Fulton, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Fulton, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Fulton Census Designated Place had a population of 3,948 as of July 1, 2015. Fulton ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fulton is located at latitude 39.1527 and longitude -76.911 in Howard County. The formal boundaries for the Fulton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Howard County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 453 feet.

The Fulton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583625) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Fulton Census Designated Place is located within District 5, Clarksville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Howard County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fulton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fulton: Waters Store.

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Fulton, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 3,948
Population in Households 3,938
Population in Familes 3,558
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 1,043
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 1,312
Average Household Size 3.0
Family Households 1,099
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,406 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,181 (84.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 131 ( 9.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 94 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $676,483
Average Home Value $730,906


Median Household Income $158,405
Average Household Income $209,915
Per Capita Income $68,949
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 13.31% 6.81%
Households 13.27% 6.8%
Families 13.82% 6.83%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   2.81%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Fulton, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fulton to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 215 59th
Population Density1 # 294 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 110 79th
Median Household Income # 22 96th
Per Capita Income # 23 96th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.