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Time Zone: Pulaski County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Little Rock is the Seat for Pulaski County. Little Rock is also the capital of Arkansas.

Pulaski County was founded in 1818. Pulaski was created by taking area from Arkansas and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Pulaski had a population of 381,904 people. This is an increase of 5.65% since the last Census (which gave a population of 361,474 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Pulaski represented 13.52% of the total population of Arkansas, making it the state's most populous county (out of 75 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010382,748+5.89%+0.22% since 2009
2009381,904+5.65%+0.99% since 2008
2008378,145+4.61%+0.84% since 2007
2007374,992+3.74% 
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2000361,474The Last Census

More information can be found on the Pulaski County Census Page for Pulaski County.

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Below are some of the communities located in Pulaski County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Pulaski County):

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Little Rock   191,933183,1334.81% increase  
North Little Rock   60,14060,4330.48% decrease  
Jacksonville   31,65129,9165.8% increase  
Sherwood   29,01521,51134.88% increase  
Maumelle   16,58410,55757.1% increase  

Websites for Pulaski County

Official Website:   www.co.pulaski.ar.us/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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