Pulaski County is located in southern Illinois. The County Seat is Mound City and the largest city is Mounds. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.pulaskicountyil.net/. The 2014 population estimate is 5,815 and the 2010 census population was 6,161. The land area is 199.19 square miles and there are 30.9 persons per square mile.
64.4% of the population is White, 32.7% is Black or African American, 1.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.2% is two or more races. 80.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 12% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $55,300, there are 2,419 households, an average of 2.45 persons per household. The per capita income is $19,867, the median household income is $33,717, and 18.8% of the persons in Pulaski County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 264. Retail sales (in $1000) were $31,840, and sales per capita were $4,941.
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