For population 25 years and over in Pulaski:
For population 15 years and over in Pulaski town:
103 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $714 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Roanoke, VA (47.7 miles , pop. 94,911).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (85.5 miles , pop. 223,891).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (366.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Draper, VA (1.8 miles ), Dublin, VA (2.5 miles ), Hiwassee, VA (2.5 miles ), Allisonia, VA (2.8 miles) , Max Meadows, VA (3.4 miles ), New River, VA (3.4 miles ), Snowville, VA (3.4 miles) , Fort Chiswell, VA (3.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 37.05 N, Longitude: 80.77 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,337 (+14.7%)
Area code: 540
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Pulaski detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 36 (27 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -732 (-7.2%).
Work and jobs in Pulaski: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Pulaski, Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Pulaski-area historical tornado activity is below Virginia state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 48.4 miles away from the Pulaski town center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 8/21/1977, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 25.9 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Pulaski-area historical earthquake activity is above Virginia state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 64.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 66.8 miles away from Pulaski center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 65.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/26/1995 at 00:36:17, a magnitude 3.5 (3.1 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 43.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/22/1991 at 01:01:20, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 9.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.0 miles away from Pulaski center
On 10/28/1997 at 10:36:46, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 69.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Pulaski County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Storms: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Jeff King (American football) - Player of football, Lewis K. Bausell - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient, Matokie Slaughter - Banjoist, Derek Burks - College football player (Virginia Tech Hokies), Ed Goodson - Baseball player, Jeff King - College basketball player (Virginia Tech Hokies).
Medal of Honor Recipient born in Pulaski: Lewis Kenneth Bausell.
Hospitals/medical centers in Pulaski:
Local government website: www.pulaskitown.org
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pulaski:
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Pulaski and their reported violations in the past:PULASKI EXPRESS STOP #2 (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Pulaski that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.3%
(22.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.9% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
99 people in nursing homes in 2000
People in group quarters in Pulaski in 2010:
13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Pulaski compared to Virginia state average:
Banks with branches in Pulaski (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Pulaski town (based on Pulaski County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.80%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
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Pulaski government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
5.96% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,754 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.51% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,507 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Pulaski fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Pulaski)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Pulaski, VA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pulaski)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Pulaski)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.