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Pulaski, Iowa
—  City  —
Location of Pulaski, Iowa
Coordinates: 40°41′47″N 92°16′22″W / 40.69639°N 92.27278°W / 40.69639; -92.27278
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Davis
Area
 - Total 0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
 - Land 0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 830 ft (253 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 249
 - Density 669.3/sq mi (258.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 52584
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-65055
GNIS feature ID 0460469

Pulaski is a city in Davis County, Iowa, United States. The population was 249 at the 2000 census.

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History

Pulaski was founded in 1856.

Corn Show

The Pulaski Corn Show, held annually on a September weekend, is a citywide celebration with a parade.

Geography

Pulaski is located at 40°41′47″N 92°16′22″W / 40.69639°N 92.27278°W / 40.69639; -92.27278 (40.696458, -92.272895),[1] southeast of the county seat of Bloomfield and west of Milton.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km²), all of it land.

Transportation

Iowa Highway 2 passes through Pulaski.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 249 people, 103 households, and 70 families residing in the city. The population density was 669.3 people per square mile (259.8/km²). There were 113 housing units at an average density of 303.7/sq mi (117.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.19% White, 0.40% Native American, and 2.41% from two or more races.

There were 103 households out of which 31.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.2% were married couples living together, 3.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.0% were non-families. 30.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 24.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the city the population was spread out with 27.7% under the age of 18, 4.0% from 18 to 24, 24.5% from 25 to 44, 25.3% from 45 to 64, and 18.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 84.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,694, and the median income for a family was $38,750. Males had a median income of $24,318 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,334. About 6.6% of families and 10.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.7% of those under the age of eighteen and 14.0% of those sixty five or over.

References

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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