Pulaski, Tennessee

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Population in 2019: 7,597 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.5%
 
Males: 3,754  (49.4%)
Females: 3,843  (50.6%)
Median resident age:

36.7 years
Tennessee median age:

39.0 years

Zip codes: 38478.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $33,145 (it was $27,459 in 2000)
Pulaski:

$33,145
TN:

$56,071

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $20,148 (it was $16,751 in 2000)

Pulaski city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $116,839 (it was $69,200 in 2000)
Pulaski:

$116,839
TN:

$191,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $201,184; detached houses: $216,154; townhouses or other attached units: $661,125; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $224,265; mobile homes: $105,727; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $27,012

Median gross rent in 2019: $653.

March 2019 cost of living index in Pulaski: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 28.2%
(27.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.8% for Black residents, 83.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Pulaski, TN (2019)
    • 5,45570.1%White alone
    • 1,67321.5%Black alone
    • 3244.2%Hispanic
    • 2863.7%Two or more races
    • 300.4%Other race alone
    • 40.05%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 46 registered sex offenders living in Pulaski, Tennessee as of October 22, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pulaski is 171 to 1.


Crime rates in Pulaski by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
11
(137.2)
7
(89.0)
6
(77.0)
5
(63.8)
5
(64.2)
3
(37.8)
6
(75.9)
5
(64.8)
5
(65.9)
9
(118.9)
7
(92.4)
6
(77.5)
6
(78.4)
10
(131.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
10
(124.7)
10
(127.1)
11
(141.1)
7
(89.3)
2
(25.7)
10
(125.9)
7
(88.5)
3
(38.9)
4
(52.7)
7
(92.5)
4
(52.8)
6
(77.5)
3
(39.2)
5
(65.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
53
(661.0)
46
(584.6)
41
(525.8)
28
(357.4)
26
(333.8)
28
(352.6)
45
(568.9)
50
(647.9)
39
(513.8)
38
(502.0)
39
(515.1)
44
(568.3)
50
(653.6)
39
(511.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
116
(1,447)
98
(1,245)
107
(1,372)
82
(1,047)
84
(1,078)
79
(994.8)
87
(1,100)
56
(725.7)
55
(724.6)
62
(819.0)
69
(911.3)
55
(710.4)
53
(692.8)
32
(419.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
292
(3,642)
304
(3,863)
323
(4,143)
287
(3,663)
303
(3,890)
251
(3,161)
296
(3,742)
273
(3,538)
327
(4,308)
281
(3,712)
269
(3,553)
278
(3,591)
331
(4,327)
301
(3,946)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
16
(199.6)
15
(190.6)
14
(179.6)
7
(89.3)
11
(141.2)
6
(75.6)
11
(139.1)
8
(103.7)
9
(118.6)
8
(105.7)
9
(118.9)
13
(167.9)
19
(248.4)
16
(209.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(37.4)
2
(25.4)
2
(25.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(37.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.2)
0
(0.0)
5
(66.0)
4
(51.7)
2
(26.1)
1
(13.1)
City-Data.com crime index542.3483.2510.8376.3368.2365.8438.8445.5403.8437.5408.2431.5446.7430.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Pulaski, TN

Crime rate in Pulaski detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 27 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.15
Tennessee average:

2.59
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Ancestries: American (31.8%), English (3.2%), German (3.2%), Irish (2.3%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%), British (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1809

Elevation: 709 feet

Land area: 6.55 square miles.

Population density: 1,159 people per square mile   (low).

Pulaski, Tennessee map

272 residents are foreign born (3.2% Latin America, 0.7% Asia).

This city:

3.5%
Tennessee:

5.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $869 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $771 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntsville, AL (41.7 miles , pop. 158,216).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (68.1 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (460.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Olivet, TN (2.6 miles ),
Prospect, TN (3.2 miles ),
Elkton, TN (3.5 miles ),
Lynnville, TN (3.6 miles ),
Minor Hill, TN (3.7 miles ),
Boonshill, TN (3.9 miles ),
Leoma, TN (3.9 miles ),
Cornersville, TN (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 35.20 N, Longitude: 87.03 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,404 (+56.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,988 (60.7%)

Area code: 931

Distribution of median household income in Pulaski, TN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Pulaski, TN in 2019
Pulaski satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $74,600
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $60,300
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $47,100
  • 2000: 45 buildings, average cost: $16,900
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $98,900
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $42,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $113,500
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $83,500
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $192,700
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $77,900
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $80,200
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $75,300
  • 2017: 13 buildings, average cost: $141,000
  • 2018: 8 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 2019: 6 buildings, average cost: $183,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Pulaski, TN residents
Average permit cost in Pulaski, TN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.0%
Tennessee:

