Fulton County IL Information


Fulton County Subdivisions

Fulton County IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 36,681
Population in Households 33,998
Population in Familes 27,312
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,683
Population Density1 42
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 14,350
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 9,526
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,158 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,603 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,747 (23.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,808 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $87,655
Average Home Value $117,283


Median Household Income $44,529
Average Household Income $57,197
Per Capita Income $23,136
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.17% -0.34%
Households -0.21% -0.38%
Families -0.36% -0.49%
Median Household Income   0.89%
Per Capita Income   1.42%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Fulton County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fulton County to the other 102 counties and county equivalents in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 40 62nd
Population Density1 # 59 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 52 50th
Median Household Income # 65 37th
Per Capita Income # 73 29th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.