Fulton, Kentucky

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Population in 2014: 2,246 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -19.1%
 
Males: 1,087  (48.4%)
Females: 1,159  (51.6%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Kentucky median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 42041.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $30,719 (it was $23,345 in 2000)
Fulton:

$30,719
KY:

$43,399

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,965 (it was $16,260 in 2000)

Fulton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $66,174 (it was $42,300 in 2000)
Fulton:

$66,174
KY:

$120,900

Median gross rent in 2013: $514.

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  • Races in Fulton, KY (2010)

    Fulton races chart
    • 1,55363.5%White alone
    • 74530.5%Black alone
    • 722.9%Two or more races
    • 431.8%Asian alone
    • 200.8%Hispanic
    • 90.4%American Indian alone
    • 20.08%Other race alone
    • 10.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fulton: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (18.8%), Irish (13.8%), German (9.1%), English (6.5%), French (2.5%), Polish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/08/1872

Land area: 2.82 square miles.

Population density: 796 people per square mile   (low).

Fulton,KY real estate house value index trend

Fulton, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Fulton:

  • High school or higher: 79.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 11.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fulton city:

  • Never married: 28.5%
  • Now married: 38.6%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 20.9%

42 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.6%
Kentucky:

3.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $757 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $926 (1.0%)

Fulton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (60.7 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (114.1 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (374.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: South Fulton, TN (0.9 miles ), Water Valley, KY (2.3 miles ), Cayce, KY (3.0 miles) , Chestnut Glade-Dukedom, TN (3.2 miles ), Union City, TN (3.4 miles ), Martin, TN (3.4 miles ), Wingo, KY (3.5 miles ), Clinton, KY (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $75,600
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $155,500
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $155,500
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $31,300
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $79,200
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $79,200
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $79,200
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $35,000
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $40,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.51 N, Longitude: 88.88 W

Area code: 270

Fulton household income distribution Fulton home values distribution

Crime rates in Fulton by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 00010000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.041.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 11031340230
per 100,000 37.738.00.0123.242.1124.7167.50.082.4129.90.0
Robberies 11351214422
per 100,000 37.738.0116.1205.342.183.141.9162.5164.786.688.6
Assaults 78399245154
per 100,000 263.8303.7116.1369.6379.183.1167.5203.141.2216.5177.1
Burglaries 1827212226272226221514
per 100,000 678.21,025.1812.7903.51,095.21,122.2921.31,056.1906.1649.4620.0
Thefts 120139468491606381825362
per 100,000 4,521.55,277.11,780.23,449.73,833.22,493.82,638.23,290.03,377.32,294.42,745.8
Auto thefts 13751044107232
per 100,000 489.8265.8193.5410.7168.5166.3418.8284.382.4129.988.6
Arson N/A210N/A024100
per 100,000 N/A75.938.70.0N/A0.083.8162.541.20.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.6) 371.3417.4207.0564.9375.3341.8393.8326.1337.4329.3228.2

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Fulton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.46
Kentucky average:

1.94
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.4%
Kentucky:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -300 (-9.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Fulton, Kentucky

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Tornado activity:

Fulton-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 87% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.5 miles away from the Fulton city center caused $100,000 in damages.

On 3/4/1964, a category F4 tornado 27.2 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fulton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Kentucky 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 52.6 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 58.2 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 145.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 101.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 30.1 miles away from Fulton 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 118.8 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 (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Mudslides: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fulton topographic map

Birthplace of: M. R. Sellars - Novelist, Allyn McKeen - Football player, Burton Rascoe - Literary critic, Aaron Ferrell - College basketball player (Tenn. Martin Skyhawks), Hal Riddle - Film actor.

Hospitals and medical centers in Fulton:

  • PARKWAY REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Proprietary, 2000 HOLIDAY LANE)
  • LIFELINE HOME HEALTH CARE OF FULTON (424 LAKE STREET)
  • REGIONAL HOME CARE PARKWAY (2002 HOLIDAY LANE, SUITE 600)
  • HAWS MEMORIAL NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (1004 HOLIDAY LANE)
  • PARKWAY MANOR (309 NORTH HIGLAND DRIVE)

Airports and heliports located in Fulton:

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Amtrak station:

FULTON (HWY. 51 NORTH) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fulton:

  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 12 miles; Martin, TN; Full-time enrollment: 7,013)
  • Murray State University (about 32 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 8,930)
  • Bethel University (about 33 miles; McKenzie, TN; FT enrollment: 5,878)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 40 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 43 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • Union University (about 58 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 60 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,958)

Public high school in Fulton:

  • FULTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL (Location: 700 STEPHEN BEALE DR, Grades: PK-12)

Library in Fulton:

  • FULTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $246,714; Location: 312 MAIN STREET; 43,572 books; 2,295 audio materials; 3,301 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 48 state licensed databases; 155 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Fulton: Fulton Fire Department (A), Twin City Ambulance Service (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Cemeteries: Fairview Cemetery (1), Greenlea Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Guest Inn (Highway 51 North), Kingsway Motel (Highway 45 & 51 By P), Derby Motel (200 West Highland Drive).

