Fountain Green, Utah

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Population in 2013: 1,078 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +14.1%
 
Males: 488  (45.3%)
Females: 590  (54.7%)
Median resident age:  30.8 years
Utah median age:  30.7 years

Zip codes: 84632.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,767 (it was $36,078 in 2000)
Fountain Green:

$42,767
UT:

$57,049
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,369 (it was $12,283 in 2000)

Fountain Green city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $125,615 (it was $94,000 in 2000)
Fountain Green:

$125,615
UT:

$199,700
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $142,606; Detached houses: $147,865; Townhouses or other attached units: $221,301; Mobile homes: $37,451

Median gross rent in 2012: $672.

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Fountain Green races chart
  • White alone - 961 (89.7%)
  • Hispanic - 91 (8.5%)
  • Two or more races - 12 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.09%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fountain Green: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (26.7%), Danish (13.3%), German (11.0%), Irish (10.2%), Dutch (6.7%), Scottish (4.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1910

Elevation: 6025 feet

Land area: 1.41 square miles.

Population density: 767 people per square mile   (low).

Fountain Green, Utah map

For population 25 years and over in Fountain Green:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fountain Green city:

  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

25 residents are foreign born

This city:  2.4%
Utah:  8.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $760 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $657 (0.6%)

Fountain Green satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Provo, UT (42.7 miles , pop. 105,166).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (307.6 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (422.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Moroni, UT (2.7 miles ), Wales, UT (3.1 miles ), Fairview, UT (3.3 miles ), Mount Pleasant, UT (3.4 miles ), Nephi, UT (3.4 miles ), Levan, UT (3.6 miles ), Spring City, UT (3.6 miles ), Mona, UT (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 39.63 N, Longitude: 111.64 W

Area code: 435

Fountain Green household income distribution Fountain Green home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.3%
Utah:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +337 (+55.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (10%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)

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

Average climate in Fountain Green, Utah

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Fountain Green-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Utah state average. It is 421% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 316.0 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) earthquake occurred 327.3 miles away from Fountain Green center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 354.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 170.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 341.1 miles away from Fountain Green center
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 463.5 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sanpete County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Landslides: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fountain Green topographic map

Birthplace of: Gerald N. Lund - Latter Day Saint writer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Fountain Green:

  • IHC HOME CARE SERVICES SANPETE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, UT)
  • SANPETE VALLEY HOSPITAL - CAH Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, UT)
  • COLONIAL MANOR HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; NEPHI, UT)
  • CANYON HILLS HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; NEPHI, UT)
  • HERITAGE HILLS REHABILITATION AND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; NEPHI, UT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fountain Green:

  • Snow College (about 19 miles; Ephraim, UT; Full-time enrollment: 3,224)
  • Brigham Young University-Provo (about 44 miles; Provo, UT; FT enrollment: 33,525)
  • Utah Valley University (about 46 miles; Orem, UT; FT enrollment: 24,403)
  • Stevens-Henager College-Murray (about 73 miles; Murray, UT; FT enrollment: 6,395)
  • Salt Lake Community College (about 74 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 20,797)
  • Western Governors University (about 75 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)
  • Westminster College (about 78 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)

Public elementary/middle school in Fountain Green:

  • FOUNTAIN GREEN SCHOOL (Students: 147; Location: 395 WEST 100 SOUTH; Grades: KG - 06)

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Notable location: Fountain Green Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Fountain Green: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Sanpete County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

FOUNTAIN GREEN (Population served: 940, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2002, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.1%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 30.4% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.3 people
Utah:  3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  81.0%
Whole state:  75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.1%
Whole state:  4.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Fountain Green compared to Utah state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Fountain Green city (based on Sanpete County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 82.92%
Here: 82.9%
USA: 50.2%

Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents99.0%0.5%0.2%0.2%0.0%
Congregations91.7%3.3%3.3%1.7%-
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: 5
Sanpete County:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Sanpete County:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Sanpete County:

6.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

2.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.7%
Utah:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Sanpete County:

25.7%
Utah:

23.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$3,200
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$3,222
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$2,461
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,846$34,1520$0
Streets and Highways 1$4,044$48,5280$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$200
Totals for Government 2$6,890$41,34011$9,083

Fountain Green government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $154,000 ($142.86)
    Water Utilities: $110,000 ($102.04)
    General Public Buildings: $88,000 ($81.63)
    Police Protection: $61,000 ($56.59)
    Financial Administration: $41,000 ($38.03)
    General - Other: $21,000 ($19.48)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,000 ($8.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($6.49)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $61,000 ($56.59)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $1,000 ($0.93)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $236,000 ($218.92)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $28,000 ($25.97)

Fountain Green government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $96,000 ($89.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($16.70)
    All Other: $13,000 ($12.06)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $36,000 ($33.40)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $15,000 ($13.91)
    Rents: $13,000 ($12.06)
    General Revenue, NEC: $8,000 ($7.42)
    Property Sale Other: $4,000 ($3.71)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($2.78)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $110,000 ($102.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $73,000 ($67.72)
    All Other: $46,000 ($42.67)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $76,000 ($70.50)
    Property: $35,000 ($32.47)
    NEC: $3,000 ($2.78)

