Pulaski, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 195 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -28.8%
Males: 99  (51.3%)
Females: 96  (48.7%)
Median resident age:  44.0 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 62976.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,280 (it was $16,786 in 2000)
Pulaski:

$31,280
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,616 (it was $12,946 in 2000)

Pulaski village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $32,097 (it was $20,700 in 2000)
Pulaski:

$32,097
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $38,117; Detached houses: $54,255; Mobile homes: $16,628

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,269.

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  • Races in Pulaski, IL (2010)

    Pulaski races chart
    • 13766.5%Black alone
    • 6230.1%White alone
    • 62.9%Two or more races
    • 10.5%Hispanic

Races in Pulaski detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Pulaski: 88.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (11.3%), English (4.1%), Irish (3.1%), United States (3.1%), French (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/01/1898

Elevation: 343 feet

Land area: 1.27 square miles.

Population density: 153 people per square mile   (very low).

Pulaski, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Pulaski:

  • High school or higher: 80.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 14.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pulaski village:

  • Never married: 42.3%
  • Now married: 41.0%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

6 residents are foreign born (3.0% Europe).

This village:

3.0%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $455 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $320 (1.0%)

Pulaski satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (104.9 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (112.8 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (330.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Tamms, IL (1.9 miles ), Ullin, IL (2.1 miles ), Olmsted, IL (2.7 miles ), Mounds, IL (2.7 miles ), Olive Branch, IL (2.9 miles ), Mill Creek, IL (3.0 miles) , Mound City, IL (3.1 miles ), Dongola, IL (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 37.22 N, Longitude: 89.21 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 618

Pulaski household income distribution Pulaski home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.7%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -87 (-24.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (31%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Retail trade (52%)
  • Finance and insurance (19%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (31%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (52%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Pulaski: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Pulaski, Illinois

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Tornado activity:

Pulaski-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 79% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.4 miles away from the Pulaski village center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.

On 4/22/1981, a category F4 tornado 23.0 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pulaski-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 18.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 111.8 miles away from Pulaski center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 23.2 miles away from Pulaski center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 132.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pulaski County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pulaski topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Pulaski:

  • MERIDIAN MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MOUNDS, IL)
  • PILOT HOUSE (Hospital, about 15 miles away; CAIRO, IL)
  • SOUTHERN MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 15 miles away; CAIRO, IL)
  • DAYSTAR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; CAIRO, IL)
  • GREENBRIAR MANOR (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; CAIRO, IL)
  • NEW WAY (Hospital, about 16 miles away; ANNA, IL)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF LACENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; LA CENTER, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pulaski:

  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 20 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; Full-time enrollment: 9,678)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 33 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 35 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • John A Logan College (about 38 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 64 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • Murray State University (about 65 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 8,930)
  • Rend Lake College (about 66 miles; Ina, IL; FT enrollment: 2,778)

Private elementary/middle school in Pulaski:

  • SJPWC PREP ACADEMY (Students: 7; Location: 371 N CHESTNUT; Grades: 1 - 8)

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Notable location: Pulaski Fire Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Pulaski: Rose Hill Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Rose Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Briar Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Pulaski County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.1%
(2.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.3% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.1 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  49.5%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  2.1%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Pulaski compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Illinois average:

12.4

Pulaski travel time to work - commute Pulaski mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (46%)
  • Utility gas (37%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Pulaski village (based on Pulaski County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,33018
Mainline Protestant4419
Catholic3862
Black Protestant2062
Other49-
None1,749-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Pulaski County:

7.72 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Pulaski County:

6.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

7.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.1%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Pulaski County:

27.8%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.8%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$300
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$1,345
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$1,063
Sewerage 0$0 1$260
Water Supply 0$0 2$924
Totals for Government 0$0 14$3,892

Pulaski government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $96,000 ($492.31)
    Police Protection: $69,000 ($353.85)
    Water Utilities: $54,000 ($276.92)
    Sewerage: $44,000 ($225.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($66.67)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($61.54)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($30.77)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing & Community Development: $55,000 ($282.05)
    Police Protection: $25,000 ($128.21)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $59,000 ($302.56)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($10.26)

