Fulton, IL Population

Population: 3,881. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,853 (-0.7% change)
Males: 1,918 (49.4%), Females: 1,963 (50.6%)

Whiteside County

Zip code: 61252

Median resident age: 40.4 years
Median household income: $37,068
Median house value: $76,500

Races in Fulton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Black (0.6%)

Ancestries: Dutch (37.4%), German (30.5%), Irish (11.8%), English (9.0%), United States (5.5%), Swedish (3.3%).

Elevation: 610 feet

Land area: 2.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Fulton

  • High school or higher: 79.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fulton city

  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 60.8%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

2.0% Foreign born (0.7% Latin America, 0.6% Asia, 0.5% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +173 (+4.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Fulton:

  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER – CLINTON (about 4 miles; CLINTON, IA)
  • MORRISON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; MORRISON, IL)
  • DEWITT COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; DEWITT, IA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fulton:

  • CLINTON MUNI (about 12 miles; CLINTON, IA; Abbreviation: CWI)
  • WHITESIDE CO ARPT-JOS H BITTORF FLD (about 36 miles; STERLING/ROCKFALLS, IL; Abbreviation: SQI)
  • QUAD CITY INTL (about 39 miles; MOLINE, IL; Abbreviation: MLI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fulton:

  • TRI-TOWNSHIP (about 13 miles; SAVANNA, IL; Abbreviation: SFY)
  • ERIE AIR PARK (about 16 miles; ERIE, IL; Abbreviation: 3H5)
  • GEN-AIRPARK (about 31 miles; GENESEO, IL; Abbreviation: 3G8)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fulton:

  • BLACK HAWK COLLEGE (about 36 miles; MOLINE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,891)
  • SAINT AMBROSE UNIVERSITY (about 36 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,310)
  • EASTERN IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 38 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,180)
  • AUGUSTANA COLLEGE (about 39 miles; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,220)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PLATTEVILLE (about 65 miles; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,045)
  • ILLINOIS CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 83 miles; EAST PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,404)
  • ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE (about 86 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,200)
Public high school in Fulton:

  • FULTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 341; Location: 1207 12TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Fulton:

  • UNITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 207; Location: 711 – 10TH ST; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Fulton:

  • FULTON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 345; Location: 1301 7TH AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • RIVER BEND MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 239; Location: 415 12TH ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • EARLY STEP PRE-SCHOOL (Students: 41; Location: 1217 14TH ST; Grades: PK – PK)

Libraries

Library in Fulton:

  • SCHMALING MEM. P.L.D. (Operating income: $80,935; Location: 501 TENTH AVENUE; 17,410 books; 1,266 audio materials; 82 video materials; 81 serial subscriptions)

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