Pulaski County, Kentucky Population 2020

Pulaski County, Kentucky's estimated population is 65,155 with a growth rate of 0.41% 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
202065,1552660.41%
201964,8892660.41%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
0.41%
County Website
Founded
1798
County Seat
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Pulaski County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White61,68296.16%
Two or More Races7781.21%
Black or African American6531.02%
Asian4970.77%
Some Other Race3300.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native2050.32%
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Pulaski County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Pulaski County, Kentucky Median Age

41.9


Total

41


Male

43.3


Female

Pulaski County, Kentucky Adults

There are 49,854 adults, (11,710 of whom are seniors) in Pulaski County, Kentucky.

Pulaski County, Kentucky Age Dependency

68.2

Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Pulaski County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

32,628

50.87%

Male

31,517

49.13%

Pulaski County, Kentucky Households and Families

Pulaski County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pulaski County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.1%17.9%
All69%31%
Non Family59.2%40.8%
Male56.3%43.7%
Female51.9%48.1%

69.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,6632.4669
Married12,2403.0782.1
Non Family8,8441.2859.2
Female3,4363.151.9
Male1,1433.1756.3

2.99

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Pulaski County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,9278.74%
9th to 12th Grade4,2169.38%
High School Graduate16,92137.65%
Some College9,21920.51%
Associates Degree3,7668.38%
Bachelors Degree3,9788.85%
Graduate Degree2,9186.49%
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Pulaski County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White42,87135,2736,624
Hispanic80759681
Black50737625
Multiple Races27321429
Asian25116593
Other Race220147
Native American17013262

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 82.28%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 37.05%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,901$33,582$24,205
Less Than High School$16,351$20,167$11,272
High School Grad$25,475$29,981$20,103
Some College$29,228$36,648$23,165
Bachelors Degree$40,558$43,943$36,544
Graduate Degree$52,654$56,221$51,304

$28,901

Average Earnings

$33,582

Average Male

$24,205

Average Female

Pulaski County, Kentucky Language

Pulaski County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Pulaski County, Kentucky Language

97.41% of Pulaski County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 2.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.54% of the population.

Pulaski County, Kentucky Poverty

Pulaski County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White59,32113,67523.05%
Hispanic1,51352334.57%
Multiple76823430.47%
Asian49719839.84%
Other32815146.04%
Black57614425.00%
Native2055727.80%

23.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.70%

Male Poverty Rate

25.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pulaski County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pulaski County, Kentucky is Other, with 46.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pulaski County, Kentucky is White, with 23.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.72%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.57%
High School22.34%
Some College16.69%
Bachelors or Greater4.30%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed49.73%
Female Unemployed46.21%
Female Employed15.94%
Male Employed9.20%

Pulaski County, Kentucky Income

Pulaski County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,921$53,882
Families$50,541$63,931
Married Families$61,295-
Non Families$20,289$32,387
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Pulaski County, Kentucky Marital Status

Pulaski County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Pulaski County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Pulaski County, Kentucky Veterans

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4,867

Number of Veterans

4,542

Male Veterans

325

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,076
First Gulf War971
Second Gulf War624
Korea341
World War II150
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,551
75+1,035
55 to 64992
35 to 54944
18 to 34345
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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,5849.54%
Black19234.29%
Hispanic778.33%
Indian4622.44%
2 or More296.87%
Other167.11%

Pulaski County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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13.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pulaski County, Kentucky Employment Status

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53.4%

Labor Force Participation

48.9%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

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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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72.54%

Born in Kentucky

97.82%

Native Born

2.18%

Foreign Born

1.41%

Non Citizen

0.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.82% of Pulaski County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 72.54% having been born in Kentucky. 1.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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