Fulton County, GA

1,023,336 Population
526.7 square miles 1,943.1 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
9.9%
was 9.9%
Ranked 1st Highest in GA
Population Density
1,943.1
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
42.6%
was 42.6%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
13.2%
was 12.1%
Ranked 8th Highest in GA
Percent Under 18
22.6%
was 22.9%
Ranked 32nd Highest in GA
Percent 65 and Over
11.1%
was 10.7%
Ranked 29th Highest in GA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.2
was 5.8
Ranked 13th Lowest in GA
Percent Living in Poverty
15.6%
was 15.3%
Ranked 19th Lowest in GA
Median Household Income
$58,851
was $60,291
Ranked 10th Highest in GA
Gini Income Distribution
 
53.7
53.5
US Gini Index is 42.0
Number of Businesses per 100,000
3,441
Ranked 1st Highest in GA
Patents per 100,000
66
Ranked 1st Highest in GA

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
Ranked 43rd Highest in GA
Violent Crimes per 100,000
0.3
was 0.1
Ranked 128th Highest in GA
Property Crimes per 100,000
0.3
was 1.4
Ranked 134th Highest in GA

 Housing

Total Housing Units
464,517
was 456,018
Ranked 1st Highest in GA
Median Rent
$1,127
was $1,040
Ranked 5th Highest in GA
Total Building Permits
8,258
was 3,432
 
Occupied Housing Units
396,184
was 392,794
 
Homeownership Rate
50.1%
was 49.7%
Ranked 30th Highest in GA
Single Family Building Permits
2,121
was 1,668
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
881.9
was 865.8
Ranked 2nd Highest in GA
Rental Vacancy Rate
25.7%
was 24.2%
Ranked 14th Highest in GA
Multifamily Building Permits
6,137
was 1,764
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.5
Ranked 35th Highest in GA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
18.7
was 7.8
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
8.4
was 3.5
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
95.2%
was 94.2%
Ranked 16th Highest in GA
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
86.2%
Ranked 5th Highest in GA
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.9%
was 99.4%
Ranked 11th Highest in GA

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
92.0%
was 91.7%
Ranked 3rd Highest in GA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
51.3%
was 49.9%
Ranked 1st Highest in GA

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