Fulton County, Georgia Population 2018

Fulton County, Georgia's estimated population is 1,041,423 with a growth rate of 4.48% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fulton County, Georgia is the 1st largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20171,041,42344,6664.48%
2016996,757-27,491-2.68%
20161,024,24815,4071.53%
20151,008,84114,1831.43%
2014994,65811,7281.19%
2013982,9308,0120.82%
2012974,91826,1092.75%
2011948,80923,0122.49%
2010925,797276,84642.66%
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
White450,929
Black or African American439,282
Asian64,202
Two or More Races23,741
Some Other Race14,135
American Indian and Alaska Native4,072
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander396

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Fulton County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Fulton County, Georgia Median Age

35


Total

34


Male

35.9


Female

Fulton County, Georgia Adults

There are 768,500 adults, (103,663 of which are seniors) in Fulton County, Georgia.

Fulton County, Georgia Age Dependency

50

Age Dependency Ratio

15.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Fulton County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

513,328

51.50%

Male

483,429

48.50%

Fulton County, Georgia Households and Families

Fulton County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fulton County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.3%23.7%
All51.2%48.8%
Male39.7%60.3%
Non Family37.6%62.4%
Female35%65%

51.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fulton County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All385,1032.551.2
Non Family177,0831.2937.6
Married138,4393.3176.3
Female55,0683.9735
Male14,5133.8839.7

3.44

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fulton County, Georgia Households

Fulton County, Georgia Education

Fulton County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade19,5672.95%
9th to 12th Grade38,0045.73%
High School Graduate119,90618.07%
Some College117,20117.66%
Associates Degree38,3415.78%
Bachelors Degree198,32129.89%
Graduate Degree132,12519.91%

Fulton County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White294,880287,564202,160
Black277,158242,50479,569
Asian42,32240,44633,242
Hispanic40,38327,10910,904
Multiple Races10,1309,2985,291
Other Race7,6264,7731,652
Native American2,6651,729429
Islander276274113

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 99.28%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 78.55%.

Fulton County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,349$51,431$36,633
Less Than High School$18,361$20,897$14,444
High School Grad$25,059$26,755$22,311
Some College$31,379$35,570$27,618
Bachelors Degree$55,991$72,235$45,761
Graduate Degree$74,617$100,258$57,234

$42,349

Average Earnings

$51,431

Average Male

$36,633

Average Female

Fulton County, Georgia Language

Fulton County, Georgia Language by Age

Fulton County, Georgia Language

83.69% of Fulton County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 16.31% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.68% of the population.

Fulton County, Georgia Poverty

Fulton County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black425,365111,13826.13%
White391,10724,6426.30%
Hispanic71,57619,52027.27%
Asian60,1865,9759.93%
Other13,7174,52733.00%
Multiple22,4614,28619.08%
Native3,8641,00826.09%
Islander37513034.67%

16.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.28%

Male Poverty Rate

18.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fulton County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fulton County, Georgia is Islander, with 34.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fulton County, Georgia is White, with 6.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.95%.

Fulton County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.54%
High School22.93%
Some College13.76%
Bachelors or Greater4.51%

Fulton County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.06%
Male Unemployed34.28%
Female Employed8.38%
Male Employed5.82%

Fulton County, Georgia Income

Fulton County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,851$96,245
Families$80,423$125,081
Married Families$115,397$162,413
Non Families$42,068$60,546

Fulton County, Georgia Marital Status

Fulton County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.2%

Male Marriage Rate

35.9%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Fulton County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Fulton County, Georgia Veterans

Fulton County, Georgia Veterans by War

44,718

Number of Veterans

39,535

Male Veterans

5,183

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam13,830
First Gulf War9,916
Second Gulf War6,547
Korea3,769
World War II2,381

Fulton County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 5414,073
65 to 749,077
75+8,950
55 to 648,837
18 to 343,781

Fulton County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black22,6306.89%
White20,5185.66%
Hispanic1,0252.13%
2 or More6624.84%
Asian4210.84%
Other2352.54%
Indian2106.81%
Hawaiian4214.58%

Fulton County, Georgia Veterans by Education

8.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fulton County, Georgia Employment Status

Fulton County, Georgia Employment by Age

67.2%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

Fulton County, Georgia Employment by Race

Fulton County, Georgia Employment by Education

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%
Data Sources
  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