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 $117,038.
Real Estate Prices
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 90.19% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Fulton is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fulton who work in management occupations (21.16%), healthcare (15.49%) and sales jobs (11.89%).
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
Because of many things, Fulton is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Fulton really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Fulton perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Fulton, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.26 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Even though Fulton is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the subway for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.