Visalia is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 136,959, it is the 44th largest city in California and the 202nd largest city in the United States. Visalia is currently growing at a rate of 0.87% annually and its population has increased by 10.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 124,442 in 2010. Visalia reached it's highest population of 136,959 in 2021. Spanning over 38 miles, Visalia has a population density of 3,611 people per square mile.
The average household income in Visalia is $82,412 with a poverty rate of 16.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,050 per month, and the median house value is $236,400. The median age in Visalia is 32 years, 31.4 years for males, and 32.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.6 males.
Visalia is located in the San Joaquin Valley, where it is the fifth largest city by population. The city is located in Tulare County, where it is the county seat. Many of the city’s residents work in government jobs or agriculture.
Visalia Population Growth
The city of Visalia has experienced significant population growth throughout its history. The most recent population estimates show that growth is up just over 5% since the last census, indicating that while the city is still growing, the growth rate is slowing from the double-digit percentage increases observed since the 19th century.