Fulton, Indiana

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Population in 2017: 318 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.5%
 
Males: 170  (53.5%)
Females: 148  (46.5%)
Median resident age:

25.8 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 46931, 46975.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,841 (it was $44,375 in 2000)
Fulton:

$57,841
IN:

$54,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,234 (it was $16,732 in 2000)

Fulton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $74,440 (it was $48,800 in 2000)
Fulton:

$74,440
IN:

$141,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $75,030; detached houses: $78,655; mobile homes: $51,360

Median gross rent in 2017: $825.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fulton: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.2%
(19.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 85.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Fulton, IN (2010)
    • 32597.6%White alone
    • 72.1%Hispanic
    • 10.3%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Fulton, Indiana as of August 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fulton is 465 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: American (31.3%), German (19.2%), French (11.7%), English (11.2%), Irish (8.9%), Italian (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 787 feet

Land area: 0.18 square miles.

Population density: 1,754 people per square mile   (low).

Fulton, Indiana map

8 residents are foreign born (2.5% Europe).

This town:

2.5%
Indiana:

3.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $365 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $384 (0.6%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Fulton, IN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Fulton, IN in 2017
Fulton satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Indiana:

3.9%
Most common industries in Fulton, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (11.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.8%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (6.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.7%)
  • Social assistance (5.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (21.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.9%)
  • Construction (9.9%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (6.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
  • Food (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (11.5%)
  • Social assistance (11.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (9.0%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (9.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.7%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Personal & laundry services (6.4%)
Most common occupations in Fulton, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (15.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (5.0%)
  • Registered nurses (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
  • Personal appearance workers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (21.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.4%)
  • Religious workers (6.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (10.3%)
  • Registered nurses (10.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.7%)
  • Personal appearance workers (6.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.1%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5.1%)

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 Fulton 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 (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 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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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Fulton - Liberty Township Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Fulton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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

For population 15 years and over in Fulton:

Marital status in Fulton, IN
  • Never married: 43.0%
  • Now married: 38.1%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

For population 25 years and over in Fulton:

  • High school or higher: 93.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.0
Indiana average:

11.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fulton, IN (based on Fulton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,95827
Mainline Protestant2,94218
Catholic1,1282
Other11
None13,807-
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: 6
Fulton County:

2.96 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

11.85 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.2%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Fulton County:

28.4%
Indiana:

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

19.9%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.6%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Fulton:

43.1%
Indiana:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Fulton:

29.0
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.7%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

6.5%
Indiana:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

26.4%
Indiana:

33.8%

General health condition:
Here:

59.1%
Indiana:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Fulton:

76.9%
State:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fulton, IN Residents

Fulton government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $875,000 ($2751.57)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $70,000 ($220.13)
    Sewerage: $63,000 ($198.11)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($31.45)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($50.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($18.87)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $30,000 ($94.34)

Fulton government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $97,000 ($305.03)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $13,000 ($40.88)
    Highways: $1,000 ($3.14)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $9,000 ($28.30)
    General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($12.58)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $850,000 ($2672.96)
    Other: $16,000 ($50.31)
    Highways: $9,000 ($28.30)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($9.43)
  • Tax - Property: $42,000 ($132.08)

Fulton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $33,000 ($103.77)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $38,000 ($119.50)

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:

Mar 14, 2012 10:19 AM, Us-31, Lat: 41.075886, Lon: -86.239603, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Sep 28, 2010 08:15 PM, Sr-114, Lat: 40.946000, Lon: -86.302328, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 13.7mTotal length
  • $350,000Total costs
  • 16,157Total average daily traffic
  • 1,249Total average daily truck traffic
  • 22,619Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • 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
  • Fulton, Lat: 40.946583 Lon: -86.261944, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 36 m, Call Sign: WQMQ923,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/26/2010, Expiration Date: 10/26/2020, Certifier: Tami R Paulik Mrs, Registrant: Rtc Communications Corp, 117 W 8th St, Rochester, IN 46975, Phone: (574) 223-2191, Fax: (574) 223-1959, Email:
  • Fulton, Lat: 40.946583 Lon: -86.261944, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 36 m, Call Sign: WQMQ923,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/26/2010, Expiration Date: 10/26/2020, Certifier: Tami R Paulik Mrs, Registrant: Rtc Communications Corp, 117 W 8th St, Rochester, IN 46975, Phone: (574) 223-2191, Fax: (574) 223-1959, Email:
  • Fulton, Lat: 40.946583 Lon: -86.261944, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 36 m, Call Sign: WQMQ923,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/26/2010, Expiration Date: 10/26/2020, Certifier: Tami R Paulik Mrs, Registrant: Rtc Communications Corp, 117 W 8th St, Rochester, IN 46975, Phone: (574) 223-2191, Fax: (574) 223-1959, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: SIX CHUTER SR7 XL (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582DCDI (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3158U , Serial Number: 981891SR7XL, Airworthiness Date: 10/04/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 301 Davis St, Fulton, IN 46931

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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fulton, IN
  • 80.2%Utility gas
  • 13.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.6%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fulton, IN
  • 77.1%Utility gas
  • 14.3%Electricity
  • 5.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.9%Other fuel


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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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