Fulton County, PA

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Population

14,631

0.15% decline

Median Age

44.6


Median Household Income

$50,007

1.19% growth

Poverty Rate

11.5%


Number of Employees

6,609

1.71% decline

Median Property Value

$156,000

2.83% growth

About

In 2017, Fulton County, PA had a population of 14.6k people with a median age of 44.6 and a median household income of $50,007. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Fulton County, PA declined from 14,653 to 14,631, a -0.15% decrease and its median household income grew from $49,420 to $50,007, a 1.19% increase.

The population of Fulton County, PA is 96.3% White Alone, 1.46% Black or African American Alone, and 1.19% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Fulton County, PA speak a non-English language, and 99.8% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Fulton County, PA is $156,000, and the homeownership rate is 78.5%. Most people in Fulton County, PA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 31 minutes. The average car ownership in Fulton County, PA is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Fulton County, PA employs 6.61k people. The largest industries in Fulton County, PA are Manufacturing (1,358 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (940 people), and Retail Trade (732 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($66,667), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($45,391), and Educational Services ($42,805).

Median household income in Fulton County, PA is $50,007. Males in Fulton County, PA have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,502. The income inequality in Fulton County, PA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.469, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$50,007

2017 value

± $1,925

1.19%

1 Year Growth

± 5.72%

Households in Fulton County, PA have a median annual income of $50,007, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $49,420 in 2016, which represents a 1.19% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$67,039

Average Male Salary

± $1,040

$49,502

Average Female Salary

± $757

In 2017, full-time male employees in Pennsylvania made 1.35 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $61,450 ± $4,076

  2. White

    $51,412 ± $642

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $38,644 ± $21,965

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Pennsylvania workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.2 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Fulton County, PA is from Pennsylvania.

0.469

2017 Wage GINI

0.469

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Pennsylvania was 0.469 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.19% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Pennsylvania was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Pennsylvania in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Pennsylvania across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9603

  2. Census Tract 9602

  3. Census Tract 9601

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Fulton County, PA was Census Tract 9603 with a value of $54,661, followed by Census Tract 9602 and Census Tract 9601, with respective values of $47,976 and $47,905.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Fulton County, PA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Fulton County, PA (1.67k out of 14.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Males 45 - 54 and then Females 25 - 34.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    1,617 ± 148

  2. Two Or More

    26 ± 81

  3. Black

    17 ± 74

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Fulton County, PA is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

6.61k

2017 Value

± 270

-1.71%

1 Year decline

± 5.74%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Fulton County, PA declined at a rate of -1.71%, from 6.72k employees to 6.61k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Fulton County, PA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (878 people), Production Occupations (825 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (542 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Fulton County, PA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Fulton County, PA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (878 people), Production Occupations (825 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (542 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Fulton County, PA has an unusually high number of residents working as Material Moving Occupations (2.27 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (2.15 times), and Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1.95 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Fulton County, PA, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($67,813), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($65,625), and Legal Occupations ($59,792).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

6.61k

2017 Value

± 270

-1.71%

1 Year decline

± 5.74%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Fulton County, PA declined at a rate of -1.71%, from 6.72k employees to 6.61k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Fulton County, PA, are Manufacturing (1,358 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (940 people), and Retail Trade (732 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Fulton County, PA, though some of these residents may live in Fulton County, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Fulton County, PA, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (1,358 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (940 people), and Retail Trade (732 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Fulton County, PA has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.44 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (2.13 times), and Manufacturing (2.03 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Fulton County, PA, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($66,667), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($45,391), and Educational Services ($42,805).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $88.5B

  2. $57.4B

  3. $55.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Pennsylvania product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $88.5B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($57.4B) and Pharmaceuticals ($55.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Pennsylvania products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$671B

2020 Value

$954B

Projected 2045 Value

42.2% growth

In 2020, total outbound Pennsylvania trade was $671B. This is expected to increase 42.2% to $954B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Pennsylvania trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $65.4B

  2. $62.6B

  3. $35.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Pennsylvania domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $65.4B, followed by New Jersey with $62.6B and Ohio and $35.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Pennsylvania shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

92.4% of the population of Fulton County, PA has health coverage, with 46.5% on employee plans, 15.3% on Medicaid, 16.1% on Medicare, 13.2% on non-group plans, and 1.34% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Fulton County, PA was $9,258 in 2014. This is a 4.29% increase from the previous year ($8,877).

