Fulton, MD

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Population

3,783

22.2% growth

Poverty Rate

4.68%


Median Age

41.5


Median Household Income

$153,790

14.7% growth

Number of Employees

1,852

21.6% growth

Median Property Value

$623,600

1.28% growth

About

In 2017, Fulton, MD had a population of 3.78k people with a median age of 41.5 and a median household income of $153,790. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Fulton, MD grew from 3,097 to 3,783, a 22.2% increase and its median household income grew from $134,118 to $153,790, a 14.7% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fulton, MD are White (Non-Hispanic) (57.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (18.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (12.5%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (5.79%), and Black or African American (Hispanic) (3.62%). N/A% of the people in Fulton, MD speak a non-English language, and 97.1% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Fulton, MD is $623,600, and the homeownership rate is 88.2%. Most people in Fulton, MD commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 31.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Fulton, MD is 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Fulton, MD employs 1.85k people. The largest industries in Fulton, MD are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (370 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (343 people), and Public Administration (251 people), and the highest paying industries are Health Care & Social Assistance ($206,528), Information ($204,028), and Finance & Insurance ($202,578).

Median household income in Fulton, MD is $153,790. Males in Fulton, MD have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $61,332. The income inequality in Fulton, MD (measured using the Gini index) is 0.461, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$153,790

2017 value

± $22,726

14.7%

1 Year Growth

± 21.2%

Households in Fulton, MD have a median annual income of $153,790, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $134,118 in 2016, which represents a 14.7% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$77,536

Average Male Salary

± $1,629

$61,332

Average Female Salary

± $1,200

In 2017, full-time male employees in Maryland made 1.26 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Maryland by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Alaska Native

    $90,993 ± $115,433

  2. Asian

    $68,448 ± $4,004

  3. White

    $67,584 ± $1,364

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Maryland workers was Alaska Native. These workers were paid 1.33 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Fulton, MD is from Maryland.

0.461

2017 Wage GINI

0.459

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Maryland was 0.461 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.363% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

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

This chart shows the number of workers in Maryland 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 6068.05

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Fulton, MD was Census Tract 6068.05 with a value of $148,207, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 75+

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

4.68% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Fulton, MD (177 out of 3.78k 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 75+, followed by Females 6 - 11 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

    91 ± 90

  2. Asian

    48 ± 71

  3. Black

    38 ± 72

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Fulton, MD is White, followed by Asian 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

1.85k

2017 Value

± 299

21.6%

1 Year growth

± 19.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Fulton, MD grew at a rate of 21.6%, from 1.52k employees to 1.85k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Fulton, MD, are Management Occupations (468 people), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (274 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (251 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Fulton, MD.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Fulton, MD, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (468 people), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (274 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (251 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Fulton, MD has an unusually high number of residents working as Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (3.71 times higher than expected), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (2.76 times), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations (2.56 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Fulton, MD, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($207,183), Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($206,845), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($136,838).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.85k

2017 Value

± 299

21.6%

1 Year growth

± 19.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Fulton, MD grew at a rate of 21.6%, from 1.52k employees to 1.85k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Fulton, MD, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (370 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (343 people), and Public Administration (251 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Fulton, MD, though some of these residents may live in Fulton, MD 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, MD, by number of employees, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (370 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (343 people), and Public Administration (251 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Fulton, MD has an unusually high number of Public Administration (2.9 times higher than expected), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2.85 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.34 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Fulton, MD, by median earnings, are Health Care & Social Assistance ($206,528), Information ($204,028), and Finance & Insurance ($202,578).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $21.7B

  2. $19B

  3. $16.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Maryland product (by dollars) was Textiles/leather with $21.7B, followed by Mixed freight ($19B) and Electronics ($16.2B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$190B

2020 Value

$243B

Projected 2045 Value

27.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound Maryland trade was $190B. This is expected to increase 27.8% to $243B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Maryland 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 Maryland to other states, or from other states to Maryland.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $24.4B

  2. $19.5B

  3. $7.24B

In 2015, the top outbound Maryland domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Virginia with $24.4B, followed by Pennsylvania with $19.5B and New York and $7.24B.

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

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Health

95.5% of the population of Fulton, MD has health coverage, with 67.9% on employee plans, 2.7% on Medicaid, 8.17% on Medicare, 13.2% on non-group plans, and 3.54% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Fulton, MD was $8,602 in 2014. This is a 4.27% increase from the previous year ($8,250).

Primary care physicians in Fulton, MD see 506 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.589% decrease from the previous year (509 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1206 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 397 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Dorchester County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.8%). Additionally, Somerset County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (44.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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506 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Howard County, MD see an average of 506 patients per year. This represents a 0.589% decrease from the previous year (509 patients).

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

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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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$8,602

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,343

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,677

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,000

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Maryland (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.27%, from $8,250 to $8,602.

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

4.52%

Uninsured

67.9%

Employer Coverage

2.7%

Medicaid

8.17%

Medicare

13.2%

Non-Group

3.54%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Fulton, MD grew by 48.9% from 3.04% to 4.52%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Fulton, MD 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. 15.8% prevalence

  2. 13.7% prevalence

  3. 13.4% prevalence

Dorchester County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Maryland, at 15.8%.

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

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Diversity

Fulton, MD is home to a population of 3.78k people, from which 97.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 14.1% of Fulton, MD residents were born outside of the country (535 people).

In 2017, there were 3.03 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.17k people) in Fulton, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 715 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 472 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

36

Median Native-Born Age

± 5.8

49

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Fulton, MD was 41.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 49. But people in Fulton, MD are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Fulton, MD residents was 42.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

14.1%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

535 people

14%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

434 people

As of 2017, 14.1% of Fulton, MD residents (535 people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Fulton, MD was 14%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. El Salvador

    107,722 ± 7,985 people

  2. India

    58,285 ± 5,898 people

  3. China

    42,414 ± 5,038 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Maryland was El Salvador, the natal country of 107,722 Maryland residents, followed by India with 58,285 and China with 42,414.

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Citizenship

97.1%

2017 Citizenship

95.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.1% of Fulton, MD residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Fulton, MD was 95.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Fulton, MD

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    2.17k ± 452

  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)

    715 ± 260

  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    472 ± 300

In 2017, there were 3.03 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.17k people) in Fulton, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 715 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 472 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Fulton, MD as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (2001-)

    102 ± 83

  2. Korea

    34 ± 41

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    18 ± 30

Fulton, MD has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 3 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Fulton, MD was $623,600 in 2017, which is 2.71 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $615,700 to $623,600, a 1.28% increase. The homeownership rate in Fulton, MD is 88.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Fulton, MD have an average commute time of 31.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Fulton, MD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$623,600

2017 Median

± $31,190

$615,700

2016 Median

± $39,271

In 2017, the median property value in Fulton, MD grew to to $623,600 from the previous year's value of $615,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Fulton, MD 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, MD the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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Household Income

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$153,790

Median Household Income

± $22,726

1.27k

Number of Households

± 233

In 2017, the median household income of the 1.27k households in Fulton, MD grew to $153,790 from the previous year's value of $134,118.

The following chart displays the households in Fulton, MD 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 $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Fulton, MD distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Fulton, MD the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

88.2%

2017 Homeownership

91.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 88.2% of the housing units in Fulton, MD were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 91.2%.

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

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Commute Time

31.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Fulton, MD have a longer commute time (31.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.6% of the workforce in Fulton, MD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    85.8%

  2. Public Transit

    5.77%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.46%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Fulton, MD was Drove Alone (85.8%), followed by those who Public Transit (5.77%) and those who Worked At Home (4.46%).

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

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