Tulare County, California (CA)

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County population in 2012: 451,977 (85% urban, 15% rural); it was 368,021 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 57,613
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 18,973
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 67,904
Renter-occupied apartments: 53,766 (it was 42,481 in 2000)
% of renters here:

38%
State:

44%

Land area: 4824 sq. mi.

Water area: 15.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 93 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Tulare County: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (33.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (18.0%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 55%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 36%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Tulare County, California:

  • Hispanic or Latino (60.6%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (32.6%)
  • Asian alone (3.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.2%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.8%)
Median resident age:  29.0 years
California median age:  35.0 years
Males: 221,442  (41.6%)
Females: 220,737  (58.4%)

Tulare County,CA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Tulare County:

3.0 people
California:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,422 ($33,983 in 1999)

This county:

$39422
California:

$60190

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $669 (lower quartile is $523, upper quartile is $879)
This county:

$669
State:

$1120


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $160,400 (it was $96,500 in 2000)
Tulare:

$160,400
California:

$373,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $104,900 - $245,800

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $209,840
Here:

$209,840
State:

$516,149

Townhouses or other attached units: $168,004
Here:

$168,004
State:

$433,209

In 2-unit structures: $198,005
Here:

$198,005
State:

$591,113

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $184,799
Here:

$184,799
State:

$414,303

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $203,604
Here:

$203,604
State:

$419,085

Mobile homes: $63,487
Here:

$63,487
State:

$79,966

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $5,732
Here:

$5,732
State:

$74,300
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,300
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $356

Institutionalized population: 3,523

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

Tulare County, CA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 2254 buildings, average cost: $180,400
  • 2008: 1275 buildings, average cost: $174,000
  • 2009: 993 buildings, average cost: $176,000

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,399 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,080 (0.9%)

Tulare County household income distribution in 2009 Tulare County home values distribution Tulare County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 30.1%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.2% for Black residents, 38.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.7% for American Indian residents, 20.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 40.0% for other race residents, 27.7% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 30.1%
Tulare County:

30.1%
California:

16.8%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.8% for Black residents, 38.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.3% for American Indian residents, 21.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 40.0% for other race residents, 27.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 30 years old
(Males: 29 years old, Females: 30 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 33 years old, American Indian residents: 28 years old, Asian residents: 32 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 28 years old)

Area name: Visalia-Porterville, CA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Tulare County is $538 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $625 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $894 a month.

Cities in this county include: Visalia, Tulare, Porterville, Dinuba, Lindsay, Exeter, Farmersville, Orosi, East Porterville, Woodlake.

Tulare County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Zip codeCityNumber of testsNumber of tests >= 4 pCi/L
93207California Hot Springs62
93218Ducor10
93219Earlimart10
93221Exeter71
93223Farmersville20
93235Ivanhoe20
93237Kaweah10
93244Lemon Cove20
93247Lindsay90
93257Porterville350
93261Richgrove10
93265Springville203
93267Strathmore30
93270Terra Bella139
93271Three Rivers2416
93272Tipton10
93274Tulare191
93277Visalia4811
93279Visalia20
93286Woodlake10
93291Visalia201
93292Visalia91
93603Badger10
93615Cutler10
93618Dinuba200
93647Orosi10

2005 air pollution in Tulare County:

