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Pulaski County, Virginia (VA)

County population in 2018: 34,656 (53% urban, 47% rural); it was 35,127 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,358
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,353
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 10,780
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,110 (it was 3,863 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

33%

Land area: 321 sq. mi.

Water area: 9.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 108 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Pulaski County: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (17.4%), Public administration (16.6%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (15.8%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 41%
  • Government: 18%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 41%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Pulaski County, VA (2018)
    • 31,04488.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,5904.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7512.1%Two or more races
    • 6151.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2540.7%Asian alone
    • 530.2%Some other race alone
    • 110.03%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

46.5 years
Virginia median age:

38.3 years
Males: 17,353  (50.1%)
Females: 17,303  (49.9%)
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Average household size:
Pulaski County:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2018: $53,383 ($33,873 in 1999)
This county:

$53,383
Virginia:

$72,577

Median contract rent in 2018 for apartments: $477 (lower quartile is $354, upper quartile is $600)
This county:

$477
State:

$1045


Estimated median house or condo value in 2018: $153,983 (it was $75,200 in 2000)
Pulaski:

$153,983
Virginia:

$281,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $89,188 - $235,415

Mean price in 2018:

Detached houses: $184,018
Here:

$184,018
State:

$371,279

Townhouses or other attached units: $367,874
Here:

$367,874
State:

$357,788

Mobile homes: $90,227
Here:

$90,227
State:

$68,463

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,078
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $379

Institutionalized population: 905

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 6
  • Assaults: 23
  • Burglaries: 76
  • Thefts: 483
  • Auto thefts: 13
Pulaski County, VA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 98 buildings, average cost: $88,900
  • 1998: 113 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 1999: 127 buildings, average cost: $93,600
  • 2000: 145 buildings, average cost: $96,400
  • 2001: 129 buildings, average cost: $121,700
  • 2002: 107 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2003: 105 buildings, average cost: $149,100
  • 2004: 131 buildings, average cost: $151,700
  • 2005: 145 buildings, average cost: $157,600
  • 2006: 147 buildings, average cost: $185,600
  • 2007: 130 buildings, average cost: $162,400
  • 2008: 78 buildings, average cost: $164,500
  • 2009: 46 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 2010: 44 buildings, average cost: $169,400
  • 2011: 37 buildings, average cost: $142,100
  • 2012: 45 buildings, average cost: $148,800
  • 2013: 63 buildings, average cost: $136,500
  • 2014: 41 buildings, average cost: $228,300
  • 2015: 37 buildings, average cost: $230,600
  • 2016: 35 buildings, average cost: $195,200
  • 2017: 53 buildings, average cost: $172,200
  • 2018: 49 buildings, average cost: $185,700
  • 2019: 43 buildings, average cost: $254,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Pulaski, VA residents
Average permit cost in Pulaski, VA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2018: $1,011 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2018: $939 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Pulaski, VA in 2018
Distribution of house value in Pulaski, VA in 2018
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Pulaski, VA in 2018
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2018: 13.1%
Pulaski County:

13.1%
Virginia:

10.7%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.5% for Black residents, 56.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 56.0% for other race residents, 47.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2018: 46.5 years old
(Males: 45.1 years old, Females: 48.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.5 years old, Black residents: 47.2 years old, Asian residents: 53.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.1 years old, Other race residents: 21.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Pulaski County is $387 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $483 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $692 a month.

