Fulton, Illinois Population 2022

3,681
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Fulton is a city located in Whiteside County Illinois. Fulton has a 2020 population of 3,681. Fulton is currently growing at a rate of 0.46% annually and its population has increased by 0.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,647 in 2010.

The average household income in Fulton is $67,173 with a poverty rate of 8.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $695 per month, and the median house value is $109,200. The median age in Fulton is 43 years, 37.5 years for males, and 49.8 years for females.

Fulton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fultonwas:

  • White: 97.02%
  • Black or African American: 1.11%
  • Two or more races: 0.98%
  • Other race: 0.74%
  • Asian: 0.15%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fulton, Illinois is 3,681 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,647.

Fulton, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,15897.02%
Black or African American361.11%
Asian50.15%
Some Other Race240.74%
Two or More Races320.98%
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Fulton Population by Race

Fulton Population Pyramid 2022

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Fulton Median Age

46


Total

39.1


Male

54


Female

Fulton Adults

There are 2,600 adults, (799 of whom are seniors) in Fulton.

Fulton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Fulton Sex Ratio

Female

1,667

51.21%

Male

1,588

48.79%

Fulton Population by Age

Fulton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fulton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.2%8.8%
Male90.1%9.9%
Female73.5%26.5%
All72.5%27.5%
Non Family53.8%46.2%

72.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fulton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5882.0272.5
Married6262.891.2
Male1012.0790.1
Female1363.0473.5
Non Family7251.1553.8

2.7

Average Family Size

2.02

Average Household Size

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Fulton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade140.56%
9th to 12th Grade1214.88%
High School Graduate99540.12%
Some College54922.14%
Associates Degree26610.73%
Bachelors Degree36414.68%
Graduate Degree1716.90%
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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
White2,4442,314535
Other Race66
2+ Races1818
Hispanic1313
Asian5

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 21.89%.

Fulton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,868$51,923$22,484
Less Than 9th Grade$$$2,500
High School Graduate$31,867$57,115$21,927
Some College$40,491$45,786$20,900
Bachelors Degree$53,083$68,558$46,534
Graduate Degree$49,844$$

$40,868

Average Earnings

$51,923

Average Male

$22,484

Average Female

Fulton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fulton Language by Age

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Fulton Language

96.65% of Fulton residents speak only English, while 3.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.57% of the population.

Fulton Language

Fulton Poverty by Race

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8.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.52%

Male Poverty Rate

11.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fulton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fulton is White, with 9.09% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.93%.

Fulton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.33%
High School12.77%
Some College4.06%
Bachelors or Greater4.75%

Fulton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.27%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed6.07%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Fulton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fulton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,375$65,930
Families$80,179$87,706
Married Families$91,167-
Non Families$30,717$37,962
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Income by Household Type

Fulton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

46.3%

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 35-44, 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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174

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War7
First Gulf War9
Vietnam74
Korea18
World War II14

Fulton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5416
55 to 6435
65 to 7458
75+65

Fulton Veterans by Age

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Fulton Veterans by Race

Fulton Veterans by Education

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5.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fulton Veterans by Education

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51.2%

Labor Force Participation

50%

Employment Rate

2.4%

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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40.34%

Born in Fulton

98.31%

Native Born

1.69%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.31% of Fulton residents were born in the United States, with 40.34% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19002,6850.00%
19302,656-29-0.04%
19402,585-71-0.27%
19502,7061210.46%
19603,3876812.27%
19703,6302430.70%
19803,9363060.81%
19903,698-238-0.62%
20003,8811830.48%
20103,481-400-1.08%
20113,498170.49%
20123,515170.49%
20133,532170.48%
20143,549170.48%
20153,566170.48%
20163,583170.48%
20173,600170.47%
20183,617170.47%
20193,634170.47%
20203,647130.36%
20213,664170.47%
20223,681170.46%

Fulton Population by Year