Fulton, Indiana

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Town of Fulton, Indiana
Town
Location in the state of Indiana
Location in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 40°56′50″N 86°15′50″W / 40.94722°N 86.26389°W / 40.94722; -86.26389Coordinates: 40°56′50″N 86°15′50″W / 40.94722°N 86.26389°W / 40.94722; -86.26389
Country United States
State Indiana
County Fulton
Township Liberty
Area[1]
 • Total 0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)
 • Land 0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 794 ft (242 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 333
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 330
 • Density 1,850.0/sq mi (714.3/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EST (UTC-5)
ZIP code 46931
Area code(s) 574
FIPS code 18-26152[4]
GNIS feature ID 0434896[5]

Fulton is a town in Liberty Township, Fulton County, Indiana, United States. The population was 333 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Fulton took its name from Fulton County.[6] The Fulton post office was established in 1843.[7]

Geography[edit]

Fulton is located at 40°56′50″N 86°15′50″W / 40.94722°N 86.26389°W / 40.94722; -86.26389 (40.947157, -86.263935).[8]

According to the 2010 census, the town has a total area of 0.18 square miles (0.47 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 333 people, 128 households, and 89 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,850.0 inhabitants per square mile (714.3/km2). There were 145 housing units at an average density of 805.6 per square mile (311.0/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.2% White and 1.8% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.1% of the population.

There were 128 households of which 39.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.4% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 11.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.5% were non-families. 25.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.07.

The median age in the town was 36.9 years. 30.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.8% were from 25 to 44; 23.7% were from 45 to 64; and 15.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.8% male and 49.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 326 people, 127 households, and 93 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,797.9 people per square mile (699.3/km²). There were 142 housing units at an average density of 783.1 per square mile (304.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.69% White, 0.31% from other races.

There were 127 households out of which 37.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.8% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.0% were non-families. 24.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the town the population was spread out with 26.7% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 32.5% from 25 to 44, 17.8% from 45 to 64, and 15.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 97.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $44,375, and the median income for a family was $47,500. Males had a median income of $32,045 versus $25,547 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,732. About 3.3% of families and 2.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.5% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Places: Indiana". 2010 Census Gazetteer Files. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-04-21. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-11. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-25. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 140. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. This town was named for Fulton County... 
  7. ^ "Fulton County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 10 September 2014. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.