Fulton County, Georgia Population 2019

Fulton County, Georgia's estimated population is 1,038,884 with a growth rate of 1.58% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fulton County, Georgia is the largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20181,050,11411,2301.08%
20171,038,88416,1701.58%
20161,022,71416,9391.68%
20151,005,77513,7531.39%
2014992,02210,4601.07%
2013981,5628,3260.86%
2012973,23625,8262.73%
2011947,41021,7592.35%
2010925,651276,70042.64%
1990648,95159,04710.01%
1980589,904-17,688-2.91%
1970607,59251,2669.22%
1960556,32682,75417.47%
1950473,57280,68620.54%
1940392,88674,29923.32%
1930318,58785,98136.96%
1920232,60654,87330.87%
1910177,73360,37051.44%
1900117,36332,70838.64%
189084,65535,51872.28%
188049,13715,69146.91%
187033,44619,019131.83%
186014,4270.00%

Fulton County, Georgia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White454,897
Black or African American445,952
Asian67,503
Two or More Races23,727
Some Other Race14,229
American Indian and Alaska Native3,756
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander356

Fulton County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2019

Fulton County, Georgia Median Age

35.2


Total

34.1


Male

36.1


Female

Fulton County, Georgia Adults

There are 779,870 adults, (108,826 of whom are seniors) in Fulton County, Georgia.

Fulton County, Georgia Age Dependency

50.6

Age Dependency Ratio

16.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Fulton County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

520,623

51.53%

Male

489,797

48.47%

Fulton County, Georgia Households and Families

Fulton County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fulton County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.1%23.9%
All51.3%48.7%
Male40.4%59.6%
Non Family37.5%62.5%
Female35.9%64.1%

51.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All391,8502.4951.3
Non Family180,1361.337.5
Married141,6653.376.1
Female54,7093.9435.9
Male15,3403.8740.4

3.42

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fulton County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade18,5282.74%
9th to 12th Grade37,2695.52%
High School Graduate123,82118.34%
Some College116,10417.20%
Associates Degree40,5346.01%
Bachelors Degree201,68029.88%
Graduate Degree137,06020.31%

Fulton County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White296,837290,367206,179
Black283,184248,54480,237
Asian44,86342,82235,484
Hispanic40,59428,53211,808
Multiple Races10,75510,0035,557
Other Race7,9225,4312,112
Native American2,3411,413345
Islander22522589

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 79.09%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,013$52,247$38,170
Less Than High School$19,279$21,237$15,938
High School Grad$26,123$28,550$22,703
Some College$32,410$37,097$29,345
Bachelors Degree$58,225$73,737$46,975
Graduate Degree$76,245$100,351$60,348

$44,013

Average Earnings

$52,247

Average Male

$38,170

Average Female

Fulton County, Georgia Language

Fulton County, Georgia Language by Age

Fulton County, Georgia Language

83.70% of Fulton County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 16.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.69% of the population.

Fulton County, Georgia Poverty

Fulton County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black431,479106,26624.63%
White393,27723,3355.93%
Hispanic72,07417,09923.72%
Asian63,5796,66910.49%
Other13,8544,42031.90%
Multiple22,3964,05318.10%
Native3,49189425.61%
Islander3389227.22%

16.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.34%

Male Poverty Rate

17.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fulton County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fulton County, Georgia is Other, with 31.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fulton County, Georgia is White, with 5.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.46%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.97%
High School21.28%
Some College12.80%
Bachelors or Greater4.49%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.64%
Male Unemployed31.45%
Female Employed8.08%
Male Employed5.73%

Fulton County, Georgia Income

Fulton County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$61,336$100,602
Families$83,533$131,339
Married Families$119,558$169,566
Non Families$43,698$62,517

Fulton County, Georgia Marital Status

Fulton County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.5%

Male Marriage Rate

36.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Fulton County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Fulton County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Fulton County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Fulton County, Georgia Veterans

43,898

Number of Veterans

38,716

Male Veterans

5,182

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam13,674
First Gulf War10,322
Second Gulf War6,767
Korea3,685
World War II2,068
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5413,356
65 to 749,244
75+8,927
55 to 648,799
18 to 343,572

Fulton County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black22,4986.74%
White20,0235.48%
Hispanic1,0932.25%
2 or More5803.99%
Asian3250.61%
Other2802.93%
Indian1535.53%
Hawaiian3916.60%

Fulton County, Georgia Veterans by Education

8.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fulton County, Georgia Employment Status

67.5%

Labor Force Participation

62.2%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Fulton County, Georgia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Atlanta 4204254725225209712.39%
Sandy Springs938221057031188112.66%
Roswell 883379459862617.09%
Johns Creek767278387371469.31%
Alpharetta5738465338795413.86%
Milton3284238411556916.96%
East Point337223547117495.19%
Union City194392091914807.61%
College Park 14392150356434.47%
Fairburn130531418211298.65%
Hapeville637366272543.99%
Palmetto 447447072335.21%
Chattahoochee Hills2393280441117.18%
Mountain Park 552582305.43%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990