Pulaski, VA Population

Population: 9,473. Estimated population in July 2020: 9,088 (-4.1% change)
Males: 4,428 (46.7%), Females: 5,045 (53.3%)

Pulaski County

Zip code: 24301

Median resident age: 40.3 years
Median household income: $25,481
Median house value: $60,200

Races in Pulaski:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.6%)
  • Black (7.7%)
  • Hispanic (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Other race (1.0%)

Ancestries: United States (21.4%), English (9.2%), German (7.6%), Irish (6.4%), Scotch-Irish (1.9%), Scottish (1.6%).

Elevation: 1917 feet

Land area: 7.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Pulaski

  • High school or higher: 66.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pulaski town

  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 13.5%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

1.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -732 (-7.2%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Pulaski:

  • PULASKI COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (2400 LEE HIGHWAY)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Pulaski:

  • CARILION RADFORD COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; RADFORD, VA)
  • CARILION ST ALBANS PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITA (about 15 miles; RADFORD, VA)
  • CARILION GILES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; PEARISBURG, VA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Pulaski:

  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 56 miles; BECKLEY, WV; Abbreviation: BKW)
  • ROANOKE REGIONAL/WOODRUM FIELD (about 59 miles; ROANOKE, VA; Abbreviation: ROA)
  • GREENBRIER VALLEY (about 62 miles; LEWISBURG, WV; Abbreviation: LWB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Pulaski:

  • NEW RIVER VALLEY (about 10 miles; DUBLIN, VA; Abbreviation: PSK)
  • TWIN COUNTY (about 21 miles; GALAX HILLSVILLE, VA; Abbreviation: HLX)
  • VIRGINIA TECH (about 28 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; Abbreviation: BCB)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pulaski:

  • NEW RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; DUBLIN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,262)
  • RADFORD UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; RADFORD, VA; Full-time enrollment: 8,034)
  • VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIV (about 31 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 25,754)
  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 32 miles; ATHENS, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,723)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 35 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,096)
  • NATIONAL BUSINESS COLLEGE (about 51 miles; SALEM, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,382)
  • VIRGINIA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 57 miles; ROANOKE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,535)
Public primary/middle schools in Pulaski:

  • PULASKI MIDDLE (Students: 558; Location: 500 PICO TERRACE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CRITZER ELEM. (Students: 484; Location: 100 CRITZER DR; Grades: KG – 05)
  • CLAREMONT ELEM. (Students: 361; Location: 800 RIDGE AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • NORTHWOOD ELEM. (Students: 103; Location: 100 NORTHWOOD DR; Grades: KG – 05)

Libraries

Library in Pulaski:

  • PULASKI COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $609,148; Location: 60 WEST THIRD STREET; 65,866 books; 1,507 audio materials; 782 video materials; 208 serial subscriptions)