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Fontanet, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Fontanet Census Designated Place had a population of 444 as of July 1, 2015. Fontanet ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fontanet is located at latitude 39.5773 and longitude -87.2306 in Vigo County. 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. Vigo County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 597 feet.

The Fontanet Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583452) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fontanet population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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

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Fontanet, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 444
Population in Households 444
Population in Familes 375
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 115
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 176
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 128
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 196 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 155 (79.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (10.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $123,936
Average Home Value $136,774


Median Household Income $53,898
Average Household Income $61,924
Per Capita Income $24,983
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.93% 0.84%
Households 1.0% 0.78%
Families 1.89% 0.77%
Median Household Income   2.99%
Per Capita Income   2.45%
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, 2015 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 # 501 27th
Population Density1 # 665 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 612 11th
Median Household Income # 190 72nd
Per Capita Income # 181 74th

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