Tulare County Profile


 
About this area:
Tulare County is located in the San Joaquin Valley, near the geographic center of California. Fresno borders to the north, Inyo to the east, Kern to the south, and Kings borders to the west. Although primarily an agricultural county, almost half of Tulare's area is devoted to national parks and forests, including the popular Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, and Inyo and Sequoia National Forests. These natural resources, among others, provide year-round recreational opportunities.
EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES
Unemployment Rate and Labor Force (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Labor Force
No. of
Employed
No. of
Unemployed
Unemployment Rate
Tulare County 2020Dec194,100171,20022,90011.8
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2020DecTotal Wage and Salary151,400
2020DecTotal Nonfarm122,100
2020DecService Providing103,700
2020DecTotal Private90,800
2020DecPrivate Service Providing72,400
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Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)[Top]
OccupationEstimated Year -
Projected Year
Employment
Employment Change
Estimated ProjectedNumberPercent
Software Developers, Applications2016 - 2026801204050.0
Physician Assistants2016 - 202660903050.0
Personal Care Aides2016 - 20263,1204,5301,41045.2
Occupational/Physical Therapist Assistants/Aides2016 - 2026701003042.9
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors2016 - 2026701003042.9
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Projections of Employment by Industry
 
High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Pediatricians, General20201st Qtr$108.73$72.60$0.00$0.00
Physicians, All Other; Ophthalmologists, Except Pediatric*20201st Qtr$107.26$32.75$0.00$0.00
Chief Executives20201st Qtr$98.87$55.90$0.00$0.00
Marketing Managers20201st Qtr$78.09$55.60$73.87$0.00
Family Medicine Physicians20201st Qtr$76.05$37.57$45.40$0.00
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ECONOMIC INDICATORS
Building Permits (US Census Bureau)[Top]
Type of Permit
Year
Time Period
No. of Permits
Total Costs
Multi-Family 2019Annual253$31,060,211
Single Family 2019Annual1,619$368,316,888
Total all types construction permits 2019Annual1,872$399,377,099
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Consumer Price Index (US BLS & Calif. DIR)[Top]
AreaConsumer Price Index % Change
Time Period2019Time Period2018
United States Annual255.7Annual251.11.8
California Annual280.6Annual272.53.0
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Data for Tulare County is not available. Data for California has been displayed for Consumer Price Index (US BLS & Calif. DIR)
 
Median Price of Existing Homes Sold[Top]
Year
Time Period
Type
Median Price
2019AnnualMedian Price of Homes Sold$242,882
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State Revenues by Source[Top]
Tax Type Description
Year
Time Period
Tax Revenue
Alcoholic Beverage Taxes and Fees 2018Annual$377,662
Bank and Corporation (Income) Taxes 2018Annual$14,062,543
Cigarette Tax 2018Annual$2,077,224
Horse Racing (Parimutuel) License Fees 2018Annual$15,490
Estate, Inheritance and Gift Taxes 2018Annual$0
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Data for Tulare County is not available. Data for California has been displayed for State Revenues by Source
 
Taxable Sales (Calif. Board of Equalization)[Top]
Year
Time Period
Sales Type Description
Sales
2019AnnualRetail $7,935,857,490
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Tulare County 2018AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance475,781
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2018Annual$40,420475,781
Total Personal Income - BEA2018Annual$18,830,069475,781
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County-to-County Commute Patterns (US Census Bureau)[Top]
Year
Time Period
Area of Residence
Area of WorkPlace
Number of Workers
2015CensusTulare County , CATulare County , CA140,091
2015CensusTulare County , CAFresno County , CA9,696
2015CensusFresno County , CATulare County , CA7,650
2015CensusTulare County , CAKings County , CA6,127
2015CensusTulare County , CAKern County , CA5,837
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JOB OPENINGS & TRAINING PROVIDERS
Job Openings from JobCentral National Labor Exchange[Top]
 
Job Openings

Training Providers in Area[Top]
Provider Name
Provider Type
Location
Visalia Technical CollegeApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsVisalia,CA
Tulare Joint Union High School DistrictSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Tulare,CA
Porterville CollegeCommunity Colleges (two-year school)Porterville,CA
College of the SequoiasCommunity Colleges (two-year school)Visalia,CA
Visalia Adult SchoolSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Visalia,CA
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