Fulton County, Ohio


Fulton County, Ohio

Infobox U.S. County
county = Fulton County
state = Ohio




founded = April 1 1850cite web|url = http://www.odod.state.oh.us/research/FILES/S0/Fulton.pdf |title = Ohio County Profiles: Fulton County |accessdate = 2007-04-28 |publisher = Ohio Department of Development | format = PDF]
seat wl = Wauseon
largest city = Wauseon
area_total_sq_mi = 407
area_total_km2 = 1055
area_land_sq_mi = 407
area_land_km2 =1054
area_water_sq_mi = 0
area_water_km2 = 1
area percentage = 0.13%
census yr = 2000
pop = 42084
density_sq_mi = 104
density_km2 = 40
time zone = Eastern
UTC offset = -5
DST offset= -4
web = www.fultoncountyoh.com
named for = Robert Fulton|

Fulton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Ohio. As of 2000, the population was 42,084. Its county seat is WauseonGR|6 and is named for Robert Fulton, inventor of the steamboat.cite web|url = http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/profile_entrance.php?fips=39051&sid=0 |title = Fulton County data |accessdate = 2007-04-28 |publisher = Ohio State University Extension Data Center ]

Fulton County is part of the Toledo Metropolitan Area.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 407 square miles (1,055 km²).407 square miles (1,054 km²) of it is land and 0 square miles (1 km²) of it (0.13%) is water.

Adjacent counties

*Lenawee County, Michigan (north)
*Lucas County (east)
*Henry County (south)
*Williams County (west)
*Hillsdale County, Michigan (northwest)

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 42,084 people, 15,480 households, and 11,687 families residing in the county. The population density was 104 people per square mile (40/km²). There were 16,232 housing units at an average density of 40 per square mile (15/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 95.65% White, 0.24% Black or African American, 0.26% Native American, 0.42% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 2.31% from other races, and 1.08% from two or more races. 5.76% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 15,480 households out of which 37.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.20% were married couples living together, 8.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.50% were non-families. 21.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.13.

In the county the population was spread out with 28.30% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 28.70% from 25 to 44, 22.60% from 45 to 64, and 12.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 95.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $44,074, and the median income for a family was $50,952. Males had a median income of $36,180 versus $25,137 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,999. About 4.00% of families and 5.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.10% of those under age 18 and 4.60% of those age 65 or over.

Government

Communities

City

*Wauseon

Villages

References

External links

* [http://www.fultoncountyoh.com/ Fulton County Government's website]


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