Pulaski is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 8,890 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Pulaski is the 76th largest community in Virginia.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Pulaski is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pulaski is a town of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pulaski who work in office and administrative support (14.04%), sales jobs (11.44%), and management occupations (9.93%).
As is often the case in a small town, Pulaski doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Pulaski with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.38% of adults in Pulaski have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Pulaski in 2010 was $21,374, which is lower middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $85,496 for a family of four.
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 Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Pulaski is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.