Fountain Hills, Arizona

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Population in 2014: 23,573 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +16.5%
 
Males: 11,728  (49.8%)
Females: 11,845  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  55.9 years
Arizona median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 85259, 85268.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $71,409 (it was $61,619 in 2000)
Fountain Hills:

$71,409
AZ:

$48,510

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $44,082 (it was $32,230 in 2000)

Fountain Hills town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $347,150 (it was $205,900 in 2000)
Fountain Hills:

$347,150
AZ:

$166,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $384,723; Detached houses: $429,802; Townhouses or other attached units: $243,890; In 2-unit structures: $147,462; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $163,019; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $172,195

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,093.

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  • Races in Fountain Hills, AZ (2013)

    Fountain Hills races chart
    • 21,04789.5%White alone
    • 9273.9%Hispanic
    • 4521.9%Asian alone
    • 4171.8%Black alone
    • 3321.4%Two or more races
    • 1260.5%American Indian alone
    • 80.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fountain Hills: 96.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Fountain Hills, AZ City Guides:

Ancestries: German (18.0%), Irish (12.1%), English (10.2%), Italian (8.0%), United States (5.4%), Polish (5.2%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Incorporated in 1989

Land area: 18.2 square miles.

Population density: 1,298 people per square mile   (low).

Fountain Hills,AZ real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Fountain Hills:

  • High school or higher: 96.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fountain Hills town:

  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 60.6%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

1,643 residents are foreign born (3.3% Europe, 1.0% Asia, 0.9% North America, 0.8% Latin America).

This town:

7.0%
Arizona:

13.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,744 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,902 (0.5%)

Fountain Hills satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scottsdale, AZ (9.7 miles , pop. 202,705).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (20.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Salt River, AZ (2.8 miles ), Rio Verde, AZ (2.9 miles ), Scottsdale, AZ (3.1 miles ), Mesa, AZ (3.7 miles ), Paradise Valley, AZ (3.7 miles ), Apache Junction, AZ (4.1 miles ), Gilbert, AZ (4.3 miles ), Carefree, AZ (4.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 501 buildings, average cost: $164,200
  • 1998: 594 buildings, average cost: $174,300
  • 2000: 342 buildings, average cost: $236,700
  • 2001: 257 buildings, average cost: $276,000
  • 2002: 159 buildings, average cost: $311,400
  • 2003: 145 buildings, average cost: $385,900
  • 2004: 228 buildings, average cost: $304,700
  • 2005: 336 buildings, average cost: $315,100
  • 2006: 192 buildings, average cost: $335,400
  • 2007: 82 buildings, average cost: $482,500
  • 2008: 32 buildings, average cost: $512,200
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $544,000
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $776,400
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $730,300
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $448,000
  • 2013: 34 buildings, average cost: $385,600
  • 2014: 44 buildings, average cost: $538,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.60 N, Longitude: 111.73 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,773 (-20.4%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 3,585 (33.9%)

Fountain Hills household income distribution Fountain Hills home values distribution

Property values in Fountain Hills, AZ

Fountain Hills tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
Arizona:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +10,162 (+100.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (23%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Fountain Hills, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Fountain Hills-area historical earthquake activity is near Arizona state average. It is 410% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 278.7 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
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 230.6 miles away from Fountain Hills center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 276.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 242.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 232.8 miles away from Fountain Hills center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 426.4 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Maricopa County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Fires: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fountain Hills topographic map

Birthplace of: Holly Cruikshank - Dancer.

