Fulton County, Kentucky Population 2020

Fulton County, Kentucky's estimated population is 5,952 with a growth rate of -1.39% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fulton County, Kentucky is the 116th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20205,952-84-1.39%
20196,036-84-1.37%
20186,120-84-1.35%
20176,204140.23%
20166,190-79-1.26%
20156,26920.03%
20146,267-122-1.91%
20136,389-174-2.65%
20126,563-182-2.70%
20116,745-61-0.90%
20106,806-1,465-17.71%
19908,271-700-7.80%
19808,971-1,212-11.90%
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%
190011,5461,54115.40%
189010,0052,02825.42%
18807,9771,81629.48%
18706,16184415.87%
18605,31787119.59%
18504,4460.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-1.39%
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Founded
1845
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Fulton County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,48372.19%
Black or African American1,55024.96%
Two or More Races1161.87%
Some Other Race320.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native220.35%
Asian70.11%
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Fulton County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Fulton County, Kentucky Median Age

43.1


Total

38


Male

45.8


Female

Fulton County, Kentucky Adults

There are 4,852 adults, (1,232 of whom are seniors) in Fulton County, Kentucky.

Fulton County, Kentucky Age Dependency

71.5

Age Dependency Ratio

34

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Fulton County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

3,108

50.05%

Male

3,102

49.95%

Fulton County, Kentucky Households and Families

Fulton County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fulton County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male82.1%17.9%
Married82.1%17.9%
All59.6%40.4%
Non Family54%46%
Female22%78%

59.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5242.2959.6
Non Family9941.0854
Married9822.8882.1
Female4813.2322
Male674.9682.1

2.93

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Fulton County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade47410.86%
9th to 12th Grade47610.90%
High School Graduate1,69638.85%
Some College90320.69%
Associates Degree2375.43%
Bachelors Degree3538.09%
Graduate Degree2265.18%
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Fulton County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,3132,580523
Black96676546
Multiple Races4444
Native American21215
Hispanic2085
Other Race1755
Asian4

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 other race people with a rate of 29.41%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,938$30,605$21,723
Less Than High School$18,654$18,550$18,839
High School Grad$20,370$30,530$16,213
Some College$29,968$30,926$28,618
Bachelors Degree$41,149$48,661$39,063
Graduate Degree$43,333$38,021$44,464

$26,938

Average Earnings

$30,605

Average Male

$21,723

Average Female

Fulton County, Kentucky Language

Fulton County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Fulton County, Kentucky Language

98.05% of Fulton County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.81% of the population.

Fulton County, Kentucky Poverty

Fulton County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,0571,00924.87%
Black1,47360841.28%
Hispanic1156758.26%
Multiple1163530.17%
Asian7457.14%

29.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.49%

Male Poverty Rate

31.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fulton County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fulton County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 58.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fulton County, Kentucky is White, with 24.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.99%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.61%
High School29.08%
Some College7.58%
Bachelors or Greater5.99%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed65.09%
Male Unemployed51.92%
Female Employed17.50%
Male Employed7.10%

Fulton County, Kentucky Income

Fulton County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$28,559$43,485
Families$44,387$52,629
Married Families$60,119-
Non Families$19,609$26,790
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Fulton County, Kentucky Marital Status

Fulton County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.2%

Male Marriage Rate

40.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Fulton County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Fulton County, Kentucky Veterans

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525

Number of Veterans

455

Male Veterans

70

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam153
Second Gulf War117
First Gulf War109
Korea36
World War II12
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74128
35 to 54123
55 to 64116
75+105
18 to 3453
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Name Veterans % of Total
White42611.82%
Black928.02%
Indian635.29%
Hispanic27.69%
Other15.56%

Fulton County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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9.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fulton County, Kentucky Employment Status

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47.9%

Labor Force Participation

44.3%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

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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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53.19%

Born in Kentucky

99.08%

Native Born

0.92%

Foreign Born

0.81%

Non Citizen

0.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.08% of Fulton County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 53.19% having been born in Kentucky. 0.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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