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Fountain City, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Fountain City is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Wayne County at latitude 39.9547 and longitude -84.9191. Wayne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,106 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Fountain City, but most people and references simply refer to it as Fountain City, Indiana.

The P1 Census Class Code for Fountain City indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Fountain City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fountain City: New Garden, Newport.

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


Total Population 813
Population in Households 813
Population in Familes 676
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3,091
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 319
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 226
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 343 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 228 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 91 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $102,160
Average Home Value $108,734


Median Household Income $44,304
Average Household Income $55,334
Per Capita Income $21,887
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.5% 0.17%
Households 0.6% 0.13%
Families 0.53% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.91%
Per Capita Income   2.47%
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.


Fountain City, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fountain City 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 # 378 45th
Population Density1 # 18 98th
Diversity Index2 # 574 16th
Median Household Income # 433 37th
Per Capita Income # 380 44th

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