Tulare, California Population 2024

70,503

Tulare is a city located in Tulare County California. Tulare has a 2024 population of 70,503. Tulare is currently declining at a rate of -0.13% annually but its population has increased by 1.8% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 69,255 in 2020.

The average household income in Tulare is $83,609 with a poverty rate of 17.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Tulare is 28.8 years, 28.2 years for males, and 29.2 years for females.

Tulare Demographics

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

  • White: 55.53%
  • Two or more races: 18.81%
  • Other race: 18.68%
  • Black or African American: 3.18%
  • Asian: 2.75%
  • Native American: 0.99%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
Land Area (mi²)
20.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,461.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.8% (1,248)
The current population of Tulare, California is 70,503 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 69,255.

Tulare, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White38,45955.53%
Two or more races13,02718.81%
Other race12,93718.68%
Black or African American2,2013.18%
Asian1,9082.75%
Native American6840.99%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander450.06%
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Tulare Population by Race

Tulare Population Pyramid 2024

Tulare Median Age

28.8

Total

28.2

Male

29.2

Female

Tulare Adults

There are 46,094 adults, (6,260 of whom are seniors) in Tulare.

Tulare Age Dependency

73.9

Age Dependency Ratio

15.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Tulare Sex Ratio

Female35,68451.52%
Male33,57748.48%

Tulare Population by Age

Tulare Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All19,8683.4758.841.2
Married10,2294.0170.329.7
Female4,0543.9136.763.3
Non Family3,5691.2959.940.1
Male2,0163.6542.357.7
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3.78

Average Family Size

3.47

Average Household Size

58.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Tulare Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Tulare Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tulare Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.23%.

Tulare Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,249

Average Earnings

$47,474

Average Male

$33,217

Average Female

Tulare Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tulare Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Tulare Language

53.9% of Tulare residents speak only English, while 46.1% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 39.63% of the population.

Tulare Language

Tulare Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic43,3828,23718.99%
White19,3552,82914.62%
Other12,8342,70321.06%
Multiple13,0202,22717.1%
Black2,20166130.03%
Asian1,90623112.12%
Native68116223.79%
Islander453066.67%
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17.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.66%

Male Poverty Rate

19.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tulare

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tulare is Islander, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tulare is Asian, with 12.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.44%.

Tulare Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.4%
High School15.44%
Some College11.09%
Bachelors or Greater5.82%
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Tulare Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed28.88%
Male Unemployed20.36%
Male Employed8.25%
Female Employed7.05%
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Tulare Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tulare Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Tulare Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

42.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Tulare Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Tulare Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,046

Number of Veterans

2,012

Male Veterans

34

Female Veterans

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Tulare Veterans by War

count

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Tulare Veterans by Age

count

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Tulare Veterans by Race

Tulare Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tulare Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.4%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

Tulare Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Tulare Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Tulare Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

72.86%

Born in Tulare

81.74%

Native Born

18.26%

Foreign Born

11.07%

Non Citizen

7.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.74% of Tulare residents were born in the United States, with 72.86% having been born in California. 11.07% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202970,028-95-0.14%
202870,123-95-0.14%
202770,218-95-0.14%
202670,313-95-0.13%
202570,408-95-0.13%
202470,503-95-0.13%
202370,598-95-0.13%
202270,693-95-0.13%
202170,7881,5332.21%
202069,2553,6445.55%
201965,6111,1051.71%
201864,5061,0531.66%
201763,4531,0201.63%
201662,4336571.06%
201561,7764090.67%
201461,3675280.87%
201360,8393920.65%
201260,4474190.7%
201160,0285971%
201059,43115,43735.09%
200043,99410,74532.32%
199033,24910,71947.58%
198022,5306,29538.77%
197016,2352,41117.44%
196013,8241,37911.08%
195012,4454,18650.68%
19408,2592,05233.06%
19306,2072,66875.39%
19203,53978128.32%
19102,75854224.46%
19002,216-481-17.83%
18902,6972,250503.36%
1880447327272.5%
1860120
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Tulare Population by Year