Fulton is a small town in Maryland with a population of slightly less than 4,000. Families with young children will fit right in, as kids under 5 make up an above-average percentage of the population, while young adults appear in smaller numbers. Overall, the town's population, with an average age of just under 39, skews younger than most cities in Maryland. Renters tend to be in the minority in Fulton, and 89% of residents own their homes. Relatively high rent costs may be playing a role, as the average rent of $2,151 a month is substantially higher than the state average of $1,347.
Fulton residents have a plethora of industries from which to choose, the most common four of which are scientific, healthcare, education, and public administration. Together, these industries make up 33% of the workforce in the town. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 18% of the town's population works in management, making it the top profession in the town. Fulton workers earn an average annual income of around $157,000, more than their peers elsewhere in Maryland. Fulton's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345). Compared to the national average (7%), Fulton has a large number of residents older than 25 who have advanced degrees, as 25% possess a Master's degree or a Doctorate. In addition, 18% have earned a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average.
Averaging about 39 minutes, the commute time for Fulton residents is longer than the Maryland average of about 36 minutes. Many residents (43%) drive their car or truck to work, while public transit is used by just 4% of the population. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.
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