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People

Total Population 421
Male Share of the Population 52.7%
Female Share of the Population 47.3%
Senior Citizens 13.5%
Employed Population 16+ 243
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 62%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $75,000
% Above Poverty Level 96.4%
% Below Poverty Level 3.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.9%
% Using Public Transportation 4.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 31.3%
Median Gross Rent $588
Median House Value $122,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.5%
US/American 0%
English 5.5%
Irish 10%

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

Fountain Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 25 miles SE of Rochester, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 96 miles SE of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Fillmore
Standard Zip Codes 55935
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.74
Longitude -92.136

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 PRESTON
Distance 6.1 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 23 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.2 inches
Station GRAND MEADOW
Distance 21.7 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 21 F
Apr Temp 32 to 54 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches
Station CRESCO 1 NE
Distance 24.7 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Chatfield 2,935 $81,555
Harmony 1,013 $46,250
Lanesboro 755 $58,125

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

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