Fulton County, Indiana Population 2021

Fulton County, Indiana's estimated population is 19,816 with a growth rate of -0.40% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fulton County, Indiana is the 74th largest county in Indiana. The 2010 Population was 20,817 and has seen a growth of -4.81% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202119,816-79-0.40%
202019,895-79-0.40%
201919,974-79-0.39%
201820,053580.29%
201719,995-123-0.61%
201620,118-222-1.09%
201520,340-177-0.86%
201420,517680.33%
201320,449-189-0.92%
201220,638-97-0.47%
201120,735-82-0.39%
201020,8171,97710.49%
199018,840-495-2.56%
198019,3352,35113.84%
197016,984270.16%
196016,9573922.37%
195016,5659886.34%
194015,5775393.58%
193015,038-1,440-8.74%
192016,478-401-2.38%
191016,879-574-3.29%
190017,4537074.22%
189016,7462,44517.10%
188014,3011,57512.38%
187012,7263,30435.07%
18609,4223,44057.51%
18505,9823,989200.15%
18401,9930.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.40%
County Website
State
Founded
1836
County Seat
2010 Population
20,817
Growth Since 2010
-4.81%
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Fulton County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,86493.87%
Some Other Race5652.81%
Two or More Races3171.58%
Black or African American1860.93%
Asian900.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native630.31%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.05%
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Fulton County, Indiana Population by Race

Fulton County, Indiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Fulton County, Indiana Median Age

41.3


Total

40.4


Male

41.9


Female

Fulton County, Indiana Adults

There are 15,362 adults, (3,799 of whom are seniors) in Fulton County, Indiana.

Fulton County, Indiana Age Dependency

73.8

Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Fulton County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

10,193

50.72%

Male

9,903

49.28%

Fulton County, Indiana Population by Age

Fulton County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fulton County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.6%10.4%
All74.7%25.3%
Female62.1%37.9%
Non Family58.2%41.8%
Male57.6%42.4%

74.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fulton County, Indiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,7992.5574.7
Married4,0233.289.6
Non Family2,7991.2658.2
Female5933.5362.1
Male3843.6657.6

3.19

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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Fulton County, Indiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5193.75%
9th to 12th Grade1,1738.47%
High School Graduate5,62540.64%
Some College3,28623.74%
Associates Degree1,0517.59%
Bachelors Degree1,42010.26%
Graduate Degree7685.55%
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Fulton County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fulton County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White12,91711,5792,042
Hispanic56623513
Other Race32411013
Black18616858
2+ Races876012
Native American585842
Asian404010
Islander111111

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 islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Fulton County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,868$40,522$27,198
Less Than 9th Grade$24,659$26,893$15,964
High School Graduate$34,031$40,152$23,438
Some College$33,254$42,591$26,364
Bachelors Degree$45,018$46,369$42,188
Graduate Degree$57,734$63,750$56,346

$34,868

Average Earnings

$40,522

Average Male

$27,198

Average Female

Fulton County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fulton County, Indiana Language by Age

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Fulton County, Indiana Language

93.58% of Fulton County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 6.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.24% of the population.

Fulton County, Indiana Language

Fulton County, Indiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,0562,04511.33%
Hispanic1,04229528.31%
Other56511820.88%
Black1656136.97%
Multiple3173811.99%
Native6334.76%

12.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.43%

Male Poverty Rate

14.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fulton County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fulton County, Indiana is Black, with 36.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fulton County, Indiana is Native, with 4.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.54%.

Fulton County, Indiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.97%
High School10.94%
Some College10.17%
Bachelors or Greater3.81%

Fulton County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed31.80%
Female Unemployed24.14%
Female Employed8.96%
Male Employed3.14%

Fulton County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fulton County, Indiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,034$65,255
Families$64,716$77,502
Married Families$73,159-
Non Families$27,627$40,537
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Income by Household Type

Fulton County, Indiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Fulton County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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Fulton County, Indiana 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 County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

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Fulton County, Indiana Marital Status

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1,547

Number of Veterans

1,429

Male Veterans

118

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam619
Second Gulf War323
First Gulf War204
Korea95
World War II28

Fulton County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74436
35 to 54338
55 to 64324
75+300
18 to 34149

Fulton County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,50110.35%
2+ Races2914.65%
Hispanic192.95%
Black105.38%
Asian717.50%

Fulton County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Fulton County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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11.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fulton County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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61.5%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Fulton County, Indiana Employment by Age

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Fulton County, Indiana Employment by Race

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Fulton County, Indiana 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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78.45%

Born in Fulton County, Indiana

96.96%

Native Born

3.04%

Foreign Born

1.83%

Non Citizen

1.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.96% of Fulton County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 78.45% having been born in Indiana. 1.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fulton County, Indiana 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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