Tulare CA Homes for Sale
The city of Tulare is located between Fresno and Bakersfield in the heart of the Central Valley – Tulare County, California. Situated eight miles south of Visalia and sixty miles north of Bakersfield, Tulare got its name from Tulare Lake, now dry, but once the largest freshwater lake west of the Great Lakes. Tulare is located on California’s central corridor Highway 99 and has a total area of 21.0 square miles. The City’s mid-state location benefits businesses needing same-day access to key California markets as well as residents seeking recreational opportunities in the beautiful Sierra Nevada Mountains to the east and the breathtaking California coastline to the west. As of 2016, Tulare’s population is 126,942, compared to 60,663 residents in 2014.
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The Tulare CA real estate market offers home buyers a variety of residential options including a wide range of pricing and community types. You’ll find townhomes & condos, new construction homes; single-family homes in affordable subdivisions, luxury homes in exclusive, gated communities, homes in golf course communities, homes in 55+ Active Adult communities, and more! As of 2017, the median listing price in Tulare is $230K with a price per Sq.ft. of $135. The median home value is $157,000. Tulare CA real estate covers 2 Zip codes: 93274 and 93274.
Tulare’s got milk… The Tulare Water Tower, which resembles a glass of milk accented with a striped red bendy straw coming out of the top pays homage to the town being a leading dairy producer in California. The hard-to-miss milk (water) tower can be found next to Tulare Union High School, a few minutes drive from another dairy-saluting local landmark, the cow and milkmaid statue. Tulare is a town with top employers whose names are synonymous with dairy including Land O’ Lakes, Kraft, and Dreyers.
Located in Downtown Tulare is the 75-foot Angra do Heroísmo clock and bell tower honoring the city’s rich Azorean/Portuguese heritage in the community. The Tulare City Historical Museum has been noted as one of the best small town museums in California, showcasing the history and triumphs of the city. In addition, a dozen historical murals are scattered throughout the city, depicting historical scenes relevant to Tulare and the state.
Tulare is also home to the Santa Fe Trail – Cross-town pedestrian, cycle, and equestrian trail, that stretches five miles through the city, situated along the original rail line for the Santa Fe Railroad. If you would like to see a map of the trail click here: Santa Fe Trail Map. The entrances to Sequoia National Park (home to the biggest tree in the world, General Sherman) and National Forests are about a 45-minute drive from Tulare. Tulare hosts the Tulare County Fair as well as the internationally-known World Ag Expo, the largest agricultural exposition in the world, which attracts over 100, 000 people annually, held at the International Agri-Center. In 2011, Tulare received the Climate Change Award for the city’s Energy Efficient Strategy at the 2011 Green California Summit and Exposition.
Tulare is a hub or central location for product movement and is located on the main line of the Union Pacific Railroad. The strategic location makes Tulare very attractive to food processors and distributors because of the central location and abundant supply of locally grown products. The lifeblood of Tulare’s economy is agricultural and dairy, and the nation’s largest single-site dairy complex, operated by Land O’Lakes, is located here. The local economy and Tulare sits in the heart of some of the most productive farmland in the world. Tulare’s largest employers (ordered by # of employees): include Land O’Lakes, Nestlé, Walmart, Southern California Edison, Saputo, United States Cold Storage, Kraft Foods, J.D. Heiskell & Company, Ruiz Foods, and Tulare Cultured Specialties. Tulare is responsible for a large part of Tulare County’s 342,600 dairy cows, which produce more than 8.9 billion pounds of milk per year.
The Tulare City School District serves Tulare CA homes for sale and includes 10 elementary schools, five middle schools, and one k-8 school. The ten elementary schools include Cypress, Heritage, Garden, Kohn, Lincoln, Maple, Mission Valley, Pleasant, Roosevelt, and Wilson. Lincoln, Maple, and Kohn Elementary also have Title I preschools. The five middle schools include Cherry, Live Oak, Los Tules, Mulcahy, and Community Day School. The K-8 schools include Alpine Vista and St. Aloysius. The Tulare Joint Union High School District includes five high schools in the city including Tulare Union, Tulare Western, Mission Oak, Tech Prep, and Sierra Vista. here are two local area community colleges including the College of the Sequoias in Tulare, and College of the Sequoias in nearby Visalia.
Tulare Hospitals & Medical Centers
Hospitals/Medical Centers in or nearest to Tulare include Tulare Regional Medical Center, Corcoran District Hospital, Hanford Community Medical Center, Kingsburg Medical Center, Naval Hospital, Kaweah Delta Health Care District, Central Valley General Hospital, Sierra View District Hospital, Porterville Developmental Center, and Sierra-Kings District Hospital.
The local Tulare InterModal Express offers a fixed route schedule in the city as well as a Dial-A-Ride service. Tulare County Area Transit connects Tulare and Delano. The nearest major airport is Visalia Municipal Airport, which offers domestic flights – located 9 miles from the center of Tulare. Another major airport further out is Fresno Yosemite International Airport, which offers international and domestic flights from Fresno – located 47 miles from Tulare.
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