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Demographics

  Total Population  
    2013 2014 2015 2016 2017  
  Labor Market Area 256,210 256,352 256,246 256,209 256,968  
  Pulaski County 63,734 63,837 63,827 63,956 64,449  
 Somerset11,38011,42311,44611,48711,423 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2017  
    Pulaski County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 12,747 19.8 50,485 19.6  
  16-24 6,393 9.9 27,209 10.6  
  25-44 15,405 23.9 62,148 24.2  
  45-64 17,923 27.8 71,052 27.7  
  65-84 10,822 16.8 41,597 16.2  
  85 and older 1,159 1.8 4,477 1.7  
  Median Age 42.1   41.3    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2017  
    Pulaski County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 62,126 96.4 247,101 96.2  
  Black or African American 805 1.2 4,218 1.6  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 225 0.3 999 0.4  
  Asian 502 0.8 1,285 0.5  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 26 0.0 92 0.0  
  Other/Multirace 765 1.2 3,273 1.3  
  Hispanic Origin 1,641 2.5 5,837 2.3  
  Note: Hispanic is not a race category. A person can be white, black or African American, etc. and be of hispanic origin.
Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.
 

  Population Projections  
    2020 2025 2030 2035  
  Pulaski County 65,677 67,345 68,854 70,180  
  Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  

  Per Capita Personal Income  
    2011 2016 Pct. Change  
  Pulaski County $29,043 $35,884 23.6 %  
  Kentucky $33,989 $38,926 14.5 %  
  U.S. $41,560 $49,246 18.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $20,842- $29,043 $23,320- $35,884    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2016 2016  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Pulaski County 25,567 2.45 $34,673  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.