Fulton, Kansas

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Population in 2012: 161 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.5%
 
Males: 99  (61.5%)
Females: 62  (38.5%)
Median resident age:  40.5 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip code: 66738

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,946 (it was $26,094 in 2000)
Fulton:

$26,946
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,096 (it was $15,070 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $61,884 (it was $15,500 in 2000)
Fulton:

$61,884
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $54,925; Detached houses: $61,976; Mobile homes: $30,833

Median gross rent in 2012: $454.

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  • White alone - 140 (85.9%)
  • Hispanic - 9 (5.5%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (4.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (3.7%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.6%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fulton: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (30.3%), United States (22.7%), Swedish (14.7%), Irish (12.2%), Dutch (2.1%), English (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 850 feet

Land area: 0.19 square miles.

Population density: 853 people per square mile   (low).

Fulton, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Fulton:

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fulton city:

  • Never married: 39.0%
  • Now married: 37.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 19.3%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.2%
Kansas:  6.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,176 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $678 (1.7%)

Fulton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Olathe, KS (60.4 miles , pop. 92,962).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (74.3 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (378.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Prescott, KS (2.0 miles ), Stotesbury, MO (3.0 miles) , Mapleton, KS (3.0 miles) , Hume, MO (3.0 miles ), Mound City, KS (3.2 miles ), Richards, MO (3.4 miles) , Pleasanton, KS (3.4 miles ), Fort Scott, KS (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 38.01 N, Longitude: 94.72 W

Area code: 620

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

4.8%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -4 (-2.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (43%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (20%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Manufacturing (44%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (11%)
  • Construction laborers (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Lawyers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (22%)
  • Customer service representatives (17%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Top executives (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8%)

Average climate in Fulton, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Fulton, Kansas average temperatures Fulton, Kansas average precipitation Fulton, Kansas humidity Fulton, Kansas wind speed Fulton, Kansas snowfall Fulton, Kansas sunshine Fulton, Kansas clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Fulton-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 70% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/28/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.3 miles away from the Fulton city center .

On 5/4/2003, a category F4 tornado 31.5 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 30 people and caused $20 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fulton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 287.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 290.0 miles away from Fulton center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 293.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 239.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 240.9 miles away from Fulton center
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) earthquake occurred 372.4 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 Bourbon County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fulton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Fulton:

  • PRESCOTT COUNTRY VIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PRESCOTT, KS)
  • CRYSTAL CARE CENTER OF MOUND CITY (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MOUND CITY, KS)
  • PLEASANT VIEW MANOR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PLEASANTON, KS)
  • ARKHAVEN AT FORT SCOTT (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; FORT SCOTT, KS)
  • FORT SCOTT MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; FORT SCOTT, KS)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL SNF (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; FORT SCOTT, KS)
  • MEDICALODGES FORT SCOTT (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; FORT SCOTT, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fulton:

  • Allen County Community College (about 38 miles; Iola, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,089)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 43 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,838)
  • Baker University (about 59 miles; Baldwin City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,752)
  • MidAmerica Nazarene University (about 60 miles; Olathe, KS; FT enrollment: 2,158)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 64 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 11,976)
  • Wright Career College (about 64 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 3,107)
  • Missouri Southern State University (about 65 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,456)

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Notable locations in Fulton: Fulton Community Center (A), Bourbon County Fire District 3 Station 3 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Fulton: Fulton United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Bourbon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 77.0. This is about average.

City:

77.0
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.256. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.256
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.11. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.11
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.680. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.680
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 31.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.32
U.S.:

9.14

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

FULTON, CITY OF (Population served: 161, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-21-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-08-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 33.2%
(34.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.4%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.9%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Fulton compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above 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 (60%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Electricity (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fulton city (based on Bourbon County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.71%
Here: 51.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChurch of the NazarenePresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents21.0%18.9%15.9%5.6%5.3%
Congregations29.7%2.7%8.1%5.4%2.7%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Southern Baptist ConventionOther
Adherents5.0%4.4%4.0%3.5%16.4%
Congregations2.7%5.4%2.7%2.7%37.8%
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: 2
Bourbon County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Bourbon County:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Bourbon County:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

4.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.0%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Bourbon County:

28.7%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.6%
State:

13.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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$195
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$367
Water Supply 1$1,260$15,1201$43
Totals for Government 1$1,260$15,1203$605

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $142,000 ($881.99)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $11,000 ($68.32)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($55.90)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($43.48)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($31.06)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($18.63)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($6.21)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($6.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($37.27)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $20,000 ($124.22)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($31.06)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $9,000 ($55.90)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,000 ($18.63)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($12.42)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $43,000 ($267.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $82,000 ($509.32)
    Highways: $6,000 ($37.27)
    General Support: $2,000 ($12.42)
  • Tax - Property: $17,000 ($105.59)
    Public Utilities: $2,000 ($12.42)
    NEC: $1,000 ($6.21)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $84,000 ($521.74)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $198,000 ($1229.81)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $191,000 ($1186.34)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $80,000 ($496.89)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $7,000 ($43.48)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($24.84)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $62,000 ($385.09)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $10,000 ($62.11)

6.11% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,481 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
Kansas average:

7.39%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Crawford County, KS  1.14% ($20,800 average AGI)
from Linn County, KS  0.46% ($27,875)
from Vernon County, MO  0.32% ($25,706)


6.82% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,826 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.82%
Kansas average:

7.67%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Crawford County, KS  0.98% ($22,192 average AGI)
to Johnson County, KS  0.53% ($28,857)
to Vernon County, MO  0.41% ($36,318)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fulton:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KMDO (1600 AM; 1 kW; FORT SCOTT, KS; Owner: FORT SCOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY INC.)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fulton:

  • KOMB (103.9 FM; FORT SCOTT, KS; Owner: FORT SCOTT BROADCCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KVCY (104.7 FM; FORT SCOTT, KS; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • KBJQ (88.3 FM; BRONSON, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KBZI (100.7 FM; DEERFIELD, MO; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS INC)
  • KNMO-FM (97.5 FM; NEVADA, MO; Owner: HARBIT COMMUNICATIONS, INC)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 14
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Service Call: 9
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Fulton

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