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Population (year 2000): 9,473. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,088 (-4.1% change)
Males: 4,428 (46.7%), Females: 5,045 (53.3%)

Pulaski County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 40.3 years
Median household income: $25,481 (year 2000)
Median house value: $60,200 (year 2000)

Pulaski, VA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Pulaski:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.6%)
  • Black (7.7%)
  • Hispanic (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Other race (1.0%)

Ancestries: United States (21.4%), English (9.2%), German (7.6%), Irish (6.4%), Scotch-Irish (1.9%), Scottish (1.6%).

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Elevation: 1917 feet

Land area: 7.8 square miles

Pulaski,

For population 25 years and over in Pulaski

  • High school or higher: 66.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pulaski town

  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 13.5%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

1.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -732 (-7.2%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: VA Roanoke, (58.3 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NC Greensboro, (93.7 miles pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (437.1 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: VA (7.0 miles Dublin, Meadows, VA Max (13.7 miles Chiswell, VA (13.7 miles Fort VA Radford, (14.9 miles VA (15.5 miles Fairlawn, VA Pearisburg, (19.5 miles VA (19.6 miles Narrows, VA (20.3 miles Hillsville,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 6 buildings, average cost: $86,000
  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $71,800
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $97,400
  • 1999: 25 buildings, average cost: $84,200
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $113,700
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $86,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $97,400
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $121,300

Latitude: 37.05 N, Longitude: 80.77 W

Area code: 540


Pulaski, Virginia business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (35.9%), Educational,health and social services (16.6%), Retail trade (10.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,200 (+23.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,795 (48.6%)


 

Crime in Pulaski by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 2 0 0
    per 100,000 10.6 21.1 0.0 0.0
Rapes 9 7 9 3
    per 100,000 95.0 73.9 95.0 31.7
Robberies 6 2 3 4
    per 100,000 63.3 21.1 31.7 42.2
Assaults 22 25 28 17
    per 100,000 232.2 263.9 295.6 179.5
Burglaries 86 82 59 113
    per 100,000 907.8 865.6 622.8 1192.9
Thefts 379 310 281 393
    per 100,000 4000.8 3272.5 2966.3 4148.6
Auto thefts 17 16 24 18
    per 100,000 179.5 168.9 253.4 190.0
351.9 314.8 289.1 325.9


Average climate in Pulaski, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Pulaski,

Pulaski-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1974, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 50.3 miles away from the Pulaski city center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/21/1977, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 27.7 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Derek Burks - College football player (Virginia Tech Hokies), Jeff King - College basketball player (Virginia Tech Hokies).


Hospital/medical center in Pulaski:
  • PULASKI COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (2400 LEE HIGHWAY)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Pulaski:
  • CARILION RADFORD COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; RADFORD, VA)
  • CARILION ST ALBANS PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITA (about 15 miles; RADFORD, VA)
  • CARILION GILES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; PEARISBURG, VA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Pulaski:
  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 56 miles; BECKLEY, WV; ID: BKW)
  • ROANOKE REGIONAL/WOODRUM FIELD (about 59 miles; ROANOKE, VA; ID: ROA)
  • GREENBRIER VALLEY (about 62 miles; LEWISBURG, WV; ID: LWB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Pulaski:
  • NEW RIVER VALLEY (about 10 miles; DUBLIN, VA; ID: PSK)
  • TWIN COUNTY (about 21 miles; GALAX HILLSVILLE, VA; ID: HLX)
  • VIRGINIA TECH (about 28 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; ID: BCB)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 16 $34,266 $25,699 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 6 $16,490 $32,980 5 $2,761
Sewerage 6 $11,491 $22,982 0 $0
Streets and Highways 14 $27,766 $23,799 0 $0
Firefighters 9 $21,265 $28,353 0 $0
Police - Other 9 $15,952 $21,269 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 29 $83,131 $34,399 1 $1,426
Other Government Administration 6 $19,067 $38,134 8 $3,201
Financial Administration 9 $21,029 $28,038 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 13 $30,405 $28,066 0 $0
Totals for Government 117 $280,861 $28,806 14 $7,388


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pulaski:
  • NEW RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; DUBLIN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,262)
  • RADFORD UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; RADFORD, VA; FT enrollment: 8,034)
  • VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIV (about 31 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; FT enrollment: 25,754)
  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 32 miles; ATHENS, WV; FT enrollment: 2,723)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 35 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; FT enrollment: 2,096)
  • NATIONAL BUSINESS COLLEGE (about 51 miles; SALEM, VA; FT enrollment: 2,382)
  • VIRGINIA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 57 miles; ROANOKE, VA; FT enrollment: 3,535)
Public primary/middle schools in Pulaski:
  • PULASKI MIDDLE (Students: 558; Location: 500 PICO TERRACE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CRITZER ELEM. (Students: 484; Location: 100 CRITZER DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CLAREMONT ELEM. (Students: 361; Location: 800 RIDGE AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • NORTHWOOD ELEM. (Students: 103; Location: 100 NORTHWOOD DR; Grades: KG - 05)
Library in Pulaski:
  • PULASKI COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $609,148; Location: 60 WEST THIRD STREET; 65,866 books; 1,507 audio materials; 782 video materials; 208 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Pulaski: Pulaski County Library (A), Pulaski County Jail (B), Pulaski County Courthouse (C), Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley (D).

Shopping Center: Memorial Square Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Pulaski include: Church of God (A), Church of God in Christ (B), Aldergate United Methodist Church (C), Anderson Memorial Presbyterian Church (D), Glad Tidings Tabernacle (E), Stuart Memorial Methodist Church (F), Trinity Lutheran Church (G), Dora Hi-Way Church (H).

Cemeteries: Pinehurst Cemetery (1), Oakwood Cemetery (2).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tract Fork (A), Valley Branch (B).

Parks in Pulaski include: Calfee Park (1), Jackson Park (2), Pulaski Historic Commercial District (3), Pulaski Historic Residential District (4).

Post office: (A).  


Pulaski compared to Virginia state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Pulaski:
  • WBLB (1340 AM; 1 kW; PULASKI, VA; Owner: WBLB, INC)
  • WKNV (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FAIRLAWN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WPIN (810 AM; daytime; 4 kW; DUBLIN, VA; Owner: DUBLIN RADIO)
  • WRAD (1460 AM; 5 kW; RADFORD, VA; Owner: NEW RIVER VALLEY RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WNRV (990 AM; 5 kW; NARROWS-PEARISBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPAQ (740 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: RALPH D. EPPERSON)
  • WWVT (1260 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CHRISTIANSBURG, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBDY (1190 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSYD (1300 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: GRANITE CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWWJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; GALAX, VA; Owner: TWIN COUNTY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pulaski:
  • WPIN-FM (91.5 FM; DUBLIN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WPSK-FM (107.1 FM; PULASKI, VA; Owner: NEW RIVER VALLEY RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WBRF (98.1 FM; GALAX, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE RADIO, INC.)
  • WHAJ (104.5 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHKX (106.3 FM; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKOY-FM (100.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXLK (92.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLQ (99.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLC-FM (94.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WVTF (89.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WPIB (91.1 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WFNR-FM (100.7 FM; CHRISTIANSBURG, VA; Owner: NEW RIVER VALLEY RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WSTG (95.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WROV-FM (96.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVTR (91.9 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • W249AL (97.7 FM; PULASKI, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W244AV (96.7 FM; BLACKSBURG, ETC., VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W273AA (102.5 FM; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WBRW (105.3 FM; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: NEW RIVER VALLEY RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)


 

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