Fulton, Illinois Population 2021

3,999
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Fulton is a city located in Whiteside County Illinois. Fulton has a 2020 population of 3,999. Fulton is currently declining at a rate of -0.65% annually and its population has decreased by -5.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,249 in 2010. Fulton reached it's highest population of 4,249 in 2010.

The average household income in Fulton is $66,604 with a poverty rate of 7.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $676 per month, and the median house value is $117,800. The median age in Fulton is 41.3 years, 38.2 years for males, and 45.8 years for females.

Fulton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fulton was:

  • White: 96.70%
  • Two or more races: 1.01%
  • Native American: 0.98%
  • Other race: 0.66%
  • Black or African American: 0.54%
  • Asian: 0.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fulton, Illinois is 3,999 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,077.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,249.

Fulton, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,92996.70%
Two or More Races411.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native400.98%
Some Other Race270.66%
Black or African American220.54%
Asian40.10%
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Fulton Population by Race

Fulton Population Pyramid $2021

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Fulton Median Age

41.3


Total

38.2


Male

45.8


Female

Fulton Adults

There are 3,086 adults, (879 of whom are seniors) in Fulton.

Fulton Age Dependency

84.1

Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Fulton Sex Ratio

Female

2,009

49.45%

Male

2,054

50.55%

Fulton Population by Age

Fulton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fulton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.8%7.2%
Male87%13%
All79.1%20.9%
Female71%29%
Non Family62.9%37.1%

79.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fulton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7582.2979.1
Married8612.9892.8
Non Family6901.2262.9
Female1383.271
Male692.4887

2.92

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Fulton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade291.01%
9th to 12th Grade2237.78%
High School Graduate1,04736.51%
Some College65022.66%
Associates Degree2619.10%
Bachelors Degree41814.57%
Graduate Degree2408.37%
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Fulton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fulton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,7852,577658
Native American40
Hispanic2121
2+ Races1818
Other Race66
Asian4

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.63%.

Fulton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,925$49,671$23,618
Less Than 9th Grade$22,031$$31,563
High School Graduate$40,823$48,407$18,438
Some College$33,077$45,605$22,050
Bachelors Degree$51,538$72,708$26,250
Graduate Degree$70,357$54,271$70,982

$40,925

Average Earnings

$49,671

Average Male

$23,618

Average Female

Fulton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fulton Language by Age

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Fulton Language

96.66% of Fulton residents speak only English, while 3.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.80% of the population.

Fulton Language

Fulton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,8462436.32%
Native4040100.00%
Hispanic50816.00%

7.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.73%

Male Poverty Rate

7.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fulton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fulton is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fulton is White, with 6.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.26%.

Fulton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.14%
High School9.26%
Bachelors or Greater5.25%
Some College3.74%

Fulton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed65.22%
Female Employed6.00%
Male Employed1.81%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Fulton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fulton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,491$66,604
Families$69,554$80,879
Married Families$73,750-
Non Families$34,934$41,202
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Income by Household Type

Fulton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.5%

Male Marriage Rate

57.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Fulton Married by Age and Sex

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Fulton 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 35-44.

Fulton Marital Status by Race

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Fulton Marital Status

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265

Number of Veterans

255

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam114
Korea33
First Gulf War25
World War II13
Second Gulf War13

Fulton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7489
75+88
55 to 6452
35 to 5436
18 to 34

Fulton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2598.62%
2+ Races633.33%

Fulton Veterans by Race

Fulton Veterans by Education

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3.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fulton Veterans by Education

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54%

Labor Force Participation

52.7%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Fulton Employment by Age

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Fulton Employment by Race

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Fulton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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40.76%

Born in Fulton

98.35%

Native Born

1.65%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.35% of Fulton residents were born in the United States, with 40.76% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Fulton Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,999-26-0.65%
20204,025-26-0.64%
20194,051-26-0.64%
20184,077360.89%
20174,041-37-0.91%
20164,078-34-0.83%
20154,112-9-0.22%
20144,121-46-1.10%
20134,167-23-0.55%
20124,190-40-0.95%
20114,230-19-0.45%
20104,2490.00%

Fulton Population by Year