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Pulaski County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2017: 5,667 (all rural); it was 7,348 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 797
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,203
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,189
Renter-occupied apartments: 642 (it was 704 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

33%

Land area: 201 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 28 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Pulaski County: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (47.2%), Educational, health and social services (17.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 18%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 74%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Pulaski County, IL (2017)
    • 3,56648.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,72123.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1822.5%Two or more races
    • 1211.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 160.2%Asian alone
    • 150.2%Some other race alone
    • 100.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

43.6 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years
Males: 2,751  (48.6%)
Females: 2,916  (51.4%)
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Average household size:
Pulaski County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $35,652 ($25,361 in 1999)
This county:

$35,652
Illinois:

$62,992

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $361 (lower quartile is $255, upper quartile is $521)
This county:

$361
State:

$852


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $69,013 (it was $34,800 in 2000)
Pulaski:

$69,013
Illinois:

$195,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $30,764 - $122,612

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $101,156
Here:

$101,156
State:

$257,121

Townhouses or other attached units: $166,022
Here:

$166,022
State:

$248,095

In 2-unit structures: $243,387
Here:

$243,387
State:

$291,160

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $195,940
Here:

$195,940
State:

$287,217

Mobile homes: $34,708
Here:

$34,708
State:

$51,477

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $860
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $325

Institutionalized population: 6
Pulaski County, IL map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $46,700
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $46,700
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $140,400
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $105,100
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $233,300
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $201,500
  • 2016: 8 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2017: 9 buildings, average cost: $100,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Pulaski, IL residents
Average permit cost in Pulaski, IL
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,161 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $517 (0.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Pulaski, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Pulaski, IL in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Pulaski, IL in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.9%
Pulaski County:

15.9%
Illinois:

12.6%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.6% for Black residents, 7.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 43.6 years old
(Males: 41.1 years old, Females: 46.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.2 years old, Black residents: 44.6 years old, American Indian residents: 40.6 years old, Asian residents: 27.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.2 years old, Other race residents: 18.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Pulaski County is $408 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $492 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $648 a month.

Cities in this county include: Mounds, Ullin, Mound City, Karnak, Olmsted, Pulaski, New Grand Chain.

Pulaski County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Massac County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.5%
Illinois:

4.5%

Unemployment by year in Pulaski, IL
County total employment by year in Pulaski, IL
County average yearly wages by year in Pulaski, IL

Current college students: 326
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 61 (37.4% naturalized citizens)

Pulaski County:

1.1%
Whole state:

14.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 192010 or later
  • 262000 to 2009
  • 61990 to 1999
  • 111980 to 1989
  • 71970 to 1979
  • 20Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 45.4%

Pulaski County marital status for males Pulaski County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,182
  • One, attached: 32
  • Two: 157
  • 3 or 4: 103
  • 5 to 9: 28
  • 10 to 19: 3
  • 20 to 49: 42
  • 50 or more: 18
  • Mobile homes: 587
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 25

Housing units in Pulaski County with a mortgage: 652 (2 second mortgage, 28 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,025

Here:

99.8% with mortgage
State:

63.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Pulaski County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,33018
Mainline Protestant4419
Catholic3862
Black Protestant2062
Other49-
None1,749-
Pulaski County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Pulaski County:

7.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Pulaski County:

6.18 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

7.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Pulaski County:

11.1%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Pulaski County:

27.8%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.8%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Pulaski County:

Average size of farms: 341 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $58,040
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $208.25
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.11%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 13.10%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $41,594
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 71.01%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.84%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $76,003
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.54%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.58
Corn for grain: 15492 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 3966 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 40084 harvested acres
Vegetables: 210 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Pulaski County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 73% 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 110.3 miles away from Pulaski County 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 22.3 miles away from the county 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 58.1 miles away from the county 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 92.1 miles away from the county 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 21.7 miles away from Pulaski County 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 131.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Illinois Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 19, 2011 to June 14, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1991: June 07, 2011, FEMA Id: 1991, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1826: March 02, 2009, FEMA Id: 1826, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Illinois Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3230: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3230, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Illinois Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 06, 2003 to May 11, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1469: May 15, 2003, FEMA Id: 1469, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Illinois Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 21, 2002 to May 23, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1416: May 21, 2002, FEMA Id: 1416, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Illinois Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 01, 1997 to April 01, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1170: March 21, 1997, FEMA Id: 1170, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois Severe Storm, Flooding, Incident Period: May 15, 1995 to June 15, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1053: May 30, 1995, FEMA Id: 1053, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois Flooding, Severe Storms, Incident Period: April 13, 1993 to October 22, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-997: July 09, 1993, FEMA Id: 997, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois SEVERE STORMS, TORNADOES, FLOODING, Incident Period: June 06, 1983, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-684: June 06, 1983, FEMA Id: 684, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Illinois SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: April 30, 1979, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-583: April 30, 1979, FEMA Id: 583, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Pulaski County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Pulaski

