Living in Fountain, CO

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Fountain SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
7

Fountain, CO Crime Report

752
Total Crimes
2,476.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-3.58%
Below National Average

Fountain, CO Cost Of Living

105
Fountain's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average

Fountain, Colorado Info Snack

The City of Fountain is a Home Rule Municipality located in El Paso County, Colorado, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city's population was 25,846.
Population
29,339
Unemployment
8.6%
Poverty
7.1%
Median Home
$217,300
Median Income
$64,891
Median Rent
$1,347

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Rankings for Fountain in Colorado

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Map Of Fountain, CO

Population over time in Fountain

Year Population % Change
2017 29,339 1.9%
2016 28,799 3.5%
2015 27,817 2.8%
2014 27,062 0.7%
2013 26,881 2.2%
2012 26,293 2.7%
2011 25,602 3.6%
2010 24,724 4.0%
2009 23,781 -
Crime/100k Fountain CO USA
Violent Crime 395.2 397.2 368.9
Murder 3.3 3.7 5.0
Robbery 39.5 66.7 86.2
Aggravated Assault 253.6 255.4 246.8
Property Crime 2081.2 2671.6 2199.5
Burglary 273.3 375.2 376.0
Larceny 1458.8 1915.9 1594.6
Car Theft 349.1 380.5 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Fountain

White
53.8% (15,772)
African American
9.8% (2,866)
American Indian
0.2% (59)
Asian
3.6% (1,043)
Hawaiian
2.9% (849)
Other
0.1% (33)
Two Or More
4.9% (1,449)
Hispanic
24.8% (7,268)
Race Fountain CO USA
White 53.8% 68.3% 61.1%
African American 9.8% 3.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 3.6% 3.1% 5.4%
Hawaiian 2.9% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.9% 2.4% 2.4%
Hispanic 24.8% 21.4% 17.8%

Household Income For Fountain, Colorado

Less than $10,000
4.1% (121,634)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.8% (52,128)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.8% (200,426)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.8% (200,726)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.4% (334,943)
$50,000 to $74,999
28.3% (829,868)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.8% (405,347)
$100,000 to $149,999
19.9% (582,405)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.7% (136,613)
$200,000 or more
2.4% (69,804)
Income Fountain CO USA
Less than $10,000 4.1% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.8% 3.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.8% 7.3% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.8% 8.1% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.4% 12.1% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 28.3% 17.8% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.8% 13.6% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 19.9% 16.9% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.7% 7.6% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 2.4% 7.9% 7.0%

Gender in Fountain

Female
49.7% (14,593)
Male
50.3% (14,746)
Gender Fountain CO USA
Female 49.7% 49.7% 50.8%
Male 50.3% 50.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Fountain for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (293)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (1,173)
High School / GED
26.0% (7,628)
Some College
30.0% (8,801)
Associate's Degree
17.0% (4,987)
Bachelor's Degree
17.0% (4,987)
Master's Degree
4.0% (1,173)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (293)
Education Fountain CO USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 26.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 30.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 17.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 17.0% 25.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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