Fountain strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in North Carolina):
Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
Comparing Fountain to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Carolina (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Age of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Average Household Size|
|Portion of People Married|
|College Educated Adults|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Median Family Income|
|People Above Poverty|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Working at Home|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|People Living Alone|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Nearest Medium City||15 miles W of Greenville, North Carolina (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||56 miles E of Raleigh, North Carolina|
|Standard Zip Codes||27829|
|Phone Area Codes||252|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Average Family Size||2.88|
|American Indian & Alaskan||1||0.2%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||3||0.6%|
|Est. 2005 Population||515|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||67.2%|
|French (except Basque)||0.7%|
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