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Demographics

People

Total Population356
Male Share of the Population54.8%
Female Share of the Population45.2%
Senior Citizens14.6%
Employed Population 16+218
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married58.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher26.6%
Median Earnings25+$40,441
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree$34,531

Wealth

Median Family Income$74,583
% Above Poverty Level93.8%
% Below Poverty Level6.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.7%
% Using Public Transportation5.5%

Housing

People Living Alone34.1%
Median Gross Rent$588
Median House Value$124,200

Ancestry

German39.9%
Norwegian36.8%
Irish9.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)6.7%
English6.5%
Dutch5.1%
Swedish4.5%
Canadian2.8%
Czech2.5%
Scottish1.7%
Finnish1.4%
French Except Basque0.8%
Danishn0.8%
Hungarian0.6%
Polish0.6%
Italian0.3%
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Fountain Almanac

CategoryValue
County Fillmore County
Standard Zip Codes55935
Phone Area Codes507
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude43.74
Approximate Longitude-92.13

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)

StationPRESTON
Distance6.1 miles
Jan Temp2 to 23 F
Apr Temp33 to 57 F
Jul Temp58 to 83 F
Oct Temp35 to 61 F
Annual Precip34.2 inches
StationGRAND MEADOW
Distance21.7 miles
Jan Temp3 to 21 F
Apr Temp32 to 54 F
Jul Temp59 to 81 F
Oct Temp36 to 58 F
Annual Precip34.6 inches
StationCRESCO 1 NE
Distance24.7 miles
Jan Temp3 to 22 F
Apr Temp34 to 56 F
Jul Temp60 to 82 F
Oct Temp36 to 59 F
Annual Precip35.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Chatfield2,821$85,750
Harmony1,005$52,417
Lanesboro730$72,778
Preston1,383$60,729
Spring Valley2,451$54,013
Wykoff433$54,250
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