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 Pulaski County Missouri Demographics
 
General Characteristics - Number Percent U.S.    
Total population 41,165        
Male 21,753 52.8 49.1%    
Female 19,412 47.2 50.9%    
Median age (years) 28.5 (X) 35.3    
Under 5 years 3,154 7.7 6.8%    
18 years and over 29,827 72.5 74.3%    
65 years and over 3,257 7.9 12.4%    
One race 39,696 96.4 97.6%    
White 32,254 78.4 75.1%    
Black or African American 4,935 12.0 12.3%    
American Indian and Alaska Native 413 1.0 0.9%    
Asian 936 2.3 3.6%    
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 130 0.3 0.1%    
Some other race 1,028 2.5 5.5%    
Two or more races 1,469 3.6 2.4%    
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 2,404 5.8 12.5%    
Household population 35,956 87.3 97.2%    
Group quarters population 5,209 12.7 2.8%    
Average household size 2.68 (X) 2.59    
Average family size 3.13 (X) 3.14    
Total housing units 15,408        
Occupied housing units 13,433 87.2 91.0%    
    Owner-occupied housing units
7,808 58.1 66.2%    
    Renter-occupied housing units
5,625 41.9 33.8%    
Vacant housing units 1,975 12.8 9.0%    
           
Social Characteristics >> Number Percent U.S.    
Population 25 years and over 23,062        
High school graduate or higher 19,627 85.1 80.4%    
Bachelor's degree or higher 4,331 18.8 24.4%    
Civilian veterans (civilian population 18 years and over) 5,741 26.6 12.7%    
Disability status (population 5 years and over) 6,103 20.8 19.3%    
Foreign born 1,967 4.8 11.1%    
Male, Now married, except separated (population 15 years and over) 9,622 57.0 56.7%    
Female, Now married, except separated (population 15 years and over) 8,996 61.3 52.1%    
Speak a language other than English at home (population 5 years and over) 3,874 10.2 17.9%    
           
Economic Characteristics - >> Number Percent U.S.    
In labor force (population 16 years and over) 22,252 71.7 63.9%    
Mean travel time to work in minutes (workers 16 years and over) 18.8 (X) 25.5    
Median household income in 1999 (dollars) 34,247 (X) 41,994    
Median family income in 1999 (dollars) 37,786 (X) 50,046    
Per capita income in 1999 (dollars) 14,586 (X) 21,587    
Families below poverty level 803 8.0 9.2%    
Individuals below poverty level 3,702 10.3 12.4%    
           
Housing Characteristics - >> Number Percent U.S.    
Single-family owner-occupied homes 4,650        
Median value (dollars) 78,300 (X) 119,600    
Median of selected monthly owner costs (X) (X)      
With a mortgage (dollars) 772 (X) 1,088    
Not mortgaged (dollars) 196 (X) 295