Carbon Monoxide: 2 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.016 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.123 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.107 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Significanly above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 44 µg/m3. Significanly above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 100 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 18.8 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 65 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Significanly above U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Tulare County: Cold Spring Campground (A), Stillwell Ranch (B), Stony Creek Campground (C), Sunset Campground (D), Swale Campground (E), Tharps Log (F), Kennedy Meadows Campground (G), Headquarters Campground (H), Needle Camp (I), Dumtah (J), Hockett Ranger Station (K), Mulkey Cow Camp (L), Elderwood Station (M), Homer Ranch (N), Hunsaker Ranch (O), Elk Bayou School (P), The Wye (Q), Peck Cabin (R), Kern Canyon Ranger Station (S), Klein Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: El Monte Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Tulare County include: Church of the Brethren (A), Church of God (B), Glad Tidings Church (C), Westfield Church of Christ (D), Trinity Lutheran Church (E), Zion Lutheran Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Smith Mountain Cemetery (1), S D A Cemetery (2), Olive Cemetery (3), Lone Oak Cemetery (4), Deep Creek Cemetery (5), Saint Anns Cemetery (6), Galley Mountain Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Spring Lake (A), Golden Bear Lake (B), Lake Reflection (C), Wallace Lake (D), Kern Lake (E), Lion Lake (F), Wales Lake (G), Beville Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Brewer Creek (A), Hickman Creek (B), Buckeye Creek (C), North Fork Middle Fork Tule River (D), Cunningham Creek (E), Frazier Creek (F), Eshom Creek (G), Fly Creek (H), Elk Bayou (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Tulare County include: Mineral King Game Refuge (1), Balch Park (2), Cutler Park (3), Pixley National Wildlife Refuge (4), Shortys Cabin (5), Lackeys Cabin (6), Fallen Goliath (7), Sequoia National Park (8), General Grant Grove Section Kings Canyon Nat (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Fresno County , Inyo County , Kern County , Kings County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.6%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 17,959
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 61.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 83,124 (26% naturalized citizens)

Tulare County:

22.6%
Whole state:

26.2%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 15,406
  • 1990 to 1994: 16,261
  • 1985 to 1989: 14,897
  • 1980 to 1984: 11,585
  • 1975 to 1979: 9,025
  • 1970 to 1974: 6,580
  • 1970 to 1974: 3,186
  • 1965 to 1969: 6,184

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 88.2%

Tulare County marital status for males Tulare County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Tulare County with a mortgage: 42,944 (6,041 second mortgage, 3,532 home equity loan, 163 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 13,852

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

79.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Tulare County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic102,77226
Evangelical Protestant53,285300
Other13,98337
Mainline Protestant8,69037
Black Protestant7575
Orthodox6502
None262,042-
Tulare County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 119
Tulare County:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 32
This county:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 89
Tulare County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 215
This county:

5.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Tulare County:

7.3%
California:

7.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Tulare County:

28.2%
State:

21.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.9%
State:

17.9%

Agriculture in Tulare County:

Average size of farms: 243 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $407,560
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1749.90
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.19%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 48.93%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $335,754
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 48.98%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 94.17%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $90,642
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 75.60%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 64.60
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 45.82%
Corn for grain: 3219 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 30921 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 56708 harvested acres
Vegetables: 6,537 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 330,463 acres

Tornado activity:

Tulare County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below California state average. It is 95849773.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/5/1980, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tulare County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above California state average. It is 848% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 85.9 miles away from Tulare County center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 139.1 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 244.1 miles away from the county center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 205.6 miles away from the county center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 194.6 miles away from Tulare County center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 168.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Tulare County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Freezes: 2, Landslides: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (82%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Laos (3%)
  • Portugal (2%)
  • Thailand (1%)
  • El Salvador (1%)
  • India (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Tulare County (%):

  • United States or American (6%)
  • German (6%)
  • English (5%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Portuguese (3%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Dutch (1%)

Tulare County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 94,396 (72%)
  • Carpooled: 24,391 (19%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,031 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 25 (0%)
  • Railroad: 26 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 4 (0%)
  • Taxi: 114 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 349 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 853 (1%)
  • Walked: 3,204 (2%)
  • Other means: 1,733 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 4,618 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Tulare County, California in 2000:

  • 1,453 people in nursing homes
  • 883 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 882 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 765 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 329 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 285 people in other group homes
  • 245 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 191 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 191 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 137 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 122 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 113 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 108 people in state prisons
  • 100 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 95 people in halfway houses
  • 82 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 77 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 52 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 49 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 36 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 16 people in religious group quarters
  • 15 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 6 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents

People in group quarters in Tulare County, California in 2010:

  • 1,767 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,321 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 467 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 303 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 185 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 170 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 169 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 140 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 88 people in state prisons
  • 52 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 43 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 36 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 20 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 5 people in in-patient hospice facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $40,829.

