Fountain, NC Profile: Facts & Data

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Fountain, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Fountain had a population of 432 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Fountain is located at latitude 35.672 and longitude -77.6308 in Pitt County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Fountain (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pitt County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 112 feet.

The Town of Fountain (GNIS ID: 2406512) 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 is located within Township of Fountain, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pitt County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fountain: Reba.

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Fountain, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 432
Population in Households 432
Population in Familes 368
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 465
Diversity Index3 55
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,417
Average Household Income $51,889
Per Capita Income $20,691

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 215 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 122 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 59 (27.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $106,522
Average Home Value $132,787
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 182
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 129
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.14% 0.41%
Households 0.07% 0.33%
Families 0.88% 0.31%
Median Household Income   4.54%
Per Capita Income   3.37%

Fountain, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fountain to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina 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 # 584 21st
Population Density # 467 37th
Diversity Index # 282 62nd
Median Household Income # 447 40th
Per Capita Income # 511 31st

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