Pulaski County, Virginia Population 2021

Pulaski County, Virginia's estimated population is 33,961 with a growth rate of -0.10% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pulaski County, Virginia is the 51st largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 34,828 and has seen a growth of -2.49% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202133,961-33-0.10%
202033,994-33-0.10%
201934,027-33-0.10%
201834,060-165-0.48%
201734,225-24-0.07%
201634,249-102-0.30%
201534,351110.03%
201434,340-206-0.60%
201334,546-186-0.54%
201234,732-8-0.02%
201134,740-88-0.25%
201034,8283320.96%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.10%
County Website
Founded
1839
County Seat
2010 Population
34,828
Growth Since 2010
-2.49%
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Pulaski County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White31,47492.08%
Black or African American1,4854.34%
Two or More Races7562.21%
Asian2550.75%
Some Other Race1650.48%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander420.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.01%
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Pulaski County, Virginia Population by Race

Pulaski County, Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Pulaski County, Virginia Median Age

47


Total

45.2


Male

48.4


Female

Pulaski County, Virginia Adults

There are 28,097 adults, (7,691 of whom are seniors) in Pulaski County, Virginia.

Pulaski County, Virginia Age Dependency

67.5

Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Pulaski County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

17,060

49.91%

Male

17,122

50.09%

Pulaski County, Virginia Population by Age

Pulaski County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pulaski County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.1%16.9%
Male76.2%23.8%
All71.4%28.6%
Non Family59.5%40.5%
Female53.1%46.9%

71.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pulaski County, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,5332.2771.4
Married7,3312.8783.1
Non Family5,0441.1859.5
Female1,5702.7853.1
Male5882.9576.2

2.78

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

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Pulaski County, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1094.34%
9th to 12th Grade2,1038.22%
High School Graduate8,48833.19%
Some College5,60621.92%
Associates Degree3,13912.28%
Bachelors Degree3,09612.11%
Graduate Degree2,0307.94%
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Pulaski County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pulaski County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White23,60720,7794,757
Black1,17792191
Hispanic30319856
2+ Races23120836
Asian211211144
Other Race65493
Islander424242
Native American555

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%.

Pulaski County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,247$43,275$30,210
Less Than 9th Grade$22,067$24,083$19,118
High School Graduate$29,642$34,790$25,360
Some College$38,480$49,901$28,300
Bachelors Degree$44,713$53,839$40,838
Graduate Degree$50,192$72,667$46,851

$37,247

Average Earnings

$43,275

Average Male

$30,210

Average Female

Pulaski County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pulaski County, Virginia Language by Age

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Pulaski County, Virginia Language

97.57% of Pulaski County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.38% of the population.

Pulaski County, Virginia Language

Pulaski County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White30,0053,79912.66%
Multiple72044161.25%
Hispanic58336161.92%
Black1,30624618.84%
Other1568051.28%
Asian2553212.55%

14.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.52%

Male Poverty Rate

15.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pulaski County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pulaski County, Virginia is Hispanic, with 61.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pulaski County, Virginia is Asian, with 12.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.09%.

Pulaski County, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.50%
High School14.09%
Some College9.49%
Bachelors or Greater2.56%

Pulaski County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed46.94%
Male Unemployed40.25%
Female Employed5.69%
Male Employed5.12%

Pulaski County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pulaski County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,866$65,261
Families$64,173$77,997
Married Families$72,894-
Non Families$30,230$38,479
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Income by Household Type

Pulaski County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.9%

Male Marriage Rate

53.7%

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 45-54.

Pulaski County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Pulaski County, Virginia Marital Status

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2,603

Number of Veterans

2,429

Male Veterans

174

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam962
First Gulf War523
Second Gulf War383
Korea181
World War II112

Pulaski County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74689
35 to 54685
75+645
55 to 64369
18 to 34215

Pulaski County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,4299.32%
Black1199.20%
2+ Races5516.37%
Hispanic82.03%

Pulaski County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Pulaski County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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3.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pulaski County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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57.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.8%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Pulaski County, Virginia Employment by Age

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Pulaski County, Virginia Employment by Race

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Pulaski County, Virginia 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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73.01%

Born in Pulaski County, Virginia

98.06%

Native Born

1.94%

Foreign Born

0.81%

Non Citizen

1.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.06% of Pulaski County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 73.01% having been born in Virginia. 0.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Pulaski County, Virginia 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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