Pulaski, TN 38478 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38478: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pulaski, TN 38478

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 777
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,347
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 369
  • County: Giles County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.191, Longitude -87.027
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Pulaski, TN 38478 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 17,834
Daytime Population: Workers 9,246
Daytime Population: Residents 9,950
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 19,196
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 17,283
Population in Familes 13,897
Population in Group Qrtrs 551
Population Density2 68
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $39,643
Average Household Income $52,996
Per Capita Income $21,921


Total Housing Units 8,511 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,690 (55.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,558 (30.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,263 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $113,369
Average Home Value $152,655


Total Households 7,248
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 4,751
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.02% -0.14%
Households 0.03% -0.14%
Families -0.13% -0.25%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

Pulaski, TN 38478 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38478 to the other 616 ZIP Codes in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 136 78th
Population Density # 335 46th
Diversity Index # 138 78th
Median Household Income # 342 45th
Per Capita Income # 309 50th

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