Fulton, Mississippi

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Population in 2019: 3,980 (78% urban, 22% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.5%
 
Males: 1,681  (42.3%)
Females: 2,299  (57.7%)
Median resident age:

32.8 years
Mississippi median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 38843.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $31,463 (it was $29,449 in 2000)
Fulton:

$31,463
MS:

$45,792

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $16,143 (it was $15,540 in 2000)

Fulton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $129,062 (it was $64,600 in 2000)
Fulton:

$129,062
MS:

$128,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $157,587; detached houses: $163,887; mobile homes: $28,814

Median gross rent in 2019: $590.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fulton: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 23.3%
(20.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.7% for Black residents, 33.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.3% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Fulton, MS (2010)
    • 3,25182.1%White alone
    • 57914.6%Black alone
    • 561.4%Hispanic
    • 401.0%Two or more races
    • 250.6%Asian alone
    • 40.1%Other race alone
    • 30.08%American Indian alone
    • 30.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 49 registered sex offenders living in Fulton, Mississippi as of February 24, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fulton is 82 to 1.


Crime rates in Fulton by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(24.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/AN/AN/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.2)
2
(49.2)
2
(48.9)
4
(98.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(50.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.4)
1
(24.5)
2
(49.8)
1
(24.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(24.5)
2
(48.5)
0
(0.0)
4
(97.7)
7
(172.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.7)
3
(73.2)
2
(49.0)
10
(248.8)
15
(370.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
15
(367.0)
12
(290.8)
14
(344.2)
28
(684.1)
14
(345.8)
11
(276.7)
7
(176.7)
7
(175.7)
9
(224.4)
12
(296.4)
14
(341.4)
23
(563.0)
36
(895.7)
15
(370.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
61
(1,493)
68
(1,648)
64
(1,574)
35
(855.1)
60
(1,482)
59
(1,484)
78
(1,969)
74
(1,857)
58
(1,446)
119
(2,939)
96
(2,341)
191
(4,676)
123
(3,060)
121
(2,992)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(73.4)
5
(121.2)
5
(122.9)
3
(73.3)
1
(24.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(49.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.5)
7
(174.2)
4
(98.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(24.5)
1
(24.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index115.7112.9111.6122.2169.478.7111.388.6101.0147.2139.5245.5263.7235.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Fulton, MS

Crime rate in Fulton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 10 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.47
Mississippi average:

0.94
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Ancestries: American (25.9%), English (6.6%), Irish (6.4%), German (2.3%), European (2.2%), Scottish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 341 feet

Land area: 8.62 square miles.

Population density: 462 people per square mile   (low).

Fulton, Mississippi map

9 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.2%
Mississippi:

2.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,235 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $779 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, AL (83.8 miles , pop. 53,929).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (104.6 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (493.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Mantachie, MS (2.6 miles ),
Tremont, MS (3.0 miles ),
Mooresville, MS (3.2 miles ),
Smithville, MS (3.7 miles ),
Plantersville, MS (3.9 miles ),
Marietta, MS (4.1 miles ),
Bexar, AL (4.1 miles ),
Nettleton, MS (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 34.27 N, Longitude: 88.40 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,544 (+63.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 552 (43.6%)

Area code: 662

Distribution of median household income in Fulton, MS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Fulton, MS in 2019
Fulton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $67,400
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $72,200
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $55,700
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $188,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $241,000
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $187,400
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $136,500
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $95,700
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $224,300
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $156,900
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $158,700
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $91,600
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $158,800
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2017: 9 buildings, average cost: $97,600
  • 2018: 6 buildings, average cost: $149,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Fulton, MS residents
Average permit cost in Fulton, MS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
Mississippi:

6.0%
Historical population in Fulton, MS
Historical housing units in Fulton, MS

Population change in the 1990s: +524 (+15.6%).
Most common industries in Fulton, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Health care (9.9%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (9.1%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.9%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (9.6%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.0%)
  • Health care (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.5%)
  • Educational services (13.0%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.0%)
  • Public administration (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Fulton, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Construction laborers (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (8.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)

Average climate in Fulton, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Fulton, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 49.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

8.5

Tornado activity:

Fulton-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 107% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 33.9 miles away from the Fulton city center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.

