Pulaski, Tennessee Population 2021

7,519
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Pulaski is a city located in Giles County Tennessee. It is also the county seat of Giles County. With a 2020 population of 7,519, it is the 73rd largest city in Tennessee and the 3775th largest city in the United States . Pulaski is currently declining at a rate of -0.52% annually and its population has decreased by -4.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,870 in 2010. Pulaski reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 8 miles, Pulaski has a population density of 1,002 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pulaski is $44,024 with a poverty rate of 28.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $628 per month, and the median house value is $101,800. The median age in Pulaski is 36.4 years, 32.5 years for males, and 41.2 years for females.

Pulaski Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pulaskiwas:

  • White: 74.16%
  • Black or African American: 21.54%
  • Two or more races: 3.78%
  • Other race: 0.47%
  • Asian: 0.05%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pulaski, Tennessee is 7,519 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,597.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,870.

Pulaski, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,66874.16%
Black or African American1,64621.54%
Two or More Races2893.78%
Some Other Race360.47%
Asian40.05%
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Pulaski Population by Race

Pulaski Population Pyramid $2021

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Pulaski Median Age

36.4


Total

32.5


Male

41.2


Female

Pulaski Adults

There are 5,928 adults, (1,214 of whom are seniors) in Pulaski.

Pulaski Age Dependency

62.1

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Pulaski Sex Ratio

Female

3,863

50.54%

Male

3,780

49.46%

Pulaski Population by Age

Pulaski Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pulaski Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male5.6%94.4%
Female16.6%83.4%
Non Family37.2%62.8%
All38.1%61.9%
Married61.7%38.3%

38.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pulaski Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,1892.1738.1
Non Family1,4431.3137.2
Married9012.8861.7
Female6672.8516.6
Male1783.065.6

2.81

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

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Pulaski Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2204.35%
9th to 12th Grade4248.39%
High School Graduate2,43348.15%
Some College95818.96%
Associates Degree2424.79%
Bachelors Degree4609.10%
Graduate Degree3166.25%
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Pulaski Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pulaski Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,7383,314693
Black1,19398966
2+ Races6145
Hispanic49495
Other Race242412

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 50.00%.

Pulaski Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,655$29,883$29,489
Less Than 9th Grade$22,159$25,833$21,196
High School Graduate$24,583$26,622$21,523
Some College$36,298$35,806$39,107
Bachelors Degree$38,872$39,688$34,643
Graduate Degree$41,250$20,959$50,469

$29,655

Average Earnings

$29,883

Average Male

$29,489

Average Female

Pulaski Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pulaski Language by Age

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Pulaski Language

96.58% of Pulaski residents speak only English, while 3.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.81% of the population.

Pulaski Language

Pulaski Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,9121,32827.04%
Black1,51137424.75%
Hispanic18615583.33%
Multiple2558332.55%

28.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.23%

Male Poverty Rate

29.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pulaski

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pulaski is Hispanic, with 83.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pulaski is Black, with 24.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.66%.

Pulaski Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.07%
High School34.80%
Some College12.88%
Bachelors or Greater5.41%

Pulaski Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed46.25%
Male Unemployed38.60%
Female Employed13.65%
Male Employed10.06%

Pulaski Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pulaski Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,519$44,024
Families$41,667$53,803
Married Families$57,396-
Non Families$21,808$31,425
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Income by Household Type

Pulaski Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

30.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.6%

Male Marriage Rate

30.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Pulaski Married by Age and Sex

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Pulaski 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 55-64.

Pulaski Marital Status by Race

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Pulaski Marital Status

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410

Number of Veterans

358

Male Veterans

52

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam251
First Gulf War81
Korea33
Second Gulf War18
World War II11

Pulaski Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74185
55 to 64107
75+76
35 to 5442
18 to 34

Pulaski Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3087.01%
Black906.42%
Hispanic127.19%
Other Race1233.33%

Pulaski Veterans by Race

Pulaski Veterans by Education

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15.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pulaski Veterans by Education

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54.9%

Labor Force Participation

51.6%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Pulaski Employment by Age

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Pulaski Employment by Race

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Pulaski Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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67.16%

Born in Pulaski

96.51%

Native Born

3.49%

Foreign Born

2.71%

Non Citizen

0.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.51% of Pulaski residents were born in the United States, with 67.16% having been born in Tennessee. 2.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pulaski Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217,519-39-0.52%
20207,558-39-0.51%
20197,597-39-0.51%
20187,636-30-0.39%
20177,666-4-0.05%
20167,670330.43%
20157,637110.14%
20147,626-29-0.38%
20137,655-58-0.75%
20127,713-54-0.70%
20117,767-73-0.93%
20107,840-31-0.04%
20007,871-24-0.03%
19907,8957110.95%
19807,1841950.28%
19706,9893730.55%
19606,6168541.39%
19505,7624480.81%
19405,3141,9474.67%
19303,3675871.93%
19202,780-148-0.52%
19102,928900.31%
19002,8380.00%

Pulaski Population by Year