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Fulton County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2014: 36,007 (40% urban, 60% rural); it was 38,250 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,126
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,956
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 11,350
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,454 (it was 3,527 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

33%

Land area: 866 sq. mi.

Water area: 17.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 42 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fulton County: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (26.6%), Educational, health and social services (24.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 43%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 49%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Fulton County, Illinois:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (92.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (3.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Illinois median age:  36.0 years
Males: 18,604  (51.7%)
Females: 17,403  (48.3%)
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Fulton County,IL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Fulton County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,242 ($33,952 in 1999)

This county:

$47242
Illinois:

$56210

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $462 (lower quartile is $325, upper quartile is $555)
This county:

$462
State:

$772


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $74,985 (it was $58,400 in 2000)
Fulton:

$74,985
Illinois:

$169,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $50,052 - $123,514
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $906
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $390

Institutionalized population: 2,662
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 61 buildings, average cost: $120,700
  • 2008: 49 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2009: 30 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2010: 32 buildings, average cost: $157,600
  • 2011: 39 buildings, average cost: $149,200
  • 2012: 46 buildings, average cost: $151,100
  • 2013: 32 buildings, average cost: $202,200
  • 2014: 44 buildings, average cost: $117,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,637 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,445 (2.0%)

Fulton County household income distribution in 2009 Fulton County home values distribution Fulton County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.7%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.5% for Black residents, 27.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.0% for American Indian residents, 14.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 4.9% for other race residents, 18.9% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.6%
Fulton County:

12.6%
Illinois:

14.7%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.3% for Black residents, 27.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.0% for American Indian residents, 14.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 4.1% for other race residents, 19.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 42 years old
(Males: 40 years old, Females: 44 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43 years old, Black residents: 30 years old, American Indian residents: 32 years old, Asian residents: 57 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28 years old, Other race residents: 29 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Fulton County is $408 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $492 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $629 a month.

Cities in this county include: Canton, Farmington, Lewistown, Cuba, Astoria, Avon, Vermont, St. David, Ipava, Fairview.

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

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Neighboring counties: Crawford County, Ohio , Ford County , Harrison County, Missouri , Montgomery County, Pennsylvania , Morrow County, Ohio .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.8%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,358
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 308 (54% naturalized citizens)

Fulton County:

0.8%
Whole state:

12.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 42
  • 1990 to 1994: 51
  • 1985 to 1989: 23
  • 1980 to 1984: 17
  • 1975 to 1979: 3
  • 1970 to 1974: 40
  • 1970 to 1974: 28
  • 1965 to 1969: 104

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 57.5%

Fulton County marital status for males Fulton County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,501
  • One, attached: 116
  • Two: 358
  • 3 or 4: 432
  • 5 to 9: 289
  • 10 to 19: 176
  • 20 or more: 352
  • Mobile homes: 1,006
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 10

Housing units in Fulton County with a mortgage: 4,829 (310 second mortgage, 425 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,586

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Fulton County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,58239
Evangelical Protestant4,57137
Catholic1,2174
Other3224
None23,377-
Fulton County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Fulton County:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Fulton County:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 34
This county:

9.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Fulton County:

9.6%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Fulton County:

27.1%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.3%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Fulton County:

Average size of farms: 392 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $85,393
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $237.88
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.36%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 25.24%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $69,450
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 68.49%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.34%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $79,302
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.92%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.62
Corn for grain: 138904 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2301 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 129281 harvested acres
Vegetables: 5 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 58 acres

Earthquake activity:

