Fulton, Indiana

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Population in 2013: 327 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.3%
 
Males: 171  (52.4%)
Females: 156  (47.6%)
Median resident age:  36.9 years
Indiana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 46931, 46975.

Fulton Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,799 (it was $44,375 in 2000)
Fulton:

$46,799
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,630 (it was $16,732 in 2000)

Fulton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $61,350 (it was $48,800 in 2000)
Fulton:

$61,350
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $63,519; Detached houses: $66,096; Townhouses or other attached units: $20,794; Mobile homes: $24,953

Median gross rent in 2012: $820.

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Fulton races chart
  • White alone - 325 (97.6%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (2.1%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fulton: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (23.5%), Irish (20.2%), German (12.7%), French (6.1%), Dutch (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 787 feet

Land area: 0.18 square miles.

Population density: 1,803 people per square mile   (low).

Fulton,IN real estate house value index trend

Fulton, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Fulton:

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fulton town:

  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 34.0%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 2.2%
  • Divorced: 35.5%

8 residents are foreign born (2.5% Europe).

This town:  2.5%
Indiana:  4.6%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Fulton, Indiana as of May 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Fulton to the number of sex offenders is 330 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $442 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $386 (1.0%)

Fulton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, IN (49.0 miles , pop. 56,397).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (60.1 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (96.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Macy, IN (2.7 miles ), Rochester, IN (2.9 miles ), Kewanna, IN (3.0 miles ), Denver, IN (3.4 miles ), Mexico, IN (3.4 miles ), Royal Center, IN (3.7 miles ), Akron, IN (3.7 miles ), Logansport, IN (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 40.95 N, Longitude: 86.26 W

Area code: 574

Fulton household income distribution Fulton home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.1%
Indiana:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -16 (-4.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (21%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Religious workers (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (10%)
  • Registered nurses (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Personal appearance workers (6%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

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

Average climate in Fulton, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fulton-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 96% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/14/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.7 miles away from the Fulton town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/17/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.9 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fulton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 193.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 170.4 miles away from Fulton center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 226.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 103.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 220.2 miles away from Fulton center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 190.5 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 Fulton County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fulton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Fulton:

  • ROCHESTER NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ROCHESTER, IN)
  • HICKORY CREEK AT ROCHESTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ROCHESTER, IN)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF ROCHESTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ROCHESTER, IN)
  • WOODLAWN HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; ROCHESTER, IN)
  • TRINITY HEALTHCARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; ROCHESTER, IN)
  • HOPE HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; ROCHESTER, IN)
  • CHASE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; LOGANSPORT, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fulton:

  • Indiana University-Kokomo (about 35 miles; Kokomo, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,500)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 44 miles; Marion, IN; FT enrollment: 13,681)
  • Purdue University-Main Campus (about 50 miles; West Lafayette, IN; FT enrollment: 38,271)
  • Indiana University-South Bend (about 50 miles; South Bend, IN; FT enrollment: 5,563)
  • University of Notre Dame (about 53 miles; Notre Dame, IN; FT enrollment: 12,214)
  • Taylor University (about 53 miles; Upland, IN; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • Valparaiso University (about 55 miles; Valparaiso, IN; FT enrollment: 3,542)

Public high school in Fulton:

Public elementary/middle school in Fulton:

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Fulton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.4%
(18.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.5%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.4%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Fulton compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (89%)
  • Electricity (10%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.32%
Here: 34.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USANew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents27.3%15.2%9.2%7.1%6.9%
Congregations35.0%5.0%5.0%5.0%2.5%
NameGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesLutheran ChurchChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)International Church of the Foursquare GospelOther
Adherents5.1%5.0%4.9%4.5%14.8%
Congregations5.0%2.5%7.5%2.5%30.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Fulton County:

2.96 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Fulton County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

11.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.2%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Fulton County:

28.4%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

19.9%
State:

14.3%
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 0$0 1$319
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$383
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 4$834
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$458
Sewerage 0$0 1$551
Totals for Government 0$0 11$2,545

Fulton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $49,000 ($149.85)
    Sewerage: $44,000 ($134.56)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($27.52)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($3.06)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $18,000 ($55.05)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $6,000 ($18.35)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $12,000 ($36.70)

