Pulaski, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 272 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.2%
 
Males: 150  (55.3%)
Females: 122  (44.7%)
Median resident age:  43.7 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 52584.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $54,298 (it was $30,694 in 2000)
Pulaski:

$54,298
IA:

$56,247

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $28,544 (it was $14,334 in 2000)

Pulaski city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $57,863 (it was $34,600 in 2000)
Pulaski:

$57,863
IA:

$142,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $65,294; Detached houses: $66,296; Mobile homes: $40,202

Median gross rent in 2016: $734.

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  • Races in Pulaski, IA (2010)

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    • 25899.2%White alone
    • 20.8%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Pulaski: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (34.4%), American (21.7%), English (12.1%), Pennsylvania German (5.7%), Scotch-Irish (4.5%), Swiss (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/3/1893

Elevation: 838 feet

Land area: 0.37 square miles.

Population density: 731 people per square mile   (low).

Pulaski,IA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Pulaski:

  • High school or higher: 87.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pulaski city:

  • Never married: 17.0%
  • Now married: 68.7%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 5.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Pulaski, Iowa as of November 15, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Pulaski to the number of sex offenders is 291 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,039 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,025 (1.7%)

Pulaski satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Iowa City, IA (76.9 miles , pop. 62,220).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (165.0 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (251.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Milton, IA (2.5 miles ), Bloomfield, IA (2.9 miles ), Cantril, IA (3.4 miles ), Floris, IA (3.5 miles) , Drakesville, IA (3.6 miles) , Leando, IA (3.7 miles) , Douds, IA (3.7 miles) , Downing, MO (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $26,700
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $26,700
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $26,700
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $26,700
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $26,700
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $26,700
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $26,700
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $26,700
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $26,700
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $26,700
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $26,700
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $26,700
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $26,700
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $26,700
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $26,700
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $26,700
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $26,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.70 N, Longitude: 92.27 W

Area code: 641

Pulaski household income distribution Pulaski home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.9%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -9 (-3.5%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Information (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (34%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Pulaski, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Pulaski-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 44% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.5 miles away from the Pulaski city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1999, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.6 miles away from the city center caused $650,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pulaski-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 280.7 miles away from the city 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 266.9 miles away from Pulaski center
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) earthquake occurred 285.1 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 304.7 miles away from the city 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 315.0 miles away from Pulaski center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 281.5 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 Davis County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, 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:

  • DAVIS CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BLOOMFIELD, IA)
  • DAVIS COUNTY HOSPITAL HOME AND COMMUNITY HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; BLOOMFIELD, IA)
  • DAVIS COUNTY HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BLOOMFIELD, IA)
  • BLOOMFIELD CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BLOOMFIELD, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pulaski:

  • Indian Hills Community College (about 25 miles; Ottumwa, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,034)
  • Truman State University (about 39 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 59 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • University of Iowa (about 77 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)
  • Western Illinois University (about 85 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,755)
  • Moberly Area Community College (about 89 miles; Moberly, MO; FT enrollment: 3,977)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 91 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 11,503)

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

Churches in Pulaski include: Pulaski United Methodist Church (A), Mennonite Church (B), Apostolic Christian Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Pulaski: Pulaski Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Davis County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 57.4. This is better than average.

City:

57.4
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.91. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.91
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.268. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.268
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 33.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.22. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.22
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 3.1%
(3.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  76.9%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.7%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Iowa average:

10.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pulaski city (based on Davis County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,09219
Mainline Protestant2,0306
Catholic1111
None4,520-
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: 1
Davis County:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Davis County:

5.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

9.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.9%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Davis County:

26.7%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.7%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Pulaski:

58.9%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.1%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.4
Iowa:

28.6

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

4.9
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Pulaski:

64.6%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
Pulaski:

62.5%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Pulaski:

97.5%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pulaski, IA Residents
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 46$1,557
Totals for Government 0$0 46$1,557

4.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,603 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Iowa average:

5.75%

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 Wapello County, IA  1.46% ($32,395 average AGI)


5.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,169 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
Iowa average:

5.94%

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 Wapello County, IA  1.56% ($29,130 average AGI)
to Polk County, IA  0.34% ($109,400)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pulaski:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBIZ (1240 AM; 1 kW; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: FAIRFIELD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPSN (1590 AM; 3 kW; HONESDALE, PA; Owner: DE WIT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pulaski:

  • KOJY (106.9 FM; BLOOMFIELD, IA; Owner: HORIZON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRKN (104.3 FM; ELDON, IA; Owner: O-TOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRXL (94.5 FM; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KIRX, INC.)
  • KMEM-FM (100.5 FM; MEMPHIS, MO; Owner: BOYER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOKX-FM (95.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KIIK-FM (95.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, IA; Owner: FAIRFIELD MEIDA GROUP, INC.)
  • KOTM-FM (97.7 FM; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: FMC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTWA (92.7 FM; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: FAIRFIELD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pulaski:

  • KTVO (Channel 3; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KTVO LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • K55GS (Channel 55; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K45EE (Channel 45; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K49DX (Channel 49; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K54AF (Channel 54; KEOSAUQUA, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K65GA (Channel 65; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K21EM (Channel 21; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K31ED (Channel 31; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K53FC (Channel 53; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K58ER (Channel 58; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K33AA (Channel 33; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KYOU-TV (Channel 15; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K23CI (Channel 23; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: OTTUMWA AREA TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K25DE (Channel 25; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: OTTUMWA AREA TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K27CV (Channel 27; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: OTTUMWA AREA TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K51FJ (Channel 51; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K10OO (Channel 10; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: RICHARD P. JACKSON, JR.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Pulaski)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 40.660583 Lon: -92.220472, Call Sign: WPFK804
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.530 MHzGrant Date: 08/06/2014, Expiration Date: 08/10/2024Registrant: Electronic Applications Co., Inc., Burlington, IA 52601, Phone: (319) 752-2435, Fax: (319) 752-0157, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CORBALIS LEO J ZODIAC CH 601-HDS (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX SEE BOMBADIER (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1229G , Serial Number: 6-1873, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 01/22/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Duane T High, 111 North St, Pulaski, IA 52584
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9147V , Serial Number: 690037, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 03/19/1969
    Registrant (Corporation): N206ht LLC, 101 S 2nd St, Pulaski, IA 52584

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Most common first names in Pulaski, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary881.6 years
Charles668.8 years
Walter574.4 years
Carl486.2 years
Florence482.0 years
Anna487.5 years
William461.5 years
James371.9 years
Arlie382.7 years
John376.0 years
Most common last names in Pulaski, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Murphy581.9 years
Baughman473.0 years
Grim480.0 years
Wheaton475.7 years
Wagler472.5 years
Hockersmith468.0 years
Roberts384.7 years
Horn383.0 years
Schindler375.0 years
Sherman376.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (80%)
  • Utility gas (7%)
  • Other fuel (5%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Electricity (2%)

Pulaski compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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