Pulaski County KY Information


Pulaski County Subdivisions

Pulaski County KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 64,203
Population in Households 63,241
Population in Familes 51,591
Population in Group Qrtrs 962
Population Density1 98
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 26,089
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 17,730
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 31,689 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,036 (56.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,053 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,600 (17.7%)
Median Home Value $116,834
Average Home Value $149,325


Median Household Income $34,567
Average Household Income $49,700
Per Capita Income $20,408
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.29% 0.2%
Households 0.23% 0.16%
Families 0.02% 0.03%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Pulaski County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pulaski County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 15 88th
Population Density1 # 32 74th
Diversity Index2 # 68 44th
Median Household Income # 83 32nd
Per Capita Income # 58 53rd

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