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Pulaski, GA

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Overview


Pulaski is a tiny town located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 207 people and just one neighborhood, Pulaski is the 470th largest community in Georgia. Pulaski has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.

Occupations and Workforce

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Pulaski is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.96% of the Pulaski workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Pulaski is a town of professionals, production and manufacturing workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pulaski who work in healthcare suport services (13.04%), teaching (13.04%), and healthcare (11.96%).

Setting & Lifestyle

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Pulaski has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Pulaski has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Pulaski than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Pulaski may be for you.

Being a small town, Pulaski does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Demographics

In terms of college education, the citizens of Pulaski rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.38% of adults 25 and older in Pulaski have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Pulaski in 2018 was $24,099, which is middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $96,396 for a family of four. However, Pulaski contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Pulaski is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Pulaski home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pulaski residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pulaski include English, Canadian, Yugoslavian, Other West Indian, and West Indian.

The most common language spoken in Pulaski is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Pulaski, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

The neighborhood has a greater percentage of children living in poverty (73.6%) than found in 98.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.

Real Estate

The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 97.7% of all neighborhoods in America, with 39.8% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.

In addition, unpopulated, and rural, the neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 90.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Russian and Slovak ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Russian ancestry and 1.1% have Slovak ancestry.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Pulaski are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 45.3% of the neighborhoods in America. With 73.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 98.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 33.7% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 30.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (26.3%), and 7.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.8% of households.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the neighborhood in Pulaski, GA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (15.0%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (13.0%), and residents who report Russian roots (3.9%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (3.0%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (2.1%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (78.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (13.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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