3.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,738 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.70%
California average:

5.03%


0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($196 average AGI)
Tulare County:

0.03%
California average:

0.07%

2.68% relocated from other counties in California ($23,605 average AGI)
0.98% relocated from other states ($7,937 average AGI)
Tulare County:

0.98%
California average:

1.68%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Fresno County, CA  0.65% ($31,927 average AGI)
from Kings County, CA  0.32% ($35,717)
from Kern County, CA  0.32% ($31,995)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.30% ($27,472)
from San Diego County, CA  0.11% ($29,343)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.09% ($31,373)
from Riverside County, CA  0.08% ($26,618)


3.84% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,014 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.84%
California average:

5.12%


0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($234 average AGI)
Tulare County:

0.03%
California average:

0.10%

2.69% relocated to other counties in California ($24,003 average AGI)
1.12% relocated to other states ($9,777 average AGI)
Tulare County:

1.12%
California average:

1.74%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Fresno County, CA  0.68% ($32,364 average AGI)
to Kern County, CA  0.39% ($34,469)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.25% ($32,457)
to Kings County, CA  0.22% ($30,855)
to San Diego County, CA  0.11% ($32,449)
to San Luis Obispo County, CA  0.10% ($51,696)
to Orange County, CA  0.08% ($38,434)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 20.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 19.7
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 18.6

Births per 1000 population in Tulare County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 6.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Tulare County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2012: 5.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Tulare County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 42,622 (35,233 aged, 7,389 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 27%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 23%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 78.9. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 57.9
  • Cut/Pierce - 9.9
  • Other - 11.1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 80.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 47.2
  • Suffocation - 22.1
  • Other - 10.7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 437,407

Size of family households: 28,364 2-persons, 20,423 3-persons, 21,477 4-persons, 15,628 5-persons, 8,512 6-persons, 8,452 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 21,588 1-person, 4,468 2-persons, 806 3-persons, 305 4-persons, 153 5-persons, 98 6-persons, 78 7-or-more-persons.

78,306 married couples with children.
29,332 single-parent households (7,706 men, 21,626 women).

56.2% of residents of Tulare County speak English at home.
38.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 17% don't speak English at all).
2.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
2.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (44% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (61% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,693,585,000 ($4218 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $31,263,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $609,660,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $365,443,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $51,120,000
Federal grants: $571,466,000
Federal procurement contracts: $33,106,000 ($10,321,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $62,789,000 ($1,826,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $36,538,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $256,374,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,348,749,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 38,978
Here:

95 per 1000 residents
State:

77 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 13,738
Here:

33 per 1000 residents
State:

34 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +13,103
Here:

+32 per 1000 residents
State:

+39 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +4,951
Here +12 per 1000 residents
State -18 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Tulare County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 81.97 millions of gallons per day (77% from ground, 23% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

