Fountain City, Indiana

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Fountain City, Indiana

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High Points

Fountain City strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Indiana):

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Walking and Biking to Work
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Top 15% Fountain City Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Fountain City, Indiana

Comparing Fountain City to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Indiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 7 7
Well-Paid Single Men 6 4
Female Share of the Population 4 4
Senior Citizens 4 5
Age of the Population 4 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 2
Racial Diversity 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 8
Average Household Size 7 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 7 5
Median Family Income 5 4
People in Middle Class or Better 5 3
College Educated Adults 3 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Short Commute Times 8 8
Working at Home 8 9
Public Transportation Use 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 7
Affordability of Rents 6 7
People Living Alone 4 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
Housing Recently Built 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Fountain City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 29 miles SE of Muncie, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 60 miles NW of Cincinnati, Ohio
County Wayne
Standard Zip Codes 47341
Phone Area Codes 765
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.955
Longitude -84.917

Fountain City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Station EATON
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Distance 23.8 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.9 inches
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Fountain City Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 735 100%
Male 358 48.7%
Female 377 51.3%
Under 18 191 26%
18+ 544 74%
65+ 103 14%
Median Age 36.2
Average Family Size 2.95
White 718 97.7%
African-American 5 0.7%
Asian 2 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 2 0.3%
Mixed Race 8 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.3%

Estimated Fountain City Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 705
Growth -30
Growth % -4.1%

Fountain City Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 26.1%
German 18.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.7%
Irish 13.3%
English 7.9%
French (except Basque) 5.1%
Italian 3%
Scottish 2.6%
Dutch 2.1%
Norwegian 1.9%
Canadian 1.5%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
British 1.1%
Greek 0.6%
French Canadian 0.4%
Welsh 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Fountain City, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bethel (47341)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Fountain City 735 $40,865
Centerville 2,427 $37,566
Economy 200 $42,917
Greens Fork 371 $36,786
Lynn 1,143 $38,636
Richmond 39,124 $38,346
Spring Grove 386 $51,500
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Fountain City High Schools (2004)

7295 N US 27
Serves 565 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.6

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