On 4/29/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.3 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fulton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Mississippi state average. It is 237% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 88.8 miles away from Fulton center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 144.6 miles away from Fulton center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 49.7 miles away from Fulton center
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) earthquake occurred 178.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 159.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 143.0 miles away from Fulton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Itawamba County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 10, Winds: 6, Freezes: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fulton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Fulton:

  • ITAWAMBA COUNTY HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 907 OAK ST)
  • COURTYARDS COMM LIVING CENTER (907 EAST WALKER STREET/PO BOX 69)
  • DANIEL HEALTH CARE, INC (1905 SOUTH ADAMS STREET)
  • DANIEL NH (ROUTE 5 BOX 219)

College/University in Fulton:

  • Itawamba Community College (Full-time enrollment: 5,489; Location: 602 W Hill Street; Public; Website: www.iccms.edu/Default.aspx?tabid=55)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Fulton:

  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 30 miles; Booneville, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,024)
  • Northwest-Shoals Community College (about 53 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; FT enrollment: 2,702)
  • Mississippi University for Women (about 54 miles; Columbus, MS; FT enrollment: 2,565)
  • University of North Alabama (about 56 miles; Florence, AL; FT enrollment: 5,886)
  • Mississippi State University (about 61 miles; Mississippi State, MS; FT enrollment: 18,237)
  • University of Mississippi (about 66 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 72 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,970)

Public high schools in Fulton:

  • ITAWAMBA CAREER & TECHNICAL CENTER (Location: 200 VO-TECH RD., Grades: 7-12)
  • ITAWAMBA AGRICULTURAL HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 11900 HIGHWAY 25 SOUTH, Grades: 9-12)
  • ITAWAMBA IMPROVEMENT CENTER (Location: 605 S. CUMMINGS ST., Grades: 1-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Fulton:

See full list of schools located in Fulton

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Fulton First United Methodist Church Main Street Fulton, MS 38843 added by Liz
  • NORTH MISSISSIPPI MEDICAL CENTER, largest rural med center in U.S. is located in Tupelo, MS (20 miles west)

Points of interest:

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

Churches in Fulton include: Trinity Baptist Church (A), South Side Baptist Church (B), Saint Matthew Baptist Church (C), Fulton Church of Christ (D), First Baptist Church (E), East Fulton Baptist Church (F), Christ the King Catholic Church (G), Shiloh Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (H), Fulton Freewill Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attractions: Downtown Billiards (Amusement & Theme Parks; 107 North Cummings Street), Coming Attractions Parties Inc. (Arcades & Amusements; 5460 Highway 178 West).

Hotels: Sands Motel Office (603 East Main Street), Days Inn Fulton MS (1603 Highway 25 Soutn), Fulton-Days Inn (Intersection Of Us Highway 25 & Us Hwy 78).

Courts: Itawamba County - Justice Court Office (304 West Wiygul Street), Itawamba County - Youth Court (304 West Wiygul Street), Itawamba County - Court Room (201 East Main Street).

Itawamba County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

DORSEY WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 2,635, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-24-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-31-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-22-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-18-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAY-18-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-21-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-24-2012)

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

  • CITY OF FULTON (Population served: 8,550, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.5%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.7%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Fulton in 2010:

  • 677 people in college/university student housing
  • 207 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 16 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Fulton in 2000:

  • 542 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 174 people in nursing homes
  • 20 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 18 people in other group homes
  • 14 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Banks with branches in Fulton (2011 data):

  • Trustmark National Bank: Fulton Branch at 102 South Cummings Street, branch established on 1975/02/25. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $9,612.1 mil, Deposits: $7,410.1 mil, headquarters in Jackson, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 186 total offices, Holding Company: Trustmark Corporation
  • BancorpSouth Bank: Fulton Branch at 200 West Wiygul Street, branch established on 1904/01/01. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.
  • First American National Bank: Fulton Office Branch at 401 Interchange Drive, branch established on 2005/12/12. Info updated 2010/06/21: Bank assets: $234.0 mil, Deposits: $203.4 mil, headquarters in Iuka, MS, positive income, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First American Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Fulton:

Marital status in Fulton, MS
  • Never married: 44.1%
  • Now married: 31.7%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

For population 25 years and over in Fulton:

  • High school or higher: 83.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 20.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Mississippi average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Fulton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fulton, MS (based on Itawamba County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,39849
Mainline Protestant2,05315
Black Protestant6674
Other1571
Catholic671
None13,059-
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: 5
This county:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Itawamba County:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Here:

5.21 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

5.21 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.7%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.8%
State:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Itawamba County:

17.8%
Mississippi:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.5%
Mississippi:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Fulton:

45.2%
Mississippi:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Fulton:

29.2
State:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Fulton:

22.3%
Mississippi:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.0%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
Fulton:

35.3%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
This city:

54.5%
State:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Fulton:

76.5%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fulton, MS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2018)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 10$31,537$37,8449$6,905
Streets and Highways 9$23,804$31,7390$0
Other Government Administration 7$13,469$23,0900$0
Water Supply 4$11,622$34,8660$0
Gas Supply 4$11,287$33,8610$0
Sewerage 4$10,631$31,8930$0
Parks and Recreation 3$7,254$29,0163$1,509
Firefighters 3$9,063$36,2520$0
Financial Administration 2$4,423$26,5380$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,860$46,3200$0
Health 1$2,931$35,1720$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$2,837
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$1,365
Totals for Government 48$129,880$32,47016$12,615

