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Fountain City, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Fountain City had a population of 793 as of July 1, 2019. 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 39.9556 and longitude -84.9175 in Wayne County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Fountain City 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.

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

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Fountain City, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Fountain City, IN Housing Affordability Index is 291
State of Indiana Housing Affordability Index is 180
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Fountain City, IN Wealth Index is 54
State of Indiana Wealth Index is 81
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 793 (100%)
Population in Households 793 (100.0%)
Population in Families 655 (82.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 3,006
Diversity Index2 6
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,244
Average Household Income $63,112
Per Capita Income $24,791
Wealth Index4 54

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 352 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 234 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 75 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $87,778
Housing Affordability Index3 291
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 309
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 217
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.04% -0.3%
Households -0.07% -0.26%
Families -0.2% -0.47%
Median Household Income   3.91%
Per Capita Income   3.61%

Fountain City, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fountain City to the other 679 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 383 44th
Population Density # 18 97th
Diversity Index # 615 9th
Median Household Income # 402 41st
Per Capita Income # 390 43rd

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