Fountain, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 436 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -18.2%
 
Males: 197  (45.3%)
Females: 239  (54.7%)
Median resident age:

50.9 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 27829.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $22,038 (it was $17,656 in 2000)
Fountain:

$22,038
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,321 (it was $10,944 in 2000)

Fountain town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $97,851 (it was $64,200 in 2000)
Fountain:

$97,851
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $134,473; detached houses: $142,132; mobile homes: $56,017

Median gross rent in 2017: $706.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fountain: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 37.1%
(19.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 68.7% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Fountain, NC (2010)
    • 21249.6%Black alone
    • 19946.6%White alone
    • 102.3%Two or more races
    • 61.4%Hispanic

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Fountain, North Carolina as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fountain is 86 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.54
North Carolina average:

2.55
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Ancestries: English (14.7%), Irish (4.9%), American (4.3%), European (1.1%), Norwegian (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 114 feet

Land area: 0.97 square miles.

Population density: 451 people per square mile   (low).

Fountain, North Carolina map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Fountain town:

0.7% ($460)
North Carolina:

0.9% ($826)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, NC (15.8 miles , pop. 60,476).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (57.3 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (328.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Macclesfield, NC (2.4 miles ),
Farmville, NC (2.5 miles ),
Walstonburg, NC (2.5 miles ),
Falkland, NC (2.7 miles),
Saratoga, NC (2.8 miles ),
Pinetops, NC (2.8 miles ),
Bell Arthur, NC (3.0 miles ),
Belvoir, NC (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 35.67 N, Longitude: 77.64 W

Area code: 252

Distribution of median household income in Fountain, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Fountain, NC in 2017

Property values in Fountain, NC

Fountain satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +78 (+17.1%).
Most common industries in Fountain, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Health care (11.3%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.1%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.2%)
  • Public administration (8.2%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (7.2%)
  • Beverage & tobacco products (6.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.4%)
  • Educational services (21.4%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (6.1%)
  • Apparel (6.1%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.1%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.1%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Fountain, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.2%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (15.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.2%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.1%)

Average climate in Fountain, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Fountain, North Carolina average temperatures Fountain, North Carolina average precipitation Fountain, North Carolina humidity Fountain, North Carolina wind speed Fountain, North Carolina snowfall Fountain, North Carolina sunshine Fountain, North Carolina clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.3. This is better than average.

City:

60.3
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 2.00. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.00
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.61. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.61
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Fountain-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 12% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.7 miles away from the Fountain town center killed 16 people and injured 153 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/22/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.8 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 60 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fountain-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 133.2 miles away from Fountain center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 239.4 miles away from Fountain center
On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 65.3 miles away from Fountain center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 302.3 miles away from Fountain center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 230.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 124.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pitt County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 13, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fountain topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Fountain:

  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE OF FARMVILLE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; FARMVILLE, NC)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - GREENVILLE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; GREENVILLE, NC)
  • SKILL CREATIONS OF GREENVILLE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; GREENVILLE, NC)
  • GREENVILLE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; GREENVILLE, NC)
  • UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE / GREENVILLE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; GREENVILLE, NC)
  • GREENFIELD PLACE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; GREENVILLE, NC)
  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; GREENVILLE, NC)

Amtrak station near Fountain:

  • 16 miles: WILSON (401 E. NASH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fountain:

  • Edgecombe Community College (about 15 miles; Tarboro, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,058)
  • Pitt Community College (about 16 miles; Winterville, NC; FT enrollment: 7,026)
  • East Carolina University (about 17 miles; Greenville, NC; FT enrollment: 23,943)
  • Wayne Community College (about 26 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 3,174)
  • Nash Community College (about 26 miles; Rocky Mount, NC; FT enrollment: 2,520)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 31 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Mount Olive College (about 41 miles; Mount Olive, NC; FT enrollment: 3,097)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Fountain: Town Hall Fire Department (A), Fountain Police Department (B), Fountain Community Police Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Hike Inn (Box 5 Highway 28).

