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
521,299
52%
50.8
Male
489,263
48%
49.2
Total Population
1,010,560
 
321,419,000

Fulton County, GA Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
64,093
6.3% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
65,702
6.5% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
63,652
6.3% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
68,076
6.7% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
75,674
7.5% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
164,883
16.3% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
148,425
14.7% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
141,049
14.0% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
59,258
5.9% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
51,170
5.1% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
66,392
6.6% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
30,375
3.0% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
11,813
1.2% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
778,904
77.1%
77.1
Female
406,788
52.2%
51.4
Male
372,116
47.8%
48.6
21 Years and over
732,630
72.5%
72.9
62 Years and over
136,584
13.5%
18.3
65 Years and over
108,580
10.7%
14.9
Female
63,403
58.4%
55.9
Male
45,177
41.6%
44.1
Median Age (years)
35
NR
NR

Fulton County, GA Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
992,909
98.3% 
96.9
White
457,848
45.3% 
73.1
Black or African American
446,830
44.2% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
4,349
0.4% 
0.8
Asian
69,031
6.8% 
5.4
Asian Indian
36,315
3.6% 
1.2
Chinese
15,353
1.5% 
1.3
Filipino
1,494
0.1% 
0.9
Japanese
1,547
0.2% 
0.2
Korean
7,115
0.7% 
0.5
Vietnamese
2,205
0.2% 
0.5
Other Asian
5,002
0.5% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
481
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
NR
NR 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
NR
NR 
0.0
Samoan
NR
NR 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
NR
NR 
0.1
Some Other Race
14,370
1.4% 
4.8
Two or More Races
17,653
1.7% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
75,760
7.5% 
17.6
Mexican
39,814
3.9% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
10,463
1.0% 
1.7
Cuban
3,622
0.4% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
21,861
2.2% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
934,802
92.5% 
82.4

Fulton County, GA Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
17,988
2.7% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
37,979
5.6% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
126,171
18.7% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
118,022
17.5% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
37,310
5.5% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
199,734
29.7% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
136,161
20.2% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
55,967
8.3%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
617,398
91.6%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
335,895
49.9%
30.6

Fulton County, GA Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
367,087
44.9%
33.5%
Now Married
304,949
37.3%
47.5
Divorced
91,287
11.2%
11.0%
Separated
13,706
1.7%
2.1
Widowed
40,086
4.9
5.8%

Fulton County, GA Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
793,167
83.8%
78.5%
Languages other than english
153,302
16.2%
21.5%
Spanish
58,544
6.2%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
44,815
4.7%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
36,602
3.9%
3.5%
Other Languages
13,341
1.4%
1.0%

Fulton County, GA Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
26,970
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
18,020
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
36,275
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
36,052
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
52,346
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
61,761
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
40,860
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
52,749
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
24,975
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
42,786
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
60,291
 
55,775
Per capita income
39,640
 
29,979

Fulton County, GA Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
1,611
0.3%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
56,755
11.2%
9.8
Construction
17,721
3.5%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
99,002
19.5%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
45,037
8.9%
6.5
Information
19,433
3.8%
2.1
Manufacturing
30,926
6.1%
10.3
Other services except public administration
24,200
4.8%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
96,298
18.9%
11.3
Public administration
21,374
4.2%
4.6
Retail trade
50,661
10.0%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
31,144
6.1%
5.1
Wholesale trade
14,044
2.8%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
20,120
4.0%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
248,431
48.9%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
42,935
8.4%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
120,085
23.6%
23.6%
Service occupations
76,635
15.1%
18.0%

Fulton County, GA Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
500,133
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
364,416
72.9%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
38,460
7.7%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
35,517
7.1%
5.2
Walked
12,495
2.5%
2.8
Other means
7,754
1.6%
1.8
Worked at home
41,491
8.3%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
28.0
 
26.0

Fulton County, GA Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
40,410
10.3%
8.9
1 vehicles
170,670
43.5%
33.5
2 vehicles
130,063
33.1%
37.2
3 or more
51,651
13.1%
20.3

Fulton County, GA Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
392,794
86.1%
87.7
Owner Occupied
195,208
49.7%
63.0
Renter Occupied
197,586
50.3%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
63,224
13.9%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
3
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
7
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0

Fulton County, GA Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
456,018
1 room
15,355
3.4%
2.3
2 rooms
13,517
3.0%
2.5
3 rooms
51,746
11.3%
9.0
4 rooms
74,526
16.3%
16.6
5 rooms
82,173
18.0%
20.0
6 rooms
64,410
14.1%
17.9
7 rooms
41,894
9.2%
12.1
8 rooms
35,779
7.8%
8.5
9 rooms or more
76,618
16.8%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Fulton County, GA Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
456,018
 
 
1-unit, detached
216,798
47.5%
61.4
1-unit, attached
24,294
5.3%
5.8
2-units
7,337
1.6%
3.7
3 or 4 units
13,290
2.9%
4.5
5 to 9 units
40,930
9.0%
4.8
10 to 19 units
56,221
12.3%
4.6
20 or more units
94,622
20.7%
8.8
Mobile home
2,039
0.4%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
487
0.1%
0.1

Fulton County, GA Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
27,152
6.0%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
15,956
3.5%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
35,375
7.8%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
46,762
10.3%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
61,449
13.5%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
71,753
15.7%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
76,017
16.7%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
105,493
23.1%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
13,811
3.0%
2.5%
2014 or later
2,250
0.5%
0.5%

Fulton County, GA Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
220,877
56.2%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
3,326
0.8%
4.7
Electricity
166,659
42.4%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
296
0.1%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
249
0.1%
2.0
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
151
0.0%
0.5
No fuel used
1,236
0.3%
1.2

Fulton County, GA Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
144,411
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
514
0.4%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
13,961
9.7%
6.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
19,976
13.8%
11.8%
$500 to $999
21,048
14.6%
20.5%
$3,000 or more
24,316
16.8%
9.9%
$1,500 to 1,999
27,881
19.3%
20.3%
$1,000 to 1,499
36,715
25.4%
29.2%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
69,982
48.7%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
20,498
14.3%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
14,506
10.1%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
8,965
6.2%
7.3%
35.0% or more
29,884
20.8%
22.3%
Not Computed
576
NR
NR

Fulton County, GA Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
192,076 
 
41,410,200 
$3,000 or more
1,350
0.7%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
1,891
1.0%
1.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
5,134
2.7%
4.1%
Less than $500
14,584
7.6%
11.0%
$1,500 to $1,999
21,023
10.9%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
73,975
38.5%
27.9%
$500 to $999
74,119
38.6%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
5,510
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
1,040
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
25,059
13.3%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
25,335
13.5%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
24,879
13.3%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
23,242
12.4%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
14,645
7.8%
9.2%
35.0% or more
74,599
39.7%
41.4%
Not Computed
9,827
NR
NR

Fulton County, GA Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
195,208
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
9,311
4.8%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
23,308
11.9%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
20,744
10.6%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
20,492
10.5%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
31,159
16.0%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
47,319
24.2%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
34,369
17.6%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
8,506
4.4%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
274,700
 
194,500
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