Fulton County, Illinois Population 2020

Fulton County, Illinois's estimated population is 35,095 with a growth rate of -1.02% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fulton County, Illinois is the 40th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201834,844-251-0.72%
201735,095-360-1.02%
201635,455-252-0.71%
201535,707-283-0.79%
201435,990-332-0.91%
201336,322-263-0.72%
201236,585-322-0.87%
201136,907-167-0.45%
201037,074-1,006-2.64%
199038,080-5,607-12.83%
198043,6871,7974.29%
197041,890-64-0.15%
196041,954-1,762-4.03%
195043,716-911-2.04%
194044,6276441.46%
193043,983-4,180-8.68%
192048,163-1,386-2.80%
191049,5493,3487.25%
190046,2013,0917.17%
189043,1101,8704.53%
188041,2402,9497.70%
187038,2914,95314.86%
186033,33810,83048.12%
185022,5089,36671.27%
184013,14211,301613.85%
18301,8410.00%

How Many People Live in Fulton County, Illinois?

35,095

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White33,39194.28%
Black or African American1,3173.72%
Two or More Races4021.14%
Some Other Race1200.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native1160.33%
Asian490.14%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander230.06%

Fulton County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2020

Fulton County, Illinois Median Age

43


Total

40.5


Male

45.7


Female

Fulton County, Illinois Adults

There are 28,334 adults, (6,939 of whom are seniors) in Fulton County, Illinois.

Fulton County, Illinois Age Dependency

65.5

Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Fulton County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

16,922

47.78%

Male

18,496

52.22%

Fulton County, Illinois Households and Families

Fulton County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fulton County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.7%11.3%
All76.8%23.2%
Male74.6%25.4%
Non Family67.8%32.2%
Female57%43%

76.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,0902.3376.8
Married6,5932.8888.7
Non Family5,1511.267.8
Female1,5073.457
Male8393.1174.6

2.86

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

8.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fulton County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9003.52%
9th to 12th Grade2,1568.43%
High School Graduate8,84434.56%
Some College6,44725.20%
Associates Degree2,73110.67%
Bachelors Degree3,06611.98%
Graduate Degree1,4445.64%

Fulton County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,54521,1544,317
Black93560348
Hispanic79547478
Multiple Races19217833
Native American1049224
Other Race988213
Asian474212
Islander1616

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 asian people with a rate of 25.53%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,892$40,587$24,590
Less Than High School$14,063$13,681$15,494
High School Grad$28,085$39,252$19,446
Some College$30,264$40,603$23,511
Bachelors Degree$47,179$60,192$39,128
Graduate Degree$56,417$63,958$55,042

$31,892

Average Earnings

$40,587

Average Male

$24,590

Average Female

Fulton County, Illinois Language

Fulton County, Illinois Language by Age

Fulton County, Illinois Language

96.59% of Fulton County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 3.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.42% of the population.

Fulton County, Illinois Poverty

Fulton County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White31,4975,08716.15%
Hispanic68118226.73%
Multiple3018929.57%
Black2215223.53%
Asian40410.00%

16.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.72%

Male Poverty Rate

18.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fulton County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fulton County, Illinois is Multiple, with 29.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fulton County, Illinois is Asian, with 10.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.13%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.90%
High School14.76%
Some College10.74%
Bachelors or Greater5.04%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.02%
Male Unemployed44.01%
Female Employed12.66%
Male Employed7.24%

Fulton County, Illinois Income

Fulton County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,180$62,429
Families$60,701$73,385
Married Families$71,917$83,826
Non Families$28,779$39,516

Fulton County, Illinois Marital Status

Fulton County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Fulton County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Fulton County, Illinois 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 55-64.

Fulton County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Fulton County, Illinois Veterans

2,683

Number of Veterans

2,528

Male Veterans

155

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,011
First Gulf War482
Second Gulf War354
Korea246
World War II227

Fulton County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,6219.86%
2 or More3715.95%
Hispanic232.62%
Indian1412.07%
Black110.90%

Fulton County, Illinois Veterans by Education

9.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fulton County, Illinois Employment Status

55.4%

Labor Force Participation

51.6%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Fulton County, Illinois Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

85.59%

Born in Illinois

98.23%

Native Born

1.77%

Foreign Born

1.33%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.23% of Fulton County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 85.59% having been born in Illinois. 1.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Population of Cities in Fulton County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Canton1470414094-610-4.15%
Farmington 24452314-131-5.36%
Lewistown23842249-135-5.66%
Cuba12941213-81-6.26%
Astoria11411081-60-5.26%
Avon 799751-48-6.01%
Vermont667647-20-3.00%
St. David589550-39-6.62%
Fairview522487-35-6.70%
Ipava470440-30-6.38%
Table Grove416399-17-4.09%
London Mills 392381-11-2.81%
Dunfermline300287-13-4.33%
Smithfield230222-8-3.48%
Bryant222214-8-3.60%
Norris213203-10-4.69%
Banner189183-6-3.17%
Liverpool129123-6-4.65%
Marietta112107-5-4.46%
Ellisville9692-4-4.17%
  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