Pulaski County is located in south central Kentucky. The County Seat is Somerset and the largest city is Somerset. The Official Web Site is located at http://pcgovt.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 63,825 and the 2010 census population was 63,063. The land area is 658.41 square miles and there are 95.8 persons per square mile.
96.7% of the population is White, 1.3% is Black or African American, 2.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.6% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.1% is two or more races. 79.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 15.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $106,700, there are 26,108 households, an average of 2.39 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,667, the median household income is $34,092, and 23.3% of the persons in Pulaski County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 4,845. Retail sales (in $1000) were $884,391, and sales per capita were $14,753. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0.9%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 22%.
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