Fulton, Kentucky Population 2020

2,180
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Fulton is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 2,180, it is the 138th largest city in Kentucky and the 7287th largest city in the United States. Fulton is currently growing at a rate of 0.09% annually but its population has decreased by -10.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,445 in 2010. Fulton reached it's highest population of 2,443 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Fulton has a population density of 754 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fulton is $38,594 with a poverty rate of 34.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $540 per month, and the median house value is $67,400. The median age in Fulton is 35 years, 30.3 years for males, and 40.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 83.7 males.

Fulton Demographics

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

  • White: 71.41%
  • Black or African American: 24.31%
  • Two or more races: 3.01%
  • Native American: 0.63%
  • Other race: 0.48%
  • Asian: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fulton, Kentucky is 2,180, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,176.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,445.

Fulton, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,80171.41%
Black or African American61324.31%
Two or More Races763.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native160.63%
Some Other Race120.48%
Asian40.16%
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Fulton Population Pyramid 2020

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Fulton Median Age

35


Total

30.3


Male

40.4


Female

Fulton Adults

There are 1,830 adults, (419 of whom are seniors) in Fulton.

Fulton Age Dependency

78.7

Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49

Child Dependency Ratio

Fulton Sex Ratio

Female

1,373

54.44%

Male

1,149

45.56%

Fulton Households and Families

Fulton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fulton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.5%13.5%
Male50%50%
All44.3%55.7%
Non Family32.1%67.9%
Female10.3%89.7%

44.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0072.4544.3
Non Family3831.0632.1
Married3273.1686.5
Female2733.2810.3
Male245.550

3.14

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

3.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Fulton Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade16410.43%
9th to 12th Grade16710.62%
High School Graduate61839.29%
Some College32920.92%
Associates Degree1016.42%
Bachelors Degree1378.71%
Graduate Degree573.62%
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Fulton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,137874188
Black3633116
Multiple Races4141
Native American1616
Hispanic12
Other Race12
Asian4

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.53%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,344$30,645$21,875
Less Than High School$20,625$19,850$20,924
High School Grad$17,763$30,048$15,799
Some College$32,857$32,250$33,194
Bachelors Degree$41,944$$40,417
Graduate Degree$46,528$46,111$

$27,344

Average Earnings

$30,645

Average Male

$21,875

Average Female

Fulton Language

Fulton Language by Age

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Fulton Language

98.82% of Fulton residents speak only English, while 1.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.52% of the population.

Fulton Poverty

Fulton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,67749029.22%
Black61326342.90%
Hispanic796784.81%
Multiple763039.47%
Asian44100.00%

34.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.67%

Male Poverty Rate

38.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fulton

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fulton is White, with 29.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.32%.

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Name Poverty
High School41.23%
Less Than High School28.44%
Bachelors or Greater9.29%
Some College5.81%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed76.19%
Female Employed26.86%
Male Employed14.45%

Fulton Income

Fulton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$22,344$38,594
Families$34,100$47,744
Married Families$65,486-
Non Families$17,014$21,888
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Fulton Marital Status

Fulton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.8%

Male Marriage Rate

32.3%

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 Veterans

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147

Number of Veterans

128

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam41
Second Gulf War30
First Gulf War8
World War II6
Korea6
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Age Group Veterans
75+51
35 to 5436
55 to 6435
65 to 7420
18 to 345
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1128.80%
Black306.38%
Indian531.25%

Fulton Veterans by Education

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15.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fulton Employment Status

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55%

Labor Force Participation

51.1%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

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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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50.79%

Born in Kentucky

99.37%

Native Born

0.63%

Foreign Born

0.48%

Non Citizen

0.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.37% of Fulton residents were born in the United States, with 50.79% having been born in Kentucky. 0.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,18020.09%
20192,17820.09%
20182,176-36-1.63%
20172,21220.09%
20162,210-32-1.43%
20152,2420.00%
20142,242-49-2.14%
20132,291-65-2.76%
20122,356-61-2.52%
20112,417-26-1.06%
20102,4430.00%