Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA

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2022 Population
157,864
0.299% 1-year growth
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
US Senator
Laphonza Butler
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
30.7
1.29% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
23.9%
8.38% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$55,391
15.3% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$258,800
15.8% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA had a population of 158k people with a median age of 30.7 and a median household income of $55,391. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA grew from 157,394 to 157,864, a 0.299% increase and its median household income grew from $48,047 to $55,391, a 15.3% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA are Other (Hispanic) (31.4%), White (Hispanic) (28.2%), White (Non-Hispanic) (18.4%), Two+ (Hispanic) (16.6%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.6%).

63.7% of the households in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

80.8% of the residents in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA was $258,800, and the homeownership rate was 57.1%.

Most people in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA is home to a population of 158k people, from which 80.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 28.1% of Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA residents were born outside of the country (44.4k people).

In 2022, there were 1.11 times more Other (Hispanic) residents (49.5k people) in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 44.5k White (Hispanic) and 29.1k White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA are Spanish (90,812 households), Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (636 households), and Ilocano, Samoan, Hawaiian, or Other Austronesian Languages (423 households).

Citizenship

80.8%
2022 Citizenship
80.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 80.8% of Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA was 80.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA
  1. Other (Hispanic)
    49.5k ± 3.38k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    44.5k ± 3.54k
  3. White (Non-Hispanic)
    29.1k ± 2k
77.6%
Hispanic Population
122k people

In 2022, there were 1.11 times more Other (Hispanic) residents (49.5k people) in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 44.5k White (Hispanic) and 29.1k White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

77.6% of the people in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA are hispanic (122k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

28.1%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
44.4k people
28.4%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
44.7k people

As of 2022, 28.1% of Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA residents (44.4k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA was 28.4%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    90,812 households (61.9%)
  2. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    636 households (0.434%)
  3. Ilocano, Samoan, Hawaiian, or Other Austronesian Languages
    423 households (0.288%)

63.7% of the households in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA was Spanish. 61.9% of the households in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,176 ± 211
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    748 ± 266
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    249 ± 81

Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.57 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA employs 54.9k people. The largest industries in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA are Farming (8,095 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,209 people), and Construction (3,570 people), and the highest paying industries are Farm supplies merchant wholesalers ($362,796), Electronics stores ($129,846), and Architectural, engineering & related services ($126,910).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
23,837
Women
43.1%
31,463
Men
56.9%

The workforce of Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA in 2020 was 55,300 people, with 43.1% woman, and 56.9% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA.

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Occupations

54.9k
2022 Value
2.5%
1 Year growth
± 2.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA grew at a rate of 2.5%, from 53.5k employees to 54.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA, are Miscellaneous agricultural workers, including animal breeders (9,692 people), Cashiers (1,729 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,503 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

54.9k
2022 Value
2.5%
1 Year growth
± 2.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA grew at a rate of 2.5%, from 53.5k employees to 54.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA, are Farming (8,095 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,209 people), and Construction (3,570 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA, though some of these residents may live in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$35,717
Median earning men ± $1,749
$27,214
Median earning women ± $1,276

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($80,804), Information ($68,832), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($49,831).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($58,315), Public Administration ($41,204), and Manufacturing ($34,222).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.57%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 17.9M people employed in California. This represents a 2.57% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in California.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in California went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 63.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (34.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.07%).

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler are the senators currently representing the state of California. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from California

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Alex Padilla
Senator from California3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Kamala Harris, who had become Vice President of the United States.
Laphonza Butler
Senator from California1
Assumed office on October 3, 2023
Appointed to the seat following the death of Dianne Feinstein.

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler are the senators currently representing California.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in California over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from California

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for California have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 4.34% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 3.73% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA in 2022 were Primary Education (35.4k), High School or Equivalent (30.9k), and Secondary Education (24.1k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA was $258,800 in 2022, which is 0.918 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $223,400 to $258,800, a 15.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA is 57.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA have an average commute time of 24.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA is $55,391. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA was Santa Clara County (Southwest)--Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA with a value of $222,873, followed by Santa Clara County (Northwest)--Palo Alto City & Los Altos Hills Town PUMA, CA and Contra Costa County (South)--San Ramon City & Danville Town PUMA, CA, with respective values of $206,924 and $199,849.

Property

$258,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,625
$25,360
Median Property Taxes
±$1,202

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

57.1%
Homeownership
2022
70.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 57.1% of the housing units in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 56.5%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA was Santa Clara County (Southwest)--Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA with a value of $222,873, followed by Santa Clara County (Northwest)--Palo Alto City & Los Altos Hills Town PUMA, CA and Contra Costa County (South)--San Ramon City & Danville Town PUMA, CA, with respective values of $206,924 and $199,849.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$55,391
Median Household Income
± $2,564
44.4k
Number of Households
± 1,759

In 2022, the median household income of the 44.4k households in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA grew to $55,391 from the previous year's value of $48,047.

The following chart displays the households in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.446
2022 Wage GINI in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA
0.447
2021 Wage GINI in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA

In 2022, the income inequality in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA was 0.446 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.274% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (75.4%)
  2. Carpooled (16.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.38%)

In 2022, 75.4% of workers in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (16.5%) and those who worked at home (5.38%).

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Commute Time

24.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA have a shorter commute time (24.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.92% of the workforce in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

23.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA (37.6k out of 157k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA is Hispanic, followed by White and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

91.1% of the population of Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA has health coverage, with 24.3% on employee plans, 51.8% on Medicaid, 7.22% on Medicare, 7.26% on non-group plans, and 0.553% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in California see 1240 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.12% decrease from the previous year (1254 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1132 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 244 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,240 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in California

Primary care physicians in California see an average of 1,240 patients per year. This represents a 1.12% decrease from the previous year (1,254 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in California in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 33.1% under 18 years, 21.8% between 18 and 34 years, 34% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50% were men and 50% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

8.86%
Uninsured
24.3%
Employer Coverage
51.8%
Medicaid
7.22%
Medicare
7.26%
Non-Group
0.553%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA grew by 3.3% from 8.58% to 8.86%.

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