Fulton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 12,596 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Fulton is the 59th largest community in Missouri.
Fulton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Fulton is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Fulton who work in office and administrative support (12.11%), sales jobs (10.41%), and healthcare suport services (8.20%).
In addition, Fulton is a college town. There are a lot of students in Fulton attending college, and as a result Fulton provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
Being a small city, Fulton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Fulton is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.25% of adults 25 and older in Fulton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Fulton in 2018 was $18,436, which is lower middle income relative to Missouri, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $73,744 for a family of four. However, Fulton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Fulton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Fulton include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Fulton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Serbo-Croatian.