Fulton, MO

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Population

12,807

0.613% decline

Poverty Rate

22.1%


Median Age

32


Median Household Income

$40,935

0.824% decline

Number of Employees

4,569

1.44% growth

Median Property Value

$116,900

5.13% growth

About

In 2017, Fulton, MO had a population of 12.8k people with a median age of 32 and a median household income of $40,935. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Fulton, MO declined from 12,886 to 12,807, a -0.613% decrease and its median household income declined from $41,275 to $40,935, a -0.824% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fulton, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (81.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.2%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (3.36%), White (Hispanic) (1.26%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.09%). N/A% of the people in Fulton, MO speak a non-English language, and 98.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Fulton, MO are William Woods University (882 degrees awarded in 2017) and Westminster College (241 degrees).

The median property value in Fulton, MO is $116,900, and the homeownership rate is 44.6%. Most people in Fulton, MO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Fulton, MO is 2 cars per household.

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, MO employs 4.57k people. The largest industries in Fulton, MO are Educational Services (804 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (772 people), and Manufacturing (433 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($102,910), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($64,083), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($46,016).

Median household income in Fulton, MO is $40,935. Males in Fulton, MO have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,527. The income inequality in Fulton, MO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$40,935

2017 value

± $6,997

-0.824%

1 Year Growth

± 19.6%

Households in Fulton, MO have a median annual income of $40,935, 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 $41,275 in 2016, which represents a -0.824% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$59,788

Average Male Salary

± $1,357

$43,527

Average Female Salary

± $948

In 2017, full-time male employees in Missouri made 1.37 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Missouri 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. Asian

    $57,564 ± $7,422

  2. White

    $46,113 ± $833

  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races

    $38,513 ± $18,949

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Missouri workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.25 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, MO is from Missouri.

0.462

2017 Wage GINI

0.462

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Missouri was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0515% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

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

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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 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Fulton, MO was Census Tract 705 with a value of $66,750, followed by Census Tract 701 and Census Tract 702, with respective values of $50,946 and $49,946.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

22.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Fulton, MO (1.99k out of 9.03k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 6 - 11, followed by Females 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

    1,345 ± 318

  2. Black

    284 ± 188

  3. Two Or More

    271 ± 162

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

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

4.57k

2017 Value

± 522

1.44%

1 Year growth

± 17%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Fulton, MO grew at a rate of 1.44%, from 4.5k employees to 4.57k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Fulton, MO, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (786 people), Sales & Related Occupations (330 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (318 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Fulton, MO.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Fulton, MO, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (786 people), Sales & Related Occupations (330 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (318 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Fulton, MO has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (3.04 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.37 times), and Health Technologists & Technicians (2 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Fulton, MO, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($71,875), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($68,693), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($66,090).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

4.57k

2017 Value

± 522

1.44%

1 Year growth

± 17%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Fulton, MO grew at a rate of 1.44%, from 4.5k employees to 4.57k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Fulton, MO, are Educational Services (804 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (772 people), and Manufacturing (433 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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Most Common

The most common industries in Fulton, MO, by number of employees, are Educational Services (804 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (772 people), and Manufacturing (433 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Fulton, MO has an unusually high number of Utilities (5.93 times higher than expected), Educational Services (1.9 times), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.87 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Fulton, MO, by median earnings, are Utilities ($102,910), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($64,083), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($46,016).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $30.4B

  2. $24.9B

  3. $24.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Missouri product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $30.4B, followed by Mixed freight ($24.9B) and Motorized vehicles ($24.6B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$299B

2020 Value

$433B

Projected 2045 Value

44.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Missouri trade was $299B. This is expected to increase 44.9% to $433B by 2045.

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

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $35.5B

  2. $14.6B

  3. $10.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Missouri domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $35.5B, followed by Kansas with $14.6B and Texas and $10.1B.

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

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Health

89.9% of the population of Fulton, MO has health coverage, with 55.2% on employee plans, 15.3% on Medicaid, 10.1% on Medicare, 8.64% on non-group plans, and 0.737% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Fulton, MO was $8,107 in 2014. This is a 3.14% increase from the previous year ($7,860).

