Fulton, Alabama

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Population in 2014: 264 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.3%
 
Males: 110  (42.0%)
Females: 154  (58.0%)
Median resident age:  49.1 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 36436, 36446, 36451.

Fulton Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2016: $28,099 (it was $23,750 in 2000)
Fulton:

$28,099
AL:

$46,257

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $13,379 (it was $12,602 in 2000)

Fulton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $55,646 (it was $43,800 in 2000)
Fulton:

$55,646
AL:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $60,397; Detached houses: $69,253; Mobile homes: $45,088

Median gross rent in 2016: $857.

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  • Races in Fulton, AL (2010)

    Fulton races chart
    • 22683.1%White alone
    • 3011.0%Black alone
    • 93.3%Hispanic
    • 51.8%Two or more races
    • 20.7%Asian alone

Races in Fulton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fulton: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (11.2%), American (6.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 240 feet

Land area: 2.49 square miles.

Population density: 106 people per square mile   (very low).

Fulton, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Fulton:

  • High school or higher: 79.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fulton town:

  • Never married: 30.4%
  • Now married: 52.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 14.2%
  • Divorced: 3.1%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.6%
Alabama:

2.0%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Fulton, Alabama as of December 11, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Fulton to the number of sex offenders is 94 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $240 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $239 (0.5%)

Fulton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Mobile, AL (79.9 miles , pop. 198,915).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (93.9 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (475.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Grove Hill, AL (2.5 miles ), Thomasville, AL (2.9 miles ), Whatley, AL (3.1 miles) , Pine Hill, AL (4.0 miles ), Yellow Bluff, AL (4.3 miles) , Dixons Mill, AL (4.4 miles ), Jackson, AL (4.6 miles ), Coffeeville, AL (4.6 miles ).

Latitude: 31.79 N, Longitude: 87.73 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 251

Fulton household income distribution Fulton home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

11.7%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -74 (-19.4%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (50%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (42%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (33%)
  • Material moving occupations (33%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Management occupations (21%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (21%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Fulton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Fulton, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fulton-area historical tornado activity is below Alabama state average. It is 19% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.6 miles away from the Fulton town center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 3/2/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.0 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fulton-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 53.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 115.1 miles away from Fulton center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 389.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 133.5 miles away from Fulton center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 223.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clarke County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fulton topographic map

Birthplace of: Grey Clarke - Major League Baseball third baseman.

Hospitals and medical centers near Fulton:

  • GROVE HILL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; GROVE HILL, AL)
  • THOMASVILLE HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; THOMASVILLE, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fulton:

  • University of West Alabama (about 62 miles; Livingston, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,394)
  • James H Faulkner State Community College (about 65 miles; Bay Minette, AL; FT enrollment: 3,703)
  • Meridian Community College (about 71 miles; Meridian, MS; FT enrollment: 2,750)
  • Bishop State Community College (about 79 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 2,822)
  • University of South Alabama (about 81 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 13,228)
  • East Mississippi Community College (about 85 miles; Scooba, MS; FT enrollment: 5,180)
  • Jones County Junior College (about 88 miles; Ellisville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,942)

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Notable locations in Fulton: Fulton Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (A), Fulton Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Fulton: First Baptist Church of Fulton (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Henley Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Clarke County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 30.9%
(17.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 68.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.7%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.5%
Whole state:  4.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Fulton (2011 data):

  • First United Security Bank: Fulton Branch at 1910 Alabama Highway 178, branch established on 1975/04/17. Info updated 2012/01/12: Bank assets: $624.2 mil, Deposits: $527.4 mil, headquarters in Thomasville, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: United Security Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
Alabama average:

12.0

Fulton travel time to work - commute Fulton mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fulton town (based on Clarke County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,63477
Black Protestant5,09823
Mainline Protestant1,63216
Other953
Catholic113
None5,363-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Clarke County:

3.02 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Clarke County:

7.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

6.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.6%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Clarke County:

35.1%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.3%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Fulton:

47.8%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Fulton:

41.9%
State:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.0
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Fulton:

18.3%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Fulton:

14.1%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Fulton:

6.6
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.3%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

52.0%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.8%
State:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fulton, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$5,496$16,4880$0
Other Government Administration 6$900$1,8000$0
Judicial and Legal 2$225$1,3500$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,417$17,0040$0
Totals for Government 13$8,038$7,4200$0

4.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,340 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.59%
Alabama average:

6.02%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Mobile County, AL  0.69% ($25,083 average AGI)
from Washington County, AL  0.44% ($31,158)
from Marengo County, AL  0.30% ($35,423)