Cities in this county include: Pulaski, Dublin, Fairlawn, Parrott, Draper, Hiwassee, Belspring, New River, Snowville, Allisonia.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Pulaski County: Adams Store (A), Twin Oaks Dairy Farm (B), Whispering Oaks Farm (C), Coles Creek (D), Retreat (E), Shags Gap Overlook (F), Hodges Mill (G), Twin Ridge Marina (H), Salthouse Branch Campsite (I), Ryans Branch Campsite (J), Jamison Mill Park Campsite (K), Parkers Store (L), Truevine (M), Pine Spur Overlook (N), Devils Backbone Overlook (O), Sontag (P), Snow Creek (Q), Smart View Overlook (R), Slings Gap Overlook (S), Sixmile Post (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Pulaski County include: Providence Church (A), Adney Gap Church (B), Antioch Church (C), Red Valley Church (D), Balcony Church (E), Rehoboth Church (F), Republican Church (G), Rock Ridge Church (H), Bellevue Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Basham Cemetery (1), Stanley Cemetery (2), Starkey Cemetery (3), Beckner Cemetery (4), Belcher Cemetery (5), Thornton Cemetery (6), Board Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Jones Pond (A), Burdettes Pond (B), Bowmans Pond (C), Hetrick Pond (D), Clearview Lake (E), Sunset Lake (F), Melody Lake (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Story Creek (A), White Oak Creek (B), Ward Branch (C), Walker Creek (D), Turners Creek (E), Turkeycock Branch (F), Turkey Creek (G), Toms Creek (H), Tharp Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Pulaski County include: Ryans Branch Recreation Area (1), Twin Ridge Recreation Area (2), Salthouse Branch Recreation Area (3), Spring Cove Park Recreation Area (4), Deer Island Recreation Area (5), Horseshoe Point Recreation Area (6), Jamison Mill Recreation Area (7), Smart View Recreation Area (8), Rennet Bag Recreation Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Washington County, Utah , Isle of Wight County , Shannon County, Missouri , Stoddard County, Missouri , Simpson County, Kentucky , Chesapeake city .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.7%
Virginia:

4.6%

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

Current college students: 1,296
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 670 (52.5% naturalized citizens)

Pulaski County:

1.9%
Whole state:

12.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 862010 or later
  • 1722000 to 2009
  • 1471990 to 1999
  • 71980 to 1989
  • 281970 to 1979
  • 86Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 65.4%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,547
  • One, attached: 503
  • Two: 506
  • 3 or 4: 442
  • 5 to 9: 415
  • 10 to 19: 560
  • 20 to 49: 258
  • 50 or more: 59
  • Mobile homes: 2,159

Housing units in Pulaski County with a mortgage: 5,416 (87 second mortgage, 586 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,312

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

67.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Pulaski County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,06552
Mainline Protestant4,95834
Black Protestant1763
Catholic811
Other31
None20,589-
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: 7
Pulaski County:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Pulaski County:

6.29 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 18
This county:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Pulaski County:

12.0%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Pulaski County:

28.3%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.2%
State:

18.6%

Agriculture in Pulaski County:

Average size of farms: 181 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $32,202
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $45.17
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.02%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 93.86%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $24,802
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 24.24%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $46,580
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.74%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 29.98
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 5.35%
Corn for grain: 797 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 259 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 26 acres

Tornado activity:

Pulaski County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 6528345.4 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 4 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 9/17/2004, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 4 people and caused $54 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pulaski County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 17% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 162.8 miles away from Pulaski County center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 46.2 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 193.9 miles away from the county center
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 67.5 miles away from the county center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB) earthquake occurred 70.2 miles away from Pulaski County 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 69.0 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:

  • Virginia Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4512-VA: April 2, 2020, FEMA Id: 4512, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Virginia Hurricane Florence, Incident Period: September 8, 2018 - September 21, 2018, FEMA Id: 4401, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to November 01, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3359: October 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 3359, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Severe Storms and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: June 29, 2012 to July 01, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4072: July 27, 2012, FEMA Id: 4072, Natural disaster type: Storm, Wind
  • Virginia Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3240: September 12, 2005, FEMA Id: 3240, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Severe Winter Storm, Snowfall, Heavy Rain, Flooding, and Mudslides, Incident Period: February 15, 2003 to February 28, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1458: March 27, 2003, FEMA Id: 1458, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Flood, Heavy Rain, Snowfall
  • Virginia Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 25, 2000 to January 30, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1318: February 28, 2000, FEMA Id: 1318, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Virginia Severe Flooding, Incident Period: January 19, 1996 to February 01, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1098: January 27, 1996, FEMA Id: 1098, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Virginia Blizzard, Incident Period: January 06, 1996 to January 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1086: January 13, 1996, FEMA Id: 1086, Natural disaster type: Blizzard
  • Virginia Ice Storm, Winter Storm, Severe Storm, Incident Period: March 01, 1994 to March 05, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1021: April 11, 1994, FEMA Id: 1021, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Winter Storm, Storm
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Pulaski County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Ice Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2018 - Pulaski