Hospitals and medical centers in Fountain Hills:

  • FOUNTAIN VIEW VILLAGE (16455 EAST AVENUE OF THE FOUNTAINS)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Fountain Hills:

  • FOCUS HOME THERAPY AND MEDICAL SERVICES, LLC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; SCOTTSDALE, AZ)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF SCOTTSDALE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SCOTTSDALE, AZ)
  • ADVANCED HEALTH CARE OF SCOTTSDALE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SCOTTSDALE, AZ)
  • AVALON CARE CENTER - SHADOW MOUNTAIN (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SCOTTSDALE, AZ)
  • DESERT MOUNTAIN DIALYSIS (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; SCOTTSDALE, AZ)
  • WEYRICH HCC OF WESTMINSTER VLG (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SCOTTSDALE, AZ)
  • SCOTTSDALE HEALTHCARE-SHEA MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; SCOTTSDALE, AZ)

Amtrak station near Fountain Hills:

  • 20 miles: PHOENIX AIRPORT (PHOENIX, TERMINAL 2) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

College/University in Fountain Hills:

  • American Institute of Interior Design (Full-time enrollment: 31; Location: 13014 N. Saguaro Blvd., Suite 206; Private, for-profit; Website: www.aiid.edu)

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

  • Scottsdale Community College (about 12 miles; Scottsdale, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 6,030)
  • Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Scottsdale (about 13 miles; Scottsdale, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,123)
  • Arizona State University-Skysong (about 15 miles; Scottsdale, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,445)
  • Paradise Valley Community College (about 17 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,259)
  • Mesa Community College (about 17 miles; Mesa, AZ; FT enrollment: 14,726)
  • Arizona State University-Tempe (about 18 miles; Tempe, AZ; FT enrollment: 45,951)
  • GateWay Community College (about 19 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,414)

Public schools in Fountain Hills:

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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Local Fountain Hills AM Radio Station KFHX, 1620AM and Streaming Netcasts on www.kfhx.com

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Notable locations in Fountain Hills: Fountain Hills Golf Course (A), Fountain Hills Community Center (B), Laser Drive Industrial Park (C), Fountain Hills Town Hall (D), Maricopa County Library District Fountain Hills Branch (E), Rural / Metro Fire Department Station 823 Fountain Hills Fire Department (F), Rural / Metro Fire Department Station 822 Fountain Hills Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Eagle Mountain Marketplace Shopping Center (1), Fountain Hills Plaza Shopping Center (2), Four Peaks Power Center Shopping Center (3), Palisades Plaza Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Fountain Hills include: Fountain Hills Presbyterian Church (A), Church of the Ascension (B), Four Peaks Community Church (C), Fountain Hills Trinity Lutheran Church (D), Fountain Hills First Baptist Church (E), Fountain Hills Community Church (F), Fountain Hills Christian Center (G), Faith Mountain Christian Center (H), Christ's Church of Fountain Hills (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Fountain Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Fountain Hills: Fountain Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Fountain HLS & Lower Verde RVR LY Musem & HST SCTY (Museums; 12901 North La Montana Drive), Desert Dog Hummer Adventures (Tours & Charters; 17212 East Shea Boulevard).

Hotels: Comfort Inn Fountain Hills (17105 East Shea Boulevard), Fountain View Realty- Inc. (16930 East Palisades Boulevard Suite 112).

Court: Fountain Hills Town - Magistrate Court (16836 East Palisades Boulevard).

Maricopa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 274. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

274
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.369. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.369
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 22.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.1
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.898. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.898
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 32.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 32.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.58. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.58
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.7%
(5.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.6% for Black residents, 16.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.1% for American Indian residents, 11.8% for other race residents, 16.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.9%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.9%
Whole state:  7.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Fountain Hills in 2010:

  • 149 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 18 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults
7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Fountain Hills (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Shea & Monterey Banking Center, Shea And Eagle Mountain Branch, Fountain Hills Branch. 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.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Fountain Hills Branch at 16355 E Palisades Blvd, branch established on 1998/03/02; Palisades Plaza Branch at 13733 Fountain Hills Boulevard, branch established on 1998/04/09. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • MidFirst Bank: Fountain Hills Branch at 16225 East Palisades Boulevard, branch established on 2007/04/30. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $9,790.2 mil, Deposits: $6,308.2 mil, headquarters in Oklahoma City, OK, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 77 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Fountain Hills Branch at 16925 East Shea Boulevard, branch established on 1997/02/20. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Washington Federal: Fountain Hills Branch at 16600 East Avenue Of The Fountains, branch established on 1999/12/30. Info updated 2011/12/19: Bank assets: $13,653.0 mil, Deposits: $8,905.8 mil, headquarters in Seattle, WA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 174 total offices
  • Meridian Bank, National Association: Fountain Hills Branch at 13404 North La Montana Drive, branch established on 1981/02/17. Info updated 2011/04/29: Bank assets: $971.9 mil, Deposits: $709.7 mil, headquarters in Wickenburg, AZ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Marquette Financial Companies

