Fulton County, Georgia Population 2024

1,098,840

Fulton County, Georgia's estimated 2024 population is 1,098,840 with a growth rate of 1.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fulton County, Georgia is the largest county in Georgia. The 2010 population was 925,622 and has seen a growth of 18.71% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,159,35512,1031.05%
20281,147,25212,1031.07%
20271,135,14912,1031.08%
20261,123,04612,1031.09%
20251,110,94312,1031.1%
20241,098,84012,1031.11%
20231,086,73712,1031.13%
20221,074,63412,1031.14%
20211,062,531-6,839-0.64%
20201,069,3704,3510.41%
20191,065,01913,5031.28%
20181,051,51611,5201.11%
20171,039,99616,1801.58%
20161,023,81618,0641.8%
20151,005,75213,4311.35%
2014992,32110,4771.07%
2013981,8448,3800.86%
2012973,46425,8822.73%
2011947,58221,9602.37%
2010925,622
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%
186014,427-1,144,928-98.76%
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2024 Growth Rate
1.11% (12,103)
County Website
Fulton County
State
Georgia
County Seat
2010 Population
925,622
Area
527 mi²
Density
2085 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
18.71% (173,218)
Founded
December 20, 1853

Fulton County, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American460,79243.39%
White435,44041%
Asian80,6377.59%
Two or more races53,2515.01%
Other race29,0932.74%
Native American2,4450.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander2860.03%
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Black or African American

White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fulton County, Georgia Population by Race

Fulton County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2024

Fulton County, Georgia Median Age

36.1

Total

35.2

Male

37.2

Female

Fulton County, Georgia Adults

There are 837,563 adults, (129,111 of whom are seniors) in Fulton County, Georgia.

Fulton County, Georgia Age Dependency

49.9

Age Dependency Ratio

18.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Fulton County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female543,72551.2%
Male518,21948.8%

Fulton County, Georgia Population by Age

Fulton County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All450,8562.2853.746.3
Non Family211,9771.2540.359.7
Married159,2023.1477.622.4
Female61,9823.3939.860.2
Male17,6953.1347.652.4
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3.13

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

53.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fulton County, Georgia 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 County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fulton County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 98.23%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 82.18%.

Fulton County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$60,908

Average Earnings

$73,585

Average Male

$52,123

Average Female

Fulton County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fulton County, Georgia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fulton County, Georgia Language

83.5% of Fulton County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 16.5% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.89% of the population.

Fulton County, Georgia Language

Fulton County, Georgia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black447,56186,06119.23%
White397,66521,5305.41%
Hispanic75,23712,08016.06%
Other28,8606,28921.79%
Multiple51,9065,72211.02%
Asian76,4985,2066.81%
Native2,32332013.78%
Islander2864013.99%
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12.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.31%

Male Poverty Rate

13.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fulton County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fulton County, Georgia is Other, with 21.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fulton County, Georgia is White, with 5.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.8%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.84%.

Fulton County, Georgia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.69%
High School20.3%
Some College11.48%
Bachelors or Greater4.46%
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Fulton County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed32.22%
Male Unemployed27.53%
Female Employed6.64%
Male Employed4.5%
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Fulton County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fulton County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fulton County, Georgia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.6%

Male Marriage Rate

36.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Fulton County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fulton County, Georgia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

41,016

Number of Veterans

36,455

Male Veterans

4,561

Female Veterans

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Fulton County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Fulton County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Fulton County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Fulton County, Georgia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.6%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fulton County, Georgia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.9%

Labor Force Participation

65.1%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Fulton County, Georgia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fulton County, Georgia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fulton County, Georgia 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

43.53%

Born in Fulton County, Georgia

86.55%

Native Born

13.45%

Foreign Born

6.83%

Non Citizen

6.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.55% of Fulton County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 43.53% having been born in Georgia. 6.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Fulton County, Georgia Place of Birth

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