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People

Total Population 146
Male Share of the Population 52.7%
Female Share of the Population 47.3%
Senior Citizens 16.4%
Employed Population 16+ 64
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 50.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,750
% Above Poverty Level 65.8%
% Below Poverty Level 34.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 37 minutes
% Working from Home 3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 37.3%
Median Gross Rent $625
Median House Value $60,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.3%
US/American 0%
English 11%
Irish 21.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Fountain Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 79 miles N of Grand Rapids, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 111 miles NE of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Mason
Standard Zip Codes 49410
Phone Area Codes 231
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.046
Longitude -86.178

Fountain Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MANISTEE 3 SE
Distance 13.2 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 42 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33.3 inches
Station LUDINGTON 4 SE
Distance 15 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 59 F
Annual Precip 32.8 inches
Station HESPERIA 4 WNW
Distance 32.3 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Custer 281 $43,750
Eastlake 490 $54,583
Free Soil 143 $42,000
Ludington 8,055 $44,448
Manistee 6,136 $45,186
Scottville 1,283 $37,083

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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