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,781 (77.8%)
  • Carpooled: 291 (12.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 45 (2.0%)
  • Walked: 42 (1.8%)
  • Worked at home: 118 (5.2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (33%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (20%)
  • Other Eastern Africa (18%)
  • Ukraine (10%)
  • Thailand (5%)
  • Philippines (3%)
  • Scotland (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Pulaski County


  • American (13%)
  • German (10%)
  • English (3%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • African (0%)
  • Polish (0%)
  • Scotch-Irish (0%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Pulaski County, Illinois in 2000:

  • 184 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 51 people in nursing homes
  • 50 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
15 people in group homes intended for adults
6 people in federal detention centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,526.

4.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,949 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
Illinois average:

4.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.50% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($23,919 average AGI)
1.45% relocated from other states ($9,030 average AGI)
Pulaski County:

1.45%
Illinois average:

1.87%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Alexander County, IL  1.10% ($31,955 average AGI)


6.45% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,611 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
Illinois average:

5.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.19% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($21,000 average AGI)
2.27% relocated to other states ($8,603 average AGI)
Pulaski County:

2.27%
Illinois average:

2.67%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Massac County, IL  0.99% ($43,350 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.2

Births per 1000 population in Pulaski County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Pulaski County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 12.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Pulaski County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Pulaski County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Pulaski County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pulaski County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pulaski County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pulaski County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Pulaski County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,405 (1,130 aged, 275 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 153 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Pulaski County, Illinois in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (205)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (100)
  • Congestive heart failure (94)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (74)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (59)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (57)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (29)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (29)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (29)
  • Unspecified dementia (26)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,325
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,266

Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 29

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,667
  • In family households: 4,562 (693 male householders, 644 female householders)
    953 spouses, 1,687 children (1,497 natural, 79 adopted, 110 stepchildren), 214 grandchildren, 91 brothers or sisters, 45 parents, 168 other relatives, 62 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,082 (410 male householders (362 living alone)), 495 female householders (455 living alone)), 174 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 26

Size of family households: 775 2-persons, 224 3-persons, 206 4-persons, 93 5-persons, 33 6-persons, 12 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 818 1-person, 58 2-persons, 14 3-persons, 12 4-persons, 2 6-persons.

522 married couples with children.
453 single-parent households (81 men, 372 women).

98.2% of residents of Pulaski speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (42% speak English very well, 50% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (47% speak English very well, 53% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (20% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 60% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $91,854,000 ($13,146 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $26,521,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $18,928,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $15,799,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,473,000
Federal grants: $26,356,000
Federal procurement contracts: $25,014,000 ($24,541,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,285,000 ($1,205,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $8,395,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $582,000
Federal Government insurance: $9,146,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 519
Here:

76 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 496
Here:

73 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: 0
Here:

0 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -551
Here -81 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Pulaski County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.11 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built in Pulaski County, Illinois
  • Year house built in Pulaski County, Illinois
  • 02014 or later
  • 32010 to 2013
  • 3432000 to 2009
  • 3631990 to 1999
  • 3281980 to 1989
  • 5151970 to 1979
  • 3181960 to 1969
  • 2271950 to 1959
  • 1801940 to 1949
  • 8721939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Pulaski County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pulaski County, Illinois
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pulaski County, Illinois
  • 201 room
  • 22 rooms
  • 233 rooms
  • 1624 rooms
  • 4115 rooms
  • 5116 rooms
  • 2497 rooms
  • 1218 rooms
  • 1479+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pulaski County, Illinois
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pulaski County, Illinois
  • 861 room
  • 82 rooms
  • 583 rooms
  • 1494 rooms
  • 1235 rooms
  • 1186 rooms
  • 227 rooms
  • 78 rooms
  • 209+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Pulaski County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Pulaski County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Pulaski County, Illinois
  • 29no bedroom
  • 191 bedroom
  • 4312 bedrooms
  • 9953 bedrooms
  • 1154 bedrooms
  • 575+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pulaski County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pulaski County, Illinois
  • 88no bedroom
  • 641 bedroom
  • 1432 bedrooms
  • 2353 bedrooms
  • 494 bedrooms
  • 185+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Pulaski County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Pulaski County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Pulaski County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 115no vehicle
  • 5661 vehicle
  • 5772 vehicles
  • 2503 vehicles
  • 1284 vehicles
  • 155+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Pulaski County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Pulaski County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 171no vehicle
  • 2771 vehicle
  • 1092 vehicles
  • 273 vehicles
  • 24 vehicles
  • 15+ vehicles

91.8% of Pulaski County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Illinois.

