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Fulton County, Indiana

Established in 1836 and named for steamboat inventor Robert Fulton

County Seat: Rochester

Largest City: Rochester (2016 population: 6,021)

Population per Square Mile: 54.67

Square Miles: 368.40

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)20,836720.3%6,484,136
Today (2016)20,139720.3%6,633,053
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*21,076700.3%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-3.3%78 2.3%

*Projection based on 2010 Census counts.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Components of Population Change, 2015-2016NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-25475 -12,135
Net International Migration176 11,052
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)69380.3%22,358

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2016NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)1,282686.4%6.4%
School Age (5 to 17)3,5676917.7%17.4%
College Age (18 to 24)1,494757.4%10.0%
Young Adult (25 to 44)4,6337123.0%25.2%
Older Adult (45 to 64)5,4467427.0%26.1%
Seniors (65 and older)3,7177018.5%14.9%
Median Age41.2  Median Age = 37.6

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone173330.9%0.4%
Asian Alone116600.6%2.2%
Black Alone157660.8%9.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone5690.0%0.1%
White19,4107396.4%85.6%
Two or More Race Groups278641.4%2.0%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic19,0997394.8%93.2%
Hispanic1,040445.2%6.8%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2015 (Includes detail not shown below)7,96371100.0%100.0%
Married With Children1,5796919.8%19.2%
Married Without Children2,8387135.6%30.0%
Single Parents627747.9%9.8%
Living Alone2,3036528.9%28.0%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

HousingNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Total Housing Units in 2016 (estimate)9,63668100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2015 (includes vacant units)9,71668100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
6,1277163.1%61.9%
Median Value (2015)$95,40065  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
1,8366818.9%27.8%
Median Rent (2015)$45373  

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2016/2017 Total Reported) 2,880730.3%1,110,866
Public2,880720.3%1,048,879
Adults (25+ in 2015 ACS)13,991710.3%4,316,273
with High School diploma or higher85.3%71 87.8%
with B.A. or higher degree13.2%71 24.1%

Sources: Indiana Department of Education; U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

Income and PovertyNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Per Capita Personal Income (annual) in 2015$37,4645089.3%41,940
Median Household Income in 201551,66033102.3%$50,510
Poverty Rate in 201511.7%5681.3%14.4%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1819.7%4196.6%20.4%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201618750.2%7,519
Food Stamp Recipients in 20162,237630.3%722,928
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2016/20171,415680.3%495,330

Sources: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis; U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Family Social Services Administration; Indiana Department of Education

Health and Vital StatisticsNumberRank of Percent of StateIndiana
Births, 2015260670.3%84,008
Births to Teens, 201517710.3%5,876
Deaths, 2015251680.4%62,666

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2016NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force9,814700.3%3,326,893
Employed9,350700.3%3,179,806
Unemployed464710.3%147,087
Annual Unemployment Rate4.728106.8%4.4
August 2017 Unemployment Rate3.94697.5%4.0

Source: STATS Indiana, using data from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2015 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work9,594100.0%$366,157100.0%$38,165
Wage and Salary6,77470.6%$254,45269.5%$37,563
Farm Proprietors5796.0%$-7,777-2.1%$-13,432
Nonfarm Proprietors2,24123.4%$54,32714.8%$24,242
Farm6596.9%$-4,942-1.3%$-7,499
Nonfarm8,93593.1%$371,099101.3%$41,533
Private7,47877.9%$294,44980.4%$39,375
  Accommodation, Food Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Arts, Ent., RecreationData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Construction6656.9%$45,44512.4%$68,338
  Health Care, Social Serv.5355.6%$17,7384.8%$33,155
  Information880.9%$4,6081.3%$52,364
  Manufacturing1,69617.7%$103,39928.2%$60,966
  Professional, Tech. Serv.2022.1%$5,5011.5%$27,233
  Retail Trade1,14912.0%$25,2156.9%$21,945
  Trans., Warehousing2782.9%$11,1133.0%$39,975
  Wholesale Trade3213.3%$16,2964.5%$50,766
  Other Private (not above)1,528*15.9%*$45,046*12.3%*$29,480*
Government1,45715.2%$76,65020.9%$52,608

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
* These totals do not include county data that are not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.

Residential Building Permits, 2016UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed10100.0%100.0%$2,398$3,875,847
Single-Family10100.0%75.2%$2,398$3,417,822
2-Family00.0%3.1%0$64,063
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.9%$0$21,320
5+ Family00.0%20.9%$0$372,642

Notes: Detail cost may not sum to total due to rounding. Greene County does not currently issue building permits, so it is excluded.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Largest Cities and Towns in Fulton County

NamePopulation
in 2016
Percent of County
Akron1,1225.6%
Fulton3241.6%
Kewanna5973.0%
Rochester6,02129.9%
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