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Population in 2012: 26,891 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +76.9%
Males: 13,221  (49.2%)
Females: 13,670  (50.8%)

Median resident age:  28.7 years
Colorado median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 80817, 80928, 81008.

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Estimated median household income in 2011: $54,378 (it was $42,121 in 2000)
Fountain:

$54,378
Colorado:

$55,387
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $21,604

Fountain city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $178,035 (it was $113,900 in 2000)
Fountain:

$178,035
Colorado:

$233,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $178,363; Detached houses: $188,050; Townhouses or other attached units: $252,541; In 2-unit structures: $146,813; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $198,510; Mobile homes: $57,214; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $50,225

Median gross rent in 2011: $1,048.

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  • White alone - 16,288 (65.9%)
  • Hispanic - 4,037 (16.3%)
  • Black alone - 2,194 (8.9%)
  • Two or more races - 1,257 (5.1%)
  • Asian alone - 606 (2.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 152 (0.6%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 155 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 35 (0.1%)

Races in Fountain detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fountain: 98.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (19.1%), Irish (13.7%), English (6.4%), United States (5.4%), Italian (3.5%), Scottish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 4/23/1903

Elevation: 5546 feet

Land area: 14.0 square miles.

Population density: 1921 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Fountain:

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fountain city:

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 60.0%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

1,539 residents are foreign born (2.2% Europe, 1.8% Latin America, 0.9% Asia).

This city:  6.2%
Colorado:  9.7%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Fountain, Colorado as of April 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Fountain to the number of sex offenders is 1,286 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $782 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $613 (0.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (12.8 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (545.2 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Security-Widefield, CO (1.9 miles ), Fort Carson, CO (2.4 miles ), Stratmoor, CO (2.7 miles ), Cheyenne Mountain, CO (3.1 miles ), Cimarron Hills, CO (3.3 miles ), Colorado Springs, CO (3.6 miles ), Elsmere, CO (3.6 miles ), Manitou Springs, CO (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 38.69 N, Longitude: 104.70 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -6,884 (-27.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,852 (16.1%)

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Crime rates in Fountain by Year
Type 2000 2003 2005 2006 2008 2009
Murders 010101
per 100,000 0.06.30.05.10.04.9
Rapes 505111310
per 100,000 34.30.031.556.664.649.5
Robberies 43512116
per 100,000 27.418.931.561.754.629.7
Assaults 421514053
per 100,000 287.994.688.20.024.814.8
Burglaries 583180134114106
per 100,000 397.6195.6503.8689.2566.2524.6
Thefts 318285419409359394
per 100,000 2180.01798.02638.52103.71782.91950.0
Auto thefts 262356543532
per 100,000 178.2145.1352.6277.7173.8158.4
Arson 4025222
per 100,000 27.40.012.625.7109.39.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 308.7) 235.6142.4234.3242.1209.5199.9

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Crime rate in Fountain detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 62 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Colorado average:

2.23

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.1%
Colorado:

6.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +4,138 (+37.4%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Child care workers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Fountain-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Colorado state average. It is 0% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/24/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.8 miles away from the Fountain city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1977, a category F3 tornado 19.7 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Fountain-area historical earthquake activity is below Colorado state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/25/1994 at 19:06:07, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 41.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/23/1995 at 06:51:48, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 12.1 miles away from Fountain center
On 8/1/1996 at 05:44:22, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1997 at 22:04:39, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MB, 2.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 35.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/9/2006 at 23:14:35, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.7 miles away from Fountain center
On 12/28/2003 at 02:55:02, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in El Paso County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fountain topographic map

Birthplace of: Chase Headley - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers near Fountain:

  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL CENTRAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, about 12 miles away; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • CENTURA HEALTH-PENROSE ST FRANCIS HEALTH SERVICES (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 15 miles away; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)

Political contributions by individuals in Fountain, CO

Amtrak station near Fountain:

  • 12 miles: COLORADO SPRINGS (120 S. WEBER) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, call for taxi service.

