Fulton County, GA Demographic Data

Fulton County, GA Summary

Fulton County is located in Georgia
  • Population: 977,773
  • Area: 534.33 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 526.64 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 7.69 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 1,829.92 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 837.60 ft
  • Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Fulton County, GA Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
528,316
52%
50.8
Male
495,020
48%
49.2
Total Population
1,023,340
 
323,128,000

Fulton County, GA Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
63,312
6.2% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
64,360
6.3% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
64,481
6.3% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
69,053
6.7% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
74,393
7.3% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
168,838
16.5% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
148,098
14.5% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
144,027
14.1% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
64,603
6.3% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
48,858
4.8% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
69,420
6.8% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
30,855
3.0% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
13,038
1.3% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
791,710
77.4%
77.2
Female
413,827
52.3%
51.3
Male
377,883
47.7%
48.7
21 Years and over
747,514
73.0%
73.1
62 Years and over
139,497
13.6%
18.8
65 Years and over
113,313
11.1%
15.2
Female
66,103
58.3%
55.8
Male
47,210
41.7%
44.2
Median Age (years)
35
0.0%
0.0

Fulton County, GA Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
992,806
97.0% 
96.8
White
455,532
44.5% 
72.6
Black or African American
447,187
43.7% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
9,001
0.9% 
0.8
Asian
68,259
6.7% 
5.4
Asian Indian
34,929
3.4% 
1.2
Chinese
12,712
1.2% 
1.3
Filipino
2,067
0.2% 
0.9
Japanese
1,735
0.2% 
0.2
Korean
8,541
0.8% 
0.4
Vietnamese
3,006
0.3% 
0.6
Other Asian
5,269
0.5% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
879
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
 
0.0
Samoan
 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
 
0.1
Some Other Race
11,948
1.2% 
5.1
Two or More Races
30,530
3.0% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
74,853
7.3% 
17.8
Mexican
43,449
4.2% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
7,375
0.7% 
1.7
Cuban
3,592
0.4% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
20,437
2.0% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
948,483
92.7% 
82.2

Fulton County, GA Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
16,530
2.4% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
38,213
5.6% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
125,877
18.3% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
116,043
16.9% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
38,579
5.6% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
207,502
30.2% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
144,993
21.1% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
54,743
8.0%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
632,994
92.1%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
352,495
51.3%
31.2

Fulton County, GA Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
373,653
45.0%
33.7%
Now Married
310,057
37.3%
47.5
Divorced
92,061
11.1%
11.0%
Separated
16,290
2.0%
2.0
Widowed
39,122
4.7
5.8%

Fulton County, GA Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
807,289
84.1%
78.4%
Languages other than english
152,735
15.9%
21.6%
Spanish
61,476
6.4%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
37,278
3.9%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
38,111
4.0%
3.5%
Other Languages
15,870
1.7%
1.1%

Fulton County, GA Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
30,780
7.8%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
18,689
4.7%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
36,517
9.2%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
30,004
7.6%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
43,454
11.0%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
67,432
17.0%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
43,508
11.0%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
53,816
13.6%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
24,897
6.3%
5.8
$200,000 or more
47,087
11.9%
6.4
Median household income
63,510
 
57,617
Per capita income
41,448
 
31,128

Fulton County, GA Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
1,505
0.3%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
58,326
11.2%
9.8
Construction
15,856
3.1%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
99,283
19.1%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
46,320
8.9%
6.6
Information
20,869
4.0%
2.1
Manufacturing
32,101
6.2%
10.1
Other services except public administration
24,434
4.7%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
102,595
19.8%
11.4
Public administration
17,774
3.4%
4.6
Retail trade
51,197
9.9%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
31,736
6.1%
5.2
Wholesale trade
17,252
3.3%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
19,038
3.7%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
261,305
50.3%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
38,519
7.4%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
121,483
23.4%
23.3%
Service occupations
78,903
15.2%
18.1%

