Fulton, NY


Highest Appreciating Fulton Neighborhoods Since 2000

Fulton, NY Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Fulton Housing Market Information

With a population of 11,552, 4,485 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $81,746, house prices in Fulton are some of the most affordable in New York as well as the nation.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Fulton, accounting for 56.25% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Fulton include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 28.14%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 14.24%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 1.18%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Fulton are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 52.70% owning and 47.30% renting.

The housing in Fulton was primarily built before 1939 ( 49.42%), making the housing stock in Fulton some of the oldest overall in America, although there is a range of ages of homes in Fulton. The next most important housing age is between 1940-1969 ( 29.71%), followed by between 1970-1999 ( 20.14%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Fulton. Fully 11.70% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Fulton homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Fulton real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

Fulton Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Fulton have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 9.11%, which ranks in the top 30% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Fulton house appreciation rate of 0.88%.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Fulton's appreciation rate, at 4.40%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Fulton's appreciation rate has been -1.68%, which annualizes to a rate of -6.55%.

Notably, Fulton's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.

Relative to New York, our data show that Fulton's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 70% of the other cities and towns in New York.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Fulton differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Fulton - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Fulton real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,107,000 0.0
$831,001 - $1,107,000 0.0
$554,001 - $831,000 0.2
$443,001 - $554,000 0.2
$333,001 - $443,000 0.3
$222,001 - $333,000 0.9
$111,001 - $222,000 18.8
$55,001 - $111,000 62.9
$0 - $55,000 16.6

Very Low for NY
Very Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
89.3999765615844 94.9494949494949

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Fulton Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
44.24% 2.15% 3 5
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$763 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 52.70
Renters 47.30
Vacant 11.70

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 0.7
1970 - 1999 20.1
1940 - 1969 29.7
1939 or Older 49.4

Types of Homes

Single-Family 56.3
Townhomes 1.2
Small Apt. Buildings 28.1
Apt. Complexes 14.2
Mobile Homes 0.2
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.00
1 Bedroom 18.25
2 Bedrooms 22.60
3 Bedrooms 38.22
4 Bedrooms 18.19
5 or more bedrooms 1.73