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Arizona average:

12.5

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Fountain Hills town (based on Maricopa County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant534,4531,206
Catholic520,651100
Other312,574680
Mainline Protestant104,145241
Orthodox13,37924
Black Protestant6,27848
None2,325,637-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 501
Maricopa County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 60
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 219
Maricopa County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 768
Maricopa County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2,264
Here:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Maricopa County:

22.5%
Arizona:

22.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.8%
State:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Fountain Hills:

52.8%
State:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Fountain Hills:

50.2%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.3%
Arizona:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.5%
Arizona:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Arizona:

6.8

Overweight people:
Fountain Hills:

37.3%
Arizona:

33.3%

General health condition:
Fountain Hills:

57.6%
Arizona:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.8%
Arizona:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fountain Hills, AZ Residents
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 4$20,810$62,4302$1,344
Other Government Administration 13$47,857$44,1761$2,834
Judicial and Legal 5$24,461$58,7060$0
Streets and Highways 9$48,395$64,5270$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,096$37,1520$0
Parks and Recreation 10$42,295$50,7544$3,507
Other and Unallocable 9$36,658$48,87711$15,586
Totals for Government 51$223,572$52,60518$23,271

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

  • Construction - Libraries: $1,437,000 ($60.96)
    General: $648,000 ($27.49)
    Central Staff Services: $78,000 ($3.31)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $3,061,000 ($129.85)
    Regular Highways: $3,004,000 ($127.43)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,634,000 ($69.32)
    Fire Protection: $1,334,000 ($56.59)
    Police Protection: $1,200,000 ($50.91)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $848,000 ($35.97)
    General - Other: $361,000 ($15.31)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $331,000 ($14.04)
    Libraries: $28,000 ($1.19)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,060,000 ($44.97)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $1,507,000 ($63.93)
    General: $1,281,000 ($54.34)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $35,000 ($1.48)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $13,871,000 ($588.43)
    Fire Protection: $486,000 ($20.62)
    Regular Highways: $56,000 ($2.38)
    Police Protection: $34,000 ($1.44)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $23,000 ($0.98)
    General - Other: $18,000 ($0.76)
    Libraries: $10,000 ($0.42)
    Judicial: $7,000 ($0.30)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,157,000 ($176.35)

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

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $175,000 ($7.42)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $125,000 ($5.30)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,502,000 ($63.72)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $726,000 ($30.80)
    General Revenue, NEC: $635,000 ($26.94)
    Rents: $149,000 ($6.32)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,670,000 ($155.69)
    Highways: $1,370,000 ($58.12)
    All Other: $63,000 ($2.67)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $4,356,000 ($184.79)
    Property: $3,781,000 ($160.40)
    NEC: $2,245,000 ($95.24)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $17,671,000 ($749.63)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $13,750,000 ($583.29)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $12,600,000 ($534.51)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $17,442,000 ($739.91)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,379,000 ($58.50)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,318,000 ($183.18)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $6,047,000 ($256.52)

5.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,941 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.01%
Arizona average:

5.73%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($605 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.05%
Arizona average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Pinal County, AZ  0.51% ($44,215 average AGI)
from Pima County, AZ  0.19% ($38,204)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.17% ($40,202)


4.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,651 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.74%
Arizona average:

5.60%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($898 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.08%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pinal County, AZ  0.42% ($38,492 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.18% ($37,819)
to Pima County, AZ  0.14% ($34,939)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fountain Hills:

  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KFNN (1510 AM; 22 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: CRC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTAR (620 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KXAM (1310 AM; 5 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: EMBEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKNT (960 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KFYI (550 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KXEM (1010 AM; 15 kW; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES OF PHOENIX, INC.)
  • KAZG (1440 AM; 5 kW; SCOTTSDALE, AZ; Owner: CACTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KGME (910 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KDUS (1060 AM; 5 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: TEMPE RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fountain Hills:

