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Time Zone: Pulaski County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Somerset is the Seat for Pulaski County.

Pulaski County was founded in 1798. Pulaski was created by taking area from Green and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Pulaski had a population of 60,853 people. This is an increase of 8.25% since the last Census (which gave a population of 56,217 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Pulaski represented 1.39% of the total population of Kentucky, making it the state's 14th most populous county (out of 120 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
201063,063+12.18%+3.63% since 2009
200960,853+8.25%+0.38% since 2008
200860,623+7.84%+1.13% since 2007
200759,946+6.63% 
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200056,217The 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)
Somerset   12,19611,3527.43% increase  
Burnside   98863755.1% increase  
Ferguson   9358816.13% increase  
Science Hill   6656344.89% increase  

Websites for Pulaski County

Official Website:   www.pulaskicountygovt.org/

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Footnotes ...

<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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