Tulare, California Population 2020

66,393

Tulare is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 66,393, it is the 138th largest city in California and the 574th largest city in the United States. Tulare is currently growing at a rate of 1.47% annually and its population has increased by 12.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 59,278 in 2010. Spanning over 20 miles, Tulare has a population density of 3,259 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tulare is $66,916 with a poverty rate of 19.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,009 per month, and the median house value is $188,900. The median age in Tulare is 29.1 years, 28.3 years for males, and 29.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.7 males.

Tulare Demographics

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

  • White: 78.43%
  • Other race: 10.94%
  • Two or more races: 3.94%
  • Black or African American: 3.88%
  • Asian: 1.62%
  • Native American: 1.01%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.18%
The current population of Tulare, California is 66,393, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 64,475.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 59,278.

Tulare, California Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White49,28278.43%
Some Other Race6,87710.94%
Two or More Races2,4743.94%
Black or African American2,4413.88%
Asian1,0191.62%
American Indian and Alaska Native6341.01%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1110.18%

Tulare Population Pyramid 2020

Tulare Median Age

29.1


Total

28.3


Male

29.9


Female

Tulare Adults

There are 42,432 adults, (5,702 of whom are seniors) in Tulare.

Tulare Age Dependency

71.1

Age Dependency Ratio

15.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Tulare Sex Ratio

Female

31,944

50.84%

Male

30,894

49.16%

Tulare Households and Families

Tulare Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Tulare Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67%33%
All55.7%44.3%
Non Family50.1%49.9%
Female38.9%61.1%
Male36%64%

55.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,4083.3955.7
Married9,5234.0467
Non Family4,1621.3750.1
Female3,163438.9
Male1,5603.6436

3.82

Average Family Size

3.39

Average Household Size

9.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Tulare Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,96514.00%
9th to 12th Grade4,24911.98%
High School Graduate10,60029.88%
Some College8,77324.73%
Associates Degree2,9298.26%
Bachelors Degree2,8598.06%
Graduate Degree1,0973.09%

Tulare Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic19,22812,0761,150
White13,57011,9242,316
Other Race4,0512,921236
Black1,2871,071214
Multiple Races901766108
Asian629518203
Native American47631426
Islander10394

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 91.26%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 32.27%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,894$37,401$29,132
Less Than High School$26,259$30,909$15,421
High School Grad$33,878$36,411$30,444
Some College$34,764$41,708$28,159
Bachelors Degree$54,102$58,352$51,716
Graduate Degree$67,457$69,924$62,938

$33,894

Average Earnings

$37,401

Average Male

$29,132

Average Female

Tulare Language

Tulare Language by Age

Tulare Language

55.38% of Tulare residents speak only English, while 44.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 39.47% of the population.

Tulare Poverty

Tulare Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic38,3169,08123.70%
White19,2552,20511.45%
Other6,8041,56222.96%
Black2,42973530.26%
Multiple2,45863325.75%
Asian99721621.66%
Native63419230.28%

19.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.94%

Male Poverty Rate

21.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tulare

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tulare is Native, with 30.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tulare is White, with 11.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.85%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.42%
High School16.57%
Some College11.58%
Bachelors or Greater3.96%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed36.35%
Female Unemployed36.14%
Male Employed8.71%
Female Employed8.10%

Tulare Income

Tulare Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,546$66,916
Families$58,716$70,999
Married Families$72,609$84,959
Non Families$32,285$45,077

Tulare Marital Status

Tulare Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.7%

Male Marriage Rate

44.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Tulare Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Tulare Marital Status by Race

Tulare Veterans

1,773

Number of Veterans

1,653

Male Veterans

120

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam713
Second Gulf War389
First Gulf War232
Korea157
World War II56
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74494
55 to 64385
75+345
35 to 54276
18 to 34273
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3434.02%
Hispanic5472.24%
Other1843.76%
Black18312.73%
2 or More282.19%
Asian212.97%
Hawaiian76.80%
Indian71.46%

$Tulare Veterans by Education

9.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tulare Employment Status

60.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.8%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Tulare Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

71.47%

Born in California

80.83%

Native Born

19.17%

Foreign Born

13.21%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

80.83% of Tulare residents were born in the United States, with 71.47% having been born in California. 13.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202066,3939591.47%
201965,4349591.49%
201864,4758651.36%
201763,6109591.53%
201662,6516481.05%
201562,0034950.80%
201461,5085570.91%
201360,9513000.49%
201260,6518491.42%
201159,8023640.61%
201059,43815,4443.05%
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%