Fountain, CO
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Fountain, Colorado Info Snack

Population
30,240
Unemployment
8.0%
Poverty
7.1%
Median Home
$259,000
Median Income
$68,194
Median Rent
$1,505

Fountain SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
9.5
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
8.5
Commute
6

Fountain, CO Crime Report

746
Total Crimes
2,383.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
1.60%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Fountain
/ 100k People
Colorado
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 746 2,383.6 3,256.9 2,346.0
Violent Crime 129 412.2 423.1 387.8
Murder 1 3.2 5.1 6.5
Robbery 14 44.7 68.3 73.9
Aggravated Assault 89 284.4 286.9 279.7
Property Crime 617 1,971.4 2,833.8 1,958.2
Burglary 72 230.1 400.3 314.2
Larceny 485 1,549.7 1,909.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 60 191.7 524.3 246.0

Fountain, CO Cost Of Living

105
Fountain's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Fountain Colorado National Average
Overall 105 112 100
Services 105 104 100
Groceries 97 103 100
Health 106 103 100
Housing 113 133 100
Transportation 110 108 100
Utilities 97 87 100

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Rankings for Fountain in Colorado

Map Of Fountain, CO

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Population over time in Fountain

Year Population % Change
2020 30,240 3.1%
2019 29,339 1.9%
2018 28,799 3.5%
2017 27,817 2.8%
2016 27,062 0.7%
2015 26,881 2.2%
2014 26,293 2.7%
2013 25,602 3.6%
2012 24,724 4.0%
2011 23,781 -

Race / Ethnicity in Fountain

White
54.0% (16,337)
African American
9.5% (2,881)
American Indian
0.5% (143)
Asian
3.9% (1,193)
Hawaiian
1.5% (466)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.9% (1,182)
Hispanic
26.6% (8,038)
Race Fountain CO USA
White 54.0% 67.5% 60.1%
African American 9.5% 3.9% 12.2%
American Indian 0.5% 0.5% 0.6%
Asian 3.9% 3.1% 5.6%
Hawaiian 1.5% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.9% 2.9% 2.8%
Hispanic 26.6% 21.7% 18.2%

Gender in Fountain

Female
50.8% (15,349)
Male
49.2% (14,890)
Gender Fountain CO USA
Female 50.8% 49.7% 50.8%
Male 49.2% 50.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Fountain for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (907)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (604)
High School / GED
24.0% (7,257)
Some College
29.0% (8,769)
Associate's Degree
15.0% (4,536)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (6,048)
Master's Degree
6.0% (1,814)
Professional Degree
1.0% (302)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Fountain CO USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 24.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 29.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 15.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 26.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Fountain, Colorado

Less than $10,000
4.1% (124,391)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.2% (66,178)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.1% (214,774)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.0% (211,404)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.4% (375,931)
$50,000 to $74,999
24.6% (742,978)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.7% (443,642)
$100,000 to $149,999
21.6% (652,595)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.0% (89,770)
$200,000 or more
3.4% (102,331)
Income Fountain CO USA
Less than $10,000 4.1% 4.5% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.2% 3.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.1% 6.6% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.0% 7.2% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.4% 11.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 24.6% 17.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.7% 13.6% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 21.6% 18.2% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.0% 8.7% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 3.4% 9.6% 8.3%

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