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Tulia is a city in Swisher County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Tule Creek and Tule Canyon

The latitude of Tulia is 34.535N. The longitude is -101.758W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,484 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,869.


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Median household income
Local
$27,794
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Tulia demographic reports
Settled by employers of the JA Ranch
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 18. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.6 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Jimmie Dale Gilmore, country singer
Historic sites and museums: Swisher County Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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5% of Tulia residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Tulia ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Tulia was $12,956, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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15% of Tulia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Tulia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $296.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $535.


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Libraries in Tulia include Swisher County Library ... View libraries

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Swisher County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Tulia political report.

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The average commute time for Tulia workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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