Fulton, Missouri Population 2023

12,543

Fulton is a city located in Callaway County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Callaway County. With a 2023 population of 12,543, it is the 73rd largest city in Missouri and the 3453rd largest city in the United States.Fulton is currently declining at a rate of -0.15% annually and its population has decreased by -1.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,696 in 2020. Spanning over 12 miles, Fulton has a population density of 1,017 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fulton is $57,432 with a poverty rate of 12.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fulton is 32.4 years, 33.4 years for males, and 28.8 years for females.

Fulton Demographics

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

  • White: 86.25%
  • Black or African American: 9.39%
  • Other race: 1.65%
  • Two or more races: 1.52%
  • Asian: 0.60%
  • Native American: 0.59%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fulton, Missouri is 12,543 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 12,696.

Fulton, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fulton Population by Race

Fulton Population Pyramid 2023

Fulton Median Age

32.4

Total

33.4

Male

28.8

Female

Fulton Adults

There are 10,188 adults, (1,406 of whom are seniors) in Fulton.

Fulton Age Dependency

44.6

Age Dependency Ratio

16

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Fulton Sex Ratio

Female5,56343.82%
Male7,13356.18%

Fulton Population by Age

Fulton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.29

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

49.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fulton Households and Families

Male

Female

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

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 89.47%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.00%.

Fulton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$30,929

Average Earnings

$30,672

Average Male

$33,203

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

98.00% of Fulton residents speak only English, while 2.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.91% of the population.

Fulton Language

Fulton Poverty by Race

rate

12.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.08%

Male Poverty Rate

15.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fulton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fulton is Black, with 25.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fulton is Multiple, with 8.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.09%.

Fulton Poverty

Fulton Poverty Rate by Education

Fulton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fulton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fulton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

34.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.2%

Male Marriage Rate

39.4%

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 Over 65, 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

674

Number of Veterans

593

Male Veterans

81

Female Veterans

Fulton Veterans by War

Fulton Veterans by Age

count

Fulton Veterans by Race

Fulton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fulton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

44.7%

Labor Force Participation

39%

Employment Rate

12.7%

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

72.16%

Born in Fulton

99.20%

Native Born

1.56%

Foreign Born

0.47%

Non Citizen

1.10%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.20% of Fulton residents were born in the United States, with 72.16% having been born in Missouri. 0.47% 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 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Fulton Population by Year