3.5

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 2,041
  • 2000 to 2004: 26,968
  • 1990 to 1999: 23,392
  • 1980 to 1989: 24,224
  • 1970 to 1979: 27,046
  • 1960 to 1969: 16,038
  • 1950 to 1959: 10,810
  • 1940 to 1949: 6,214
  • 1939 or earlier: 7,590
Rooms in houses/apartments in Tulare County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 185
  • 2 rooms: 1,869
  • 3 rooms: 6,767
  • 4 rooms: 6,453
  • 5 rooms: 18,278
  • 6 rooms: 18,207
  • 7 rooms: 8,934
  • 8 rooms: 4,468
  • 9+ rooms: 2,743
  • 1 room: 1,729
  • 2 rooms: 6,014
  • 3 rooms: 7,524
  • 4 rooms: 10,229
  • 5 rooms: 9,241
  • 6 rooms: 4,990
  • 7 rooms: 1,679
  • 8 rooms: 664
  • 9+ rooms: 411
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Tulare County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 1,751
  • 1 bedroom: 4,783
  • 2 bedrooms: 13,504
  • 3 bedrooms: 37,843
  • 4 bedrooms: 8,853
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,170
  • no bedroom: 3,355
  • 1 bedroom: 10,191
  • 2 bedrooms: 15,690
  • 3 bedrooms: 11,287
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,712
  • 5+ bedrooms: 246
Cars and other vehicles available in Tulare County, California in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 3,340
  • 1 vehicle: 17,639
  • 2 vehicles: 30,432
  • 3 vehicles: 11,559
  • 4 vehicles: 3,571
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,363
  • no vehicle: 7,323
  • 1 vehicle: 19,162
  • 2 vehicles: 12,352
  • 3 vehicles: 2,698
  • 4 vehicles: 667
  • 5+ vehicles: 279

55% of Tulare County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 77% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in California.

Tulare County:

54.8%
State average:

52.5%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $85,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Tulare County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (74.5%)
  • Electricity (12.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.8%)
  • Wood (3.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)
  • Utility gas (67.7%)
  • Electricity (20.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.3%)
  • Wood (1.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,523
Here:

4.3%
California:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,132
Here:

3.9%
California:

7.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,452
Here:

9.2%
California:

15.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Tulare County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $145,078,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $2,849,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $7,700,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,770,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,898,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $119,497,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $89,529,000
    Health - Other: $73,164,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $47,507,000
    Correctional Institutions: $40,956,000
    Police Protection: $31,961,000
    General - Other: $23,822,000
    Regular Highways: $18,019,000
    Solid Waste Management: $12,070,000
    Local Fire Protection: $10,731,000
    Corrections - Other: $9,370,000
    Financial Administration: $8,060,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,613,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $6,593,000
    Libraries: $2,612,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,613,000
    Transit Utilities: $929,000
    Housing and Community Development: $375,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $214,000
    Sewerage: $124,000
    Air Transportation: $14,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $458,866,000
    Corporate Bonds: $130,648,000
    Other Investments - Other: $47,349,000
    Benefit Payments: $33,268,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $30,503,000
    Withdrawals: $4,129,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,399,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $36,446,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $843,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $5,015,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $720,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $405,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $404,000
    Police Protection: $395,000
    Regular Highways: $391,000
    Health - Other: $230,000
    Housing and Community Development: $209,000
    Local Fire Protection: $183,000
    Central Staff Services: $164,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $130,000
    Financial Administration: $88,000
    Correctional Institutions: $67,000
    Air Transportation: $49,000
    Corrections - Other: $39,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $26,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $271,507,000

Tulare County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $50,691,000
    Solid Waste Management: $9,815,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $3,742,000
    Regular Highways: $1,950,000
    Hospital Public: $683,000
    Parks and Recreation: $192,000
    Sewerage: $140,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $73,000
    Air Transportation: $22,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $133,268,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $11,542,000
    From Parent Local Government: $11,051,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $24,112,000
    Education: $17,206,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,495,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,477,000
    Air Transportation: $44,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $3,512,000
    Education: $986,000
    Transit Utilities: $504,000
    All Other: $448,000
    Health and Hospitals: $249,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $15,243,000
    Interest Earnings: $6,749,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,525,000
    Sale of Property: $901,000
    Rents: $843,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $121,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $203,313,000
    Education: $130,274,000
    All Other: $66,334,000
    Health and Hospitals: $37,990,000
    General Local Government Support: $23,236,000
    Highways: $14,256,000
  • Tax - Property: $53,886,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,881,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $4,090,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,969,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $2,407,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,069,000
    Other License: $584,000

Tulare County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $149,461,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $144,107,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $59,232,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $53,464,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,438,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,084,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,768,000

