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People

Total Population 450
Male Share of the Population 49.8%
Female Share of the Population 50.2%
Senior Citizens 16.4%
Employed Population 16+ 133
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 36.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $28,854
% Above Poverty Level 68%
% Below Poverty Level 32%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.5%
% Using Public Transportation 3%

Housing

People Living Alone 34.3%
Median Gross Rent $659
Median House Value $88,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 41.1%
US/American 0%
English 12%
Irish 6.4%

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

Fountain Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles W of Greenville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 56 miles E of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Pitt
Metro Area Greenville
Standard Zip Codes 27829
Phone Area Codes 252
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.673
Longitude -77.64

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 GREENVILLE
Distance 13.8 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 52 F
Apr Temp 48 to 72 F
Jul Temp 70 to 89 F
Oct Temp 49 to 73 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches
Station WILSON 3 SW
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 51 F
Apr Temp 47 to 73 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 73 F
Annual Precip 47.1 inches
Station GOLDSBORO 4 SE
Distance 29 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 54 F
Apr Temp 50 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 49.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Farmville 4,755 $48,580
Macclesfield 513 $35,536
Pinetops 1,161 $27,045
Saratoga 493 $53,125
Stantonsburg 814 $43,500
Walstonburg 317 $63,333

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

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