Fulton, MD

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Fulton Profile


Overview

Fulton is a very small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 2,207 people and just one neighborhood, Fulton is the 192nd largest community in Maryland. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Fulton, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Fulton, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Fulton’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Fulton does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $175,446.00.

Fulton home prices are not only among the most expensive in Maryland, but Fulton real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Fulton is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 94.25% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Fulton is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fulton who work in management occupations (23.65%), business and financial occupations (15.44%), and healthcare (14.81%).

Also of interest is that Fulton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Setting & Lifestyle

In addition, Fulton is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.

Fulton is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Fulton’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Fulton is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Fulton, the average commute to work is 34.14 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

Despite being a small town, Fulton has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

Fulton Demographics

If knowledge is power, Fulton is a pretty powerful place. 78.32% of the adults in Fulton have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Fulton in 2018 was $83,611, which is wealthy relative to Maryland and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $334,444 for a family of four.

Fulton is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Fulton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fulton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Fulton include Italian, Irish, German, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Fulton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Korean and Spanish.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Fulton, MD HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 28.3
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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MD* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Atholton High School
6520 Freetown Rd
Columbia, MD 21044
09-12
Clarksville Middle School
6535 S Trotter Rd
Clarksville, MD 21029
06-08
Wilde Lake Middle School
10481 Cross Fox Ln
Columbia, MD 21044
06-08
River Hill High School
12101 Clarksville Pike
Clarksville, MD 21029
09-12
Fulton Elementary School
11600 Scaggsville Rd
Fulton, MD 20759
KG-05
Lime Kiln Middle School
11650 Scaggsville Rd
Fulton, MD 20759
06-08
Reservoir High School
11550 Scaggsville Rd
Fulton, MD 20759
09-12
Clemens Crossing Elementary School
10320 Quarterstaff Rd
Columbia, MD 21044
KG-05
Cedar Lane Special Center School
11630 Scaggsville Rd
Fulton, MD 20759
PK-12
Dayton Oaks School
4691 Ten Oaks Rd
Dayton, MD 21036
PK-05
Pointers Run Elementary School
6600 South Trotter Rd
Clarksville, MD 21029
PK-05
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

HOWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to Maryland

(10 is best)

Better than of MD school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 20.0% 42.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 16.2% 35.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.8% 6.2%

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