Pulaski County MO Information


Pulaski County Subdivisions

Pulaski County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 55,622
Population in Households 45,648
Population in Familes 38,137
Population in Group Qrtrs 9,974
Population Density1 102
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 17,299
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 12,118
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 19,553 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,799 (50.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,500 (38.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,254 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $138,173
Average Home Value $150,814


Median Household Income $47,447
Average Household Income $56,883
Per Capita Income $18,738
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.0% 0.77%
Households 1.25% 0.95%
Families 1.11% 0.86%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   2.19%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Pulaski County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pulaski County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 20 83rd
Population Density1 # 18 85th
Diversity Index2 # 3 98th
Median Household Income # 23 81st
Per Capita Income # 101 13th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.