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Pulaski County, Virginia
Seal of Pulaski County, Virginia
Map of Virginia highlighting Pulaski County
Location in the state of Virginia
Map of the U.S. highlighting Virginia
Virginia's location in the U.S.
Seat Pulaski
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

330 sq mi (855 km²)
321 sq mi (831 km²)
9 sq mi (23 km²), 2.74%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

35,127
109/sq mi (42/km²)
Founded information needed
Website www.pulaskicounty.org

Pulaski County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2000 census, the population was 35,127. Its county seat is Pulaski[1].

Pulaski County is part of the BlacksburgChristiansburgRadford Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 330 square miles (854 km²), of which, 321 square miles (830 km²) of it is land and 9 square miles (23 km²) of it (2.74%) is water.

Pulaski County is the site of Claytor Lake State Park, which is located on Claytor Lake, a 4,500 acre, 21-mile long man made lake on the New River created for a hydroelectric project of Appalachian Power Company. It is named for W. Graham Claytor (1886-1971) of Roanoke, Virginia, a vice president of Appalachian Power and supervised construction of the dam and creation of the lake.

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Adjacent counties / Independent city

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Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 35,127 people, 14,643 households, and 10,147 families residing in the county. The population density was 110 people per square mile (42/km²). There were 16,325 housing units at an average density of 51 per square mile (20/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 92.60% White, 5.57% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.32% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.37% from other races, and 0.94% from two or more races. 0.96% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 14,643 households out of which 26.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.90% were married couples living together, 10.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.70% were non-families. 27.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.80.

In the county, the population was spread out with 20.60% under the age of 18, 7.30% from 18 to 24, 29.20% from 25 to 44, 27.70% from 45 to 64, and 15.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 97.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.20 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $33,873, and the median income for a family was $42,251. Males had a median income of $30,712 versus $21,596 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,973. About 10.60% of families and 13.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.90% of those under age 18 and 11.50% of those age 65 or over.

Towns

Unincorporated communities

  • Bellspring, Pulaski County, Virginia
  • Caseknife, Pulaski County, Virginia
  • Claytor Lake, Pulaski County, Virginia
  • Draper, Pulaski County, Virginia
  • Fairlawn, Pulaski County, Virginia
  • Hiwassee, Pulaski County, Virginia
  • Newbern, Pulaski County, Virginia
  • New River, Pulaski County, Virginia
  • Parrott, Pulaski County, Virginia
  • Snowville, Pulaski County,Virginia
  • Werno, Pulaski County, Virginia

References

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

External links

Coordinates: 37°04′N 80°43′W / 37.06°N 80.71°W / 37.06; -80.71


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Pulaski County, Virginia
Seal of Pulaski County, Virginia
Map
File:Map of Virginia highlighting Pulaski County.png
Location in the state of Virginia
Map of the USA highlighting Virginia
Virginia's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded information needed
Seat Pulaski
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

854 km² (330 mi²)
830 km² (321 mi²)
23 km² (9 mi²), 2.74%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

35,127
42/km² 
Website: www.pulaskicounty.org

Pulaski County is a county located in the U.S. state — officially, "Commonwealth" — of Virginia. As of the 2000 census, the population was 35,127. Its county seat is Pulaski6.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 854 km² (330 mi²). 830 km² (321 mi²) of it is land and 23 km² (9 mi²) of it (2.74%) is water.

Pulaski County is the site of Claytor Lake State Park, which is located on Claytor Lake, a 4,500 acre, 21-mile long man made lake on the New River created for a hydroelectric project of Appalachian Power Company. It is named for W. Graham Claytor (1886-1971) of Roanoke, a vice president of Appalachian Power and supervised construction of the dam and creation of the lake.

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 35,127 people, 14,643 households, and 10,147 families residing in the county. The population density was 42/km² (110/mi²). There were 16,325 housing units at an average density of 20/km² (51/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 92.60% White, 5.57% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.32% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.37% from other races, and 0.94% from two or more races. 0.96% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 14,643 households out of which 26.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.90% were married couples living together, 10.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.70% were non-families. 27.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.80.

In the county, the population was spread out with 20.60% under the age of 18, 7.30% from 18 to 24, 29.20% from 25 to 44, 27.70% from 45 to 64, and 15.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 97.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.20 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $33,873, and the median income for a family was $42,251. Males had a median income of $30,712 versus $21,596 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,973. About 10.60% of families and 13.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.90% of those under age 18 and 11.50% of those age 65 or over.

Towns

External links

Coordinates: 37°04′N 80°43′W / 37.06, -80.71


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