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Fontanet, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Fontanet Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Vigo County at latitude 39.5773 and longitude -87.2306. Vigo County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 597 feet.

The formal official name is the Fontanet Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Fontanet, Indiana.

The U5 Census Class Code for Fontanet indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Fontanet Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fontanet: Fountain, Fountain Station, Hunter.

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Fontanet, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 438
Population in Households 438
Population in Familes 371
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 114
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 173
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 127
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 193 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 153 (79.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (10.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $123,750
Average Home Value $143,994


Median Household Income $56,200
Average Household Income $68,159
Per Capita Income $27,574
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.82% 0.59%
Households 0.83% 0.57%
Families 2.15% 0.47%
Median Household Income   2.7%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Fontanet, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fontanet to the other 681 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 500 27th
Population Density1 # 667 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 576 17th
Median Household Income # 132 81st
Per Capita Income # 109 84th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.