Local government website: www.ci.fountain.co.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fountain:

  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 7 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; Full-time enrollment: 5,185)
  • University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (about 15 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 6,040)
  • Colorado Technical University Online (about 16 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 30,924)
  • United States Air Force Academy (about 24 miles; USAFA, CO; FT enrollment: 4,620)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 28 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 4,083)
  • Pueblo Community College (about 31 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 2,683)
  • University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus (about 61 miles; Lone Tree, CO; FT enrollment: 2,603)

Public high schools in Fountain:

Public elementary/middle schools in Fountain:

See full list of schools located in Fountain, School District: FOUNTAIN 8


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Notable locations in Fountain: Fountain Fire Department Station 2 (A), Fountain Fire Department Station 3 (B), Fountain Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Fairview Cemetery at Fountain (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Fountain/COS Area/Ft Carson (6120 East Champlin Drive) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
El Paso County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.9. This is about average.
City:

31.9
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 0.00479. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00479
U.S.:

0.05304
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.503. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.503
U.S.:

0.444
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 1.97. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.97
U.S.:

4.12
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 19.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

19.1
U.S.:

14.6
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 37.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

37.6
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.4
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 5.57. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.57
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fountain and their reported violations in the past:

FOUNTAIN CITY OF (Address: 116 S MAIN ST , Population served: 18000, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
ARABIAN ACRES MD (Population served: 325, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-06-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-06-2006), St Public Notif received (APR-12-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 22 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 11.0%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.4% for Black residents, 12.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 22.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 16.9% for other race residents, 12.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  3.0 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  79.4%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.4%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Fountain, CO


7 people in other group homes in 2000

Fountain compared to Colorado state average:

Fountain, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.


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Banks with branches in Fountain (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Fountain Safeway Branch at 6925 Mesa Ridge Parkway, branch established on 2006/10/13. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Peoples National Bank: Fountain Branch at 6830 Mesa Ridge Parkway, branch established on 2007/08/21. Info updated 2007/12/13: Bank assets: $196.6 mil, Deposits: $148.0 mil, headquarters in Colorado Springs, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Winter Trust Of 12/3/74
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Mesa Ridge & Fountain Mesa Banking C at 7780 Fountain Mesa Road, branch established on 2007/10/29. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Pikes Peak National Bank: Valley Branch at 6615 Camden Boulevard, branch established on 1995/11/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $74.4 mil, Deposits: $66.6 mil, headquarters in Colorado Springs, CO, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Pikes Peak National Company
  • Academy Bank, National Association: Hwy 85/87 Branch at 6510 U.S. Highway 85/87, branch established on 2000/04/28. Info updated 2008/06/10: Bank assets: $282.1 mil, Deposits: $218.0 mil, headquarters in Colorado Springs, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 54 total offices, Holding Company: Dickinson Financial Corporation Ii
  • First State Bank of Colorado: Fountain Branch at 410 South Santa Fe, branch established on 1968/03/11. Info updated 2010/07/09: Bank assets: $179.8 mil, Deposits: $155.0 mil, headquarters in Hotchkiss, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Custer Bancorp.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Fountain travel time to work - commute


Fountain mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (86%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Fountain (based on El Paso County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.10%
Here37.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist Convention Charismatic Churches IndependentLDS (Mormon) ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents30.3%10.8%8.9%6.0%5.4%
Congregations7.1%10.5%0.3%8.8%6.5%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents4.5%4.4%3.3%2.5%24.0%
Congregations2.7%4.8%1.4%2.7%55.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 57
El Paso County:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 9
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 20
El Paso County:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 168
El Paso County:

2.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 389
Here:

6.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.5%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
El Paso County:

19.8%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

7.0%
State:

9.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$16,262$65,0480$0
Other Government Administration 18$78,628$52,4194$12,589
Judicial and Legal 2$9,308$55,8480$0
Police Protection - Officers 39$207,912$63,9730$0
Police - Other 11$31,379$34,2320$0
Firefighters 28$105,335$45,1443$8,105
Fire - Other 1$3,004$36,0480$0
Streets and Highways 8$32,256$48,3840$0
Parks and Recreation 3$12,423$49,6924$5,066
Housing and Community Development(Local) 7$22,769$39,0331$870
Water Supply 14$59,526$51,0221$2,934
Electric Power 30$165,917$66,3673$7,120
Other and Unallocable 7$34,153$58,5480$0
Totals for Government 171$778,872$54,65816$36,684

