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Fountain City, Indiana - Basic Facts

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The Town of Fountain City had a population of 802 as of July 1, 2015. Fountain City ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for 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 Fountain City is located at latitude 39.9547 and longitude -84.9191 in Wayne County. 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. Wayne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,106 feet.

The Town of Fountain City (GNIS ID: 2396944) 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.

The Town of Fountain City is located within Township of New Garden, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wayne County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fountain City 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 Fountain City: New Garden, Newport.

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


Total Population 802
Population in Households 802
Population in Familes 665
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3,049
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 315
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 222
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 343 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 224 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 91 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $102,333
Average Home Value $116,111


Median Household Income $51,977
Average Household Income $55,351
Per Capita Income $21,846
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.14% 0.0%
Households 0.24% 0.06%
Families 0.09% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   2.91%
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, 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 # 380 44th
Population Density1 # 19 97th
Diversity Index2 # 605 12th
Median Household Income # 236 65th
Per Capita Income # 360 47th

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