Tulare County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,703,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $145,198,000
    Total Federal Securities: $79,736,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $145,226,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $53,464,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Tulare County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Tulare County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 75 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2,280$157,6851,012$150,1642,616$180,713166$101,1638$1,511,875526$115,19027$126,889
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED133$171,023105$169,086362$184,63047$94,3620$053$122,75513$94,308
APPLICATIONS DENIED269$157,874214$150,8271,930$178,764314$72,3733$334,333233$124,55461$110,705
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN283$149,940175$137,731887$182,02772$86,4310$0146$121,83620$125,450
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS17$173,88233$119,061287$167,30034$65,5881$221,00039$134,2567$80,143
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 58 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED135$198,28135$226,3715$143,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED45$207,13321$223,7625$205,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$172,78613$252,0770$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$153,2503$318,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS10$218,3004$139,7501$150,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Tulare County, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,48574.6 years
Mary1,33778.7 years
William1,20475.6 years
James1,14872.2 years
Robert90970.5 years
George74876.4 years
Charles70774.2 years
Frank55275.2 years
Maria50075.8 years
Joe46773.6 years
Most common last names in Tulare County, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith70679.2 years
Johnson47674.7 years
Jones43774.5 years
Brown39273.9 years
Williams36275.4 years
Garcia31870.6 years
Davis31575.9 years
Miller31477.0 years
Rodriguez29669.2 years
Martinez29068.3 years
Businesses in Tulare County, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3Kohl's2
99 Cents Only Stores3Kroger2
AMF Bowling1La Quinta2
AT&T11La-Z-Boy3
Ace Hardware4Lane Bryant2
Aeropostale2Lane Furniture3
American Eagle Outfitters1LensCrafters1
Ann Taylor1Levi Strauss & Co.1
Applebee's2Little Caesars Pizza8
Arby's1Long John Silver's4
AutoZone9Lowe's4
Avenue1Macy's1
BMW1Marriott2
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1Marshalls1
Banana Republic1MasterBrand Cabinets9
Baskin-Robbins5Maurices3
Bath & Body Works2McDonald's21
Bed Bath & Beyond1Men's Wearhouse1
Best Western4Motel 63
Blockbuster4Motherhood Maternity2
Budget Car Rental1New Balance3
Burger King9New York & Co1
CVS11Nike13
Carl\s Jr.8Nissan1
Casual Male XL1Office Depot1
Chevrolet4OfficeMax1
Chipotle1Old Navy1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Olive Garden1
Cinnabon 1Pac Sun2
Circle K1Panda Express5
Cold Stone Creamery1Panera Bread1
Comfort Suites2Payless7
Costco1Penske3
Cricket Wireless20PetSmart1
Curves1Pier 1 Imports1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut7
Days Inn1Quality1
Dennys5Quiznos6
Domino's Pizza4RadioShack5
DressBarn2Red Lobster1
Dressbarn2Red Robin1
Econo Lodge1Rite Aid10
Eddie Bauer1Rue211
Famous Footwear3SAS Shoes3
Fashion Bug1SONIC Drive-In3
FedEx30Sears4
Foot Locker1Sephora1
Ford4Skechers USA1
GNC8Sprint Nextel2
GameStop7Staples1
Gap2Starbucks16
Goodwill4Subway11
Gymboree2Super 82
H&R Block11T-Mobile11
Haagen-Dazs1Taco Bell11
Hilton1Target4
Hobby Lobby1The Room Place2
Holiday Inn3Torrid1
Hollister Co.1Toyota1
Home Depot3Toys"R"Us1
HomeTown Buffet1True Value5
Honda1U-Haul11
Hot Topic1UPS32
IHOP3Vans8
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless2
Jack In The Box8Victoria's Secret1
Jamba Juice3Walgreens7
Jones New York9Walmart4
Journeys2Wendy's3
Justice1Wet Seal1
KFC5YMCA3
Kmart3

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