Fulton 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 2013: 26.3%
(23.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Black residents, 36.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.0%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.8%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
50 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
55 people in nursing homes in 2000

Fulton, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Fulton (2011 data):

  • Heritage Bank: Fulton Branch at 306 Lake Street, branch established on 1902/03/19; Carr Plaza Branch at 607 Highland Drive, branch established on 1977/12/29. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,022.4 mil, Deposits: $800.2 mil, headquarters in Hopkinsville, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices
  • Reelfoot Bank: Fulton Bank Branch at One Bankers Plaza, branch established on 1945/11/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $151.8 mil, Deposits: $135.4 mil, headquarters in Union City, TN, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Reelfoot Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Citizens Bank: Nolan Avenue Branch at 201 Nolan Avenue, branch established on 2002/09/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $109.5 mil, Deposits: $91.0 mil, headquarters in Hickman, KY, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancorp Of Hickman, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
Kentucky average:

12.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,03221
Mainline Protestant1,0258
Black Protestant4743
Other4082
Catholic2232
None651-
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: 2
Fulton County:

2.94 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Fulton County:

4.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

10.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.5%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Fulton County:

31.2%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.6%
State:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Fulton:

46.5%
Kentucky:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Fulton:

42.9%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Fulton:

30.4
Kentucky:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.4%
Kentucky:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.9%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Fulton:

6.6
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Fulton:

36.3%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
Fulton:

51.0%
Kentucky:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

83.9%
Kentucky:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fulton, KY 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 1$4,501$54,0120$0
Other Government Administration 2$10,029$60,1740$0
Police Protection - Officers 9$30,874$41,1651$2,117
Police - Other 4$13,636$40,9080$0
Firefighters 14$49,978$42,83810$11,151
Streets and Highways 1$2,868$34,4161$1,271
Sewerage 2$7,690$46,1400$0
Parks and Recreation 2$5,925$35,5500$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 7$24,536$42,0621$131
Water Supply 3$13,167$52,6680$0
Electric Power 8$39,568$59,3520$0
Gas Supply 3$6,095$24,3800$0
Other and Unallocable 2$6,184$37,1043$4,881
Totals for Government 58$215,051$44,49316$19,551

Fulton government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $508,000 ($226.18)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,097,000 ($1824.13)
    Water Utilities: $2,738,000 ($1219.06)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,536,000 ($683.88)
    Local Fire Protection: $750,000 ($333.93)
    Police Protection: $569,000 ($253.34)
    Regular Highways: $104,000 ($46.30)
    Parks and Recreation: $87,000 ($38.74)
    Central Staff Services: $57,000 ($25.38)
    Financial Administration: $52,000 ($23.15)
    Health - Other: $46,000 ($20.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($2.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $360,000 ($160.28)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Housing and Community Development: $4,000 ($1.78)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $183,000 ($81.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($0.89)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.45)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,879,000 ($836.60)

Fulton government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $471,000 ($209.71)
    Housing and Community Development: $192,000 ($85.49)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,295,000 ($576.58)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $11,000 ($4.90)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $413,000 ($183.88)
    Rents: $19,000 ($8.46)
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000 ($2.23)
    General Revenue, NEC: $4,000 ($1.78)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($1.34)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $4,711,000 ($2097.51)
    Water Utilities: $2,984,000 ($1328.58)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $180,000 ($80.14)
    Highways: $49,000 ($21.82)
    All Other: $19,000 ($8.46)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $876,000 ($390.03)
    Property: $280,000 ($124.67)
    Corporation Net Income: $108,000 ($48.09)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.45)

Fulton government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $9,000,000 ($4007.12)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $8,300,000 ($3695.46)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $700,000 ($311.67)

Fulton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,000,000 ($890.47)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,300,000 ($3695.46)

7.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,172 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.90%
Kentucky average:

6.18%

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 Obion County, TN  2.71% ($21,586 average AGI)
from Graves County, KY  0.80% ($21,353)
from Weakley County, TN  0.51% ($22,727)


