010. Tulare reached it's highest population of 67,940 in 2021. Spanning over 20 miles, Tulare has a population density of 3,335 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tulare is $67,978 with a poverty rate of 20.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,055 per month, and the median house value is $207,000. The median age in Tulare is 28.4 years, 27.5 years for males, and 29.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.4 males.

Tulare Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Tulare was:

  • White: 79.49%
  • Other race: 10.08%
  • Two or more races: 3.87%
  • Black or African American: 3.65%
  • Asian: 1.50%
  • Native American: 1.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.22%
The current population of Tulare, California is 67,940, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 64,274.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 59,278.

Tulare, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White50,51679.49%
Some Other Race6,40610.08%
Two or More Races2,4603.87%
Black or African American2,3203.65%
Asian9531.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native7551.19%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1370.22%
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Tulare Population by Race

Tulare Population Pyramid 2021

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Tulare Median Age

28.4


Total

27.5


Male

29.2


Female

Tulare Adults

There are 41,905 adults, (5,682 of whom are seniors) in Tulare.

Tulare Age Dependency

75.4

Age Dependency Ratio

15.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

59.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Tulare Sex Ratio

Female

32,518

51.17%

Male

31,029

48.83%

Tulare Population by Age

Tulare Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tulare Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.4%30.6%
All56.7%43.3%
Non Family51.4%48.6%
Male36.2%63.8%
Female36%64%

56.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tulare Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,4223.4356.7
Married9,5674.0769.4
Non Family3,9521.3251.4
Female3,3473.9436
Male1,5563.7736.2

3.82

Average Family Size

3.43

Average Household Size

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Tulare Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,50712.93%
9th to 12th Grade4,28312.29%
High School Graduate10,63930.52%
Some College8,77225.16%
Associates Degree2,8628.21%
Bachelors Degree2,7757.96%
Graduate Degree1,0252.94%
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Tulare Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tulare Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic19,39312,2881,052
White12,84711,4202,204
Other Race3,6772,589250
Black1,2041,086190
Multiple Races858763120
Asian566497220
Native American55240957
Islander9790

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 92.78%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 38.87%.

Tulare Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,978$39,850$29,587
Less Than High School$28,038$31,690$15,355
High School Grad$36,106$39,375$31,283
Some College$35,938$43,269$27,971
Bachelors Degree$60,701$62,425$54,867
Graduate Degree$65,658$66,354$64,732

$35,978

Average Earnings

$39,850

Average Male

$29,587

Average Female

Tulare Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tulare Language by Age

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Tulare Language

54.66% of Tulare residents speak only English, while 45.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 41.19% of the population.

Tulare Language

Tulare Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic40,3019,24122.93%
White18,0182,33612.96%
Other6,3081,38922.02%
Black2,31078033.77%
Multiple2,45053721.92%
Asian93617919.12%
Native75217723.54%
Islander1374935.77%

20.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.37%

Male Poverty Rate

21.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tulare

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tulare is Islander, with 35.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tulare is White, with 12.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.06%.

Tulare Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.15%
High School17.07%
Some College11.85%
Bachelors or Greater5.55%

Tulare Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed31.55%
Female Unemployed28.26%
Male Employed9.46%
Female Employed8.97%

Tulare Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tulare Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,037$67,978
Families$59,401$71,092
Married Families$72,313$84,443
Non Families$32,650$47,489
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Income by Household Type

Tulare Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.7%

Male Marriage Rate

43.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Tulare Married by Age and Sex

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Tulare Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Tulare Marital Status by Race

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Tulare Marital Status

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1,911

Number of Veterans

1,805

Male Veterans

106

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam586
Second Gulf War431
First Gulf War376
Korea181
World War II62

Tulare Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74456
35 to 54419
75+365
18 to 34336
55 to 64335

Tulare Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4514.36%
Hispanic5692.31%
Black23017.11%
Other1894.23%
2 or More211.66%
Asian81.05%
Indian81.41%
Hawaiian43.67%

Tulare Veterans by Race

Tulare Veterans by Education

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8.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tulare Veterans by Education

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61.1%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Tulare Employment by Age

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Tulare Employment by Race

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Tulare Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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73.05%

Born in California

81.20%

Native Born

18.80%

Foreign Born

12.53%

Non Citizen

6.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.20% of Tulare residents were born in the United States, with 73.05% having been born in California. 12.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Tulare Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202167,9401,2221.83%
202066,7181,2221.87%
201965,4961,2221.90%
201864,2747881.24%
201763,4869481.52%
201662,5386231.01%
201561,9154710.77%
201461,4445390.88%
201360,9052800.46%
201260,6258361.40%
201159,7893570.60%
201059,43215,4383.05%
200043,99410,7452.84%
199033,24910,7193.97%
198022,5306,2953.33%
197016,2352,4111.62%
196013,8241,3791.06%
195012,4454,1864.19%
19408,2592,0522.90%
19306,2072,6685.78%
19203,5397812.52%
19102,7585422.21%
19002,216-481-1.95%
18902,6972,25019.69%
18804473276.80%
18601200.00%

Tulare Population by Year