Primary care physicians in Fulton, MO see 2637 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.19% increase from the previous year (2632 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4098 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 593 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Pemiscot County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.2%). Additionally, DeKalb County and Marion County have the highest prevalence of adult obesity (38.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,637 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Callaway County, MO see an average of 2,637 patients per year. This represents a 0.19% increase from the previous year (2,632 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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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%).

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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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,107

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,354

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,413

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,457

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Missouri (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.14%, from $7,860 to $8,107.

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

10.1%

Uninsured

55.2%

Employer Coverage

15.3%

Medicaid

10.1%

Medicare

8.64%

Non-Group

0.737%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Fulton, MO declined by 9.8% from 11.2% to 10.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Fulton, MO 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. 15.2% prevalence

  2. 14.9% prevalence

  3. 14.8% prevalence

Pemiscot County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Missouri, at 15.2%.

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Diversity

Fulton, MO is home to a population of 12.8k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.81% of Fulton, MO residents were born outside of the country (232 people).

In 2017, there were 7.24 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.4k people) in Fulton, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.44k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 430 Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

32

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.5

33

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 27.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Fulton, MO was 32. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 32, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 33. But people in Fulton, MO are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Fulton, MO residents was 33.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.81%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

232 people

1.84%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

237 people

As of 2017, 1.81% of Fulton, MO residents (232 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, MO was 1.84%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    41,972 ± 5,012 people

  2. India

    19,111 ± 3,389 people

  3. China

    16,010 ± 3,102 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Missouri was Mexico, the natal country of 41,972 Missouri residents, followed by India with 19,111 and China with 16,010.

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Citizenship

98.9%

2017 Citizenship

99.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.9% of Fulton, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Fulton, MO was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Fulton, MO

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    10.4k ± 334

  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    1.44k ± 320

  3. Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic)

    430 ± 238

In 2017, there were 7.24 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.4k people) in Fulton, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.44k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 430 Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

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

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    208 ± 88

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    155 ± 76

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    110 ± 85

Fulton, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.34 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Fulton, MO awarded 1,123 degrees. The student population of Fulton, MO is skewed towards women, with 1,229 male students and 1,822 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Fulton, MO are White (791 and 73.9%), followed by Unknown (207 and 19.3%), Hispanic or Latino (32 and 2.99%), and Black or African American (30 and 2.8%).

The largest universities in Fulton, MO by number of degrees awarded are William Woods University (882 and 78.5%) and Westminster College (241 and 21.5%).

The most popular majors in Fulton, MO are General Educational Leadership & Administration (264 and 23.5%), Superintendency & Educational System Administration (169 and 15%), and General Business Administration & Management (163 and 14.5%).

The median tuition costs in Fulton, MO are $23,425 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Fulton, MO was General Business Administration & Management with 71 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Fulton, MO according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 882 degrees awarded

  2. 241 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$23,425

Median Private

In 2017, the Fulton, MO institution with the largest number of graduating students was William Woods University with 882 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

413

Degrees Awarded to Men

710

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 413 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Fulton, MO, which is 0.582 times less than the 710 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    791 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    207 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    32 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Fulton, MO were to White students. These 791 degrees mean that there were 3.82 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 207 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Fulton, MO was $116,900 in 2017, which is 0.509 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $111,200 to $116,900, a 5.13% increase. The homeownership rate in Fulton, MO is 44.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Fulton, MO have an average commute time of 17.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Fulton, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$116,900

2017 Median

± $8,260

$111,200

2016 Median

± $7,184

In 2017, the median property value in Fulton, MO grew to to $116,900 from the previous year's value of $111,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Fulton, MO 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, MO the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$40,935

Median Household Income

± $6,997

3.81k

Number of Households

± 476

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.81k households in Fulton, MO declined from $40,935 from the previous year's value of $41,275.

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 $60k - $75k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

44.6%

2017 Homeownership

48.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 44.6% of the housing units in Fulton, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 48.1%.

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

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Commute Time

17.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Fulton, MO have a shorter commute time (17.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.827% of the workforce in Fulton, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    78.5%

  2. Carpooled

    8.83%

  3. Other

    5.65%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Fulton, MO was Drove Alone (78.5%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.83%) and those who Other (5.65%).

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, MO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Fulton, MO have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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