Fulton County, Illinois Population 2018

Fulton County, Illinois's estimated population is 35,110 with a growth rate of -2.60% 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
201735,110-937-2.60%
201636,0475301.49%
201635,517-204-0.57%
201535,721-271-0.75%
201435,992-333-0.92%
201336,325-261-0.71%
201236,586-320-0.87%
201136,906-168-0.45%
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%

Fulton County, Illinois Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White34,017
Black or African American1,291
Two or More Races440
Some Other Race141
Asian72
American Indian and Alaska Native54
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander32

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

Fulton County, Illinois 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, Illinois Median Age

42.4


Total

39.9


Male

45.2


Female

Fulton County, Illinois Adults

There are 28,729 adults, (6,813 of which are seniors) in Fulton County, Illinois.

Fulton County, Illinois Age Dependency

64.3

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Fulton County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

17,243

47.83%

Male

18,804

52.17%

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%12%
All76.7%23.3%
Male71.6%28.4%
Non Family66.5%33.5%
Female59.5%40.5%

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fulton County, Illinois Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,1312.3876.7
Married7,0322.8988
Non Family4,8201.2166.5
Female1,5373.3559.5
Male7423.1171.6

2.87

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fulton County, Illinois Households

Fulton County, Illinois Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0093.90%
9th to 12th Grade2,2028.51%
High School Graduate8,95134.61%
Some College6,80326.30%
Associates Degree2,65010.25%
Bachelors Degree2,96411.46%
Graduate Degree1,2874.98%

Fulton County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,89821,3684,089
Black93062044
Hispanic74940842
Multiple Races17016353
Other Race1038617
Asian684711
Native American37354
Islander191913

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 68.42%.

Fulton County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,742$37,971$23,166
Less Than High School$12,309$12,227$12,976
High School Grad$27,303$36,411$19,596
Some College$29,076$36,828$22,198
Bachelors Degree$41,678$53,173$35,195
Graduate Degree$47,360$61,696$45,868

$30,742

Average Earnings

$37,971

Average Male

$23,166

Average Female

Fulton County, Illinois Language

Fulton County, Illinois Language by Age

Fulton County, Illinois Language

96.48% of Fulton County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 3.52% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.26% of the population.

Fulton County, Illinois Poverty

Fulton County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White32,2164,94815.36%
Hispanic61814823.95%
Multiple3718322.37%
Black2322711.64%
Native541935.19%
Islander32825.00%
Asian7279.72%

15.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.75%

Male Poverty Rate

17.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fulton County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fulton County, Illinois is Native, with 35.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fulton County, Illinois is Asian, with 9.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.22%.

Fulton County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.27%
Some College11.38%
High School10.98%
Bachelors or Greater4.95%

Fulton County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.59%
Male Unemployed30.44%
Female Employed10.24%
Male Employed6.55%

Fulton County, Illinois Income

Fulton County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,183$56,864
Families$57,211$66,282
Married Families$67,601$75,429
Non Families$26,296$35,454

Fulton County, Illinois Marital Status

Fulton County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Fulton County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Fulton County, Illinois Veterans

Fulton County, Illinois Veterans by War

2,952

Number of Veterans

2,793

Male Veterans

159

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,056
First Gulf War489
Second Gulf War355
Korea274
World War II253

Fulton County, Illinois Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74766
75+764
35 to 54748
55 to 64407
18 to 34267

Fulton County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,88710.69%
2 or More3515.84%
Black292.35%
Hispanic161.97%
Indian11.85%

Fulton County, Illinois Veterans by Education

9.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fulton County, Illinois Employment Status

Fulton County, Illinois Employment by Age

56.1%

Labor Force Participation

51.7%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Fulton County, Illinois Employment by Race

Fulton County, Illinois Employment by Education

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%
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