Definitions of Variables and Terms   Return to State Map   Home


County: Fulton County

State: Kentucky

FIPS Code: 21075

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Amenity Characteristics Forest Land

Recreational County: No Land Area (Acres): 133,737

Retirement County: No Percent Land in NF: 0.0%

Amenity Level: Medium Acreage in NF: 0

Percent Seasonal Housing: 0.7 Total Forest Acreage: 11,723

Total Housing Units: 3,372

Topography: Irregular Plains

Metro Status: Nonmetro: Micropolitan not adjacent to a metro area

Metro Category: Nonmetro not adjacent

Economic Type: Manufacturing

Policy Type: Population Loss, Persistent Poverty, Low Employment, Low Education

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Population and Demographic Change

Total Pop Pop Chg Net Mig Nat Inc

1990: 8,271 -7.8% -6.4% -1.4%

2000: 7,752 -6.3% -4.4% -1.9%

2010: 6,813 -12.1% -9.5% -2.7%

2013: 6,385 -6.5% -5.5% -1.0%

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Demographic Characteristics (2010 Census)

Pop 25+ with BS or more: 11.2% Age: Count Percent

Median Family Income: $35,013 0-to-19: 1,516 22.3%

Persons in Poverty: 27.9% 20-to-44: 2,100 30.8%

Children in Poverty 42.6% 45-to-64: 1,974 29.0%

Median Age: 42.8 65-plus: 1,223 18.0%

Percent Minority: 27.0%

Race: Count Percent % Chg

White: 4,973 73.0% -14.4%

Black: 1,607 23.6% -10.5%

Hispanic: 53 0.8% -5.4%

Asian: 45 0.7% 87.6%

Native: 19 0.3% 133.3%

Other: 5 0.1%

Multi: 111 1.6%
Definitions of Variables and Terms   Return to State Map   Home