8.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($20,984 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.55%
Kentucky average:

6.19%

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 Obion County, TN  2.88% ($20,839 average AGI)
to Hickman County, KY  0.65% ($24,429)
to Graves County, KY  0.56% ($24,917)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fulton:

  • WKZT (1270 AM; 1 kW; FULTON, KY; Owner: RIVER COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WENK (1240 AM; 1 kW; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: WENK OF UNION CITY, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WCMT (1410 AM; 1 kW; MARTIN, TN; Owner: THUNDERBOLT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMUF (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PARIS, TN; Owner: BENTON-WEATHERFORD B/CTING OF TN,INC)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fulton:

  • WYVY (104.9 FM; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: TWIN STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWKF (99.3 FM; FULTON, KY; Owner: WENK OF UNION CITY, INC.)
  • WCMT-FM (101.7 FM; MARTIN, TN; Owner: THUNDERBOLT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKBG (102.1 FM; CLINTON, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WQAK (105.7 FM; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: TWIN STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLLE (94.7 FM; MAYFIELD, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS KY, LLC)
  • WFGE (103.7 FM; MURRAY, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WYNU (92.3 FM; MILAN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKYQ (93.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKMS-FM (91.3 FM; MURRAY, KY; Owner: MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBEL (88.5 FM; CAIRO, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WCDZ (95.1 FM; DRESDEN, TN; Owner: THUNDERBOLT BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Fulton:

  • WUWT-CA (Channel 9; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: JOSEPH H. HARPOLE, SR.)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WKMU (Channel 21; MURRAY, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • WQTV-LP (Channel 24; MURRAY, KY; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
Fulton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Fulton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 114m374ftTotal length
  • $4,143,000Total costs
  • 66,618Total average daily traffic
  • 6,338Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 51930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Fulton, KY

