Fulton, Kentucky Population 2024

2,191

Fulton is a city located in Fulton County Kentucky. Fulton has a 2024 population of 2,191. Fulton is currently declining at a rate of -2.45% annually and its population has decreased by -7.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,359 in 2020.

The average household income in Fulton is $35,589 with a poverty rate of 38.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fulton is 35.4 years, 34.1 years for males, and 39.8 years for females.

Fulton Demographics

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

  • White: 56.7%
  • Black or African American: 31.9%
  • Two or more races: 8.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 2.23%
  • Native American: 0.82%
  • Asian:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
2.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
757.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.12% (-168)
The current population of Fulton, Kentucky is 2,191 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,359.

Fulton, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,52756.7%
Black or African American85931.9%
Two or more races2258.35%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander602.23%
Native American220.82%
Asian
Other race
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Asian

Other race

Fulton Population by Race

Fulton Population Pyramid 2024

Fulton Median Age

35.4

Total

34.1

Male

39.8

Female

Fulton Adults

There are 1,933 adults, (483 of whom are seniors) in Fulton.

Fulton Age Dependency

85.7

Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Fulton Sex Ratio

Female1,57658.52%
Male1,11741.48%

Fulton Population by Age

Fulton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9552.7655.844.2
Non Family3921.2545.254.8
Married2283.9378.521.5
Female2123.9434.965.1
Male1233.4183.716.3
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3.67

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

55.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fulton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fulton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fulton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 27.85%.

Fulton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$19,571

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$20,455

Average Female

Fulton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fulton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fulton Language

98.48% of Fulton residents speak only English, while 1.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.28% of the population.

Fulton Language

Fulton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,40243531.03%
Black82342852%
Hispanic846577.38%
Multiple2254319.11%
Native221986.36%
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38.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

44.31%

Male Poverty Rate

33.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fulton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fulton is Native, with 86.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fulton is Multiple, with 19.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 15.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 48.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.33%.

Fulton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College33.64%
High School31.02%
Less Than 9th Grade29.04%
Bachelors or Greater26.64%
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Fulton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Male Employed24.26%
Female Employed23.58%
Female Unemployed
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Fulton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fulton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fulton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

25.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.9%

Male Marriage Rate

22.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Fulton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fulton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Fulton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fulton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

118

Number of Veterans

108

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

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Fulton Veterans by War

count

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Fulton Veterans by Age

count

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Fulton Veterans by Race

Fulton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

21.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fulton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.4%

Labor Force Participation

47.9%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Fulton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fulton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fulton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

48.87%

Born in Fulton

99.41%

Native Born

0.59%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.41% of Fulton residents were born in the United States, with 48.87% having been born in Kentucky. 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,916-55-2.79%
20281,971-55-2.71%
20272,026-55-2.64%
20262,081-55-2.57%
20252,136-55-2.51%
20242,191-55-2.45%
20232,246-55-2.39%
20222,301-55-2.33%
20212,356-3-0.13%
20202,35923210.91%
20192,127-24-1.12%
20182,151-41-1.87%
20172,192-13-0.59%
20162,205-33-1.47%
20152,238-1-0.04%
20142,239-49-2.14%
20132,288-66-2.8%
20122,354-62-2.57%
20112,416-24-0.98%
20102,440
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Fulton Population by Year