Tulelake, California

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Tulelake, California

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High Points

Tulelake strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in California):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Tulelake Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Tulelake Affordability of Rents
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Tulelake Walking and Biking to Work
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Tulelake Short Commute Times
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Tulelake Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Tulelake, California

Comparing Tulelake to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in California (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Racial Diversity 10 3
Male Share of the Population 9 8
Senior Citizens 3 6
Female Share of the Population 3 3
Well-Paid Single Men 2 2
Age of the Population 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 6
Portion of People Married 6 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 2 2
Median Family Income 1 1
People Above Poverty 1 1
People in Middle Class or Better 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 10 10
Working at Home 6 4
Public Transportation Use 4 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
Affordability of Rents 6 10
People Living Alone 6 8
Housing Recently Built 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 6 8
Low Violent Crime 3 4

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Tulelake Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 76 miles E of Medford, Oregon (center to center)
Nearest Large City 233 miles N of Sacramento, California
County Siskiyou
Standard Zip Codes 96134
Phone Area Codes 530
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.956
Longitude -121.476

Tulelake Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.7 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 39 F
Apr Temp 30 to 59 F
Jul Temp 46 to 84 F
Oct Temp 30 to 65 F
Annual Precip 11.3 inches
Distance 20.5 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 40 F
Apr Temp 31 to 57 F
Jul Temp 48 to 83 F
Oct Temp 30 to 65 F
Annual Precip 11.9 inches
Distance 23.1 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 40 F
Apr Temp 32 to 59 F
Jul Temp 52 to 86 F
Oct Temp 35 to 65 F
Annual Precip 13.9 inches
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Tulelake Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,020 100%
Male 509 49.9%
Female 511 50.1%
Under 18 365 35.8%
18+ 655 64.2%
65+ 119 11.7%
Median Age 30.2
Average Family Size 3.48
White 732 71.8%
African-American 11 1.1%
Asian 3 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 13 1.3%
Other 172 16.9%
Mixed Race 89 8.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 462 45.3%

Estimated Tulelake Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,010
Growth -10
Growth % -1%

Tulelake Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 66.1%
US/American 5.9%
German 5.5%
English 4.6%
Irish 4.4%
Italian 2.6%
Swedish 2.5%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
European 0.9%
Jamaican 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
Norwegian 0.9%
Dutch 0.8%
Portuguese 0.4%
Canadian 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
Swiss 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Tulelake, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Lava Beds National Monument (96134)
Medicine Lake Lodge (96134)
Newell (96134)
Tionesta (96134)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Tulelake 1,020 $27,750
Dorris 886 $24,265
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Tulelake High Schools (2004)

(Sorted by Number of Students)

400 G ST.
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 250 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.3

850 MAIN ST.
A Non-traditional School
Serves 4 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 4

Tulelake Colleges

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City, State Similarity   1 Person Houses 65+ College Grads Commute Minutes Family Income Kids 0-4 Non White Pop. Poverty Prop. Crime Seasonal Housing Viol. Crime
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1. Bells, Tennessee 84.2   27.4% 12% 11.4% 19 $31,827 9.2% 32.9% 2,171 22.9% 20.3 0.7% 7.8
2. Pearson, Georgia 84.1   24.1% 9.1% 9.5% 22 $26,830 10.5% 61.3% 1,805 30% 28.8 0.7% 7.2
3. Rochelle, Georgia 80.3   28.6% 13.9% 9.2% 21 $27,250 7.4% 53.9% 1,415 36.2% 24 0.9% 3.5
4. Frisco City, Alabama 79.4   29.5% 13.2% 8.1% 19 $32,663 7.9% 47.1% 1,460 25.5% 24 1.1% 3.4
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