Fountain, Colorado

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Population in 2013: 27,265 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +79.4%
Males: 13,505  (49.5%)
Females: 13,760  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  28.7 years
Colorado median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 80817, 80928, 81008.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $54,722 (it was $42,121 in 2000)
Fountain:

$54,722
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,319 (it was $15,975 in 2000)

Fountain city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $179,080 (it was $113,900 in 2000)
Fountain:

$179,080
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2009: 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 2012: $1,131.

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  • White alone - 16,886 (63.7%)
  • Hispanic - 4,401 (16.6%)
  • Black alone - 2,994 (11.3%)
  • Two or more races - 1,393 (5.3%)
  • Asian alone - 633 (2.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 143 (0.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 86 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 44 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fountain: 98.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (18.5%), Irish (12.1%), English (7.6%), United States (5.1%), Dutch (2.1%), Polish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 4/23/1903

Elevation: 5546 feet

Land area: 14.0 square miles.

Population density: 1,948 people per square mile   (low).

Fountain,CO real estate house value index trend

Fountain, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in Fountain:

  • High school or higher: 95.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fountain city:

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 59.2%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

1,526 residents are foreign born (1.8% Europe, 0.9% Asia).

This city:  5.8%
Colorado:  9.8%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Fountain, Colorado as of May 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Fountain to the number of sex offenders is 1,582 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 2012: $798 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $689 (0.4%)

Fountain satellite photo by USGS

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 ), Rock Creek Park, 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 ).

Latitude: 38.69 N, Longitude: 104.70 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -7,255 (-27.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,913 (15.6%)

Fountain household income distribution Fountain home values distribution

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) 235.6142.3234.3242.1209.5199.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.5%
Colorado:

5.4%

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +4,138 (+37.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
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%)

Work and jobs in Fountain: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Fountain, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fountain-area historical tornado activity is near Colorado state average. It is 33% smaller 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 near Colorado state average. It is 81% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 122.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 260.0 miles away from Fountain center
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 113.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 107.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 600.9 miles away from Fountain center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 12/25/1994 at 19:06:07, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 41.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Fire: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fountain topographic map

Birthplace of: Chase Headley - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Fountain:

  • FOUNTAIN DIALYSIS CENTER (DVA) (6910 BANDLEY DR STE 100)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Fountain:

  • A. M. HEALTH, INC. (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; SECURITY, CO)
  • ASPEN LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • HUMAN TOUCH HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCY INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • LAUREL MANOR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • MGA HOME HEALTHCARE COLORADO INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • SOLAMOR HOSPICE OF COLORADO SPRINGS (Hospital, about 10 miles away; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)

Amtrak station near Fountain:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fountain:

  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 7 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; Full-time enrollment: 10,395)
  • Colorado College (about 13 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (about 15 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 8,700)
  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 16 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 22,771)
  • Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (about 16 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,049)
  • United States Air Force Academy (about 25 miles; USAFA, CO; FT enrollment: 5,088)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 28 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,993)

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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 39.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

39.5
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.503. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.503
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 12.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.0
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 2.01. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.01
U.S.:

1.93

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 24.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.03. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.03
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 0.00479. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00479
U.S.:

0.01468

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

FOUNTAIN CITY OF (Population served: 20,000, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-24-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-28-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-08-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-08-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-07-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-12-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-27-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-12-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-27-2007)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 124 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fountain that have no violations reported:

  • PONDEROSA CG (Population served: 70, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.3%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.0% for Black residents, 11.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 17.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 11.3% for other race residents, 14.4% 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
7 people in other group homes in 2000

Fountain, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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Fountain compared to Colorado state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.

