Pulaski County, Kentucky Population 2018

Pulaski County, Kentucky's estimated population is 64,449 with a growth rate of 1.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pulaski County, Kentucky is the 14th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201764,4496771.06%
201663,772-242-0.38%
201664,0141870.29%
201563,827-3-0.00%
201463,830810.13%
201363,7492440.38%
201263,50560.01%
201163,4993140.50%
201063,18513,69627.67%
199049,4893,6868.05%
198045,80310,56930.00%
197035,2348312.42%
196034,403-4,049-10.53%
195038,452-1,411-3.54%
194039,8634,22311.85%
193035,6401,6304.79%
192034,010-1,976-5.49%
191035,9864,69315.00%
190031,2935,56221.62%
189025,7314,41320.70%
188021,3183,64820.65%
187017,6704692.73%
186017,2013,00621.18%
185014,1954,57547.56%
18409,6201201.26%
18309,5001,90325.05%
18207,59770010.15%
18106,8973,736118.19%
18003,1610.00%

Pulaski County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White61,413
Black or African American701
Two or More Races670
Asian437
Some Other Race311
American Indian and Alaska Native164
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander76

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Pulaski County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Pulaski County, Kentucky Median Age

41.8


Total

40.7


Male

43.2


Female

Pulaski County, Kentucky Adults

There are 49,423 adults, (11,288 of which are seniors) in Pulaski County, Kentucky.

Pulaski County, Kentucky Age Dependency

67.2

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Pulaski County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

32,606

51.13%

Male

31,166

48.87%

Pulaski County, Kentucky Households and Families

Pulaski County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pulaski County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.8%14.2%
All69.6%30.4%
Non Family59.2%40.8%
Male48.9%51.1%
Female46.6%53.4%

69.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pulaski County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,5672.4569.6
Married12,1443.0285.8
Non Family8,6171.2359.2
Female3,6913.2546.6
Male1,1153.1348.9

2.98

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pulaski County, Kentucky Households

Pulaski County, Kentucky Education

Pulaski County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,2439.51%
9th to 12th Grade4,2889.61%
High School Graduate17,53939.32%
Some College8,30718.62%
Associates Degree3,6548.19%
Bachelors Degree3,8818.70%
Graduate Degree2,6966.04%

Pulaski County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White42,54534,4376,275
Hispanic750565136
Black546454
Asian272245108
Multiple Races26319525
Other Race205165
Native American16413446

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 90.07%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.71%.

Pulaski County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,717$31,317$22,044
Less Than High School$15,010$16,852$10,349
High School Grad$23,441$27,304$18,745
Some College$26,688$33,095$21,337
Bachelors Degree$41,490$47,321$38,260
Graduate Degree$49,197$64,009$46,549

$26,717

Average Earnings

$31,317

Average Male

$22,044

Average Female

Pulaski County, Kentucky Language

Pulaski County, Kentucky Language by Age

Pulaski County, Kentucky Language

97.44% of Pulaski County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 2.56% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.53% of the population.

Pulaski County, Kentucky Poverty

Pulaski County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White59,20214,52824.54%
Hispanic1,46154137.03%
Multiple66022634.24%
Black62916225.76%
Other3108427.10%
Asian4377717.62%
Islander7676100.00%

24.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.53%

Male Poverty Rate

25.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pulaski County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pulaski County, Kentucky is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pulaski County, Kentucky is Asian, with 17.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.61%.

Pulaski County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School43.41%
High School20.82%
Some College18.80%
Bachelors or Greater5.36%

Pulaski County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed54.87%
Male Unemployed52.18%
Female Employed13.26%
Male Employed10.53%

Pulaski County, Kentucky Income

Pulaski County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,673$51,145
Families$46,290$60,795
Married Families$56,107$
Non Families$18,071$29,770

Pulaski County, Kentucky Marital Status

Pulaski County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Pulaski County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Pulaski County, Kentucky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Pulaski County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Pulaski County, Kentucky Veterans

Pulaski County, Kentucky Veterans by War

4,690

Number of Veterans

4,417

Male Veterans

273

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,994
First Gulf War928
Second Gulf War527
Korea456
World War II247

Pulaski County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,448
35 to 541,083
75+918
55 to 64908
18 to 34333

Pulaski County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,4769.38%
Black12621.36%
Indian4628.05%
2 or More429.86%
Hispanic131.57%

Pulaski County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

13.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pulaski County, Kentucky Employment Status

Pulaski County, Kentucky Employment by Age

53.5%

Labor Force Participation

48.5%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Pulaski County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Pulaski County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Pulaski County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Somerset11194114872932.62%
Ferguson93294190.97%
Burnside886900141.58%
Science Hill69369740.58%
Eubank 31932561.88%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990