5.0%
Historical population in Pulaski, TN
Historical housing units in Pulaski, TN
Most common industries in Pulaski, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (9.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.5%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
  • Food (3.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (14.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (12.5%)
  • Construction (6.5%)
  • Machinery (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (12.2%)
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Pulaski, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Top executives (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)

Average climate in Pulaski, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Pulaski-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 111% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/16/1998, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.6 miles away from the Pulaski city center killed 3 people and injured 36 people and caused $13 million in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 31.6 miles away from the city center killed 28 people and injured 267 people.

Earthquake activity:

Pulaski-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 197% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 93.4 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 230.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 124.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 93.3 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 182.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 188.1 miles away from Pulaski 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 Giles County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pulaski topographic map

Main business address for: FIRST PULASKI NATIONAL CORP (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Pulaski:

  • HILLSIDE HOSPITAL (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 1265 E COLLEGE ST)
  • MEADOWBROOK NH (1245 E COLLEGE ST)
  • MEADOWBROOK NURSING CENTER (1245 E COLLEGE ST)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, PULASKI (993 E COLLEGE ST)
  • RCG PULASKI (110 IVY LANE)

Airports located in Pulaski:

Colleges/Universities in Pulaski:

  • Martin Methodist College (Full-time enrollment: 1,045; Location: 433 West Madison Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.martinmethodist.edu)
  • Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Pulaski (Full-time enrollment: 342; Location: 1233 E College St; Public; Website: www.ttcpulaski.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pulaski:

  • Athens State University (about 28 miles; Athens, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,771)
  • Columbia State Community College (about 30 miles; Columbia, TN; FT enrollment: 3,383)
  • John C Calhoun State Community College (about 38 miles; Tanner, AL; FT enrollment: 7,911)
  • Alabama A & M University (about 39 miles; Normal, AL; FT enrollment: 4,524)
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville (about 40 miles; Huntsville, AL; FT enrollment: 6,006)
  • Motlow State Community College (about 44 miles; Tullahoma, TN; FT enrollment: 2,915)
  • University of North Alabama (about 46 miles; Florence, AL; FT enrollment: 5,886)

Public high school in Pulaski:

Public elementary/middle schools in Pulaski:

Private elementary/middle schools in Pulaski:

  • BRIGHT BEGINNINGS CHRISTIAN PRESCHOOL (Students: 82, Location: 1827 MILL ST, Grades: PK-1)
  • LESTER CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 7, Location: 625 E WASHINGTON ST, Grades: 1-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Pulaski: Kellum Gap (A), Pulaski Sewage Treatment Plant (B), Pulaski-Giles County Industrial Par (C), Pulaski Fire Department Station 2 (D), Giles County Fire and Rescue Squad Pulaski (E), Pulaski Fire Department Station 1 (F), Pulaski City Hall (G), Giles County Courthouse (H), Giles County Ambulance Service (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Village Square Shopping Center (1), Green Acres Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Pulaski: FIRST PULASKI NATIONAL CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Pulaski include: Beulah Baptist Church (A), Campbell Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (B), Church of God (C), Church of the Messiah Episcopal Church (D), East Hill Church of Christ (E), First Baptist Church (F), First Presbyterian Church (G), First United Methodist Church (H), Old Mount Zion Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Kellum Cemetery (1), Kellums Gap Cemetery (2), Maplewood Cemetery (3), Patterson Cemetery (4), Old Graveyard Memorial Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Abernathy Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Pulaski include: Sam Davis Park (1), Washington Heights Park (2), Victoria Park (3), Turner Park (4), South Patterson Park (5), Richland Park (6), Pleasant Run Park (7), North End Park (8), Magazine Road Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Budget Inn (1025 North 1st Street), Comfort Inn Pulaski (1140 West College Street).

Courts: Giles County - County Court Clerk (Court House), Giles County - Circuit Court Clerk (Court House), Giles County - Circuit Court (Court House), Peebles Court (302 Peeble Court).

