Tulare County, California Population 2021

Tulare County, California's estimated population is 469,407 with a growth rate of 0.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Tulare County, California is the 19th largest county in California. The 2010 Population was 442,969 and has seen a growth of 5.97% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021469,4071,6060.34%
2020467,8011,6060.34%
2019466,1951,6060.35%
2018464,5892,2810.49%
2017462,3083,0730.67%
2016459,2352,0740.45%
2015457,1612,0230.44%
2014455,1382,6780.59%
2013452,4602,6810.60%
2012449,7792,9950.67%
2011446,7843,8150.86%
2010442,969131,04842.01%
1990311,92166,18326.93%
1980245,73857,41630.49%
1970188,32219,91911.83%
1960168,40319,13912.82%
1950149,26442,11239.30%
1940107,15229,71038.36%
193077,44218,41131.19%
192059,03123,59166.57%
191035,44017,06592.87%
190018,375-6,199-25.23%
189024,57413,293117.84%
188011,2816,748148.86%
18704,533-105-2.26%
18604,6380.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.34%
County Website
County Seat
2010 Population
442,969
Growth (since 2010)
5.97%
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Tulare County, California Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White340,46273.71%
Some Other Race74,94916.23%
Asian16,6903.61%
Two or More Races15,7123.40%
Black or African American7,2011.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native6,1181.32%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander7660.17%
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Tulare County, California Population by Race

Tulare County, California Population Pyramid 2021

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Tulare County, California Median Age

31


Total

30.3


Male

31.7


Female

Tulare County, California Adults

There are 318,740 adults, (51,531 of whom are seniors) in Tulare County, California.

Tulare County, California Age Dependency

72.9

Age Dependency Ratio

19.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Tulare County, California Sex Ratio

Female

230,932

50.00%

Male

230,966

50.00%

Tulare County, California Population by Age

Tulare County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tulare County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married66.8%33.2%
All57.1%42.9%
Non Family52.2%47.8%
Male47.1%52.9%
Female37.5%62.5%

57.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tulare County, California Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All138,2383.357.1
Married72,6113.9166.8
Non Family31,7881.2652.2
Female22,7313.9437.5
Male11,1083.8247.1

3.77

Average Family Size

3.3

Average Household Size

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Tulare County, California Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade49,03718.07%
9th to 12th Grade30,08811.09%
High School Graduate69,31425.54%
Some College61,02722.49%
Associates Degree22,1888.18%
Bachelors Degree26,5869.80%
Graduate Degree13,1114.83%
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Tulare County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tulare County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic154,04287,92410,284
White97,40887,75324,114
Other Race41,28224,9972,702
Asian10,6858,5263,234
Multiple Races6,8345,4391,078
Black4,1413,6281,062
Native American4,0012,834401
Islander38528939

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.09%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 30.27%.

Tulare County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,721$33,453$26,171
Less Than High School$19,465$22,486$14,547
High School Grad$29,455$31,765$23,629
Some College$33,501$40,687$28,283
Bachelors Degree$54,785$63,597$47,559
Graduate Degree$78,869$92,263$73,834

$30,721

Average Earnings

$33,453

Average Male

$26,171

Average Female

Tulare County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tulare County, California Language by Age

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Tulare County, California Language

48.74% of Tulare County, California residents speak only English, while 51.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 47.36% of the population.

Tulare County, California Language

Tulare County, California Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic295,22686,74029.38%
Other73,99821,19528.64%
White129,58815,84712.23%
Asian16,5513,35320.26%
Multiple15,5243,04319.60%
Black6,9201,76625.52%
Native6,0331,69228.05%
Islander73728638.81%

23.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.54%

Male Poverty Rate

25.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tulare County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tulare County, California is Islander, with 38.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tulare County, California is White, with 12.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.85%.

Tulare County, California Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.21%
High School20.64%
Some College12.40%
Bachelors or Greater5.14%

Tulare County, California Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.80%
Male Unemployed40.54%
Female Employed12.55%
Male Employed11.70%

Tulare County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tulare County, California Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,687$69,493
Families$53,330$73,931
Married Families$66,485$88,153
Non Families$31,350$46,662
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Income by Household Type

Tulare County, California Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

46.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Tulare County, California Married by Age and Sex

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Tulare County, California Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Tulare County, California Marital Status by Race

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Tulare County, California Marital Status

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14,633

Number of Veterans

13,482

Male Veterans

1,151

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5,281
Second Gulf War2,971
First Gulf War2,306
Korea1,116
World War II421

Tulare County, California Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 743,707
75+3,095
35 to 542,992
55 to 642,789
18 to 342,050

Tulare County, California Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White12,0125.07%
Hispanic4,1582.20%
Other1,1212.21%
Black57011.75%
Asian4123.36%
2 or More2823.31%
Indian2204.88%
Hawaiian163.07%

Tulare County, California Veterans by Race

Tulare County, California Veterans by Education

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9.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tulare County, California Veterans by Education

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59.1%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

9.5%

Unemployment Rate

Tulare County, California Employment by Age

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Tulare County, California Employment by Race

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Tulare County, California 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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67.89%

Born in California

78.15%

Native Born

21.85%

Foreign Born

14.40%

Non Citizen

7.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.15% of Tulare County, California residents were born in the United States, with 67.89% having been born in California. 14.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Tulare County, California Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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