Tulare is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 62,315 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, Tulare is the 143rd largest community in California.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Tulare is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Tulare is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Tulare who work in office and administrative support (11.42%), sales jobs (10.41%), and farm management occupations (8.43%).
The rate of college-level education in Tulare is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.86% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Tulare in 2010 was $18,738, which is lower middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $74,952 for a family of four. However, Tulare contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Tulare is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Tulare home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Tulare, accounting for 58.50% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Tulare residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Tulare include German, Irish, English, and Italian.
Tulare also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 19.70%.
The most common language spoken in Tulare is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.