Pulaski government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $23,000 ($117.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($76.92)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,000 ($15.38)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $50,000 ($256.41)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($30.77)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $42,000 ($215.38)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $72,000 ($369.23)
    General Support: $31,000 ($158.97)
    Highways: $8,000 ($41.03)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $17,000 ($87.18)
    NEC: $3,000 ($15.38)
    Property: $3,000 ($15.38)

Pulaski government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $26,000 ($133.33)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $98,000 ($502.56)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $28,000 ($143.59)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $119,000 ($610.26)
    Water Utilities: $21,000 ($107.69)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $7,000 ($35.90)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($25.64)

Pulaski government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $194,000 ($994.87)

4.57% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($24,144 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.57%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Massac County, IL  0.66% ($18,857 average AGI)
from Alexander County, IL  0.61% ($22,615)
from Union County, IL  0.47% ($15,000)


6.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,956 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Alexander County, IL  1.07% ($28,130 average AGI)
to Cape Girardeau County, MO  0.88% ($27,053)
to Union County, IL  0.74% ($32,188)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pulaski:

  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KAPE (1550 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKRO (1490 AM; 1 kW; CAIRO, IL; Owner: BENJAMIN STRATEMEYER)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • KRHW (1520 AM; 5 kW; SIKESTON, MO)
  • WBCE (1200 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WICKLIFFE, KY; Owner: WBCE, INC.)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pulaski:

  • KGMO (100.7 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WGCF (89.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: CHRISTIAN BUSINESSMEN'S ASSOC, INC.)
  • WKIB (96.5 FM; ANNA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS)
  • KREZ (104.7 FM; CHAFFEE, MO; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • KEZS-FM (102.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBEL (88.5 FM; CAIRO, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KRCU (90.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKYQ (93.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KWKZ (106.1 FM; CHARLESTON, MO; Owner: ANDERSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRIK-FM (98.3 FM; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: SUN MEDIA, INC.)
  • WDDJ (96.9 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KGKS (93.9 FM; SCOTT CITY, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • WOOZ-FM (99.9 FM; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: ZIMMER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGKY (95.9 FM; WICKLIFFE, KY; Owner: WICKLIFE RENTAL PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • KBXB (97.9 FM; SIKESTON, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KCGQ-FM (99.3 FM; GORDONVILLE, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Pulaski:

  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • KCGI-CA (Channel 45; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • K47FB (Channel 47; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K69HT (Channel 69; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K65GP (Channel 65; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WTCT (Channel 27; MARION, IL; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WKPD (Channel 29; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • K58FD (Channel 58; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 1,700Total average daily traffic
  • 50Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,739Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Nathan R Littlepage, 0.2 Miles West Of Hwy 51 On The Southern Edge Of Pulaski Il City Limits. (Lat: 37.206694 Lon: -89.208111), Type: 68.6, Overall height: 68.6 m
    Registrant: 5736513373, Nl@bigrivertelephone.Com, 24 S MINNESOTA

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • PULASKI, .4 Mi S Of Pulaski Hwy 51 (Lat: 37.206694 Lon: -89.208111), Overall height: 70.1 m, Call Sign: WLK629
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6063.80 MHz... (+4 more)
    Grant Date: 01/19/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
  • PULASKI, Hwy 51 (Lat: 37.206694 Lon: -89.208111), Overall height: 70.1 m, Call Sign: WLU381, Licensee ID: L00311344
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6123.10 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/19/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Big River Telephone, Cape Girardeau, MO 63702-1659, Phone: (573) 651-3373

Most common first names in Pulaski, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1174.4 years
John980.5 years
James876.7 years
Annie574.4 years
Willie568.0 years
Irene475.0 years
Ethel480.8 years
Mary482.8 years
David466.3 years
Fred381.7 years
Most common last names in Pulaski, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1372.0 years
Mcclellan778.6 years
Reeves683.6 years
Brown671.0 years
Jones656.2 years
Harris577.0 years
Palmer578.0 years
Thurston578.8 years
Smith573.9 years
Parker475.8 years

Pulaski on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Special education teachers"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Nonmetallic mineral products"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Pharmacies and drug stores"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Postsecondary teachers"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Private households"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides"
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