For population 25 years and over in Fulton:
For population 15 years and over in Fulton town:
6 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Janesville, WI (9.1 miles , pop. 59,498).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (24.7 miles , pop. 208,054).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (97.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Edgerton, WI (1.4 miles ), Milton, WI (2.1 miles ), Albion, WI (2.2 miles ), Janesville, WI (2.4 miles ), Milton, WI (2.5 miles ), Porter, WI (2.6 miles ), Lake Koshkonong, WI (2.7 miles ), Harmony, WI (2.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.81 N, Longitude: 89.07 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 608
Population change in the 1990s: +269 (+9.3%).
Work and jobs in Fulton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Fulton, Wisconsin
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Fulton-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 143% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 39.7 miles away from the Fulton town center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 1/24/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.6 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Fulton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 93.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 77.6 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 Rock County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 4, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Charles R. Van Hise - Geologist.
Hospitals/medical centers near Fulton:
Amtrak stations near Fulton:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fulton:
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 29.5. This is about average. There were 10 monitors within city limits.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00432. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Fulton compared to Wisconsin state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Fulton (based on Rock County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.32%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 22
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 65
Number of full-service restaurants: 130
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.11% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,381 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($136 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.88% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,400 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($150 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Fulton:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 13See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Fulton, WI
Total length: 178 meters (584ft)
Total costs: $5,484,000
Total average daily traffic: 155,079
Total average daily truck traffic: 22,844
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Fulton)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1