Fountain government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $9,830,000 ($365.55)
    Electric Utilities: $1,988,000 ($73.93)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $14,676,000 ($545.76)
    Police Protection: $3,344,000 ($124.35)
    Water Utilities: $3,253,000 ($120.97)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,465,000 ($54.48)
    Regular Highways: $1,260,000 ($46.86)
    Central Staff Services: $1,170,000 ($43.51)
    Health - Other: $582,000 ($21.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $403,000 ($14.99)
    Financial Administration: $328,000 ($12.20)
    General - Other: $242,000 ($9.00)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $193,000 ($7.18)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $159,000 ($5.91)
    Natural Resources - Other: $29,000 ($1.08)
    Housing and Community Development: $10,000 ($0.37)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $8,000 ($0.30)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($0.30)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $478,000 ($17.78)
    Natural Resources - Other: $134,000 ($4.98)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,755,000 ($214.01)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $20,000 ($0.74)

Fountain government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $692,000 ($25.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $359,000 ($13.35)
    Natural Resources - Other: $235,000 ($8.74)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $29,000 ($1.08)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $283,000 ($10.52)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $7,327,000 ($272.47)
    Interest Earnings: $1,061,000 ($39.46)
    General Revenue, NEC: $59,000 ($2.19)
    Rents: $7,000 ($0.26)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $16,093,000 ($598.45)
    Water Utilities: $4,621,000 ($171.84)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $513,000 ($19.08)
    All Other: $160,000 ($5.95)
    General Local Government Support: $29,000 ($1.08)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,401,000 ($200.85)
    Property: $1,291,000 ($48.01)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,039,000 ($38.64)
    Other License: $389,000 ($14.47)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $22,000 ($0.82)
    Public Utility License: $13,000 ($0.48)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000 ($0.11)

Fountain government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,170,000 ($638.50)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,897,000 ($553.98)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,000,000 ($111.56)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $727,000 ($27.04)

Fountain government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,740,000 ($64.71)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,795,000 ($922.06)

9.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,788 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.30%
Colorado average:

10.77%

0.54% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,092 average AGI)
El Paso County:

0.54%
Colorado average:

0.18%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Pueblo County, CO  0.20% ($29,291 average AGI)
from Teller County, CO  0.19% ($39,501)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.19% ($45,333)


8.52% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,875 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.52%
Colorado average:

10.03%

0.35% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,545 average AGI)
El Paso County:

0.35%
Colorado average:

0.12%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Douglas County, CO  0.25% ($60,352 average AGI)
to Denver County, CO  0.24% ($29,479)
to Arapahoe County, CO  0.22% ($41,676)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fountain:

  • KWYD (1580 AM; 10 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • KKCS (1460 AM; 5 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WALTON STATIONS - COLORADO, INC.)
  • KBZC (1300 AM; 5 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KVOR (740 AM; 3 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRDO (1240 AM; 1 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: THE PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KGHF (1350 AM; 5 kW; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fountain:

  • KKFM (98.1 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKCS-FM (101.9 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WALTON STATIONS - COLORADO, INC.)
  • KBIQ (102.7 FM; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KRCC (91.5 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: THE COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • KSKX (105.5 FM; SECURITY, CO; Owner: OPTIMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGFT (100.7 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC)
  • KTLF (90.5 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS OF COLORADO SPRINGS, INC.)
  • KKLI (106.3 FM; WIDEFIELD, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMOM (96.1 FM; FOUNTAIN, CO; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCME (88.7 FM; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCAST HOUSE, INC)
  • KSPZ (92.9 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVUU (99.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRDO-FM (95.1 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: THE PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KILO (94.3 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: COLORADO SPRINGS RADIO BCSTERS, INC.)
  • KEPC (89.7 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PIKES PEAK COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KKMG (98.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCCY (96.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYZX (103.9 FM; PUEBLO WEST, CO; Owner: COLORADO SPRINGS RADIO B/CASTRS, INC)
  • KTLC (89.1 FM; CANON CITY, CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • K203AT (88.5 FM; WESTCLIFFE, ETC., CO; Owner: THE COLORADO COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Fountain:

