Fulton County, Georgia Population 2020

Fulton County, Georgia's estimated population is 1,072,570 with a growth rate of 1.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fulton County, Georgia is the largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20201,072,57011,2301.06%
20191,061,34011,2301.07%
20181,050,11011,2301.08%
20171,038,88016,1701.58%
20161,022,71016,9301.68%
20151,005,78013,7581.39%
2014992,02210,4601.07%
2013981,5628,3260.86%
2012973,23625,8262.73%
2011947,41021,7592.35%
2010925,651276,70042.64%
1990648,95159,04710.01%
1980589,904-17,688-2.91%
1970607,59251,2669.22%
1960556,32682,75417.47%
1950473,57280,68620.54%
1940392,88674,29923.32%
1930318,58785,98136.96%
1920232,60654,87330.87%
1910177,73360,37051.44%
1900117,36332,70838.64%
189084,65535,51872.28%
188049,13715,69146.91%
187033,44619,019131.83%
186014,4270.00%
2020 Growth Rate
1.06%
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Founded
December 20, 1853
County Seat

Fulton County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White458,59644.88%
Black or African American451,05344.14%
Asian70,2256.87%
Two or More Races22,7642.23%
Some Other Race15,1061.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,8370.38%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3210.03%

Fulton County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Fulton County, Georgia Median Age

35.4


Total

34.3


Male

36.3


Female

Fulton County, Georgia Adults

There are 791,630 adults, (113,402 of whom are seniors) in Fulton County, Georgia.

Fulton County, Georgia Age Dependency

50.7

Age Dependency Ratio

16.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Fulton County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

526,815

51.55%

Male

495,087

48.45%

Fulton County, Georgia Households and Families

Fulton County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fulton County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.4%23.6%
All51.5%48.5%
Male40.5%59.5%
Non Family37.4%62.6%
Female36.2%63.8%

51.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All400,0162.4751.5
Non Family183,1261.337.4
Married145,2133.2776.4
Female55,6613.8236.2
Male16,0163.8440.5

3.37

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fulton County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade18,0242.62%
9th to 12th Grade36,4455.31%
High School Graduate125,38218.26%
Some College113,05716.46%
Associates Degree40,9085.96%
Bachelors Degree209,42630.50%
Graduate Degree143,42120.89%

Fulton County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White300,383294,259212,915
Black288,543254,80784,529
Asian47,10444,83437,758
Hispanic40,66928,87812,232
Multiple Races10,4639,8325,565
Other Race8,5856,1302,610
Native American2,3791,450368
Islander20120161

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 80.16%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,267$54,685$40,258
Less Than High School$20,329$22,121$17,098
High School Grad$26,756$29,500$24,083
Some College$33,407$38,058$30,204
Bachelors Degree$60,741$75,691$49,403
Graduate Degree$80,022$103,609$63,391

$46,267

Average Earnings

$54,685

Average Male

$40,258

Average Female

Fulton County, Georgia Language

Fulton County, Georgia Language by Age

Fulton County, Georgia Language

84.07% of Fulton County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 15.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.50% of the population.

Fulton County, Georgia Poverty

Fulton County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black435,513102,57023.55%
White396,86822,1155.57%
Hispanic71,84615,85122.06%
Asian66,6966,0489.07%
Other14,7234,05127.51%
Multiple21,4183,36115.69%
Native3,57580922.63%
Islander3029230.46%

15.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.61%

Male Poverty Rate

16.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fulton County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fulton County, Georgia is Islander, with 30.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fulton County, Georgia is White, with 5.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.70%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.25%
High School20.59%
Some College12.38%
Bachelors or Greater4.30%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.72%
Male Unemployed29.93%
Female Employed7.44%
Male Employed5.60%

Fulton County, Georgia Income

Fulton County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$64,787$106,342
Families$87,543$138,247
Married Families$125,697$178,312
Non Families$46,779$66,395

Fulton County, Georgia Marital Status

Fulton County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.7%

Male Marriage Rate

36.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Fulton County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Fulton County, Georgia 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 45-54.

Fulton County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Fulton County, Georgia Veterans

42,640

Number of Veterans

37,473

Male Veterans

5,167

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam13,219
First Gulf War10,372
Second Gulf War7,693
Korea3,084
World War II1,765
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5412,515
65 to 749,075
75+8,532
55 to 648,420
18 to 344,098
Name Veterans % of Total
Black21,7116.42%
White19,5605.29%
Hispanic1,1282.33%
2 or More5794.19%
Asian3290.59%
Other2902.85%
Indian1645.76%
Hawaiian73.30%

$Fulton County, Georgia Veterans by Education

8.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fulton County, Georgia Employment Status

67.7%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Fulton County, Georgia Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

44.99%

Born in Georgia

87.27%

Native Born

12.73%

Foreign Born

7.53%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

87.27% of Fulton County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 44.99% having been born in Georgia. 7.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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