5.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,640 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.07%
Alabama average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Mobile County, AL  0.80% ($27,257 average AGI)
to Wilcox County, AL  0.34% ($34,467)
to Washington County, AL  0.30% ($22,923)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fulton:

  • WJDB (630 AM; 1 kW; THOMASVILLE, AL; Owner: GRIFFIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WYNI (930 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, AL; Owner: MCKISSICK ENTERPRISES)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNTM (710 AM; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRJX (1230 AM; 1 kW; JACKSON, AL; Owner: CAPITAL ASSETS, INC)
  • WBCA (1110 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BAY MINETTE, AL; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WMOX (1010 AM; 10 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MAGNOLIA STATE B/C CO., INC.)
  • WBHY (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WDLT (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fulton:

  • WJDB-FM (95.5 FM; THOMASVILLE, AL; Owner: GRIFFIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBMH (106.1 FM; GROVE HILL, AL; Owner: CAPITAL ASSETS, INC.)
  • WINL (98.5 FM; LINDEN, AL; Owner: WEST ALABAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHNB (94.5 FM; JACKSON, AL; Owner: CAPITAL ASSETS, INC.)
  • WKXK (96.7 FM; PINE HILL, AL; Owner: AUTAUGAVILLE RADIO, INC.)
  • WMBV (91.9 FM; DIXONS MILLS, AL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)

TV broadcast stations around Fulton:

  • WIIQ (Channel 41; DEMOPOLIS, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)

Fulton fatal accident list:

May 2, 2014 11:20 AM, Sr-178, Lat: 31.79060, Lon: -87.73532, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 27, 1997 05:50 AM, 1171, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 24, 1995 02:55 PM, 5004, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 28, 1991 03:05 PM, 5004, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 3
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 164m538ftTotal length
  • $81,694,000Total costs
  • 79,990Total average daily traffic
  • 9,214Total average daily truck traffic
  • 101,225Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 21940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 41980-1989
  • 31990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Fulton, AL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Fulton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Office Main St (Lat: 31.790444 Lon: -87.730556), Call Sign: KIY44
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.350 MHzGrant Date: 09/30/2005, Expiration Date: 09/27/2015, Cancellation Date: 11/28/2015Registrant: Scotch Lumber Co., Fulton, AL 36446, Phone: (334) 636-4424, Fax: (334) 637-2131
  • Scotch Plywoodd Mill (Lat: 31.794333 Lon: -87.728333), Call Sign: WGE338, Licensee ID: L00175738
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.335 MHz, 153.350 MHzGrant Date: 05/12/1999, Expiration Date: 07/27/2004, Cancellation Date: 09/26/2004Registrant: Scotch Lumber Company, Fulton, AL 36446, Phone: (205) 636-4424
  • Water Tank On Alemenda Rd., 2 Km Ne Of Fulton (Lat: 31.803389 Lon: -87.716528), Type: Tank, Structure height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WPXG210
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.012 MHzGrant Date: 01/23/2013, Expiration Date: 03/26/2023, Certifier: Mike NorrisRegistrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • GREENWOOD, 401 Happy Valley Road (Lat: 31.792111 Lon: -87.759472), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 92.7 m, Call Sign: WQSW451
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6256.54 MHzGrant Date: 11/26/2013, Expiration Date: 11/26/2023, Certifier: John MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N Greenville Ave., 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: AE4YE, Previous Call Sign: KT4TP, Licensee ID: L00198016, Grant Date: 06/29/2004, Expiration Date: 08/23/2014, Registrant: Billy R Williamson, Fulton, AL 36446-0121

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fulton and their reported violations in the past:

MID-CENTRAL WATER AUTHORITY (Population served: 2,331, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-20-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-19-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-10-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-10-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-06-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-12-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-12-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-07-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-19-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-20-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-15-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-15-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-19-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-15-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-15-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-19-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-20-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-06-2013), St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-03-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-19-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2014)
  • 3 other older health violations
FULTON (UTILITIES BOARD OF THE TOWN OF) (Population served: 510, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-10-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-10-2005), St Public Notif received (APR-01-2005)
Most common first names in Fulton, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James774.0 years
John770.7 years
Mary668.5 years
Joe564.4 years
William574.2 years
Willie574.0 years
Jessie374.0 years
Albert377.6 years
Ethel368.3 years
George375.4 years
Most common last names in Fulton, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Fendley1578.8 years
Davis871.9 years
Williams752.9 years
Nelson675.2 years
Welch659.7 years
Andrews569.8 years
Buckalew470.5 years
Johnson471.7 years
Clarke478.5 years
Bradford481.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (47%)
  • Electricity (44%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)

Fulton compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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