Fulton government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,437,000 ($361.06)
    Gas Utilities: $1,177,000 ($295.73)
    Regular Highways: $944,000 ($237.19)
    Police Protection: $779,000 ($195.73)
    Central Staff Services: $579,000 ($145.48)
    Sewerage: $430,000 ($108.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $290,000 ($72.86)
    Local Fire Protection: $282,000 ($70.85)
    Libraries: $72,000 ($18.09)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $33,000 ($8.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $440,000 ($110.55)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,728,000 ($434.17)

Fulton government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $1,233,000 ($309.80)
    Gas Utilities: $1,022,000 ($256.78)
    Sewerage: $465,000 ($116.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,600,000 ($402.01)
  • Tax - Property: $924,000 ($232.16)

Fulton government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,000,000 ($2763.82)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,000,000 ($2763.82)

Fulton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,000,000 ($1005.03)

6.83% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($35,916 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.83%
Mississippi average:

6.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lee County, MS  2.66% ($36,498 average AGI)
from Monroe County, MS  0.52% ($33,244)
from Tishomingo County, MS  0.36% ($34,821)


6.60% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($35,037 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
Mississippi average:

6.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lee County, MS  2.54% ($35,518 average AGI)
to Monroe County, MS  0.61% ($36,771)
to Tishomingo County, MS  0.52% ($32,293)
Businesses in Fulton, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
AutoZone1Lane Furniture1
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
Hardee's1Walmart1
Holiday Inn1Wendy's1
KFC1

Strongest AM radio stations in Fulton:

  • WFTO (1330 AM; 5 kW; FULTON, MS; Owner: AIR SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WERH (970 AM; 5 kW; HAMILTON, AL; Owner: KATE F. FITE)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WELO (580 AM; 1 kW; TUPELO, MS; Owner: SAN DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKMQ (1060 AM; daytime; 1 kW; TUPELO, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fulton:

  • WFTA (101.9 FM; FULTON, MS; Owner: AIR SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WSYE (93.3 FM; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WZLQ (98.5 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: SAN DOW BROADCASTING)
  • WAFR (88.3 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WESE (92.5 FM; BALDWYN, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWKZ (105.3 FM; ABERDEEN, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWMS (97.5 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAQB (90.9 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WWZD-FM (106.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAJS (91.7 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WMAE-FM (89.5 FM; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WAFM (95.3 FM; AMORY, MS; Owner: STANFORD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fulton:

  • W39CD (Channel 38; FULTON, MS; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBI-TV (Channel 4; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W45BD (Channel 45; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • W22BS (Channel 22; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • WTVA (Channel 9; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • W49BK (Channel 49; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W14BW (Channel 14; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W32BH (Channel 32; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • WHDF (Channel 15; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WKDH (Channel 45; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLOV-TV (Channel 27; WEST POINT, MS; Owner: LINGARD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Fulton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Fulton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 65Number of bridges
  • 1,834ft / 559mTotal length
  • $5,018,053,000Total costs
  • 276,400Total average daily traffic
  • 41,841Total average daily truck traffic
  • 207,382Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Fulton, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 61950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 391980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Fulton, MS
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Fulton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 129 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Fulton, MS)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fulton)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Fulton)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 6 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 85. The highest number of fire incidents - 119 took place in 2010, and the least - 37 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Fulton, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (45.1%), and Structure Fires (37.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Fulton, MS
    • 61445.1%Outside Fires
    • 50437.0%Structure Fires
    • 21115.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 322.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fulton, MS

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Fulton, Mississippi:

  • Days Inn, 1603 S Adams St, Fulton, Mississippi 38843 , Phone: (662) 862-7171, Fax: (662) 862-7104
  • Holiday Inn Express, 1505 S Adams St, Fulton, Mississippi 38843 , Phone: (662) 862-5505
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Fulton, Mississippi
Most common first names in Fulton, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James11172.3 years
William10575.3 years
John6971.0 years
Mary6576.2 years
Charles4865.7 years
George3677.5 years
Willie3579.9 years
Thomas3171.5 years
Jessie2976.6 years
Annie2780.8 years
Most common last names in Fulton, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson8875.6 years
Moore7175.8 years
Dulaney6776.3 years
Sheffield4576.6 years
Smith4473.9 years
Spencer4179.0 years
Davis4078.4 years
Brown3875.7 years
Wallace3675.6 years
Robinson3677.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fulton, MS
  • 57.3%Utility gas
  • 42.7%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fulton, MS
  • 63.8%Electricity
  • 36.2%Utility gas


Fulton compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
There are 13 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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