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 13,326 (85.0%)
  • Carpooled: 1,470 (9.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 49 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 195 (1.2%)
  • Bicycle: 49 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 125 (0.8%)
  • Worked at home: 395 (2.5%)
Class of Workers in 2018
Most common industries in 2018 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2018


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2018


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2018 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2018


  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2018


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (16%)
  • Pakistan (11%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (9%)
  • Guatemala (8%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Korea (6%)
  • Canada (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Pulaski County


  • American (38%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • German (5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • British (1%)

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

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

  • 366 people in state prisons
  • 349 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 308 people in nursing homes
  • 81 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 691 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 207 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 55 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 7 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,318.

5.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,594 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
Virginia average:

9.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.63% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($30,926 average AGI)
1.23% relocated from other states ($10,668 average AGI)
Pulaski County:

1.23%
Virginia average:

3.61%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Montgomery County, VA  1.57% ($40,340 average AGI)
from Radford city, VA  1.02% ($34,667)
from Wythe County, VA  0.39% ($36,354)
from Giles County, VA  0.24% ($36,833)


5.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,220 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
Virginia average:

9.76%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.17% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($30,458 average AGI)
1.42% relocated to other states ($11,762 average AGI)
Pulaski County:

1.42%
Virginia average:

3.89%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Montgomery County, VA  1.26% ($46,378 average AGI)
to Radford city, VA  0.93% ($39,757)
to Wythe County, VA  0.40% ($39,959)
to Giles County, VA  0.24% ($30,767)
to Carroll County, VA  0.18% ($30,636)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.1

Births per 1000 population in Pulaski County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Pulaski County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Pulaski County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.6%
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: 7,295 (5,501 aged, 1,794 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 433 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Pulaski County, Virginia in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (594)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (585)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (562)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (402)
  • Unspecified dementia (312)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (261)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (243)
  • Congestive heart failure (106)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (95)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (70)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.84
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,413
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 205
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 41,639

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 926
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,194
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 3

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 23
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 86

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 229.4. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 151.6
  • Other - 77.8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 34,656
  • In family households: 27,412 (4,431 male householders, 5,046 female householders)
    7,434 spouses, 8,318 children (7,541 natural, 252 adopted, 541 stepchildren), 790 grandchildren, 140 brothers or sisters, 361 parents, 228 other relatives, 655 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,180 (2,671 male householders (2,227 living alone)), 2,614 female householders (2,227 living alone)), 884 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,075

Size of family households: 5,026 2-persons, 2,080 3-persons, 1,475 4-persons, 600 5-persons, 224 6-persons, 67 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,453 1-person, 798 2-persons, 15 3-persons, 7 4-persons.

4,053 married couples with children.
1,443 single-parent households (333 men, 1,110 women).

97.5% of residents of Pulaski speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (44% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 26% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (38% speak English very well, 60% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (51% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 37% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $187,296,000 ($5,328 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,929,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $97,607,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $52,790,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $155,000
Federal grants: $29,636,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,467,000 ($1,017,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,640,000 ($1,167,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $4,527,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $15,495,000
Federal Government insurance: $16,885,000

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

Births: 1,851
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,164
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +31
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +273
Here:

+8 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Pulaski County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.01 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.4

