Fulton County is located in westernmost Kentucky. The County Seat is Hickman and the largest city is Fulton. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.fultoncounty.ky.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 6,265 and the 2010 census population was 6,813. The land area is 205.50 square miles and there are 33.2 persons per square mile.
72.3% of the population is White, 24.5% is Black or African American, 1.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.7% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2% is two or more races. 76.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 13.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $60,400, there are 2,744 households, an average of 2.30 persons per household. The per capita income is $18,602, the median household income is $33,582, and 22.2% of the persons in Fulton County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 367. Retail sales (in $1000) were $52,203, and sales per capita were $7,608. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 21.5%.
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