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Overview

Introduction to Fulton, New York

Fulton, New York, in Oswego county, is 23 miles NW of Syracuse, New York and 127 miles E of Buffalo, New York. The people of the city are in the Syracuse metropolitan area.

The present day City of Fulton was incorporated as a village in 1835. The west bank of the Oswego River was originally known as Oswego Falls, and was one of the early settlements of the original Town of Granby. The east side of the Oswego River was initially a part of the Township of Volney. The city was home to the first chocolate manufacturing facility in the country.

Fulton and nearby Attractions

  • Battle Island State Park
  • Pratt House
  • Fort Ontario
  • Richardson - Bates House Museum
  • Fair Haven Beach State Park
  • Rosamond Gifford Zoo

Things To Do In Fulton

While in Fulton, you can spend your leisure hours at Stevenson Beach. Fishing and boating can be enjoyed on the Neatahwanta Lake and Sharps Pond. You can also visit the Palermo K-2 Area. The Rosamond Gifford Zoo is ideal for a day trip. In addition, the city offers numerous shopping and dining options.

Fulton Transportation

Syracuse Hancock International is the nearest major airport.

Fulton Higher Education

Higher educational facilities are provided by SUNY College at Oswego, Onondaga Community College, Syracuse University and Jefferson Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population11,622
Male Share of the Population48.1%
Female Share of the Population51.9%
Senior Citizens14.9%
Employed Population 16+4,347
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married41.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.1%
Median Earnings25+$32,232
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$27,232
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,113

Wealth

Median Family Income$48,694
% Above Poverty Level73.4%
% Below Poverty Level26.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone31.2%
Median Gross Rent$683
Median House Value$77,000

Ancestry

Irish20.6%
Italian15.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.4%
English12.9%
French Except Basque7%
Polish5%
Canadian4.3%
Scottish2.4%
Dutch2.2%
Russian1.2%
Ukrainian0.8%
Swedish0.6%
Welsh0.4%
Bulgarian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Portuguese0.2%
Czech0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
German0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Arab0.1%
Australian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Macedonian0.1%
Greek0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
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Fulton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Oswego County
Standard Zip Codes13069
Phone Area Codes315
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude43.31
Approximate Longitude-76.41

Fulton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationOSWEGO EAST
Distance10.8 miles
Jan Temp17 to 31 F
Apr Temp36 to 53 F
Jul Temp62 to 80 F
Oct Temp43 to 59 F
Annual Precip42.9 inches
StationSYRACUSE HANCOCK INTL AP
Distance21.4 miles
Jan Temp14 to 31 F
Apr Temp35 to 56 F
Jul Temp60 to 82 F
Oct Temp40 to 60 F
Annual Precip40 inches
StationSODUS CENTER
Distance31.4 miles
Jan Temp17 to 32 F
Apr Temp36 to 56 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp42 to 61 F
Annual Precip38.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Baldwinsville7,461$74,831
Cato2,574$78,021
Hannibal4,726$54,286
Minetto1,459$85,795
Oswego17,880$53,449
Phoenix2,460$47,115

Fulton Public Libraries

Fulton Public Library
160 SOUTH FIRST STREET
Fulton, New York
(315) 592-5159

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Fulton Public Schools

Fairgrieve School
716 Academy St
ZIP: 13069
(315) 593-5550
Primary
Total Enrollment 473
Fulton Junior High School
129 Curtis St
ZIP: 13069
(315) 593-5440
Middle
Total Enrollment 504
G Ray Bodley High School
6 William Gillard Dr
ZIP: 13069
(315) 593-5400
High
Total Enrollment 1160
Granby Elementary School
400 W 7th St N
ZIP: 13069
(315) 593-5480
Primary
Total Enrollment 528
J E Lanigan School
59 Bakeman Ave
ZIP: 13069
(315) 593-5470
Primary
Total Enrollment 449
Palermo Elementary School
1638 County Rt 45
ZIP: 13069
(315) 963-8400
Primary
Total Enrollment 237
Volney Elementary School
2592 State Rt 3
ZIP: 13069
(315) 593-5570
Primary
Total Enrollment 417

Fulton Private Schools

Dexterville Sda School
785 County Route 3
ZIP: 13069
Elementary
Total Enrollment 8
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