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Call Sign: WNAC226
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.790 MHz, 156.090 MHzGrant Date: 01/29/2014, Expiration Date: 04/25/2024Registrant: Wood Comunications, Union City, TN 38281, Phone: (731) 885-4792, Fax: (731) 885-6500, Email:
  • Rest Area Us 51 Bypass & Purchase Pky (Lat: 36.506167 Lon: -88.898667), Call Sign: WNAP572
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.6200 MHzGrant Date: 07/16/2014, Expiration Date: 10/10/2024Registrant: Transportation Warehouse, 1239 Wilkinson Blvd., Frankfort, KY 40622, Phone: (502) 564-3820, Fax: (502) 564-3825, Email:
  • 300 N Highland Dr (Lat: 36.512833 Lon: -88.874500), Structure height: 64 m, Call Sign: KMK542
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.340 MHzGrant Date: 03/15/2011, Expiration Date: 06/03/2021Registrant: Wood Communications, Union City, TN 38281, Phone: (731) 885-4792, Fax: (731) 885-6500, Email:
  • Fulton, Lat: 36.519778 Lon: -89.882833, Call Sign: WPWY542
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.912 MHz, 457.912 MHzGrant Date: 01/01/2013, Expiration Date: 02/10/2023, Certifier: Michael O'ConnellRegistrant: Cn, 601 Pennsylvania Ave, N.W., North Building, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 347-7196, Fax: (202) 347-8237, Email:
  • 101 Noland Ave (Lat: 36.518611 Lon: -88.890111), Call Sign: WQCB382
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.212 MHz, 469.037 MHz, 469.237 MHz, 469.062 MHz, 469.262 MHz, 469.087 MHz, 469.287 MHz, 469.112 MHz, 469.312 MHz, 469.137 MHz... (+21 more)Grant Date: 01/22/2005, Expiration Date: 01/22/2015, Cancellation Date: 03/28/2015, Certifier: Andrew F BrushRegistrant: Panasonic Digital Communications&security Company, 1707 N. Randall Road, E1-D9, Elgin, IL 60123-7847, Phone: (847) 468-5318, Fax: (847) 574-7614, Email:
  • Fulton, Ic.Group 2, Electric Derail 3/4mile North Of I-69 Overpass & Ic Tracks Mp 41.9 (Lat: 36.519500 Lon: -88.881972), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2.4 m, Overall height: 2.7 m, Call Sign: WQRQ779
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.460 MHzGrant Date: 07/10/2013, Expiration Date: 07/10/2023, Certifier: Theodore K KalickRegistrant: Canadian National, 601 Pennsylvania Ave, N.W., North Building, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 347-7196, Fax: (202) 347-8237, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • FULTON, Approx 2 Mi Ne N Of 129 & At N End Of Cr 1120 (Lat: 36.520056 Lon: -88.845056), Overall height: 121.3 m, Call Sign: WMS415
    Assigned Frequencies: 2118.40 MHzGrant Date: 10/07/1994, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 11/04/1998Registrant: Kentucky Rsa No 1 Partnership, One Gte Pl, Alpharetta, GA 30004-8511
  • STATION, On Icrr Property Nr Telephone Exchange (Lat: 36.519778 Lon: -88.882833), Overall height: 86 m, Call Sign: WNTU451
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.193 MHz, 928.193 MHzGrant Date: 12/24/1998, Expiration Date: 03/08/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/09/2009Registrant: Phone: (708) 206-6605
  • Fulton, On Icrr Property Near Telephone Pbx (Lat: 36.519722 Lon: -88.882778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 85.9 m, Call Sign: WQLW664
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.193 MHz, 952.193 MHzGrant Date: 05/12/2010, Expiration Date: 05/12/2020, Certifier: Michael K O'ConnellRegistrant: Cn, 601 Pennsylvania Ave, N.W., North Building, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 347-7196, Fax: (202) 347-8237, Email:
  • FULTON, 550 Powell Road (Lat: 36.520111 Lon: -88.844861), Type: Mast, Structure height: 117.7 m, Overall height: 122.2 m, Call Sign: WQRQ907
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/10/2013, Expiration Date: 07/10/2023, Certifier: Steven A RegitzRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • Cayce Water Tank, Alongside Cayce School Road (Lat: 36.556667 Lon: -89.034167), Type: Tank, Structure height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WQSC627
    Assigned Frequencies: 6375.14 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6404.79 MHzGrant Date: 09/03/2013, Expiration Date: 09/03/2023, Certifier: Hugh CaldwellRegistrant: Intelpath, 16 W 575 79th St., #102, Willowbrook, IL 60527, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:
  • FULTON, Illinois Central Rail Yard 500ft North Of Julian M Carroll Pkwy (Lat: 36.519722 Lon: -88.882778), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Overall height: 97.8 m, Call Sign: WQWV857
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHzGrant Date: 12/04/2015, Expiration Date: 12/04/2025, Certifier: Theodore K KalickRegistrant: Canadian National, 601 Pennsylvania Ave, N.W., North Building, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 347-7196, Fax: (202) 347-8237, Email:
  • STATION, On Icgrr Property Near Telephone Exchange (Lat: 36.519778 Lon: -88.882833), Overall height: 86 m, Call Sign: KIS29
    Assigned Frequencies: 6855.00 MHz, 6835.00 MHzGrant Date: 08/23/2000, Expiration Date: 08/09/2010, Cancellation Date: 08/03/2010Registrant: Phone: (708) 206-6605

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fulton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 11605 , Serial Number: 15075561, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 01/05/1974
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Bob Craven, 261 Craven Rd, Fulton, KY 42041, Other Owners: Patsy Craven
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8985P , Serial Number: 24-4445, Year manufactured: 1966
    Registrant (Individual): Charles Barry Sharp, 312 Hickory Ln, Fulton, KY 42041
  • Aircraft: BEECH 35-C33 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9437S , Serial Number: CD-1005, Year manufactured: 1965
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Ronald A Jr Bloecher, 3356 State Route 781 S, Fulton, KY 42041, Other Owners: Ronald A Sr Bloecher

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

STELLA TRAILER PARK (Population served: 74, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-31-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2014)
  • Failure to Consult with State - In JAN-18-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-18-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-01-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-01-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-21-2010), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-10-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-08-2011)
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
  • 7 other older monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fulton that have no violations reported:

  • FULTON MUNICIPAL WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 3,261, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 36
  • Hazardous Condition: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Fulton

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fulton, KY
Most common first names in Fulton, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James10673.7 years
Mary10580.5 years
William10475.2 years
Robert7073.8 years
John5276.7 years
Charles3772.2 years
Annie3381.2 years
Thomas3173.3 years
George2771.0 years
Ruth2679.9 years
Most common last names in Fulton, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams4877.3 years
Jones4675.0 years
Johnson3873.4 years
Brown3878.2 years
Smith3475.0 years
Taylor3073.6 years
Morris2776.1 years
Bennett2379.8 years
Campbell2274.4 years
King2272.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (49%)
  • Utility gas (46%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
Businesses in Fulton, KY
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Subway1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul1
FedEx1Walmart1
McDonald's1Wendy's1
Pizza Hut1

Fulton compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2016.