Fulton, MO

Census Place

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2022 Population
12,648
0.339% 1-year decline
US Senator
Josh Hawley
Republican Party
US Senator
Eric Schmitt
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
33.9
1.17% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
9.3%
35.4% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$59,544
14.8% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$144,300
7.45% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
4,573
6.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Fulton, MO had a population of 12.6k people with a median age of 33.9 and a median household income of $59,544. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Fulton, MO declined from 12,691 to 12,648, a −0.339% decrease and its median household income grew from $51,855 to $59,544, a 14.8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fulton, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (84.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (9.34%), White (Hispanic) (1.49%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.38%), and Other (Non-Hispanic) (1.16%).

None of the households in Fulton, MO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.4% of the residents in Fulton, MO are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Fulton, MO are William Woods University (699 degrees awarded in 2022) and Westminster College (152 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Fulton, MO was $144,300, and the homeownership rate was 57.2%.

Most people in Fulton, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Fulton, MO was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Fulton, MO is home to a population of 12.6k people, from which 99.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.29% of Fulton, MO residents were born outside of the country (163 people).

In 2022, there were 9.09 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.7k people) in Fulton, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.18k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 188 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.4%
2022 Citizenship
99.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.4% of Fulton, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Fulton, MO was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Fulton, MO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    10.7k ± 446
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.18k ± 346
  3. White (Hispanic)
    188 ± 207
2.65%
Hispanic Population
335 people

In 2022, there were 9.09 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.7k people) in Fulton, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.18k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 188 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.65% of the people in Fulton, MO are hispanic (335 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    37,430 ± 4,735 people
  2. India
    22,246 ± 3,655 people
  3. China
    18,085 ± 3,297 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Missouri was Mexico, the natal country of 37,430 Missouri residents, followed by India with 22,246 and China with 18,085.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.29%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
163 people
2.09%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
265 people

As of 2022, 1.29% of Fulton, MO residents (163 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Fulton, MO was 2.09%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    206 ± 89
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    106 ± 95
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    45 ± 49

Fulton, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.94 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Fulton, MO employs 4.57k people. The largest industries in Fulton, MO are Health Care & Social Assistance (791 people), Educational Services (651 people), and Retail Trade (587 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($90,357), Finance & Insurance ($66,667), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($66,250).

Males in Missouri have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $55,490. The income inequality in Missouri (measured using the Gini index) is 0.455, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

4.57k
2022 Value
± 540
6.5%
1 Year growth
± 15.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Fulton, MO grew at a rate of 6.5%, from 4.29k employees to 4.57k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Fulton, MO, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (680 people), Management Occupations (440 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (383 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Fulton, MO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.57k
2022 Value
± 540
6.5%
1 Year growth
± 15.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Fulton, MO grew at a rate of 6.5%, from 4.29k employees to 4.57k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Fulton, MO, are Health Care & Social Assistance (791 people), Educational Services (651 people), and Retail Trade (587 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Fulton, MO, though some of these residents may live in Fulton, MO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$36,825
Median earning men ± $4,152
$32,270
Median earning women ± $6,083

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Construction ($55,313), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($50,417), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($44,022).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($76,842), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($65,313), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,938).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.17%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.94M people employed in Missouri. This represents a 2.17% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.8%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Missouri went to Donald J. Trump with 56.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (41.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.36%).

Josh Hawley and Eric Schmitt are the senators currently representing the state of Missouri. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Missouri is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Missouri

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Josh Hawley
Senator from Missouri1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Eric Schmitt
Senator from Missouri3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Josh Hawley and Eric Schmitt are the senators currently representing Missouri.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Missouri

Missouri is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Missouri have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Fulton, MO awarded 851 degrees. The student population of Fulton, MO in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 867 male students and 1,251 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Fulton, MO are White (699 and 84.1%), followed by Unknown (43 and 5.17%), Black or African American (39 and 4.69%), and Hispanic or Latino (34 and 4.09%).

The largest universities in Fulton, MO by number of degrees awarded are William Woods University (699 and 82.1%) and Westminster College (152 and 17.9%).

The most popular majors in Fulton, MO are General Educational Leadership & Administration (168 and 19.7%), General Business Administration & Management (137 and 16.1%), and Superintendency & Educational System Administration (110 and 12.9%).

The median tuition cost in Fulton, MO for private four year colleges is $28,374.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Fulton, MO, the percentage of applicants admitted was 69.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 15.2%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 2,118 (40.9% men and 59.1% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 2,118 students enrolled in Fulton, MO, 40.9% men and 59.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,632 records, of which 61.5% were women and 38.5% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Masters Degree recipients in Fulton, MO was General Business Administration & Management with 70 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 699 degrees awarded
  2. 152 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was William Woods University with 699 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 316 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Fulton, MO, which is 0.591 times less than the 535 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 699 degrees mean that there were 16.3 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 43 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($28,374) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,938) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.699% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.592% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.48M), Some college (1.12M), and Bachelors Degree (864k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Fulton, MO was $144,300 in 2022, which is 0.512 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $134,300 to $144,300, a 7.45% increase. The homeownership rate in Fulton, MO is 57.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Fulton, MO have an average commute time of 18.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Fulton, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Fulton, MO is $59,544. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Fulton, MO was Census Tract 705 with a value of $90,104, followed by Census Tract 701 and Census Tract 702, with respective values of $67,590 and $66,620.

Property

$144,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$19,176
$1,957
Median Property Taxes
±$330

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Rent vs Own

57.2%
Homeownership
2022
69.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 57.2% of the housing units in Fulton, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 50.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 705
  2. Census Tract 701
  3. Census Tract 702

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Fulton, MO was Census Tract 705 with a value of $90,104, followed by Census Tract 701 and Census Tract 702, with respective values of $67,590 and $66,620.

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Household Income

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$59,544
Median Household Income
± $10,881
3.42k
Number of Households
± 435

In 2022, the median household income of the 3.42k households in Fulton, MO grew to $59,544 from the previous year's value of $51,855.

The following chart displays the households in Fulton, MO distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Fulton, MO is from Missouri.
0.455
2022 Wage GINI in Missouri
0.457
2021 Wage GINI in Missouri

In 2022, the income inequality in Missouri was 0.455 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.432% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Missouri was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Missouri in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (70.7%)
  2. Carpooled (13.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.67%)

In 2022, 70.7% of workers in Fulton, MO drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.6%) and those who worked at home (8.67%).

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Commute Time

18.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Fulton, MO have a shorter commute time (18.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.37% of the workforce in Fulton, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

9.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Fulton, MO (841 out of 9.04k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Fulton, MO is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

85.8% of the population of Fulton, MO has health coverage, with 50.2% on employee plans, 10.9% on Medicaid, 10.7% on Medicare, 11.6% on non-group plans, and 2.46% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Callaway County, MO see 2632 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.53% increase from the previous year (2494 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4081 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 541 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,632 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Callaway County, MO

Primary care physicians in Callaway County, MO see an average of 2,632 patients per year. This represents a 5.53% increase from the previous year (2,494 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Callaway County, MO in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.7% under 18 years, 27.3% between 18 and 34 years, 33% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.5% were men and 53.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

14.2%
Uninsured
50.2%
Employer Coverage
10.9%
Medicaid
10.7%
Medicare
11.6%
Non-Group
2.46%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Fulton, MO grew by 9.21% from 13% to 14.2%.

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