Fulton County, Illinois Population 2022

Fulton County, Illinois's estimated population is 32,870 with a growth rate of -1.47% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fulton County, Illinois is the 42nd largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 37,076 and has seen a growth of -11.34% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18301,8410.00%
184013,14211,301613.85%
185022,5089,36671.27%
186033,33810,83048.12%
187038,2914,95314.86%
188041,2402,9497.70%
189043,1101,8704.53%
190046,2013,0917.17%
191049,5493,3487.25%
192048,163-1,386-2.80%
193043,983-4,180-8.68%
194044,6276441.46%
195043,716-911-2.04%
196041,954-1,762-4.03%
197041,890-64-0.15%
198043,6871,7974.29%
199038,080-5,607-12.83%
201037,076-1,004-2.64%
201136,910-166-0.45%
201236,587-323-0.88%
201336,323-264-0.72%
201435,995-328-0.90%
201535,713-282-0.78%
201635,473-240-0.67%
201735,104-369-1.04%
201834,830-274-0.78%
201934,340-490-1.41%
202033,850-490-1.43%
202133,360-490-1.45%
202232,870-490-1.47%
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Fulton County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White32,39893.49%
Black or African American1,2863.71%
American Indian and Alaska Native1350.39%
Asian680.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander240.07%
Some Other Race1800.52%
Two or More Races5631.62%
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Fulton County, Illinois Population by Race

Fulton County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2022

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Fulton County, Illinois Median Age

43.9


Total

41.8


Male

46.3


Female

Fulton County, Illinois Adults

There are 27,839 adults, (7,171 of whom are seniors) in Fulton County, Illinois.

Fulton County, Illinois Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

Fulton County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

16,708

48.21%

Male

17,946

51.79%

Fulton County, Illinois Population by Age

Fulton County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fulton County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.1%8.9%
All78.8%21.2%
Non Family70.2%29.8%
Male68.6%31.4%
Female55.4%44.6%

78.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fulton County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,0722.2978.8
Married6,6802.991.1
Male8052.9368.6
Female1,1653.2755.4
Non Family5,4221.2370.2

2.85

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Fulton County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6932.75%
9th to 12th Grade1,9997.92%
High School Graduate9,16536.31%
Some College6,18224.49%
Associates Degree2,58110.22%
Bachelors Degree3,15112.48%
Graduate Degree1,4725.83%
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Fulton County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fulton County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White23,08321,0594,403
Hispanic801534138
Native American13210011
2+ Races37634427
Asian68683
Black94755141
Other Race127854
Islander1616

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.07%.

Fulton County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,622$42,552$27,113
Less Than 9th Grade$21,301$15,347$26,100
High School Graduate$27,553$38,466$20,379
Some College$32,645$45,337$27,037
Bachelors Degree$46,389$64,125$38,438
Graduate Degree$53,750$62,750$52,012

$32,622

Average Earnings

$42,552

Average Male

$27,113

Average Female

Fulton County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fulton County, Illinois Language by Age

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Fulton County, Illinois Language

96.45% of Fulton County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 3.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.19% of the population.

Fulton County, Illinois Language

Fulton County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple40511829.14%
Hispanic60413322.02%
Black2724215.44%
White30,7714,42514.38%
Asian5311.89%
OtherNaN%

14.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.77%

Male Poverty Rate

15.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fulton County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fulton County, Illinois is Multiple, with 29.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fulton County, Illinois is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.96%.

Fulton County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.77%
High School17.11%
Some College8.29%
Bachelors or Greater6.50%

Fulton County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.03%
Male Unemployed44.46%
Female Employed10.26%
Female Unemployed48.49%

Fulton County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fulton County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,243$72,157
Families$66,870$87,078
Married Families$82,622$99,103
Non Families$31,676$45,396
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Income by Household Type

Fulton County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.1%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Fulton County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Fulton County, Illinois 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 55-64.

Fulton County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Fulton County, Illinois Marital Status

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2,221

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War278
First Gulf War410
Vietnam941
Korea223
World War II82

Fulton County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34128
35 to 54424
55 to 64291
65 to 74725
75+653

Fulton County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1778.42%
Black151.28%
Native American85.93%
Asian22.94%
2+ Races194.50%
Hispanic111.21%

Fulton County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Fulton County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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7.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fulton County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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55.1%

Labor Force Participation

51.3%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Fulton County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Fulton County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Fulton County, Illinois 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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85.28%

Born in Fulton County, Illinois

98.79%

Native Born

1.21%

Foreign Born

0.60%

Non Citizen

0.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.79% of Fulton County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 85.28% having been born in Illinois. 0.60% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fulton County, Illinois Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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