Fulton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 12,635 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 sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Fulton who work in office and administrative support (17.20%), sales jobs (7.22%), and teaching (6.96%).
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Fulton, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Fulton provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
Fulton is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Fulton are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.12% of adults in Fulton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Fulton in 2010 was $16,772, which is low income relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $67,088 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 Serbo-Croatian and Polish.