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Tulare is a city in Tulare County, in the Visalia-Porterville metro area.
The community name derives from Spanish for "cattail."
The latitude of Tulare is 36.207N. The longitude is -119.346W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 289 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 47,421.
Cultivation of wine grapes began in the county in 1877
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6% of Tulare residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Tulare ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Tulare was $13,655, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Tulare residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Tulare, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $446. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $928.
Libraries in Tulare include Tulare Public Library ... View libraries
Tulare County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Tulare political report.
The average commute time for Tulare workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 10 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Tulare between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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