  • KKTV (Channel 11; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KTSC (Channel 8; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KGHB-CA (Channel 27; PUEBLO, ETC., CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K23GJ (Channel 23; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: SYNCOM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KRDO-TV (Channel 13; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: THE PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXRM-TV (Channel 21; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • K49CJ (Channel 49; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF COLORADO SPRINGS, INC.)
  • KJCS-LP (Channel 38; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: BETA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K63DW (Channel 63; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: ROCKY MTN.PUB.B/CING.NETWORK,INC.)
  • K30AA (Channel 30; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: SANGRE DE CRISTO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K43CG (Channel 43; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: FULL GOSPEL OUTREACH, INC.)
  • KXTU-LP (Channel 57; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • KWHS-LP (Channel 51; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: LE SEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K32EO (Channel 32; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: FRONT RANGE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Fountain fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 36
Total length: 207 meters (679ft)
Total costs: $6,252,000
Total average daily traffic: 580,731
Total average daily truck traffic: 56,126

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 6
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 14
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 4
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 4
  • 2000-2009: 5
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Fountain, CO



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED159$168,68525$112,389279$176,00211$23,31923$113,0777$92,337
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$146,4112$91,67529$162,2211$7,8402$92,6502$96,700
APPLICATIONS DENIED16$150,1095$90,88680$148,10918$26,9827$109,4462$75,185
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN19$159,7235$111,16056$165,9953$64,3774$88,9651$68,030
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$136,0700$013$174,1230$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0045.01 , 0045.03, 0045.06, 0045.07, 0045.08, 0045.09

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$178,4856$181,362
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$188,3801$218,310
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$224,2205$122,726
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0045.01 , 0045.03, 0045.06, 0045.07, 0045.08, 0045.09

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 110
  • Hazardous Condition: 101
  • Service Call: 15
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Fountain


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fountain, CO

Most common first names in Fountain, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3769.0 years
Robert3365.9 years
Mary3273.7 years
William3070.9 years
James2470.0 years
Charles2272.1 years
George2069.1 years
Donald1366.2 years
Margaret1276.7 years
Joe1171.7 years
Most common last names in Fountain, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1569.1 years
Brown1172.8 years
Martinez981.4 years
Johnson974.1 years
Trujillo970.7 years
Davis871.0 years
Miller778.7 years
Ryan667.0 years
Christian669.5 years
Wilson674.7 years
Businesses in Fountain, CO
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Payless1
AT&T1Pizza Hut1
Applebee's1Popeyes1
AutoZone1RadioShack1
Big O Tires1SONIC Drive-In1
Blockbuster1Safeway1
Burger King1Starbucks1
DHL1Subway5
Dairy Queen1Super 81
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile2
FedEx3Taco Bell2
Goodwill3U-Haul3
H&R Block2UPS2
Jack In The Box1Vons1
Kroger2Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
Lowe's1Wendy's1
McDonald's2YMCA1
Papa John's Pizza1
Browse common businesses in Fountain, CO


Fountain on our top lists:

  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Computer and electronic products (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: U. S. Postal service (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other protective service workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Secretaries and administrative assistants (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Warehousing and storage (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other protective service workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on highway construction per resident in 2004 in $"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage increase in population in the 1970s (pop 5,000+)"
  • #31 (80817) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of German Russian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #61 (81008) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Latvian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #71 (80928) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Northern European first ancestries"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that had a sunburn in the past 12 months"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Michael Stevens (7)
  • Mazy Shambayati (2)
  • Jose Manuel Pimentel Serrano (1)
  • Ubai Ka'Ab Abu-Bakr (1)

Total of 11 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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