Year house built in Pulaski County, Virginia
  • Year house built in Pulaski County, Virginia
  • 1372014 or later
  • 2652010 to 2013
  • 1,8502000 to 2009
  • 2,3511990 to 1999
  • 1,7441980 to 1989
  • 3,3871970 to 1979
  • 2,3791960 to 1969
  • 1,5721950 to 1959
  • 1,6801940 to 1949
  • 1,9241939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Pulaski County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pulaski County, Virginia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pulaski County, Virginia
  • 291 room
  • 112 rooms
  • 1353 rooms
  • 7744 rooms
  • 2,3425 rooms
  • 2,2336 rooms
  • 1,9407 rooms
  • 1,4138 rooms
  • 1,7179+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pulaski County, Virginia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pulaski County, Virginia
  • 621 room
  • 1452 rooms
  • 5273 rooms
  • 1,0784 rooms
  • 1,1835 rooms
  • 5696 rooms
  • 2367 rooms
  • 1208 rooms
  • 1899+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Pulaski County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Pulaski County, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Pulaski County, Virginia
  • 27no bedroom
  • 2101 bedroom
  • 1,9572 bedrooms
  • 6,0173 bedrooms
  • 1,8234 bedrooms
  • 5615+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pulaski County, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pulaski County, Virginia
  • 63no bedroom
  • 5751 bedroom
  • 1,8502 bedrooms
  • 1,2573 bedrooms
  • 3324 bedrooms
  • 345+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Pulaski County, Virginia 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
  • 361no vehicle
  • 2,1701 vehicle
  • 4,5732 vehicles
  • 2,2293 vehicles
  • 8494 vehicles
  • 4445+ 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
  • 667no vehicle
  • 1,9871 vehicle
  • 1,0112 vehicles
  • 3203 vehicles
  • 924 vehicles
  • 245+ vehicles

87.5% of Pulaski County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 74% lived in Virginia.

Pulaski County:

87.5%
State average:

84.8%

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

  • This state: 25,219
  • Other state: 8,650
  • Northeast: 1,650
  • Midwest: 1,129
  • South: 5,226
  • West: 607
Year householders moved into unit in Pulaski County, VA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Pulaski County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 69.3%Electricity
  • 11.1%Utility gas
  • 9.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.0%Wood
  • 3.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 73.1%Electricity
  • 9.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.4%Utility gas
  • 4.4%Wood
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 140
Here:

5.4%
Virginia:

10.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 22
Here:

1.3%
Virginia:

10.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 48
Here:

3.8%
Virginia:

19.7%

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 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $1,171,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $59,000
  • Charges - Parking Facilities: $1,668,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $699,000
    Parks and Recreation: $340,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $186,000
    Other: $165,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $19,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $600,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $46,199,000
    Health - Other: $10,933,000
    Police Protection: $3,640,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,634,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $2,472,000
    Financial Administration: $2,236,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,016,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,904,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,496,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $794,000
    Parks and Recreation: $776,000
    Libraries: $648,000
    Corrections - Other: $489,000
    General - Other: $477,000
    Air Transportation: $314,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $249,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $166,000
    Solid Waste Management: $131,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $3,289,000
    Other: $415,000
    Education: $106,000
    General Local Government Support: $30,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,974,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $94,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $14,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $322,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,346,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $46,912,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,434,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $703,000
    Interest Earnings: $321,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $60,000
    Rents: $51,000
    Sale of Property: $28,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $531,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,226,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $31,060,000
    Public Welfare: $11,736,000
    Other: $11,736,000
  • Tax - Property: $26,298,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,317,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,882,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $764,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $740,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $583,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $191,000
    Other License: $134,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $28,452,000

Pulaski County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $1,171,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $59,000
  • Charges - Parking Facilities: $1,668,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $699,000
    Parks and Recreation: $340,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $186,000
    Other: $165,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $19,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $600,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $46,199,000
    Health - Other: $10,933,000
    Police Protection: $3,640,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,634,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $2,472,000
    Financial Administration: $2,236,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,016,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,904,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,496,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $794,000
    Parks and Recreation: $776,000
    Libraries: $648,000
    Corrections - Other: $489,000
    General - Other: $477,000
    Air Transportation: $314,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $249,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $166,000
    Solid Waste Management: $131,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $3,289,000
    Other: $415,000
    Education: $106,000
    General Local Government Support: $30,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,974,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $94,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $14,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $322,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,346,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $46,912,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,434,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $703,000
    Interest Earnings: $321,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $60,000
    Rents: $51,000
    Sale of Property: $28,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $531,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,226,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $31,060,000
    Public Welfare: $11,736,000
    Other: $11,736,000
  • Tax - Property: $26,298,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,317,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,882,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $764,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $740,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $583,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $191,000
    Other License: $134,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $28,452,000

