Fulton County IL Information


Fulton County Subdivisions

Fulton County IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 36,182
Population in Households 33,484
Population in Familes 26,988
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,698
Population Density2 42
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $48,003
Average Household Income $61,329
Per Capita Income $24,811


Total Housing Units 16,195 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,577 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,604 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,014 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $90,539
Average Home Value $127,624


Total Households 14,181
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 9,372
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.29% -0.46%
Households -0.3% -0.48%
Families -0.47% -0.59%
Median Household Income   2.96%
Per Capita Income   3.27%


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, 2018 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 Density # 59 43rd
Diversity Index # 53 49th
Median Household Income # 67 35th
Per Capita Income # 76 26th

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