Tulare is located close to the center of California. Tulare is part of Tulare County. Tulare has 20.93 square miles of land area and 0.09 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Tulare population is 60,663, which has grown 37.89% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 12.39% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Tulare median household income is $46,387 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 37.90% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 29.47% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Tulare median house value is $157,000 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 65.79% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 75.60% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Tulare is close to the state average in quality. The Tulare area code is 559.