Fulton County-area historical earthquake activity is near Illinois state average. It is 83% 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 187.1 miles away from Fulton County 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 168.4 miles away from the county 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 216.1 miles away from the county 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 187.2 miles away from the county center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 172.5 miles away from Fulton County 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 233.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • IllinoisSevere Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 3, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1960): March 17, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1960, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • IllinoisSnow, Incident Period: November 30, 2006 to December 1, 2006, Emergency Declared (EM-3269): December 29, 2006, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3269, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • IllinoisHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3230): September 7, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3230, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • IllinoisSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 6, 2003 to May 11, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1469): May 15, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1469, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • IllinoisSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 21, 2002 to May 23, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1416): May 21, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1416, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • IllinoisSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 11, 2000 to December 31, 2000, Emergency Declared (EM-3161): January 17, 2001, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3161, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • IllinoisWinter Snow Storm, Incident Period: January 1, 1999 to January 15, 1999, Emergency Declared (EM-3134): January 8, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3134, Natural disaster type: Storm, Snow
  • IllinoisSevere Storm, Flooding, Incident Period: May 15, 1995 to June 15, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1053): May 30, 1995, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1053, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • IllinoisFlooding, Severe Storms, Incident Period: April 13, 1993 to October 22, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-997): July 9, 1993, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-997, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • IllinoisSEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: February 23, 1985 to April 5, 1985, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-735): March 29, 1985, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-735, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Fulton County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 3, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (23%)
  • Germany (19%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • United Kingdom (6%)
  • India (6%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • Japan (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Fulton County (%):

  • German (25%)
  • United States or American (22%)
  • English (13%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Dutch (2%)
  • Swedish (2%)

Fulton County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 12,531 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 2,192 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 24 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 3 (0%)
  • Taxi: 5 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 11 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 28 (0%)
  • Walked: 368 (2%)
  • Other means: 114 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 608 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Fulton County, Illinois in 2000:

  • 1,947 people in state prisons
  • 524 people in nursing homes
  • 26 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 25 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 20 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in institutions for the blind

People in group quarters in Fulton County, Illinois in 2010:

  • 2,069 people in state prisons
  • 497 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 73 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 21 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 17 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 6 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,531.

4.27% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,248 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.27%
Illinois average:

4.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.28% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($23,460 average AGI)
0.99% relocated from other states ($6,788 average AGI)
Fulton County:

0.99%
Illinois average:

1.87%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Peoria County, IL  0.86% ($29,107 average AGI)
from Tazewell County, IL  0.48% ($27,000)
from McDonough County, IL  0.39% ($28,636)
from Knox County, IL  0.28% ($35,026)
from Mason County, IL  0.23% ($30,750)
from Schuyler County, IL  0.09% ($35,667)
from McLean County, IL  0.08% ($27,182)


4.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,958 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.55%
Illinois average:

4.96%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.50% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($25,069 average AGI)
1.05% relocated to other states ($6,888 average AGI)
Fulton County:

1.05%
Illinois average:

2.36%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Peoria County, IL  1.02% ($35,215 average AGI)
to Tazewell County, IL  0.54% ($35,684)
to McDonough County, IL  0.35% ($28,040)
to Knox County, IL  0.23% ($25,219)
to Mason County, IL  0.20% ($54,250)
to Sangamon County, IL  0.12% ($26,059)
to Schuyler County, IL  0.09% ($40,167)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.8

Births per 1000 population in Fulton County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Fulton County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Fulton County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Fulton County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Fulton County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,469 (6,560 aged, 909 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 500 (6%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Fulton County, Illinois in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (700)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (491)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (433)
  • Unspecified dementia (411)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (323)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (268)
  • Congestive heart failure (246)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (226)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (183)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (143)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.66
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8354.370
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 329.5
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 36223.53

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1076.690
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1145.650
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7.96

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 23.23
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 39.78

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 15.91

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 129.5. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 34,386
  • In family households: 28,712 (7,347 male householders, 2,397 female householders)
    7,564 spouses, 9,190 children (8,265 natural, 240 adopted, 685 stepchildren), 685 grandchildren, 153 brothers or sisters, 155 parents, 224 other relatives, 883 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,674 (2,244 male householders (1,788 living alone)), 2,548 female householders (2,298 living alone)), 882 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,683 (2,662 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 4,940 2-persons, 2,047 3-persons, 1,679 4-persons, 716 5-persons, 232 6-persons, 130 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,086 1-person, 584 2-persons, 78 3-persons, 34 4-persons, 10 5-persons.

5,857 married couples with children.
1,796 single-parent households (489 men, 1,307 women).

