Fulton County NY Information


Fulton County Subdivisions

Fulton County NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 55,815
Population in Households 54,530
Population in Familes 41,799
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,285
Population Density1 113
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 22,511
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 14,253
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 29,081 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,638 (53.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,873 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,570 (22.6%)
Median Home Value $115,506
Average Home Value $147,853


Median Household Income $45,527
Average Household Income $59,412
Per Capita Income $24,143
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.08% 0.03%
Households -0.03% -0.08%
Families -0.2% -0.17%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
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 County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fulton County to the other 62 counties and county equivalents in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 45 29th
Population Density1 # 33 48th
Diversity Index2 # 49 23rd
Median Household Income # 53 16th
Per Capita Income # 51 19th

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