Pulaski County, Missouri Population 2021

Pulaski County, Missouri's estimated population is 53,827 with a growth rate of 1.15% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pulaski County, Missouri is the 23rd largest county in Missouri. The 2010 Population was 52,859 and has seen a growth of 1.83% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202153,8276101.15%
202053,2176101.16%
201952,6076101.17%
201851,9971350.26%
201751,862-594-1.13%
201652,456-748-1.41%
201553,204-346-0.65%
201453,550-527-0.97%
201354,0776021.13%
201253,4751780.33%
201153,2974380.83%
201052,85911,55227.97%
199041,307-704-1.68%
198042,011-11,770-21.89%
197053,7817,21415.49%
196046,56736,175348.10%
195010,392-383-3.55%
194010,775200.19%
193010,7552652.53%
192010,490-948-8.29%
191011,4381,04410.04%
190010,3941,00710.73%
18909,3872,13729.48%
18807,2502,53653.80%
18704,71487922.92%
18603,835-163-4.08%
18503,998-2,531-38.77%
18406,5290.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.15%
County Website
Founded
January 19, 1833
County Seat
2010 Population
52,859
Growth Since 2010
1.83%
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Pulaski County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White39,67175.67%
Black or African American5,87911.21%
Two or More Races3,1295.97%
Some Other Race1,5502.96%
Asian1,3162.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native4900.93%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3900.74%
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Pulaski County, Missouri Population by Race

Pulaski County, Missouri Population Pyramid $2021

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Pulaski County, Missouri Median Age

27.6


Total

25.4


Male

31.5


Female

Pulaski County, Missouri Adults

There are 40,903 adults, (4,375 of whom are seniors) in Pulaski County, Missouri.

Pulaski County, Missouri Age Dependency

43.5

Age Dependency Ratio

12

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Pulaski County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

22,501

42.92%

Male

29,924

57.08%

Pulaski County, Missouri Population by Age

Pulaski County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pulaski County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married56.4%43.6%
All49.3%50.7%
Female47.6%52.4%
Male46.6%53.4%
Non Family38%62%

49.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pulaski County, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,1542.8449.3
Married8,2913.4256.4
Non Family4,8161.3138
Female1,4514.3947.6
Male5963.5146.6

3.47

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

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Pulaski County, Missouri Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6632.29%
9th to 12th Grade1,4074.86%
High School Graduate7,96227.52%
Some College7,69826.61%
Associates Degree3,02510.46%
Bachelors Degree5,13317.74%
Graduate Degree3,04410.52%
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Pulaski County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pulaski County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White21,40619,8415,635
Black3,1363,0461,137
Hispanic2,5092,329754
Asian1,021802436
2+ Races901884231
Other Race631551179
Native American24523551
Islander484819

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.70%.

Pulaski County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,516$41,124$26,998
Less Than 9th Grade$16,676$16,605$17,054
High School Graduate$25,096$27,281$20,460
Some College$32,664$40,438$25,171
Bachelors Degree$41,370$50,502$34,736
Graduate Degree$57,841$64,647$40,424

$34,516

Average Earnings

$41,124

Average Male

$26,998

Average Female

Pulaski County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pulaski County, Missouri Language by Age

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Pulaski County, Missouri Language

88.09% of Pulaski County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 11.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.58% of the population.

Pulaski County, Missouri Language

Pulaski County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White32,0454,48113.98%
Hispanic4,25974117.40%
Multiple2,71574027.26%
Black3,49970220.06%
Other98721421.68%
Native2327431.90%
Asian817546.61%
Islander25351.98%

15.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.10%

Male Poverty Rate

15.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pulaski County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pulaski County, Missouri is Native, with 31.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pulaski County, Missouri is Islander, with 1.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.22%.

Pulaski County, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.41%
High School14.79%
Some College10.86%
Bachelors or Greater6.21%

Pulaski County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed26.54%
Female Unemployed23.62%
Male Employed10.84%
Female Employed9.45%

Pulaski County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pulaski County, Missouri Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,492$64,126
Families$64,555$73,235
Married Families$71,351-
Non Families$37,784$42,397
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Income by Household Type

Pulaski County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Pulaski County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

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Pulaski County, Missouri Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Pulaski County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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Pulaski County, Missouri Marital Status

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6,545

Number of Veterans

5,722

Male Veterans

823

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War3,667
First Gulf War3,174
Vietnam1,458
Korea157
World War II83

Pulaski County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 542,534
18 to 341,526
55 to 641,180
65 to 74818
75+487

Pulaski County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,16020.90%
Black85135.15%
Hispanic48918.29%
Other Race18323.02%
2+ Races17019.56%
Asian10715.35%
Native American6833.01%
Islander63.53%

Pulaski County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Pulaski County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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10.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pulaski County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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70.7%

Labor Force Participation

41.5%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Pulaski County, Missouri Employment by Age

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Pulaski County, Missouri Employment by Race

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Pulaski County, Missouri 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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30.69%

Born in Pulaski County, Missouri

93.78%

Native Born

6.22%

Foreign Born

3.03%

Non Citizen

3.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.78% of Pulaski County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 30.69% having been born in Missouri. 3.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Pulaski County, Missouri Place of Birth

  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

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