Pulaski County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $1,171,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $59,000
  • Charges - Parking Facilities: $1,668,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $699,000
    Parks and Recreation: $340,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $186,000
    Other: $165,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $19,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $600,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $46,199,000
    Health - Other: $10,933,000
    Police Protection: $3,640,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,634,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $2,472,000
    Financial Administration: $2,236,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,016,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,904,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,496,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $794,000
    Parks and Recreation: $776,000
    Libraries: $648,000
    Corrections - Other: $489,000
    General - Other: $477,000
    Air Transportation: $314,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $249,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $166,000
    Solid Waste Management: $131,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $3,289,000
    Other: $415,000
    Education: $106,000
    General Local Government Support: $30,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,974,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $94,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $14,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $322,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,346,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $46,912,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,434,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $703,000
    Interest Earnings: $321,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $60,000
    Rents: $51,000
    Sale of Property: $28,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $531,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,226,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $31,060,000
    Public Welfare: $11,736,000
    Other: $11,736,000
  • Tax - Property: $26,298,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,317,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,882,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $764,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $740,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $583,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $191,000
    Other License: $134,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $28,452,000

Pulaski County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $1,171,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $59,000
  • Charges - Parking Facilities: $1,668,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $699,000
    Parks and Recreation: $340,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $186,000
    Other: $165,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $19,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $600,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $46,199,000
    Health - Other: $10,933,000
    Police Protection: $3,640,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,634,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $2,472,000
    Financial Administration: $2,236,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,016,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,904,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,496,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $794,000
    Parks and Recreation: $776,000
    Libraries: $648,000
    Corrections - Other: $489,000
    General - Other: $477,000
    Air Transportation: $314,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $249,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $166,000
    Solid Waste Management: $131,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $3,289,000
    Other: $415,000
    Education: $106,000
    General Local Government Support: $30,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,974,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $94,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $14,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $322,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,346,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $46,912,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,434,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $703,000
    Interest Earnings: $321,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $60,000
    Rents: $51,000
    Sale of Property: $28,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $531,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,226,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $31,060,000
    Public Welfare: $11,736,000
    Other: $11,736,000
  • Tax - Property: $26,298,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,317,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,882,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $764,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $740,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $583,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $191,000
    Other License: $134,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $28,452,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 928
  • Number of aged recipients: 92
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 836
  • Number of recipients under 18: 84
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 655
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 189
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 398
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 377
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED127$121,669108$143,028613$146,05762$48,0322$237,00070$144,14340$99,625
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$118,3334$143,00037$115,9465$51,6000$03$141,6674$66,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED21$107,38123$98,739247$137,88335$29,3140$020$97,15022$57,636
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$91,90915$89,067136$139,33817$51,0590$09$71,5566$68,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$134,0002$185,50036$180,5281$109,0000$02$444,5001$83,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$164,87514$152,9291$67,0001$131,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$248,6674$149,5000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$79,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$129,0000$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Pulaski, VA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Pulaski, VA - Value
Most common first names in Pulaski County, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James44571.2 years
William40072.8 years
Mary39677.6 years
John31074.1 years
Robert26672.4 years
Charles22171.8 years
George15173.2 years
Margaret14177.7 years
Virginia14176.2 years
Helen11576.7 years
Most common last names in Pulaski County, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith19372.7 years
Hall12574.6 years
Dalton12377.5 years
Jones12270.2 years
Duncan11772.8 years
Quesenberry11473.8 years
Cox10471.3 years
Williams10272.7 years
Martin10075.5 years
Akers9373.0 years
Businesses in Pulaski County, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts2MasterBrand Cabinets1
Applebee's1McDonald's3
Arby's2Nike1
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Burger King2Quiznos1
CVS3RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Rite Aid1
Comfort Inn1SONIC Drive-In2
Curves2Sleep Inn1
Dairy Queen1Subway4
Domino's Pizza1Super 82
Dunkin Donuts3T-Mobile2
FedEx5Taco Bell2
H&R Block2True Value1
Hardee's3U-Haul4
Hilton1U.S. Cellular3
Holiday Inn1UPS12
KFC2Waffle House1
Kroger1Walgreens2
La Quinta1Walmart2
Little Caesars Pizza3Wendy's3
Long John Silver's1YMCA1