Pulaski County:

91.8%
State average:

87.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 3,874
  • Other state: 1,666
  • Northeast: 18
  • Midwest: 850
  • South: 709
  • West: 74
Year householders moved into unit in Pulaski County, IL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Pulaski County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 40.4%Utility gas
  • 34.4%Electricity
  • 20.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.2%Wood
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 54.6%Electricity
  • 28.3%Utility gas
  • 15.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 56
Here:

8.9%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 43
Here:

15.2%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 39
Here:

31.0%
Illinois:

27.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Pulaski County government finances - Expenditure in 2013:

  • Charges - Other: $1,968,000
    Sewerage: $6,000
  • Construction - Sewerage: $396,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,215,000
    Police Protection: $1,015,000
    General - Other: $994,000
    Central Staff Services: $960,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $787,000
    Health - Other: $391,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $191,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $333,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,695,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,328,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $367,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,446,000
    General Revenue - Other: $195,000
    Interest Earnings: $86,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $284,000
    Regular Highways: $87,000
    Police Protection: $23,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,511,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $747,000
    Highways: $690,000
    Sewerage: $285,000
    Other: $199,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,252,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,046,000

Pulaski County government finances - Revenue in 2013:

  • Charges - Other: $1,968,000
    Sewerage: $6,000
  • Construction - Sewerage: $396,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,215,000
    Police Protection: $1,015,000
    General - Other: $994,000
    Central Staff Services: $960,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $787,000
    Health - Other: $391,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $191,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $333,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,695,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,328,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $367,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,446,000
    General Revenue - Other: $195,000
    Interest Earnings: $86,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $284,000
    Regular Highways: $87,000
    Police Protection: $23,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,511,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $747,000
    Highways: $690,000
    Sewerage: $285,000
    Other: $199,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,252,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,046,000

Pulaski County government finances - Debt in 2013:

  • Charges - Other: $1,968,000
    Sewerage: $6,000
  • Construction - Sewerage: $396,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,215,000
    Police Protection: $1,015,000
    General - Other: $994,000
    Central Staff Services: $960,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $787,000
    Health - Other: $391,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $191,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $333,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,695,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,328,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $367,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,446,000
    General Revenue - Other: $195,000
    Interest Earnings: $86,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $284,000
    Regular Highways: $87,000
    Police Protection: $23,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,511,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $747,000
    Highways: $690,000
    Sewerage: $285,000
    Other: $199,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,252,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,046,000

Pulaski County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013:

  • Charges - Other: $1,968,000
    Sewerage: $6,000
  • Construction - Sewerage: $396,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,215,000
    Police Protection: $1,015,000
    General - Other: $994,000
    Central Staff Services: $960,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $787,000
    Health - Other: $391,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $191,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $333,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,695,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,328,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $367,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,446,000
    General Revenue - Other: $195,000
    Interest Earnings: $86,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $284,000
    Regular Highways: $87,000
    Police Protection: $23,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,511,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $747,000
    Highways: $690,000
    Sewerage: $285,000
    Other: $199,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,252,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,046,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 331
  • Number of aged recipients: 29
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 302
  • Number of recipients under 18: 38
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 210
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 83
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 145
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 160
Most common first names in Pulaski County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William8074.0 years
John7475.1 years
James7270.5 years
Mary6679.6 years
Charles5475.1 years
George3779.8 years
Robert3271.0 years
Willie3274.1 years
Henry2278.9 years
Paul2270.3 years
Most common last names in Pulaski County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson58107.2 years
Smith3776.2 years
Jones2772.7 years
Davis2676.9 years
Williams2671.9 years
Brown2577.4 years
Wilson2472.8 years
Miller2475.5 years
Thomas2178.3 years
Anderson2077.5 years

Businesses in Pulaski County, IL

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Pulaski County on our top lists:

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