Pulaski is a somewhat small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 7,617 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Pulaski is the 76th largest community in Tennessee.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Pulaski is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.28% of the Pulaski workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Pulaski is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Pulaski who work in sales jobs (14.62%), office and administrative support (13.24%), and healthcare (6.59%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Pulaski spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.93 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Pulaski rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.54% 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 2010 was $17,000, which is lower middle income relative to Tennessee, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $68,000 for a family of four.
Pulaski is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. 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 Irish, English, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Pulaski is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Gujarathi.