Fulton County, GA Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
511,337
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
365,532
71.5%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
37,037
7.2%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
39,034
7.6%
5.1
Walked
14,696
2.9%
2.7
Other means
14,661
2.9%
1.8
Worked at home
40,377
7.9%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
28.0
 
26.6

Fulton County, GA Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
43,808
11.1%
8.7
1 vehicles
167,521
42.3%
33.2
2 vehicles
134,309
33.9%
37.1
3 or more
50,546
12.8%
21.0

Fulton County, GA Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
396,184
85.3%
87.6
Owner Occupied
198,548
50.1%
63.1
Renter Occupied
197,636
49.9%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
68,333
14.7%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
2
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
7
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.7
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.3
0.0%
2.5

Fulton County, GA Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
464,517
1 room
13,194
2.8%
2.4
2 rooms
16,055
3.5%
2.7
3 rooms
53,330
11.5%
9.1
4 rooms
70,122
15.1%
16.5
5 rooms
82,342
17.7%
19.8
6 rooms
72,721
15.7%
17.8
7 rooms
45,549
9.8%
12.0
8 rooms
37,562
8.1%
8.6
9 rooms or more
73,642
15.9%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 
0.0

Fulton County, GA Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
464,517
 
 
1-unit, detached
224,127
48.2%
61.5
1-unit, attached
27,480
5.9%
5.9
2-units
7,706
1.7%
3.6
3 or 4 units
18,931
4.1%
4.4
5 to 9 units
38,210
8.2%
4.8
10 to 19 units
51,106
11.0%
4.4
20 or more units
92,778
20.0%
9.0
Mobile home
4,135
0.9%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
44
0.0%
0.1

Fulton County, GA Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
31,428
6.8%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
17,041
3.7%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
36,948
8.0%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
46,370
10.0%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
51,440
11.1%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
64,305
13.8%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
88,077
19.0%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
100,546
21.6%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
16,697
3.6%
2.8%
2014 or later
11,665
2.5%
1.4%

Fulton County, GA Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
218,179
55.1%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
4,270
1.1%
4.7
Electricity
170,695
43.1%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
416
0.1%
4.8
Coal or coke
76
0.0%
0.1
Wood
861
0.2%
1.9
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
245
0.1%
0.5
No fuel used
1,442
0.4%
1.1

Fulton County, GA Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
143,277
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
1,488
1.0%
1.6%
$2,500 to $2,999
13,258
9.3%
7.0%
$500 to $999
18,349
12.8%
20.4%
$2,000 to $2,499
20,810
14.5%
11.8%
$1,500 to $1,999
26,425
18.4%
20.1%
$3,000 or more
26,911
18.8%
10.3%
$1,000 to $1,499
36,036
25.2%
28.8%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
71,930
50.7%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
21,182
14.9%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
14,724
10.4%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
7,412
5.2%
7.0%
35.0% or more
26,622
18.8%
21.3%
Not Computed
1,407
0.0%
0.0%

Fulton County, GA Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
192,417 
 
41,631,300 
$2,500 to $2,999
1,845
1.0%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
2,332
1.2%
1.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
7,400
3.8%
4.4%
Less than $500
15,329
8.0%
10.7%
$1,500 to $1,999
27,801
14.4%
11.9%
$500 to $999
57,172
29.7%
41.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
80,538
41.9%
28.3%
No Cash Rent
5,219
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
1,127
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
20,347
10.8%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
27,184
14.5%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
24,791
13.2%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
22,284
11.9%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
17,921
9.5%
9.0%
35.0% or more
75,259
40.1%
40.7%
Not Computed
9,850
0.0%
0.0%

Fulton County, GA Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
198,548
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
8,542
4.3%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
21,877
11.0%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
21,303
10.7%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
20,971
10.6%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
29,668
14.9%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
45,319
22.8%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
40,897
20.6%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
9,971
5.0%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
288,900
 
205,000
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