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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Fountain travel time to work - commute Fountain mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.10%
Here: 37.1%
USA: 50.2%

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 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$21,257$63,7710$0
Other Government Administration 24$118,876$59,4382$7,384
Judicial and Legal 2$10,869$65,2141$410
Police Protection - Officers 40$203,695$61,1092$2,493
Police - Other 6$25,372$50,7440$0
Firefighters 26$117,273$54,1267$10,835
Fire - Other 1$3,334$40,0080$0
Streets and Highways 7$31,507$54,0122$4,368
Parks and Recreation 3$13,607$54,4282$3,881
Housing and Community Development(Local) 7$29,132$49,9411$914
Water Supply 18$79,682$53,1210$0
Electric Power 38$224,194$70,7983$5,566
Transit 0$0 6$9,516
Other and Unallocable 21$89,304$51,0310$0
Totals for Government 197$968,102$58,97126$45,367

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $9,830,000 ($360.54)
    Electric Utilities: $1,988,000 ($72.91)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $14,676,000 ($538.27)
    Police Protection: $3,344,000 ($122.65)
    Water Utilities: $3,253,000 ($119.31)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,465,000 ($53.73)
    Regular Highways: $1,260,000 ($46.21)
    Central Staff Services: $1,170,000 ($42.91)
    Health - Other: $582,000 ($21.35)
    Parks and Recreation: $403,000 ($14.78)
    Financial Administration: $328,000 ($12.03)
    General - Other: $242,000 ($8.88)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $193,000 ($7.08)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $159,000 ($5.83)
    Natural Resources - Other: $29,000 ($1.06)
    Housing and Community Development: $10,000 ($0.37)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $8,000 ($0.29)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($0.29)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $478,000 ($17.53)
    Natural Resources - Other: $134,000 ($4.91)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,755,000 ($211.08)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $20,000 ($0.73)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $692,000 ($25.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $359,000 ($13.17)
    Natural Resources - Other: $235,000 ($8.62)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $29,000 ($1.06)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $283,000 ($10.38)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $7,327,000 ($268.73)
    Interest Earnings: $1,061,000 ($38.91)
    General Revenue, NEC: $59,000 ($2.16)
    Rents: $7,000 ($0.26)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $16,093,000 ($590.24)
    Water Utilities: $4,621,000 ($169.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $513,000 ($18.82)
    All Other: $160,000 ($5.87)
    General Local Government Support: $29,000 ($1.06)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,401,000 ($198.09)
    Property: $1,291,000 ($47.35)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,039,000 ($38.11)
    Other License: $389,000 ($14.27)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $22,000 ($0.81)
    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 ($629.75)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,897,000 ($546.38)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,000,000 ($110.03)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $727,000 ($26.66)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,740,000 ($63.82)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,795,000 ($909.41)

8.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,620 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.83%
Colorado average:

9.68%

0.43% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,153 average AGI)
El Paso County:

0.43%
Colorado average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Pueblo County, CO  0.18% ($36,520 average AGI)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.16% ($41,068)
from Arapahoe County, CO  0.16% ($42,377)


8.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,339 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.32%
Colorado average:

9.12%

0.35% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,834 average AGI)
El Paso County:

0.35%
Colorado average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Denver County, CO  0.27% ($37,483 average AGI)
to Arapahoe County, CO  0.23% ($45,734)
to Pueblo County, CO  0.19% ($34,751)

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-Eleven2Papa John's Pizza1
AT&T1Payless1
Advance Auto Parts1Pizza Hut1
Applebee's1Popeyes1
AutoZone1RadioShack1
Big O Tires1SONIC Drive-In1
Blockbuster1Safeway1
Burger King1Starbucks1
Carl\s Jr.1Subway5
DHL1Super 81
Dairy Queen1T-Mobile2
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell2
FedEx3U-Haul3
Goodwill3UPS2
H&R Block2Vons1
Jack In The Box1Walgreens1
Kroger2Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1
Lowe's1YMCA1
McDonald's2

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  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on highway construction per resident in 2004 in $"
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  • #31 (80817) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of German Russian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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  • Michael Stevens (8)
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Total of 12 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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