Birthplace of: Ross Bass - Politician, Tyler Smith (basketball) - Basketball player, David Wills (singer) - Singer, Julia Smith Gibbons - Judge, Hunter Lane - Major League Baseball third baseman, Wilson Collins - Baseball player.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Pulaski and their reported violations in the past:

PULASKI WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 10,855, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-08-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-08-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-10-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-10-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-29-2013), St Public Notif requested (JAN-29-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-29-2013), St Public Notif requested (JAN-29-2013)
  • Failure Submit Filter Profile/CPE Report - In FEB-2008, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-05-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-05-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2011)
  • Failure Submit Filter Profile/CPE Report - In JUN-2007, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-05-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-05-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation
FAIRVIEW UTILITY DISTRICT (Population served: 5,436, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-09-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-09-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2009)
  • One minor monitoring violation
TARPLEY SHOP UTILITY DISTRICT (Population served: 2,659, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-09-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-09-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-15-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-05-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-05-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2006), St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-01-2007)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.8%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.6%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Pulaski in 2010:

  • 284 people in college/university student housing
  • 173 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 124 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Pulaski in 2000:

  • 178 people in nursing homes
  • 165 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 83 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Pulaski (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Pulaski: Mortgage Office Branch, Pulaski Branch, First National Bank Of Pulaski, Industrial Park Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $634.9 mil, Deposits: $559.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: First Pulaski National Corporation
  • SunTrust Bank: Pulaski Wal-Mart Branch at 1655 West College Street, branch established on 1999/01/27; Pulaski Branch at 222 West Madison Street, branch established on 1902/01/22. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • First Farmers and Merchants Bank: Pulaski Branch at 302 South Second Street, branch established on 1993/11/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,013.4 mil, Deposits: $856.9 mil, headquarters in Columbia, TN, positive income, 20 total offices, Holding Company: First Farmers And Merchants Corporation
  • Bank of Frankewing: Pulaski Branch at 1671 West College Street, branch established on 2000/05/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $203.5 mil, Deposits: $180.4 mil, headquarters in Frankewing, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Frankewing Bancshares, Inc.
  • CB&S Bank, Inc.: Pulaski Branch at 307 West Madison Street, branch established on 1962/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $1,276.1 mil, Deposits: $1,018.1 mil, headquarters in Russellville, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 42 total offices, Holding Company: Cbs Banc-Corp.

For population 15 years and over in Pulaski:

Marital status in Pulaski, TN
  • Never married: 36.4%
  • Now married: 33.7%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 15.8%

For population 25 years and over in Pulaski:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Tennessee average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Pulaski
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pulaski, TN (based on Giles County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,29970
Mainline Protestant3,46731
Black Protestant1,50612
Catholic4001
Other41
None9,809-
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: 8
Giles County:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Giles County:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
This county:

6.55 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Giles County:

4.14 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.6%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Giles County:

32.7%
State:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.2%
Tennessee:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.8%
Tennessee:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.8%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Pulaski:

29.6
Tennessee:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Pulaski:

21.1%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Pulaski:

14.5%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Pulaski:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

37.1%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

55.0%
Tennessee:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Pulaski:

78.1%
State:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pulaski, TN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 27$113,256$50,3360$0
Streets and Highways 11$36,987$40,3490$0
Other Government Administration 11$39,729$43,3419$2,879
Parks and Recreation 9$29,830$39,7731$2,040
Gas Supply 6$28,209$56,4180$0
Solid Waste Management 5$17,590$42,2160$0
Firefighters 5$21,637$51,9294$86
Sewerage 4$20,442$61,3260$0
Water Supply 3$14,473$57,8920$0
Financial Administration 1$4,337$52,0440$0
Airports 0$0 1$3,088
Totals for Government 82$326,490$47,77915$8,093

Pulaski government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,464,000 ($192.71)
    Central Staff Services: $1,407,000 ($185.20)
    Regular Highways: $546,000 ($71.87)
    Financial Administration: $143,000 ($18.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $29,000 ($3.82)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $702,000 ($92.40)

Pulaski government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $399,000 ($52.52)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $100,000 ($13.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $640,000 ($84.24)
    Highways: $246,000 ($32.38)
  • Tax - Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $1,151,000 ($151.51)
    Property: $446,000 ($58.71)
    Public Utilities Sales: $37,000 ($4.87)

Pulaski government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,342,000 ($703.17)

5.80% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,189 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.80%
Tennessee average:

7.15%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Limestone County, AL  0.64% ($20,162 average AGI)
from Maury County, TN  0.64% ($41,309)
from Lawrence County, TN  0.55% ($29,224)


5.67% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,440 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
Tennessee average:

6.65%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Limestone County, AL  0.64% ($36,059 average AGI)
to Lawrence County, TN  0.59% ($35,726)
to Maury County, TN  0.50% ($33,321)
Businesses in Pulaski, TN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Subway2
Domino's Pizza1Super 81
FedEx2T-Mobile1
Ford1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1Vans1
Home Depot1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1

Strongest AM radio stations in Pulaski:

