Fulton is a very small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 3,360 people and just one neighborhood, Fulton is the 397th largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Fulton is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.25% of the Fulton workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Fulton is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Fulton who work in office and administrative support (17.88%), teaching (8.23%) and food service (6.37%).
Setting & Lifestyle
One of the benefits of Fulton is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.22 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
As is often the case in a small city, Fulton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.