The City of Fountain had a population of 29,299 as of July 1, 2016. Fountain ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Fountain is located at latitude 38.6996 and longitude -104.6998 in El Paso County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fountain (see map below) encompass a land area of 24.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. El Paso County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,545 feet.
The City of Fountain (GNIS ID: 2410535) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Fountain is located within Fountain Division of El Paso County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fountain population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||29,298|
|Population in Familes||26,070|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1|
|Average Household Size||2.97|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||10,357 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||6,908 (66.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,972 (28.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||477 ( 4.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$215,000|
|Average Home Value||$227,371|
|Median Household Income||$59,662|
|Average Household Income||$69,682|
|Per Capita Income||$23,474|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.81%|
|Per Capita Income||1.61%|
The table below compares Fountain to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 30||94th|
|Population Density1||# 152||67th|
|Diversity Index2||# 71||85th|
|Median Household Income||# 161||65th|
|Per Capita Income||# 343||26th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.