|Town of Tullos|
Location in LaSalle Parish, Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the United States
|Parishes||La Salle, Winn|
|o Total||1.60 sq mi (4.16 km2)|
|o Land||1.58 sq mi (4.10 km2)|
|o Water||0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)|
|Elevation||125 ft (38 m)|
| o Estimate |
|o Density||246.84/sq mi (95.30/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|o Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
U.S. Route 84 passes through the north side of the town, leading southeast 16 miles (26 km) to Jena, the parish seat, and northwest 22 miles (35 km) to Winnfield. U.S. Route 165, a four-lane divided highway, passes through the southeast corner of Tullos, leading northeast 20 miles (32 km) to Grayson and south 42 miles (68 km) to Alexandria.
According to the United States Census Bureau, Tullos has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.2 km2), of which 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2), or 1.27%, are water. Via Castor Creek, Tullos is part of the Little River watershed, flowing south and southeast to Catahoula Lake.
As of the census of 2000, there were 419 people, 168 households, and 113 families residing in the town. The population density was 278.5 people per square mile (107.9/km2). There were 203 housing units at an average density of 134.9 per square mile (52.3/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 95.70% White, 3.34% African American, and 0.95% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.48% of the population.
There were 168 households, out of which 31.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.1% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.7% were non-families. 27.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.06.
In the town, the population was spread out, with 25.1% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 25.3% from 45 to 64, and 15.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.8 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $26,484, and the median income for a family was $31,786. Males had a median income of $24,896 versus $22,143 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,265. About 13.8% of families and 18.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.7% of those under age 18 and 12.0% of those age 65 or over.