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People

Total Population 4,872
Male Share of the Population 51%
Female Share of the Population 49%
Senior Citizens 17.2%
Employed Population 16+ 1,523
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 49.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $40,978
% Above Poverty Level 72.6%
% Below Poverty Level 27.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 23.9%
Median Gross Rent $592
Median House Value $59,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 59.6%
US/American 0%
English 4.4%
Irish 6.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Tulia Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 47 miles S of Amarillo, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 248 miles W of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
County Swisher
Standard Zip Codes 79088
Phone Area Codes 806
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.535
Longitude -101.758

Tulia Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station TULIA
Distance 0.5 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 50 F
Apr Temp 40 to 72 F
Jul Temp 64 to 91 F
Oct Temp 44 to 74 F
Annual Precip 20.7 inches
Station PLAINVIEW
Distance 24.6 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 49 F
Apr Temp 44 to 71 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 46 to 73 F
Annual Precip 19.9 inches
Station DIMMITT 2 N
Distance 32.1 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 49 F
Apr Temp 37 to 71 F
Jul Temp 62 to 90 F
Oct Temp 41 to 71 F
Annual Precip 19.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Vigo Park (79088)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Edmonson 109 $68,750
Happy 754 $52,143
Hart 1,216 $47,813

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Tulia Public Libraries

Library
Swisher County Library
127 SW 2ND ST
Tulia, Texas
(806) 995-3447
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Tulia High Schools

TULIA H S
501 HORNET PL
806-995-2759
A Title I School.
Serves 361 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.7

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