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Pulaski County, Missouri (MO)

County population in 2014: 53,436 (56% urban, 44% rural); it was 41,165 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,385
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,849
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,789
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,770 (it was 5,644 in 2000)
% of renters here:

42%
State:

31%

Land area: 547 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 98 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Pulaski County: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Public administration (45.3%), Educational, health and social services (11.1%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 1%
  • Government: 97%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 2%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Pulaski County, Missouri:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (72.4%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (10.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (9.0%)
  • Two or more races (3.8%)
  • Asian alone (2.5%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  26.0 years
Missouri median age:  37.0 years
Males: 29,861  (55.9%)
Females: 23,575  (44.1%)
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Pulaski County,MO real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Pulaski County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,550 ($34,247 in 1999)

This county:

$49550
Missouri:

$46931

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $916 (lower quartile is $547, upper quartile is $1,130)
This county:

$916
State:

$566


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $118,227 (it was $70,900 in 2000)
Pulaski:

$118,227
Missouri:

$133,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $64,820 - $171,734
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,111
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $323

Institutionalized population: 238

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 12
  • Robberies: 6
  • Assaults: 84
  • Burglaries: 96
  • Thefts: 143
  • Auto thefts: 21

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 71
  • Burglaries: 100
  • Thefts: 61
  • Auto thefts: 10
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 98 buildings, average cost: $129,200
  • 2008: 89 buildings, average cost: $147,300
  • 2009: 136 buildings, average cost: $153,400
  • 2010: 54 buildings, average cost: $141,300
  • 2011: 70 buildings, average cost: $155,800
  • 2012: 49 buildings, average cost: $160,700
  • 2013: 29 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2014: 72 buildings, average cost: $119,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $854 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $635 (0.8%)

Pulaski County household income distribution in 2009 Pulaski County home values distribution Pulaski County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.6%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.0% for Black residents, 4.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 46.4% for American Indian residents, 2.9% for other race residents, 17.5% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.6%
Pulaski County:

11.6%
Missouri:

15.9%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.8% for Black residents, 4.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.6% for American Indian residents, 3.0% for other race residents, 16.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 26 years old
(Males: 25 years old, Females: 29 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 28 years old, Black residents: 25 years old, American Indian residents: 27 years old, Asian residents: 31 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22 years old, Other race residents: 23 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Pulaski County is $428 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $476 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $692 a month.

Cities in this county include: Fort Leonard Wood, St. John, Waynesville, St. Robert, Richland, Dixon, Crocker.

Pulaski County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Craig County, Virginia , Finney County, Kansas , Floyd County, Kentucky , Pratt County, Kansas , Rice County, Kansas , Nicholas County, Kentucky .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,825
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,967 (62% naturalized citizens)

Pulaski County:

4.8%
Whole state:

2.7%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 380
  • 1990 to 1994: 186
  • 1985 to 1989: 232
  • 1980 to 1984: 236
  • 1975 to 1979: 170
  • 1970 to 1974: 271
  • 1970 to 1974: 100
  • 1965 to 1969: 392

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 86.7%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,285
  • One, attached: 1,784
  • Two: 572
  • 3 or 4: 949
  • 5 to 9: 399
  • 10 to 19: 85
  • 20 or more: 535
  • Mobile homes: 2,780
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 19

Housing units in Pulaski County with a mortgage: 3,257 (230 second mortgage, 136 home equity loan, 9 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,393

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

67.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Pulaski County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,86275
Other1,3273
Mainline Protestant9795
Catholic4524
Black Protestant1801
None33,474-
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:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Pulaski County:

5.19 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 30
This county:

6.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Pulaski County:

8.0%
Missouri:

8.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Pulaski County:

31.9%
State:

29.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.7%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Pulaski County:

Average size of farms: 247 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $19,275
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $53.78
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.81%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 87.70%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $19,162
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 17.83%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.73%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $43,684
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.24%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 20.11
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.40%
Corn for grain: 447 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 227 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 408 harvested acres
Vegetables: 44 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Pulaski County-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 74% 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 153.5 miles away from Pulaski 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 158.1 miles away from the county 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 238.3 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 184.7 miles away from the 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 243.5 miles away from Pulaski County center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 182.7 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:

  • MissouriSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 5, 2011, Emergency Declared (EM-3317): February 3, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3317, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • MissouriSevere Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 5, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1961): March 23, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1961, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • MissouriSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 8, 2009 to May 16, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1847): June 19, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1847, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • MissouriSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Emergency Declared (EM-3303): January 30, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3303, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • MissouriSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 17, 2008 to May 9, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1749): March 19, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1749, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • MissouriSevere Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 8, 2007 to December 15, 2007, Emergency Declared (EM-3281): December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3281, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • MissouriSevere Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 12, 2007 to January 22, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1676): January 15, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1676, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • MissouriHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3232): September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3232, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • MissouriSevere Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 4, 2003 to May 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1463): May 6, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1463, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • MissouriSevere Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 24, 2002 to June 10, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1412): May 6, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1412, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Pulaski County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Germany (28%)
  • Korea (17%)
  • Philippines (8%)
  • Mexico (5%)
  • Panama (4%)
  • Jamaica (3%)
  • Vietnam (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Pulaski County (%):

  • German (17%)
  • United States or American (16%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • English (7%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Norwegian (1%)

Pulaski County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 13,619 (66%)
  • Carpooled: 2,488 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 384 (2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 6 (0%)
  • Taxi: 65 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 25 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 27 (0%)
  • Walked: 2,867 (14%)
  • Other means: 612 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 542 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 4,385 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 512 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents
  • 191 people in nursing homes
  • 58 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 32 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 31 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

People in group quarters in Pulaski County, Missouri in 2010:

  • 9,707 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 184 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 34 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 20 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 17 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 17 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,108.

17.19% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,928 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

17.19%
Missouri average:

6.69%


1.35% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,214 average AGI)
Pulaski County:

1.35%
Missouri average:

0.04%

2.97% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($5,209 average AGI)
12.87% relocated from other states ($27,505 average AGI)
Pulaski County:

12.87%
Missouri average:

2.54%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bell County, TX  0.69% ($44,864 average AGI)
from Laclede County, MO  0.61% ($27,680)
from Honolulu County, HI  0.51% ($39,012)
from Phelps County, MO  0.50% ($34,291)
from Pierce County, WA  0.43% ($38,043)
from El Paso County, CO  0.35% ($38,821)
from Cumberland County, NC  0.33% ($39,642)


17.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,310 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

17.92%
Missouri average:

6.91%


1.30% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,901 average AGI)
Pulaski County:

1.30%
Missouri average:

0.05%

3.28% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($6,050 average AGI)
13.35% relocated to other states ($30,359 average AGI)
Pulaski County:

13.35%
Missouri average:

2.76%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bell County, TX  0.54% ($50,977 average AGI)
to Phelps County, MO  0.53% ($33,259)
to El Paso County, TX  0.52% ($42,345)
to Honolulu County, HI  0.49% ($40,810)
to Laclede County, MO  0.47% ($36,147)
to El Paso County, CO  0.44% ($44,972)
to Montgomery County, TN  0.41% ($44,939)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.0

Births per 1000 population in Pulaski County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 5.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Pulaski County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Pulaski County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Pulaski County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Pulaski County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,611 (3,576 aged, 1,035 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,654 (14%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (469)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (348)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (271)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (201)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (154)
  • Congestive heart failure (123)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (102)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (77)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (71)
  • Unspecified dementia (68)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.25
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8464.860
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 139.390
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 97137.91

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1498.180
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 540.880
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6.79

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 15.58
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 49.79

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 2.26

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 82.2. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 42,285
  • In family households: 36,547 (8,379 male householders, 2,929 female householders)
    8,855 spouses, 13,487 children (11,908 natural, 375 adopted, 1,204 stepchildren), 819 grandchildren, 235 brothers or sisters, 247 parents, 399 other relatives, 987 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,738 (2,568 male householders (2,017 living alone)), 2,128 female householders (1,852 living alone)), 1,042 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 9,989 (238 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 4,419 2-persons, 2,689 3-persons, 2,393 4-persons, 1,159 5-persons, 422 6-persons, 226 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,869 1-person, 678 2-persons, 102 3-persons, 31 4-persons, 13 5-persons, 3 6-persons.

8,312 married couples with children.
2,158 single-parent households (578 men, 1,580 women).