  • KLVK (89.1 FM; FOUNTAIN HILLS, AZ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K210CP (89.9 FM; MESA, AZ; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K220HH (91.9 FM; MESA, AZ; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KMLE (107.9 FM; CHANDLER, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • K206BL (89.1 FM; DREAMLAND, AZ; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KSLX-FM (100.7 FM; SCOTTSDALE, AZ; Owner: CACTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KKLT (98.7 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KZON (101.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKFR (92.3 FM; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KESZ (99.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOOL-FM (94.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KNIX-FM (102.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KUPD (97.9 FM; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: TEMPE RADIO, INC.)
  • KFLR-FM (90.3 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJZZ (91.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMM. COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KYOT-FM (95.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMXP (96.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZZP (104.7 FM; MESA, AZ; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDKB (93.3 FM; MESA, AZ; Owner: MESA RADIO, INC.)
  • K240CV (95.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ZORBA RESOURCES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fountain Hills:

  • KAET (Channel 8; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • K57HX (Channel 57; MESA, AZ; Owner: KAZT, L.L.C.)
  • KCOS-LP (Channel 28; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF CARLOS ORTIZ)
  • KPHE-LP (Channel 19; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)
  • K42FD (Channel 42; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KDMA CHANNEL 25, INC.)
  • K55EH (Channel 55; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KAZT, L.L.C.)
  • KPPX (Channel 51; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: AMERICA 51, L.P.)
  • K23BY (Channel 23; SCOTTSDALE, AZ; Owner: KAZT, L.L.C.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Fountain Hills fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 47Number of bridges
  • 74m243ftTotal length
  • $7,220,000Total costs
  • 240,521Total average daily traffic
  • 31,348Total average daily truck traffic
  • 245,571Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 211990-1999
  • 132000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Fountain Hills, AZ
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 2 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 ORIGINATED84$217,278272$301,820895$271,40424$172,030245$271,8422$599,880
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$175,51530$434,35477$284,2142$15,50022$268,2790$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$212,94561$422,121316$343,15410$107,64285$368,9141$125,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN13$239,66246$286,596149$291,06415$118,98850$301,3940$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$191,99812$329,72734$280,8590$010$175,1090$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2168.18 , 2168.19, 2168.20, 2168.21

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED28$270,8537$339,5506$242,722
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$295,9994$324,1102$341,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$301,1912$414,7952$446,955
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$380,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$112,0001$112,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2168.18 , 2168.19, 2168.20, 2168.21

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

  • HERMOSA VILLAGE (Serves CO, Population served: 120, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Fountain Hills, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8578.6 years
Robert8075.6 years
William6375.9 years
Mary5381.7 years
Dorothy4482.3 years
Richard4370.4 years
Helen4182.3 years
James4173.6 years
Joseph3976.6 years
Margaret3883.4 years
Most common last names in Fountain Hills, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2073.2 years
Johnson1977.1 years
King1274.8 years
Miller1076.4 years
Brown1077.5 years
Nelson1081.4 years
Martin976.0 years
Wilson981.1 years
Thompson884.9 years
Anderson889.1 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (86%)
  • Utility gas (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Solar energy (1%)
Businesses in Fountain Hills, AZ
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Kroger1
Arby's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Big O Tires1McDonald's1
Blockbuster1Nike1
Burger King1Pier 1 Imports1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Circle K2Quiznos1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Cricket Wireless1Starbucks3
Curves1Subway2
Dennys1T-Mobile1
Discount Tire1Target1
Famous Footwear1U-Haul1
FedEx5UPS3
Goodwill1Vons1
H&R Block1Walgreens1
Holiday Inn1Wendy's1

Fountain Hills compared to Arizona state average:

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

Fountain Hills on our top lists:

  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Sales and related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in other U.S. states (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • William J. Ray (18)
  • Robert Tripp (17)
  • Francine Y. Robb (16)
  • Sourav Sam Bhattacharya (10)
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