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Pulaski County, Indiana

Named for Revolutionary War hero Casmir Pulaski and organized in 1839

County Seat: Winamac

Largest City: Winamac (2019 population: 2,292)

Population per Square Mile: 28.57

Square Miles: 433.60

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)13,379830.2%6,484,050
Today (2020)12,388830.2%6,754,953
Tomorrow (2030 projection)*12,543850.2%7,143,795
Percent Change 2010 to Today-7.4%90 4.2%

*Projection based on 2010 Census counts.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Components of Population Change, 2019-2020NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration2435 1,323
Net International Migration1051 8,743
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-2667-0.2%13,740

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2019NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)650835.3%6.2%
School Age (5 to 17)2,0878216.9%17.1%
College Age (18 to 24)920837.4%9.8%
Young Adult (25 to 44)2,7998422.7%25.5%
Older Adult (45 to 64)3,4168427.7%25.2%
Seniors (65 and older)2,4818520.1%16.1%
Median Age43.0  Median Age = 37.9

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2019NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone57810.5%0.4%
Asian Alone86690.7%2.6%
Black Alone120751.0%9.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone3820.0%0.1%
White11,9278496.6%84.8%
Two or More Race Groups160831.3%2.2%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic11,9648496.9%92.7%
Hispanic389723.1%7.3%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2019 (Includes detail not shown below)5,15184100.0%100.0%
Married With Children8308416.1%18.5%
Married Without Children1,7488533.9%29.7%
Single Parents428808.3%9.3%
Living Alone1,5638130.3%29.0%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

HousingNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Total Housing Units in 2019 (estimate)6,12782100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2019 (includes vacant units)6,11082100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
3,9118464.0%61.5%
Median Value (2019)$102,70069  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
1,2408120.3%27.5%
Median Rent (2019)$46878  

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2019/2020 Total Reported) 1,928820.2%1,111,333
Public1,928820.2%1,050,614
Adults (25+ in 2019 ACS)8,719830.2%4,430,493
with High School diploma or higher88.5%47 88.8%
with B.A. or higher degree12.8%81 26.5%

Sources: Indiana Department of Education; U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

Income and PovertyNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Per Capita Personal Income (annual) in 2019$45,4732993.4%48,678
Median Household Income in 201952,4327091.0%$57,617
Poverty Rate in 201911.2%4294.1%11.9%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1815.6%39103.3%15.1%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 20209890.1%6,657
Food Stamp Recipients in 20201,203810.2%659,095
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2019/2020987810.2%507,739

Sources: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis; U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Family Social Services Administration; Indiana Department of Education

Health and Vital StatisticsNumberRank of Percent of StateIndiana
Births, 2017129830.2%82,170
Births to Teens, 20177810.1%5,152
Deaths, 2017154820.2%65,602

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2020NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force6,395830.2%3,319,010
Employed6,007830.2%3,082,982
Unemployed388820.2%236,028
Annual Unemployment Rate6.16285.9%7.1
March 2021 Unemployment Rate4.14787.2%4.7

Source: STATS Indiana, using data from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2019 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work6,624100.0%$319,112100.0%$48,175
Wage and Salary4,96575.0%$218,52168.5%$44,012
Farm Proprietors4747.2%$15,1214.7%$31,901
Nonfarm Proprietors1,18517.9%$28,2108.8%$23,806
Farm69710.5%$25,5298.0%$36,627
Nonfarm5,92789.5%$293,58392.0%$49,533
Private4,83673.0%$230,83672.3%$47,733
  Accommodation, Food Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Arts, Ent., RecreationData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Construction3074.6%$12,2513.8%$39,906
  Health Care, Social Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  InformationData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Manufacturing1,53523.2%$105,84733.2%$68,956
  Professional, Tech. Serv.1452.2%$6,0851.9%$41,966
  Retail Trade5598.4%$15,9365.0%$28,508
  Trans., Warehousing2123.2%$11,6303.6%$54,858
  Wholesale Trade2804.2%$19,3206.1%$69,000
  Other Private (not above)378*5.7%*$13,107*4.1%*$34,675*
Government1,09116.5%$62,74719.7%$57,513

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
* These totals do not include county data that are not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.

Residential Building Permits, 2020UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed15100.0%100.0%$608$5,872,297
Single-Family1173.3%76.2%$208$5,209,930
2-Family00.0%2.5%0$83,895
3- and 4-Family426.7%0.8%$400$25,965
5+ Family00.0%20.6%$0$552,508

Notes: Detail cost may not sum to total due to rounding. Greene County does not currently issue building permits, so it is excluded.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Largest Cities and Towns in Pulaski County

NamePopulation
in 2019
Percent of County
Francesville7976.4%
Medaryville5654.6%
Monterey2011.6%
Winamac2,29218.5%
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