Fulton is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,549 people and just one neighborhood, Fulton is the 722nd largest community in Texas. Fulton has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Fulton, where the median household income is $42,024.00.
Unlike some towns, Fulton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Fulton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Fulton is a town of service providers, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fulton who work in healthcare suport services (29.43%), management occupations (21.63%), and office and administrative support (9.22%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 26.33% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Fulton has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Fulton a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Fulton is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
One downside of living in Fulton is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Fulton, the average commute to work is 32.64 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Fulton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The overall education level of Fulton citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.59% of adults in Fulton have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Fulton in 2018 was $46,446, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $185,784 for a family of four. However, Fulton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Fulton is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Fulton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fulton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Fulton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.73% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fulton include German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and Scots-Irish.
Fulton also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 21.46%.
The most common language spoken in Fulton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Vietnamese and Spanish.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Fulton, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront that are attractive to residents and visitors alike. In addition to being coastal, is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.
In addition, despite all of the residential real estate here in the neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 35.8%, which is higher than 96.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.
In addition, if you are planning to retire in Texas, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Texas, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 97.9% of neighborhoods in TX. If a Texas retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.
From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 97.0% of all American neighborhoods.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Czechoslovakian and Norwegian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Czechoslovakian ancestry and 5.9% have Norwegian ancestry.
is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Vietnamese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Fulton are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 69.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 41.5% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 25.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (20.9%), and 11.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 83.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Fulton, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (13.5%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (13.1%), and residents who report Irish roots (9.7%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (9.6%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (8.6%), among others. In addition, 10.3% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (63.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (13.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.