Fulton County, New York Population 2020

Fulton County, New York's estimated population is 53,219 with a growth rate of -0.35% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fulton County, New York is the 45th largest county in New York.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202053,219-186-0.35%
201953,405-186-0.35%
201853,591-186-0.35%
201753,7771730.32%
201653,604-196-0.36%
201553,800-145-0.27%
201453,945-414-0.76%
201354,359-494-0.90%
201254,853-262-0.48%
201155,115-347-0.63%
201055,4621,2712.35%
199054,191-962-1.74%
198055,1532,5164.78%
197052,6371,3332.60%
196051,3042830.55%
195051,0212,4244.99%
194048,5972,0374.37%
193046,5601,6333.63%
192044,9273930.88%
191044,5341,6923.95%
190042,8425,19213.79%
189037,6506,66521.51%
188030,9853,92114.49%
187027,0642,90212.01%
186024,1623,99119.79%
185020,1712,12211.76%
184018,0490.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.35%
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Founded
1838
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Fulton County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White50,84994.62%
Black or African American1,0852.02%
Two or More Races7521.40%
Some Other Race4680.87%
Asian3820.71%
American Indian and Alaska Native1920.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander150.03%
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Fulton County, New York Population Pyramid 2020

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Fulton County, New York Median Age

43.8


Total

42


Male

45.2


Female

Fulton County, New York Adults

There are 42,766 adults, (9,981 of whom are seniors) in Fulton County, New York.

Fulton County, New York Age Dependency

63.9

Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Fulton County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

26,896

50.05%

Male

26,847

49.95%

Fulton County, New York Households and Families

Fulton County, New York Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fulton County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.8%15.2%
All71.5%28.5%
Non Family63.3%36.7%
Male61.6%38.4%
Female53%47%

71.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,4392.3471.5
Married9,9642.8984.8
Non Family8,1921.2663.3
Female2,6923.1453
Male1,5913.0961.6

2.81

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Fulton County, New York Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1923.09%
9th to 12th Grade3,6809.53%
High School Graduate13,79535.74%
Some College7,66619.86%
Associates Degree5,41414.03%
Bachelors Degree3,6609.48%
Graduate Degree3,1938.27%
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Fulton County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White36,43431,8856,503
Hispanic90676096
Black64551449
Other Race3963077
Multiple Races31829783
Asian269243155
Native American6969
Islander1515

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 asian people with a rate of 57.62%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,735$40,775$29,881
Less Than High School$28,310$29,946$25,292
High School Grad$30,815$36,314$25,234
Some College$34,411$43,582$26,460
Bachelors Degree$42,727$54,022$39,783
Graduate Degree$61,568$65,284$61,190

$34,735

Average Earnings

$40,775

Average Male

$29,881

Average Female

Fulton County, New York Language

Fulton County, New York Language by Age

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Fulton County, New York Language

96.87% of Fulton County, New York residents speak only English, while 3.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.33% of the population.

Fulton County, New York Poverty

Fulton County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White49,1067,22914.72%
Hispanic1,51642327.90%
Black84926330.98%
Multiple68223033.72%
Other4449421.17%
Native1924322.40%
Asian37930.79%

15.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.04%

Male Poverty Rate

16.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fulton County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fulton County, New York is Multiple, with 33.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fulton County, New York is Asian, with 0.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.20%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.51%
High School13.87%
Some College9.61%
Bachelors or Greater3.51%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.57%
Male Unemployed33.73%
Female Employed8.16%
Male Employed5.85%

Fulton County, New York Income

Fulton County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,248$63,186
Families$60,973$72,374
Married Families$72,593$85,195
Non Families$31,522$43,002
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Fulton County, New York Marital Status

Fulton County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.1%

Male Marriage Rate

46.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Fulton County, New York Married by Age and Sex

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Fulton County, New York Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Fulton County, New York Marital Status by Race

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Fulton County, New York Veterans

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3,553

Number of Veterans

3,336

Male Veterans

217

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,237
Second Gulf War589
First Gulf War434
Korea320
World War II138
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74974
35 to 54933
75+872
55 to 64523
18 to 34251
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,4288.42%
Hispanic717.00%
Black506.26%
2 or More409.83%
Other276.78%
Asian82.70%

Fulton County, New York Veterans by Education

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7.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fulton County, New York Employment Status

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58.9%

Labor Force Participation

55.3%

Employment Rate

6.1%

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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87.21%

Born in New York

98.20%

Native Born

1.80%

Foreign Born

0.52%

Non Citizen

1.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.20% of Fulton County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 87.21% having been born in New York. 0.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

  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