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Fontanet, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Fontanet Census Designated Place had a population of 418 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

The Fontanet Census Designated Place is located within Township of Nevins, a minor civil division (MCD) of Vigo County.

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

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Fontanet, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 418
Population in Households 418
Population in Familes 351
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 109
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $66,121
Average Household Income $73,845
Per Capita Income $29,514


Total Housing Units 186 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 149 (80.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 ( 9.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $135,714
Average Home Value $147,635


Total Households 165
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 120
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.14% -0.14%
Households -0.15% -0.24%
Families 0.41% -0.34%
Median Household Income   3.4%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

Fontanet, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fontanet to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 507 26th
Population Density # 666 2nd
Diversity Index # 611 11th
Median Household Income # 83 88th
Per Capita Income # 138 80th

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