Fulton is a very small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 4,077 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Fulton is the 80th largest community in Mississippi.
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 professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fulton who work in teaching (14.43%), office and administrative support (9.91%), and healthcare (6.90%).
Of important note, Fulton is also a city of artists. Fulton has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Fulton’s character.
Fulton is a small town where college students really create the town feel and character. So many small towns have lost population over the last 20-30 years that having the local college presence in the Fulton area, with all of the energy of the students filling area dorms and apartments each fall, really helps Fulton maintain a good economy.
Being a small city, Fulton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Fulton overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Fulton, 22.86% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Fulton in 2010 was $16,113, which is middle income relative to Mississippi, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $64,452 for a family of four. However, Fulton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Fulton is a very 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 English, French , German, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Fulton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Indic languages and Spanish.