Fountain County IN Information


Fountain County Subdivisions

Fountain County IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 16,569
Daytime Population: Workers 5,470
Daytime Population: Residents 9,354
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,824
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 16,397
Population in Familes 13,443
Population in Group Qrtrs 172
Population Density2 42
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $47,994
Average Household Income $59,167
Per Capita Income $24,179


Total Housing Units 7,795 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,016 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,690 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,089 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $95,981
Average Home Value $123,231


Total Households 6,706
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 4,570
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.55% -0.69%
Households -0.46% -0.64%
Families -0.64% -0.76%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   2.72%


Fountain County IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fountain County to the other 92 counties and county equivalents in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 78 16th
Population Density # 84 10th
Diversity Index # 65 30th
Median Household Income # 51 46th
Per Capita Income # 51 46th

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