Primary care physicians in Fulton County, PA see 4876 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0205% decrease from the previous year (4877 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 7320 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2091 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Fayette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16%). Additionally, Clearfield County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

4,876 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Fulton County, PA see an average of 4,876 patients per year. This represents a 0.0205% decrease from the previous year (4,877 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Fulton County, PA in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$9,258

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,634

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,407

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,243

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Pennsylvania (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.29%, from $8,877 to $9,258.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

7.58%

Uninsured

46.5%

Employer Coverage

15.3%

Medicaid

16.1%

Medicare

13.2%

Non-Group

1.34%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Fulton County, PA declined by 7.19% from 8.17% to 7.58%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Fulton County, PA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 16% prevalence

  2. 13.4% prevalence

  3. 13.2% prevalence

Fayette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania, at 16%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Fulton County, PA is home to a population of 14.6k people, from which 99.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 0.834% of Fulton County, PA residents were born outside of the country (122 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Fulton County, PA is composed of 14.1k White Alone residents (96.3%), 214 Black or African American Alone residents (1.46%), 174 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.19%), 95 Two or More Races residents (0.649%), 37 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.253%), 21 Asian Alone residents (0.144%), 3 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0205%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

45

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

50

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 8.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Fulton County, PA was 44.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 45, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 50. But people in Fulton County, PA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Fulton County, PA residents was 44.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.834%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

122 people

0.56%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

82 people

As of 2017, 0.834% of Fulton County, PA residents (122 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Fulton County, PA was 0.56%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. India

    81,562 ± 6,989 people

  2. China

    63,036 ± 6,149 people

  3. Mexico

    54,918 ± 5,741 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Pennsylvania was India, the natal country of 81,562 Pennsylvania residents, followed by China with 63,036 and Mexico with 54,918.

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Citizenship

99.8%

2017 Citizenship

99.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.8% of Fulton County, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Fulton County, PA was 99.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    14.1k ± 16

  2. Black or African American Alone

    214 ± 35

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    174 ± 56.7

In 2017, there were 65.8 times more White Alone residents (14.1k people) in Fulton County, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 214 Black or African American Alone and 174 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    488 ± 66

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    124 ± 41

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    111 ± 37

Fulton County, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.94 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Fulton County, PA was $156,000 in 2017, which is 0.679 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $151,700 to $156,000, a 2.83% increase. The homeownership rate in Fulton County, PA is 78.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Fulton County, PA have an average commute time of 31 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Fulton County, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$156,000

2017 Median

± $4,941

$151,700

2016 Median

± $4,545

In 2017, the median property value in Fulton County, PA grew to to $156,000 from the previous year's value of $151,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Fulton County, PA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Fulton County, PA the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$50,007

Median Household Income

± $1,925

5.95k

Number of Households

± 248

In 2017, the median household income of the 5.95k households in Fulton County, PA grew to $50,007 from the previous year's value of $49,420.

The following chart displays the households in Fulton County, PA 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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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Fulton County, PA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Fulton County, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

78.5%

2017 Homeownership

78.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 78.5% of the housing units in Fulton County, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 78.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Fulton County, PA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

31 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Fulton County, PA have a longer commute time (31 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.85% of the workforce in Fulton County, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77.9%

  2. Carpooled

    15%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.89%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Fulton County, PA was Drove Alone (77.9%), followed by those who Carpooled (15%) and those who Worked At Home (3.89%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Fulton County, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Fulton County, PA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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