Fulton, Missouri Population 2021

12,490
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Fulton is a city located in Callaway County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Callaway County. With a 2020 population of 12,490, it is the 62nd largest city in Missouri and the 2634th largest city in the United States . Fulton is currently declining at a rate of -0.42% annually and its population has decreased by -2.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,790 in 2010. Spanning over 12 miles, Fulton has a population density of 1,013 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fulton is $57,432 with a poverty rate of 19.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $650 per month, and the median house value is $126,800. The median age in Fulton is 33.4 years, 33.2 years for males, and 34.1 years for females.

Fulton Demographics

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

  • White: 86.09%
  • Black or African American: 10.67%
  • Two or more races: 1.90%
  • Asian: 0.67%
  • Native American: 0.48%
  • Other race: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fulton, Missouri is 12,490 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,490.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,790.

Fulton, Missouri Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,00186.09%
Black or African American1,36310.67%
Two or More Races2431.90%
Asian850.67%
American Indian and Alaska Native610.48%
Some Other Race260.20%
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Fulton Population by Race

Fulton Population Pyramid $2021

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Fulton Median Age

33.4


Total

33.2


Male

34.1


Female

Fulton Adults

There are 10,548 adults, (1,513 of whom are seniors) in Fulton.

Fulton Age Dependency

41.4

Age Dependency Ratio

16.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Fulton Sex Ratio

Female

5,692

44.54%

Male

7,087

55.46%

Fulton Population by Age

Fulton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fulton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female17.6%82.4%
Male28.8%71.2%
Non Family31%69%
All48.1%51.9%
Married79.2%20.8%

48.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fulton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,6142.4648.1
Married1,4743.1779.2
Non Family1,3541.2431
Female6752.7317.6
Male1116.3228.8

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Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Fulton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5707.01%
9th to 12th Grade1,14014.02%
High School Graduate3,10138.12%
Some College1,47318.11%
Associates Degree4475.50%
Bachelors Degree82410.13%
Graduate Degree5797.12%
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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
White6,8705,4841,290
Black94673633
Hispanic16411514
2+ Races1017444
Asian854736
Other Race269
Native American1010

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 2+ races people with a rate of 43.56%.

Fulton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,539$27,735$25,662
Less Than 9th Grade$13,010$13,884$12,500
High School Graduate$23,220$26,210$17,150
Some College$30,607$30,278$32,440
Bachelors Degree$44,135$52,399$31,579
Graduate Degree$39,519$32,083$39,904

$26,539

Average Earnings

$27,735

Average Male

$25,662

Average Female

Fulton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fulton Language by Age

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Fulton Language

98.46% of Fulton residents speak only English, while 1.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.61% of the population.

Fulton Language

Fulton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,6831,37517.90%
Black74125434.28%
Multiple20413063.73%
Hispanic2322812.07%

19.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.37%

Male Poverty Rate

20.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fulton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fulton is Multiple, with 63.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fulton is Hispanic, with 12.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.53%.

Fulton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.66%
High School13.69%
Some College13.17%
Bachelors or Greater9.95%

Fulton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed60.00%
Female Employed11.45%
Female Unemployed9.80%
Male Employed6.68%

Fulton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fulton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,040$57,432
Families$55,858$63,567
Married Families$71,500-
Non Families$27,027$43,855
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Income by Household Type

Fulton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.7%

Male Marriage Rate

35.7%

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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709

Number of Veterans

623

Male Veterans

86

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam218
Second Gulf War158
First Gulf War137
Korea61
World War II50

Fulton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54217
65 to 74186
75+153
55 to 6487
18 to 3466

Fulton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6356.99%
Black564.73%
Hispanic219.09%
2+ Races1812.68%

Fulton Veterans by Race

Fulton Veterans by Education

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4.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fulton Veterans by Education

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44.6%

Labor Force Participation

42.6%

Employment Rate

4.3%

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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72.43%

Born in Fulton

98.73%

Native Born

1.27%

Foreign Born

0.43%

Non Citizen

0.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.73% of Fulton residents were born in the United States, with 72.43% having been born in Missouri. 0.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Fulton Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202112,490-53-0.42%
202012,543-53-0.42%
201912,596-53-0.42%
201812,649-184-1.43%
201712,833-152-1.17%
201612,9851871.46%
201512,798440.34%
201412,754520.41%
201312,702-24-0.19%
201212,726590.47%
201112,667-97-0.76%
201012,7646360.51%
200012,1282,0951.91%
199010,033-1,013-0.96%
198011,046-1,202-1.03%
197012,2481,1170.96%
196011,1311,0791.02%
195010,0521,7551.94%
19408,2972,1923.12%
19306,1055100.88%
19205,5953670.68%
19105,2283450.69%
19004,8835691.25%
18904,3140.00%

Fulton Population by Year