Fountain Green government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $465,000 ($431.35)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,022,000 ($948.05)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $994,000 ($922.08)
    Water Utilities: $450,000 ($417.44)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $28,000 ($25.97)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($13.91)

Fountain Green government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $27,000 ($25.05)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $113,000 ($104.82)

6.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,407 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.80%
Utah average:

6.32%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Utah County, UT  1.91% ($39,361 average AGI)
from Salt Lake County, UT  1.09% ($41,658)
from Sevier County, UT  0.37% ($20,923)


8.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,902 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.23%
Utah average:

6.46%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Utah County, UT  1.61% ($32,035 average AGI)
to Salt Lake County, UT  1.47% ($22,279)
to Washington County, UT  0.44% ($31,581)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fountain Green:

  • KMTI (650 AM; 10 kW; MANTI, UT; Owner: SANPETE COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KOAL (750 AM; 10 kW; PRICE, UT; Owner: EASTERN UTAH BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KSLL (1080 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PRICE, UT; Owner: AGAINST THE WIND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOVO (960 AM; 5 kW; PROVO, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKDS (1060 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH SALT LAKE, UT; Owner: HOLIDAY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBEE (860 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLLB (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WEST JORDAN, UT; Owner: UNITED SECURITY FINANCIAL, INC.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWDZ (910 AM; 5 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fountain Green:

  • KMXU (105.1 FM; MANTI, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KLGL (97.5 FM; RICHFIELD, UT; Owner: SANPETE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KTCE (92.3 FM; PAYSON, UT; Owner: MOENKOPI COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMDG (103.9 FM; NEPHI, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KQMB (102.7 FM; MIDVALE, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KXRK (96.3 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • K264AC (100.7 FM; RURAL UTAH COUNTY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • K208BZ (89.5 FM; SPANISH FORK, UT; Owner: BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY)
  • K288AN (105.5 FM; PRICE, UT; Owner: CARBON COUNTY)
  • K208AQ (89.5 FM; PRICE, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • KENZ (107.5 FM; OREM, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZHT (94.9 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSOP-FM (104.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: KSOP, INC.)
  • K217CL (91.3 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: STOCKTON CHRISTIAN LIFE COLLEGE, INC)
  • K272DP (102.3 FM; TOOELE, UT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KRCL (90.9 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: LISTENERS COMMUNITY RADIO OF UTAH)
  • KBZN (97.9 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOSY-FM (106.5 FM; SPANISH FORK, UT; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRSP-FM (103.5 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KBER (101.1 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Fountain Green:

  • KUPX (Channel 16; PROVO, UT; Owner: PAXSON SALT LAKE CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • K57HK (Channel 57; MOUNT PLEASANT, UT; Owner: SANPETE COUNTY)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KC7OAO, Licensee ID: L01101216
    Grant Date: 01/04/2006, Expiration Date: 01/04/2016
    Registrant: Michael D Allred, Fountain Green, UT 84632
  • Call Sign: N7QIR, Previous Call Sign: KA7ZKU, Licensee ID: L00361843
    Grant Date: 01/27/2011, Expiration Date: 02/12/2021, Certifier: Robert M Jacobson
    Registrant: Robert M Jacobson, Fountain Green, UT 84632-0393
  • Call Sign: KD7PZM, Licensee ID: L00466834
    Grant Date: 03/05/2012, Expiration Date: 02/13/2022, Certifier: Glen A Hoenicke
    Registrant: Glen A Hoenicke, Fountain Green, UT 84632
  • Call Sign: KD7PZN, Licensee ID: L00466835
    Grant Date: 02/13/2002, Expiration Date: 02/13/2012, Certifier: Cheston Madsen
    Registrant: Cheston Madsen, Fountain Green, UT 84632
  • Call Sign: KE7YWJ, Licensee ID: L01452449
    Grant Date: 12/15/2008, Expiration Date: 12/15/2018, Certifier: Scott E Syme
    Registrant: Scott E Syme, Fountain Green, UT 84632

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6054A , Serial Number: 28654, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 04/13/1956
    Registrant (Individual): R Mike Jacobson, Po Box 393, Fountain Green, UT 84632

Most common first names in Fountain Green, UT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William572.8 years
James380.3 years
Joseph365.3 years
Ralph381.0 years
Robert372.0 years
Clara293.1 years
Harry269.5 years
Geraldine281.5 years
Howard265.9 years
Evelyn281.5 years
Most common last names in Fountain Green, UT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1677.3 years
Anderson1283.7 years
Allred1073.8 years
Nielson1085.5 years
Hansen882.0 years
Oldroyd779.4 years
Cook685.5 years
Mikkelsen577.6 years
Christiansen482.5 years
Crowther476.0 years

Businesses in Fountain Green, UT

  • FedEx: 1
  • UPS: 1
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