Fulton County GA Information


Fulton County Subdivisions

Fulton County GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,022,768
Daytime Population: Workers 912,804
Daytime Population: Residents 515,586
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,428,390
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.40
Population in Households 988,784
Population in Familes 726,120
Population in Group Qrtrs 33,984
Population Density2 1,942
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $61,301
Average Household Income $97,751
Per Capita Income $40,714


Total Housing Units 476,528 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 206,817 (43.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 212,605 (44.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 57,106 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $290,279
Average Home Value $377,098


Total Households 419,422
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 229,502
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.46% 1.37%
Households 1.5% 1.44%
Families 1.28% 1.28%
Median Household Income   3.21%
Per Capita Income   2.49%


Fulton County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fulton County to the other 159 counties and county equivalents in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1 100th
Population Density # 5 97th
Diversity Index # 13 92nd
Median Household Income # 13 92nd
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

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