For population 25 years and over in Fountain City:
For population 15 years and over in Fountain City town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $595 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Muncie, IN (29.8 miles , pop. 67,430).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Cincinnati, OH (60.8 miles , pop. 331,285).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (194.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Whitewater, IN (2.2 miles) , Lynn, IN (2.6 miles ), Hollansburg, OH (2.7 miles ), Spring Grove, IN (2.8 miles ), Greens Fork, IN (2.8 miles ), Richmond, IN (3.0 miles ), Economy, IN (3.0 miles) , New Paris, OH (3.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 39.95 N, Longitude: 84.92 W
Area code: 765
Population change in the 1990s: -36 (-4.7%).
Work and jobs in Fountain City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Fountain City, Indiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Fountain City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 195% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.7 miles away from the Fountain City town center killed one person and injured 12 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 4/25/1961, a category F4 tornado 21.3 miles away from the town center injured 7 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Fountain City-area historical earthquake activity is below Indiana state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 49.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/12/2004 at 13:05:19, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 MW, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 52.8 miles away from Fountain City center
On 2/19/1995 at 12:57:06, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.6 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 96.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/20/1990 at 14:04:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 96.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/2000 at 03:54:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.1 miles away from Fountain City center
On 4/17/1990 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 35.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Wayne County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fountain City:
Public high school in Fountain City:
Public elementary/middle schools in Fountain City:
See full list of schools located in Fountain City, School District: NORTHEASTERN WAYNE SCHOOLS
Private elementary/middle school in Fountain City:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 17.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Fountain City and their reported violations in the past:FOUNTAIN CITY WATER WORKS (Population served: 735, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:NEW GARDEN FRIENDS CHURCH (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Fountain City that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.8%
(9.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.7% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Fountain City compared to Indiana state average:
Banks with branches in Fountain City (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Fountain City town (based on Wayne County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.11%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 14
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Number of full-service restaurants: 54
Adult diabetes rate:
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Fountain City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Fountain City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
4.42% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,305 average adjusted gross income)
0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($124 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,331 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Fountain City fatal accident list:
Jun 19, 2008 02:00 AM, Us-27, North St, Lat: 39.958183, Lon: -84.918031, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 15, 2006 01:30 PM, South Green, Haryley Ave, Lat: 39.952564, Lon: -84.918067, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 30, 1999 02:43 AM, Us-27, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 26, 1992 04:12 AM, 27, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 5, 1984 04:25 AM, 27 N, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $885,000
Total average daily traffic: 624
Total average daily truck traffic: 31
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 852
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fountain City)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fountain City, IN
Fountain City on our top lists:
Total of 14 patent applications in 2008-2014.