89.8% of residents of Pulaski County speak English at home.
4.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (80% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
3.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
2.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (77% speak English very well, 23% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $806,771,000 ($18139 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $631,494,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $128,573,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $32,611,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $192,000
Federal grants: $48,840,000
Federal procurement contracts: $137,553,000 ($135,972,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $459,002,000 ($455,059,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $7,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $63,905,000
Federal Government insurance: $8,079,000

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

Births: 3,303
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,481
Here:

34 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +210
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,041
Here:

+24 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Pulaski County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 7.16 millions of gallons per day (36% from ground, 64% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 1,617
  • 2000 to 2004: 5,546
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,729
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,039
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,135
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,140
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,222
  • 1940 to 1949: 211
  • 1939 or earlier: 840
Rooms in houses/apartments in Pulaski County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 11
  • 2 rooms: 46
  • 3 rooms: 318
  • 4 rooms: 919
  • 5 rooms: 1,944
  • 6 rooms: 1,849
  • 7 rooms: 1,240
  • 8 rooms: 766
  • 9+ rooms: 696
  • 1 room: 105
  • 2 rooms: 221
  • 3 rooms: 567
  • 4 rooms: 1,272
  • 5 rooms: 1,525
  • 6 rooms: 1,208
  • 7 rooms: 441
  • 8 rooms: 178
  • 9+ rooms: 127
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Pulaski County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 15
  • 1 bedroom: 277
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,699
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,269
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,217
  • 5+ bedrooms: 312
  • no bedroom: 116
  • 1 bedroom: 661
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,756
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,462
  • 4 bedrooms: 593
  • 5+ bedrooms: 56
Cars and other vehicles available in Pulaski County, Missouri in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 378
  • 1 vehicle: 1,916
  • 2 vehicles: 3,630
  • 3 vehicles: 1,412
  • 4 vehicles: 356
  • 5+ vehicles: 97
  • no vehicle: 454
  • 1 vehicle: 2,292
  • 2 vehicles: 2,482
  • 3 vehicles: 334
  • 4 vehicles: 62
  • 5+ vehicles: 20

38% of Pulaski County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 14% lived in Missouri.

Pulaski County:

37.8%
State average:

54.3%

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

  • This state: 14280
  • Northeast: 2990
  • Midwest: 6410
  • South: 9449
  • West: 4039

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $54,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Pulaski County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (45.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (35.0%)
  • Wood (10.4%)
  • Utility gas (7.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.1%)
  • Electricity (56.0%)
  • Utility gas (23.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16.6%)
  • Wood (3.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 296
Here:

5.5%
Missouri:

13.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 68
Here:

3.1%
Missouri:

11.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 507
Here:

21.8%
Missouri:

24.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 738
  • Number of aged recipients: 62
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 676
  • Number of recipients under 18: 90
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 517
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 131
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 275
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 324
Pulaski County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Pulaski County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Pulaski County, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James21471.4 years
William18675.2 years
John16674.6 years
Robert12868.3 years
Mary12479.8 years
Charles11273.7 years
George7075.0 years
Clarence6276.1 years
Thomas5776.0 years
Joseph5174.8 years
Most common last names in Pulaski County, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8974.9 years
Jones6374.1 years
Davis6275.0 years
Miller6174.6 years
Williams5777.4 years
Wilson5777.7 years
Brown5174.9 years
York4973.7 years
Long4976.8 years
Clark4373.0 years
Businesses in Pulaski County, MO
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Maurices1
Arby's1Mazda1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Baskin-Robbins1Microtel1
Baymont Inn1Nike1
Best Western1Panera Bread1
Big O Tires1Papa John's Pizza1
Blockbuster1Penske1
Budget Car Rental1Pizza Hut2
Burger King2Quality1
Chevrolet1Quiznos1
Church's Chicken1RadioShack1
Circle K1Red Roof Inn1
Comfort Inn1Ruby Tuesday1
Cracker Barrel1Ryan's Grill1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Days Inn1Starbucks2
Econo Lodge1Subway3
FedEx6Super 81
Firestone Complete Auto Care1T-Mobile3
Ford1Taco Bell1
GNC1Toyota1
GameStop1True Value2
Goodwill1U-Haul4
H&R Block4UPS4
Hilton1Vans1
Holiday Inn2Waffle House1
KFC1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
Lowe's1YMCA1
MainStay1

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