Tulare County, CA

460,437 Population
4,824.3 square miles 95.4 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.2%
was 1.2%
Ranked 18th Highest in CA
Population Density
95.4
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
59.0%
was 58.5%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
22.6%
was 21.9%
Ranked 16th Highest in CA
Percent Under 18
31.3%
was 31.3%
Ranked 1st Highest in CA
Percent 65 and Over
10.9%
was 10.7%
Ranked 36th Highest in CA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
11
was 11.7
Ranked 41st Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
25.2%
was 27.6%
Ranked 39th Lowest in CA
Median Household Income
$42,789
was $42,413
Ranked 37th Highest in CA
Gini Income Distribution
 
45.5
47.7
US Gini Index is 42.0
Number of Businesses per 100,000
1,352
Ranked 52nd Highest in CA
Patents per 100,000
4
Ranked 51st Highest in CA

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
5
was 4.0
Ranked 6th Highest in CA
Violent Crimes per 100,000
83.6
was 141.1
Ranked 36th Highest in CA
Property Crimes per 100,000
452.8
Ranked 31st Highest in CA

 Housing

Total Housing Units
147,537
was 146,554
Ranked 21st Highest in CA
Median Rent
$869
was $853
Ranked 39th Highest in CA
Total Building Permits
946
was 673
 
Occupied Housing Units
135,648
was 134,801
 
Homeownership Rate
57.2%
was 54.8%
Ranked 21st Highest in CA
Single Family Building Permits
870
was 544
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
30.6
was 30.4
Ranked 34th Highest in CA
Rental Vacancy Rate
17.0%
was 16.2%
Ranked 19th Highest in CA
Multifamily Building Permits
76
was 129
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.4
was 3.4
Ranked 3rd Highest in CA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
6.6
was 4.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
2.1
was 1.5
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
95.9%
was 98.4%
Ranked 36th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
86.2%
Ranked 39th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.1%
was 98.7%
Ranked 37th Highest in CA

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
69.4%
was 69.1%
Ranked 38th Highest in CA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
13.7%
was 14.2%
Ranked 37th Highest in CA

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