Pulaski County, Kentucky Population 2019

Pulaski County, Kentucky's estimated population is 64,357 with a growth rate of 0.52% 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
201864,6232660.41%
201764,3573320.52%
201664,0251670.26%
201563,858-4-0.01%
201463,862690.11%
201363,7932700.43%
201263,523130.02%
201163,5103200.51%
201063,19013,70127.68%
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%

How Many People Live in Pulaski County, Kentucky?

64,357

Population by Race

Race Population
White61,416
Two or More Races907
Black or African American632
Asian464
Some Other Race396
American Indian and Alaska Native159

Pulaski County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2019

Pulaski County, Kentucky Median Age

42


Total

41.1


Male

43.3


Female

Pulaski County, Kentucky Adults

There are 49,650 adults, (11,508 of whom are seniors) in Pulaski County, Kentucky.

Pulaski County, Kentucky Age Dependency

67.7

Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Pulaski County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

32,570

50.91%

Male

31,404

49.09%

Pulaski County, Kentucky Households and Families

Pulaski County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pulaski County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.4%15.6%
All69.2%30.8%
Non Family58.2%41.8%
Male53.4%46.6%
Female49.8%50.2%

69.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,8102.4469.2
Married12,1373.184.4
Non Family9,0101.2258.2
Female3,4583.1149.8
Male1,2053.0153.4

3.01

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pulaski County, Kentucky Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,0669.09%
9th to 12th Grade4,2589.52%
High School Graduate17,31838.71%
Some College8,57619.17%
Associates Degree3,7108.29%
Bachelors Degree4,0599.07%
Graduate Degree2,7516.15%

Pulaski County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White42,64634,8596,577
Hispanic832575106
Black472371
Asian30123460
Multiple Races28422840
Other Race260172
Native American13810749

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 81.74%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 35.51%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,362$31,658$22,361
Less Than High School$15,424$19,494$10,035
High School Grad$24,427$27,922$19,601
Some College$27,811$35,029$21,532
Bachelors Degree$40,866$42,141$38,699
Graduate Degree$50,471$58,478$46,907

$27,362

Average Earnings

$31,658

Average Male

$22,361

Average Female

Pulaski County, Kentucky Language

Pulaski County, Kentucky Language by Age

Pulaski County, Kentucky Language

97.47% of Pulaski County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 2.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.52% of the population.

Pulaski County, Kentucky Poverty

Pulaski County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White59,26014,65124.72%
Hispanic1,51358338.53%
Multiple89733937.79%
Other39417744.92%
Asian46413729.53%
Black5678615.17%
Native1594226.42%

25.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.60%

Male Poverty Rate

25.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pulaski County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pulaski County, Kentucky is Other, with 44.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pulaski County, Kentucky is Black, with 15.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.58%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School43.69%
High School21.55%
Some College19.74%
Bachelors or Greater5.34%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed51.92%
Female Unemployed51.73%
Female Employed14.14%
Male Employed10.41%

Pulaski County, Kentucky Income

Pulaski County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,022$50,587
Families$47,785$60,495
Married Families$57,408-
Non Families$18,328$30,028

Pulaski County, Kentucky Marital Status

Pulaski County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Pulaski County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Pulaski County, Kentucky Veterans

4,671

Number of Veterans

4,345

Male Veterans

326

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,096
First Gulf War891
Second Gulf War519
Korea385
World War II171

Pulaski County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,4039.21%
Black18135.21%
2 or More529.68%
Indian3522.01%
Hispanic222.50%

Pulaski County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

12.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pulaski County, Kentucky Employment Status

53.1%

Labor Force Participation

48.6%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

Pulaski County, Kentucky Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

74.38%

Born in Kentucky

97.95%

Native Born

2.05%

Foreign Born

1.17%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.95% of Pulaski County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 74.38% having been born in Kentucky. 1.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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