Fulton, MD Profile: Facts & Data

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Fulton, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Fulton Census Designated Place had a population of 4,785 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fulton: Waters Store.

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Fulton, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,785
Population in Households 4,778
Population in Familes 4,340
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 1,264
Diversity Index3 61
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $169,660
Average Household Income $234,914
Per Capita Income $76,571

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,653 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,516 (91.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 62 ( 3.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $879,172
Average Home Value $963,729
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,578
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 1,322
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 10.83% 4.26%
Households 10.7% 4.2%
Families 11.05% 4.2%
Median Household Income   0.55%
Per Capita Income   1.48%

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, 2018 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 # 200 62nd
Population Density # 265 49th
Diversity Index # 100 81st
Median Household Income # 17 97th
Per Capita Income # 20 96th

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