Tulia has a population of 5,117, as reported in the 2000 census.
The largest age segment is the 5-19 year-old category with 1,222
The adult population breakdown is:
Estimated median household income in 2005: $30,200
Estimated median house value in 2005: $46,000
Employment rate of 96%
Two international airports are accessible within about an hour’s drive time from Tulia.
Rick Husband International Airport - Amarillo (60 Minutes)
Prestion Smith International Airport - Lubbock (70 Minutes)
Amarillo and Lubbock airports are served by American, Continental, and Southwest Airlines. Great Lakes Airlines also serves Amarillo.
The Swisher County airport, with a runway of 4800 feet, is a mile north of Tulia.
Tulia is also about a half day’s drive to several major cities.
Amarillo, Texas - 50 Miles
Lubbock, Texas - 74 Miles
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma - 307 Miles
Albuquerque, New Mexico - 336 Miles
Dallas, Texas - 380 Miles
Denver, Colorado - 486 Miles