Fulton, Alabama

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Fulton, Alabama
Town
Location in Clarke County and the state of Alabama
Location in Clarke County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 31°47′25″N 87°43′58″W / 31.79028°N 87.73278°W / 31.79028; -87.73278
Country United States
State Alabama
County Clarke
Area
 • Total 2.5 sq mi (6.3 km2)
 • Land 2.5 sq mi (6.3 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 240 ft (73 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 272
 • Density 111.0/sq mi (42.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 36446
Area code(s) 334
FIPS code 01-28504
GNIS feature ID 0118753

Fulton is a town in Clarke County, Alabama, United States. At the 2010 census the population was 272.[1]

Geography[edit]

Fulton is located at 31°47'25.642" North, 87°43'58.544" West (31.790456, -87.732929).[1]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.5 square miles (6.5 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 140
1910 518 270.0%
1920 709 36.9%
1930 766 8.0%
1940 707 −7.7%
1950 696 −1.6%
1960 688 −1.1%
1970 628 −8.7%
1980 606 −3.5%
1990 384 −36.6%
2000 308 −19.8%
2010 272 −11.7%
Est. 2013 264 −2.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[2]
2013 Estimate[3]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 308 people, 122 households, and 87 families residing in the town. The population density was 123.6 people per square mile (47.8/km²). There were 139 housing units at an average density of 55.8 per square mile (21.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 82.14% White and 17.86% Black or African American.

There were 122 households out of which 38.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.0% were married couples living together, 9.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.9% were non-families. 27.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the town the population was spread out with 28.2% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 18.8% from 45 to 64, and 16.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 91.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $23,750, and the median income for a family was $33,500. Males had a median income of $29,107 versus $15,417 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,602. About 11.8% of families and 17.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.9% of those under the age of eighteen and 16.7% of those sixty five or over.

Notable native[edit]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 31°47′26″N 87°43′59″W / 31.790456°N 87.732929°W / 31.790456; -87.732929