  • WKSR (1420 AM; 1 kW; PULASKI, TN; Owner: PULASKI BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WVNN (770 AM; 10 kW; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBXR (1140 AM; daytime; 15 kW; HAZEL GREEN, AL; Owner: LOW COUNTRY CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WZNN (620 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, AL; Owner: MANUEL HUERTA)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WDJL (1000 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: JAMES K. SHARP DBA 5TH AVE BROADCASTING)
  • WSLV (1110 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ARDMORE, TN; Owner: B & E BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKAC (1080 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ATHENS, AL; Owner: LIMESTONE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pulaski:

  • W265AQ (100.9 FM; PULASKI, TN; Owner: WILLIAM S. GEORGE)
  • W291AO (106.1 FM; PULASKI, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WKSR-FM (98.3 FM; PULASKI, TN; Owner: PULASKI BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLLX (97.5 FM; LAWRENCEBURG, TN; Owner: ROGER WRIGHT DBA PROSPECT COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WEUZ (92.1 FM; MINOR HILL, TN; Owner: BROADCAST ONE, INC.)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WZYP (104.3 FM; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W278AA (103.5 FM; MADISON, AL; Owner: TENNESSEE VALLEY RADIO, INC.)
  • W287AA (105.3 FM; LAWRENCEBURG, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WDRM (102.1 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W289AC (105.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • WXQW (94.1 FM; MERIDIANVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W222AK (92.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PRESS W. PARHAM)
  • W293AH (106.5 FM; NORMAL, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUSX (93.3 FM; TULLAHOMA, TN; Owner: TENNNESSE VALLEY RADIO, INC)
  • WWTN (99.7 FM; MANCHESTER, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDXE-FM (106.7 FM; LAWRENCEBURG, TN; Owner: LAKEWOOD COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • WAYH (88.1 FM; HARVEST, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WYFD (91.7 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W249BB (97.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pulaski:

  • WTZT-LP (Channel 11; ATHENS, AL; Owner: WTZT-LP TELEVISION STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WZDX (Channel 54; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNTSVILLE TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WAAY-TV (Channel 31; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF HUNTSVILLE LICENSE LLC)
  • WHNT-TV (Channel 19; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • W10BV (Channel 10; LAWRENCEBURG, TN; Owner: ETC COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
Pulaski fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Pulaski fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 81Number of bridges
  • 1,247ft / 380mTotal length
  • $17,224,000Total costs
  • 295,070Total average daily traffic
  • 34,800Total average daily truck traffic
  • 454,512Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Pulaski, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 71920-1929
  • 91930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 141950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 151980-1989
  • 191990-1999
  • 72000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Pulaski, TN
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Pulaski)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 206 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Pulaski, TN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 83 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pulaski)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Pulaski)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 23 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 95. The highest number of reported fires - 165 took place in 2005, and the least - 39 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Pulaski, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (37.2%), and Structure Fires (36.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Pulaski, TN
    • 59937.2%Outside Fires
    • 58036.0%Structure Fires
    • 31619.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1177.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pulaski, TN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Pulaski, Tennessee:

  • Richland Inn Pulaski, 1020 W College St, Pulaski, Tennessee 38478 , Phone: (931) 363-0006, Fax: (931) 363-0006
  • Hampton Inn, 180 Bre Ave, Pulaski, Tennessee 38478 , Phone: (931) 347-9900, Fax: (931) 347-9131
  • Hampton Inn- Pulaski, TN, 180 Bre Ave, Pulaski, Tennessee 38478 , Phone: (931) 347-9000, Fax: (931) 347-9131
  • Comfort Inn Of Pulaski, 1140 College St, Pulaski, Tennessee 38478 , Phone: (931) 424-1600, Fax: (931) 424-1611
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Pulaski, Tennessee
Most common first names in Pulaski, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary22179.9 years
James21570.8 years
William20872.8 years
John16475.6 years
Robert13871.6 years
Thomas8072.8 years
Charles7169.0 years
Annie6482.6 years
George6172.9 years
Joe6070.9 years
Most common last names in Pulaski, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith13477.0 years
White7877.4 years
Johnson7377.0 years
Brown6670.7 years
Harwell6379.3 years
Holt5981.0 years
Abernathy5379.1 years
Williams4975.9 years
Davis4977.8 years
Jones4773.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pulaski, TN
  • 67.5%Utility gas
  • 28.8%Electricity
  • 2.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pulaski, TN
  • 56.8%Electricity
  • 40.7%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used


Pulaski compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Pulaski on our top lists:

  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
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