Fulton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 12,600 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Fulton is the 64th largest community in Missouri.
Fulton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Fulton is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fulton who work in office and administrative support (11.19%), sales jobs (9.81%), and healthcare suport services (8.10%).
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Fulton, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Fulton provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Fulton spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.46 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The education level of Fulton citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.97% of adults 25 and older in Fulton have a college degree.
The per capita income in Fulton in 2018 was $18,047, which is low income relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $72,188 for a family of four. However, Fulton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Fulton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Fulton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fulton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Fulton include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Czech.
The most common language spoken in Fulton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.