Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Fulton County, IN

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A region's economy thrives or dives because of the people who choose to live there. That choice may occur by being born there and desiring to stay, or a more deliberate one of choosing to relocate from somewhere else. Monitoring change in the size and movement of population is an important barometer of well-being.

Population Over Time
Total Population18,84020,50220,54020,83620,139
Change Since 1990 1,6621,7001,9961,299
Pct. Change Since 1990 8.8%9.0%10.6%6.9%
Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2015 to 2016
Net Domestic Migration-254
International Migration1
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)69
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2016
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)1,2826.4%
School Age (5 to 17)3,56717.7%
College Age (18 to 24)1,4947.4%
Young Adult (25 to 44)4,63323.0%
Older Adult (45 to 64)5,44627.0%
Older (65 plus)3,71718.5%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2016
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone1730.9%
Asian Alone1160.6%
Black Alone1570.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone50.0%
White Alone19,41096.4%
Two or More Race Groups2781.4%
Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino19,09994.8%
Hispanic or Latino1,0405.2%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2016
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households7,962100.0%
  Family Households5,27866.3%
    Married with Children1,54219.4%
    Married without Children2,73934.4%
    Single Parents5977.5%
  Non-family Households2,68433.7%
    Living Alone2,32929.3%
Average Household Size2.53
Average Family Household Size3.82
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
Pct. Chg.
April 200020,5021,6628.8%
April 201020,8363341.6%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
Population Projections20,83620,97721,07621,13021,077
Change Since 2010 141240294241
Pct. Change Since 2010 0.7%1.2%1.4%1.2%
Source: Indiana Business Research Center.
Note: 2010 data are census counts from the U.S. Census Bureau

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