97.9% of residents of Fulton County speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (42% speak English very well, 35% speak English well, 23% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $223,417,000 ($5937 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,106,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $101,919,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $65,927,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $19,007,000
Federal grants: $25,981,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,773,000 ($1,163,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,810,000 ($949,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,606,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $7,417,000
Federal Government insurance: $35,206,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,182
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,486
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +26
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -220
Here -6 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Fulton County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.26 millions of gallons per day (3% from ground, 97% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 68
  • 2000 to 2004: 878
  • 1990 to 1999: 856
  • 1980 to 1989: 855
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,415
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,676
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,926
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,742
  • 1939 or earlier: 5,684
Rooms in houses/apartments in Fulton County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 28
  • 3 rooms: 151
  • 4 rooms: 1,364
  • 5 rooms: 2,932
  • 6 rooms: 2,940
  • 7 rooms: 1,915
  • 8 rooms: 1,134
  • 9+ rooms: 886
  • 1 room: 34
  • 2 rooms: 165
  • 3 rooms: 723
  • 4 rooms: 831
  • 5 rooms: 697
  • 6 rooms: 542
  • 7 rooms: 289
  • 8 rooms: 155
  • 9+ rooms: 91
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Fulton County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 6
  • 1 bedroom: 389
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,529
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,343
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,754
  • 5+ bedrooms: 329
  • no bedroom: 51
  • 1 bedroom: 1,015
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,307
  • 3 bedrooms: 751
  • 4 bedrooms: 334
  • 5+ bedrooms: 69
Cars and other vehicles available in Fulton County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 494
  • 1 vehicle: 3,088
  • 2 vehicles: 4,983
  • 3 vehicles: 2,026
  • 4 vehicles: 558
  • 5+ vehicles: 201
  • no vehicle: 721
  • 1 vehicle: 1,551
  • 2 vehicles: 998
  • 3 vehicles: 178
  • 4 vehicles: 53
  • 5+ vehicles: 26

62% of Fulton County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 60% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 85% lived in Illinois.

Fulton County:

61.6%
State average:

58.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 33317
  • Northeast: 289
  • Midwest: 2159
  • South: 1443
  • West: 590

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $52,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Fulton County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (74.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16.5%)
  • Electricity (7.7%)
  • Wood (1.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.6%)
  • Utility gas (62.7%)
  • Electricity (22.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11.4%)
  • Other fuel (1.6%)
  • Wood (1.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 113
Here:

2.8%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 51
Here:

2.5%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 133
Here:

10.8%
Illinois:

25.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Fulton County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,230,000
    Health - Other: $3,741,000
    Police Protection: $2,490,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $2,031,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,526,000
    General - Other: $1,242,000
    Financial Administration: $1,079,000
    Central Staff Services: $781,000
    Correctional Institutions: $696,000
    General Public Buildings: $235,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $125,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $35,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $319,000
    Regular Highways: $181,000
    Police Protection: $107,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $27,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,481,000

Fulton County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $2,285,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $885,000
    Highways: $406,000
    All Other: $106,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,593,000
    Interest Earnings: $222,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $86,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,867,000
    Highways: $2,508,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,195,000
    Public Welfare: $660,000
    All Other: $233,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,106,000

Fulton County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $563,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $465,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $98,000

Fulton County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,777,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 702
  • Number of aged recipients: 37
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 665
  • Number of recipients under 18: 105
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 501
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 96
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 221
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 281
Fulton County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Fulton County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Fulton County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary41281.5 years
John36976.2 years
William30078.0 years
Robert29273.0 years
Charles26976.4 years
James23973.8 years
George20177.6 years
Dorothy15579.6 years
Helen15379.8 years
Margaret14380.5 years
Most common last names in Fulton County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith20376.8 years
Johnson14877.0 years
Wilson11676.5 years
Miller10377.5 years
Williams10078.0 years
Davis9877.0 years
Brown9576.3 years
Anderson8478.1 years
Jones7778.0 years
Murphy6576.1 years
Businesses in Fulton County, IL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets3
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Burger King1Nike1
CVS1Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Circle K1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen2SAS Shoes1
FedEx2Sears1
Ford1Subway3
Goodwill2Super 81
H&R Block2Taco Bell1
Hardee's1U-Haul3
JCPenney1U.S. Cellular2
KFC1UPS1
Kmart1Walgreens1
Kroger1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1
Lane Furniture1