Fulton County, Kentucky Population 2024

6,305

Fulton County, Kentucky's estimated 2024 population is 6,305 with a growth rate of -0.52% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fulton County, Kentucky is the 114th largest county in Kentucky. The 2010 population was 6,797 and has seen a growth of -7.24% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,140-33-0.53%
20286,173-33-0.53%
20276,206-33-0.53%
20266,239-33-0.53%
20256,272-33-0.52%
20246,305-33-0.52%
20236,338-33-0.52%
20226,371-116-1.79%
20216,487-24-0.37%
20206,5115228.72%
20195,989-60-0.99%
20186,049-102-1.66%
20176,151-30-0.49%
20166,181-78-1.25%
20156,25900%
20146,259-122-1.91%
20136,381-176-2.68%
20126,557-182-2.7%
20116,739-58-0.85%
20106,79700%
19908,271-700-7.8%
19808,971-1,212-11.9%
197010,183-1,073-9.53%
196011,256-2,412-17.65%
195013,668-1,745-11.32%
194015,4134863.26%
193014,927-270-1.78%
192015,1971,0837.67%
191014,1142,56822.24%
190011,5461,54115.4%
189010,0052,02825.42%
18807,9771,81629.48%
18706,16184415.87%
18605,31787119.59%
18504,446-1,694-27.59%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.52% (-33)
County Website
Fulton County
County Seat
2020 Population
6,511
Area
206 mi²
Density
31 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-3.16% (-206)
Founded
1845

Fulton County, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,60171%
Black or African American1,53123.63%
Two or more races2604.01%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander600.93%
Native American280.43%
Asian00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Asian

Other race

Fulton County, Kentucky Population by Race

Fulton County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2024

Fulton County, Kentucky Median Age

39.2

Total

35.8

Male

45.1

Female

Fulton County, Kentucky Adults

There are 5,099 adults, (1,363 of whom are seniors) in Fulton County, Kentucky.

Fulton County, Kentucky Age Dependency

73.4

Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37

Child Dependency Ratio

Fulton County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female3,12148.16%
Male3,35951.84%

Fulton County, Kentucky Population by Age

Fulton County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,3782.5264.135.9
Non Family9691.275446
Married8563.2483.816.2
Female3743.6648.751.3
Male1793.5457.542.5

3.32

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

64.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fulton County, Kentucky Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3036.63%
9th to 12th Grade59513.02%
High School Graduate1,81839.78%
Some College99021.66%
Associates Degree2234.88%
Bachelors Degree52611.51%
Graduate Degree1152.52%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Fulton County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,4112,815481
Black968676111
2+ Races16916947
Hispanic29210
Native American642

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 33.33%.

Fulton County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$29,611$33,310$24,716
Less Than 9th Grade$29,362$29,250$31,250
High School Graduate$23,806$34,258$22,137
Some College$35,188$33,000$46,250
Bachelors Degree$33,964$50,179$33,429
Graduate Degree$51,042$0$50,260

$29,611

Average Earnings

$33,310

Average Male

$24,716

Average Female

Fulton County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fulton County, Kentucky Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fulton County, Kentucky Language

99.2% of Fulton County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 0.8% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.67% of the population.

Fulton County, Kentucky Language

Fulton County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,12088721.53%
Black1,42661242.92%
Hispanic846577.38%
Multiple2604517.31%
Native282485.71%

27.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.28%

Male Poverty Rate

26.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fulton County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fulton County, Kentucky is Native, with 85.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fulton County, Kentucky is Multiple, with 17.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.8%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.77%.

Fulton County, Kentucky Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.19%
High School22.97%
Some College18.74%
Bachelors or Greater10.25%

Fulton County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed48.1%
Female Unemployed29.41%
Female Employed13.91%
Male Employed10.94%

Fulton County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fulton County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$35,449$46,463
Families$44,534$55,208
Married Families$62,125$-999,999,999
Non Families$25,037$31,136

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fulton County, Kentucky Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

35.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.7%

Male Marriage Rate

36.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Fulton County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fulton County, Kentucky 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, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fulton County, Kentucky Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

432

Number of Veterans

351

Male Veterans

81

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War107
Second Gulf War100
Vietnam95
Korea8
World War II0

Fulton County, Kentucky Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54114
65 to 7499
55 to 6497
18 to 3465
75+57

Fulton County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3028.16%
Black13011.72%
Hispanic310%

Fulton County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Fulton County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fulton County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

44.6%

Labor Force Participation

41.6%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Fulton County, Kentucky Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fulton County, Kentucky Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fulton County, Kentucky 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

48.81%

Born in Fulton County, Kentucky

99.72%

Native Born

0.28%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.72% of Fulton County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 48.81% having been born in Kentucky. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Fulton County, Kentucky Place of Birth

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