Tulare County

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Tulare County, California

2800 W Burrel Ave
Visalia, CA 93291
Phone: (559) 733-6271
Fax: (559) 733-6898
www.co.tulare.ca.us

In central CA, southeast of Fresno; organized Apr 20, 1852, from Mariposa County. Name Origin: For Tulare Lake, Mexican-Spanish 'rush' or 'reed,' perhaps originally from Aztec tullin or tollin, 'cattail' or 'bulrush.'

Area (sq mi):: 4839.09 (land 4823.97; water 15.12) Population per square mile: 85.20
Population 2005: 410,874 State rank: 20 Population change: 2000-20005 11.60%; 1990-2000 18.00% Population 2000: 368,021 (White 41.80%; Black or African American 1.60%; Hispanic or Latino 50.80%; Asian 3.30%; Other 37.10%). Foreign born: 22.60%. Median age: 29.20
Income 2000: per capita $14,006; median household $33,983; Population below poverty level: 23.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,567-$21,388
Unemployment (2004): 11.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -3.90% Median travel time to work: 21.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Visalia County seat (104,655)
  • Tulare (48,697)
  • Porterville (44,011)
  • Dinuba (18,479)
  • Lindsay (10,734)

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