|Pulaski County, Illinois|
Location in the state of Illinois
Illinois's location in the U.S.
203 sq mi (526 km²)
201 sq mi (521 km²)
3 sq mi (8 km²), 1.25%
39/sq mi (15/km²)
- Union County (north)
- Johnson County (northeast)
- Massac County (east)
- Ballard County (southeast)
- Alexander County (west)
|IL Counties 1900-1990|
As of the census2 of 2000, there were 7,348 people, 2,893 households, and 1,941 families residing in the county. The population density was 14/km² (37/sq mi). There were 3,353 housing units at an average density of 6/km² (17/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 66.52% White, 31.00% Black or African American, 0.14% Native American, 0.93% Asian, 0.27% from other races, and 1.14% from two or more races. 1.46% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 2,893 households out of which 31.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.40% were married couples living together, 15.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.90% were non-families. 30.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 3.03.
In the county the population was spread out with 27.20% under the age of 18, 8.30% from 18 to 24, 25.30% from 25 to 44, 21.70% from 45 to 64, and 17.40% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 91.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.30 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $25,361, and the median income for a family was $33,193. Males had a median income of $29,198 versus $19,656 for females. The per capita income for the county was $13,325. About 20.50% of families and 24.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 34.70% of those under age 18 and 21.30% of those age 65 or over.
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