Pulaski has the 2726th largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 2.2% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Pulaski is part of the Blacksburg metro area. Unemployment in the Blacksburg area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Blacksburg has the 247th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Pulaski is below average at $42,850, and the median cost of a home in Pulaski is $99,900, which is below the national average. 12% of workers in Pulaski hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 76% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Pulaski. 83% of Pulaski workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 11% carpool, and 5% walk. People in Pulaski spend an average of 20 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.