Fulton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $78,000 ($238.53)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $10,000 ($30.58)
    Highways: $3,000 ($9.17)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $16,000 ($48.93)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($30.58)
    Rents: $1,000 ($3.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,000 ($30.58)
    General Support: $9,000 ($27.52)
  • Tax - Property: $30,000 ($91.74)

Fulton government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $405,000 ($1238.53)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $401,000 ($1226.30)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $4,000 ($12.23)

Fulton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $13,000 ($39.76)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $125,000 ($382.26)

5.44% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,809 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.44%
Indiana average:

5.59%

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 Marshall County, IN  0.62% ($26,367 average AGI)
from Kosciusko County, IN  0.56% ($32,386)
from Miami County, IN  0.43% ($34,500)


5.68% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,271 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.68%
Indiana average:

5.83%

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 Kosciusko County, IN  0.73% ($27,138 average AGI)
to Marshall County, IN  0.58% ($32,717)
to Cass County, IN  0.57% ($22,200)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fulton:

  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSAL (1230 AM; 1 kW; LOGANSPORT, IN; Owner: LOGANSPORT RADIO CORP)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDND (1620 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WIOU (1350 AM; 5 kW; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fulton:

  • WROI (92.1 FM; ROCHESTER, IN; Owner: BAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHZR (103.7 FM; ROYAL CENTER, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP OF)
  • WLHM (102.3 FM; LOGANSPORT, IN; Owner: LOGANSPORT RADIO CORP)
  • WFRI (100.1 FM; WINAMAC, IN; Owner: PROGRESSIVE BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC)
  • WARU-FM (101.9 FM; ROANN, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WMYK (98.5 FM; PERU, IN; Owner: MIAMI COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFRR (93.7 FM; WALTON, IN; Owner: CHRISTIAN FRIENDS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXXB (102.9 FM; DELPHI, IN; Owner: STAY TUNED BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMRS (107.7 FM; MONTICELLO, IN; Owner: GERALD NORMAN QUINN)
  • WKUZ (95.9 FM; WABASH, IN; Owner: UPPER WABASH BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WIWC (91.7 FM; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)

TV broadcast stations around Fulton:

  • WMWB-LP (Channel 25; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WMWB-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Fulton fatal accident list:

Sep 28, 2010 08:15 PM, Sr-114, Lat: 40.94600, Lon: -86.30233, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 6,424
Total average daily truck traffic: 321
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 9,051

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • WFRR Studio, 510 N. Sr 52 (Lat: 40.948056 Lon: -86.262500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 19.5 m, Overall height: 20.7 m, Call Sign: WPYV225
    Assigned Frequencies: 951.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/04/2003, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020, Certifier: James E Bellaire
    Registrant: Munn-Reese, Inc., 385 Airport Dr., Coldwater, MI 49036, Phone: (517) 278-7339, Fax: (517) 278-6973
  • WFRI Studio, 510 N. Sr 25 (Lat: 40.948056 Lon: -86.262500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 19.5 m, Overall height: 20.7 m, Call Sign: WPYV299
    Assigned Frequencies: 950.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/05/2003, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020, Certifier: James E Bellaire
    Registrant: Munn-Reese, Inc., 385 Airport Dr., Coldwater, MI 49036, Phone: (517) 278-7339, Fax: (517) 278-6973

Most common first names in Fulton, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Margaret490.3 years
William474.2 years
Charles380.3 years
Ernest382.0 years
Harry380.0 years
James371.7 years
Claude385.3 years
Clyde278.1 years
Florence280.0 years
Carl278.0 years
Most common last names in Fulton, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Rouch678.5 years
Johnson465.0 years
Becker382.0 years
Gunter370.3 years
Baker384.7 years
Reed383.9 years
Zartman376.3 years
Wagoner380.0 years
Black283.0 years
Brown279.5 years

Fulton on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other financial specialists"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Drugs and druggists' sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Office and administrative support occupations:"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Office and administrative support occupations:"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Electrical equipment, appliances, and components"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Architecture and engineering occupations:"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most White Non-Hispanic residents"
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