Pulaski County, Virginia Population 2020

Pulaski County, Virginia's estimated population is 33,810 with a growth rate of -0.38% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pulaski County, Virginia is the 50th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202033,810-128-0.38%
201933,938-128-0.38%
201834,066-128-0.37%
201734,194-31-0.09%
201634,225-116-0.34%
201534,341-1-0.00%
201434,342-205-0.59%
201334,547-186-0.54%
201234,733-4-0.01%
201134,737-93-0.27%
201034,8303340.97%
199034,496-733-2.08%
198035,2295,66519.16%
197029,5642,3068.46%
196027,258-500-1.80%
195027,7584,99121.92%
194022,7672,20110.70%
193020,5663,45520.19%
192017,111-135-0.78%
191017,2462,63718.05%
190014,6091,81914.22%
189012,7904,03546.09%
18808,7552,21733.91%
18706,5381,12220.72%
18605,4162985.82%
18505,1181,37936.88%
18403,7390.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.38%
County Website
Founded
1839
County Seat
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Pulaski County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White31,51492.05%
Black or African American1,5754.60%
Two or More Races6992.04%
Asian2440.71%
Some Other Race1860.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native160.05%
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Pulaski County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

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Pulaski County, Virginia Median Age

46.3


Total

44.9


Male

47.8


Female

Pulaski County, Virginia Adults

There are 28,056 adults, (7,510 of whom are seniors) in Pulaski County, Virginia.

Pulaski County, Virginia Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Pulaski County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

17,096

49.94%

Male

17,138

50.06%

Pulaski County, Virginia Households and Families

Pulaski County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pulaski County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.8%16.2%
Male81.5%18.5%
All72.3%27.7%
Non Family61.6%38.4%
Female48.8%51.2%

72.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,5252.2872.3
Married7,4282.9183.8
Non Family5,0981.1661.6
Female1,4812.7748.8
Male5182.8681.5

2.82

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Pulaski County, Virginia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3415.25%
9th to 12th Grade2,1798.53%
High School Graduate8,34832.67%
Some College5,52621.63%
Associates Degree3,18612.47%
Bachelors Degree3,19212.49%
Graduate Degree1,7776.96%
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Pulaski County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,60220,4344,621
Black1,2261,023142
Hispanic29516721
Multiple Races21018951
Asian205205123
Other Race73523
Native American161616

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,396$41,617$27,175
Less Than High School$19,904$22,406$17,454
High School Grad$30,521$35,701$25,540
Some College$36,592$46,943$27,264
Bachelors Degree$41,505$58,415$36,044
Graduate Degree$47,114$70,368$45,648

$35,396

Average Earnings

$41,617

Average Male

$27,175

Average Female

Pulaski County, Virginia Language

Pulaski County, Virginia Language by Age

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Pulaski County, Virginia Language

97.48% of Pulaski County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.48% of the population.

Pulaski County, Virginia Poverty

Pulaski County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White30,1273,40411.30%
Multiple66638958.41%
Hispanic56336464.65%
Black1,44625617.70%
Other17710157.06%
Asian2442510.25%

13.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.27%

Male Poverty Rate

13.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pulaski County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pulaski County, Virginia is Hispanic, with 64.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pulaski County, Virginia is Asian, with 10.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.14%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.02%
High School13.41%
Some College7.76%
Bachelors or Greater4.50%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.17%
Male Unemployed31.28%
Female Employed6.65%
Male Employed4.99%

Pulaski County, Virginia Income

Pulaski County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,638$61,930
Families$62,943$74,023
Married Families$69,974-
Non Families$30,344$36,994
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Pulaski County, Virginia Marital Status

Pulaski County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

55.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Pulaski County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Pulaski County, Virginia 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 County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Pulaski County, Virginia Veterans

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2,631

Number of Veterans

2,378

Male Veterans

253

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,068
First Gulf War530
Second Gulf War313
Korea213
World War II90
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74770
35 to 54681
75+625
55 to 64372
18 to 34183
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,3969.20%
Black17212.85%
2 or More6322.42%
Hispanic184.79%

Pulaski County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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2.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pulaski County, Virginia Employment Status

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57%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

6.1%

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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72.44%

Born in Virginia

98.09%

Native Born

1.91%

Foreign Born

0.95%

Non Citizen

0.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.09% of Pulaski County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 72.44% having been born in Virginia. 0.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

  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