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Visalia is a city in Tulare County.
It is the county seat.
One tradition says the community name is a combination of the surname of founder Nathaniel Vice and the first name of his wife, Sallie
The latitude of Visalia is 36.330N. The longitude is -119.291W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 331 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 100,612.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Visalia demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Tulare County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Visalia-Tulare area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 93277 ZIP code.
10% of Visalia residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Visalia ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Visalia was $18,422, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Visalia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Visalia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $487. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,086.
Libraries in Visalia include Visalia Branch Library ... View libraries
TV stations in Visalia include KFAZ-CA, KMPH, KNXT.
Tulare County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Visalia political report.
The average commute time for Visalia workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 17 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Visalia between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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