Pitt County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

66.3%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.0%
Whole state:

5.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Fountain (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Fountain Branch at 6736 East Wilson Street, branch established on 1960/12/15. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Fountain:

Marital status in Fountain, NC
  • Never married: 26.8%
  • Now married: 36.9%
  • Separated: 5.4%
  • Widowed: 14.3%
  • Divorced: 16.6%

For population 25 years and over in Fountain:

  • High school or higher: 69.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
North Carolina average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fountain, NC (based on Pitt County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant36,334154
Mainline Protestant23,02947
Catholic5,4893
Black Protestant2,71232
Other1,85511
Orthodox501
None98,679-
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: 29
Here:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Pitt County:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 69
Pitt County:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 102
Here:

6.70 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.6%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.2%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Pitt County:

15.9%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.6%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

41.0%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Fountain:

29.7
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.0%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.9%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Fountain:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

37.4%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Fountain:

49.3%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Fountain:

77.3%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fountain, NC 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
Other Government Administration 1$3,429$41,14812$1,924
Streets and Highways 1$2,823$33,8762$2,815
Electric Power 1$3,310$39,7200$0
Sewerage 1$3,080$36,9600$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 2$2,276
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 2$3,299
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 4$12,642$37,92618$10,314

Fountain government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $557,000 ($1277.52)
    Sewerage: $199,000 ($456.42)
    Police Protection: $166,000 ($380.73)
    Regular Highways: $141,000 ($323.39)
    Water Utilities: $133,000 ($305.05)
    Central Staff Services: $90,000 ($206.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $29,000 ($66.51)
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000 ($29.82)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($13.76)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($11.47)
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000 ($11.47)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($2.29)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($2.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($4.59)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $137,000 ($314.22)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($6.88)

Fountain government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $130,000 ($298.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $26,000 ($59.63)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $5,000 ($11.47)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $52,000 ($119.27)
    Electric Utilities: $30,000 ($68.81)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,000 ($6.88)
    Rents: $2,000 ($4.59)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($2.29)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $620,000 ($1422.02)
    Water Utilities: $87,000 ($199.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $61,000 ($139.91)
    General Local Government Support: $31,000 ($71.10)
    Highways: $15,000 ($34.40)
  • Tax - Property: $124,000 ($284.40)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $62,000 ($142.20)

Fountain government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $115,000 ($263.76)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $96,000 ($220.18)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,000 ($43.58)

Fountain government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,023,000 ($2346.33)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $106,000 ($243.12)

7.12% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,354 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.12%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Beaufort County, NC  0.47% ($31,652 average AGI)
from Wake County, NC  0.41% ($33,410)
from Lenoir County, NC  0.38% ($32,201)


7.64% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,680 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.64%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($641 average AGI)
Pitt County:

0.04%
North Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Wake County, NC  0.93% ($43,846 average AGI)
to Beaufort County, NC  0.45% ($36,691)
to Lenoir County, NC  0.28% ($29,475)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fountain:

  • WGHB (1250 AM; 5 kW; FARMVILLE, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA, INC.)
  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WGTM (590 AM; 5 kW; WILSON, NC; Owner: SPIRIT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WEED (1390 AM; 5 kW; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: NORTHSTAR BROADCATING CORPORATION)
  • WRNS (960 AM; 5 kW; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGBR (1150 AM; 5 kW; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WDLX (930 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WDJS (1430 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT OLIVE, NC; Owner: MOUNT OLIVE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCPS (760 AM; daytime; 1 kW; TARBORO, NC; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCAST VENTURES, LTD)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fountain:

  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFXK (104.3 FM; TARBORO, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRQM (90.9 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WRSV (92.1 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: NORTHSTAR BROADCATING CORPORATION)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WGPM (94.3 FM; FARMVILLE, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAGO (88.7 FM; SNOW HILL, NC; Owner: PATHWAY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY, INC.)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WYMY (96.9 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • W287AH (105.3 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W208AO (89.5 FM; BELL ARTHUR, NC; Owner: GRACE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WSAY-FM (98.5 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WCBZ (103.7 FM; WILLIAMSTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WIKS (101.9 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WIKS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKIX (102.3 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKNS (90.3 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W201BY (88.1 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fountain:

  • WUNK-TV (Channel 25; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • W60CV (Channel 60; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCR-LP (Channel 20; WILSON, NC; Owner: ON THE MAP, INC.)
  • WUNM-TV (Channel 19; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WYDO (Channel 14; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF EASTERN CAROLINA LICENSE LLC)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WEPX (Channel 38; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON GREENVILLE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUNP-TV (Channel 36; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W66DK (Channel 66; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WHIG-LP (Channel 57; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: ACTION COMMUNITY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W64AZ (Channel 64; KINSTON-GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: GOCOM TELEVISION, L.P.,)

Fountain fatal accident list:

Sep 16, 2017 00:13 AM, Us-258, Lat: 35.644000, Lon: -77.626178, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jan 22, 2013 07:30 AM, Us-258, Sr-222, Lat: 35.667342, Lon: -77.636764, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 5, 1989 05:45 PM, S Eason St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 4, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 39ft / 11.9mTotal length
  • 4,270Total average daily traffic
  • 312Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,540Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Fountain)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Main St (Lat: 35.677944 Lon: -77.646917), Call Sign: KJV245,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.355 MHz, Grant Date: 12/17/2010, Expiration Date: 03/06/2021, Registrant: Pitt County Emergency Management, 1717 West 5th St, Greenville, NC 27834, Phone: (252) 902-3950, Fax: (252) 830-6348, Email:
  • Cr 1250 (Lat: 35.700444 Lon: -77.599694), Call Sign: KNBQ238,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.355 MHz, Grant Date: 12/17/2010, Expiration Date: 03/06/2021, Registrant: Pitt County Emergency Management, 1717 W 5th St, Greenville, NC 27834, Phone: (252) 902-3950, Fax: (252) 830-6348, Email:
  • 500 E Of Jct 1001 & 1715 Community Fire Dept (Lat: 34.841000 Lon: -77.670528), Call Sign: KNHN909, Licensee ID: L00021993,
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.4000 MHz, Grant Date: 08/30/2013, Expiration Date: 10/12/2023, Registrant: County Of Duplin, Kenansville, NC 28349, Phone: (910) 296-2160, Fax: (910) 296-2164
  • .5 Mi E Of Rt 258 At Jct Of Crs 1232 & 1240 (Lat: 35.669611 Lon: -77.623306), Call Sign: KJW824,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.020 MHz, Grant Date: 11/16/2013, Expiration Date: 12/13/2023, Registrant: Martin Marietta Materials,Inc., 2710 Wycliff Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607, Phone: (919) 783-4623, Fax: (919) 783-4507, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • STATION, 300 Ft E Of Rt 258 1.5 Mi N Of (Lat: 35.694861 Lon: -77.638861), Overall height: 71 m, Call Sign: WNEW373,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6382.55 MHz, 6815.00 MHz, Grant Date: 08/31/2007, Expiration Date: 10/04/2017, Cancellation Date: 04/28/2014, Certifier: Wayne E Eberhard, Registrant: North Carolina State Highway Patrol, 4702 Mail Services Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4702, Phone: (919) 662-4440, Fax: (919) 662-4444, Email:
  • HP-1361, Fountain, Hp-1361, Fountain, Kessler Lane And Us 258 (Lat: 35.693389 Lon: -77.640333), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 71 m, Call Sign: WQQC345,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6865.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/23/2012, Expiration Date: 10/23/2022, Certifier: Wayne E Eberhard, Registrant: North Carolina State Highway Patrol, 4702 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4702, Phone: (919) 948-7854, Fax: (919) 662-4444, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fountain)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2006
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$65,270
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
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Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0019.00

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2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 12. The highest number of fires - 27 took place in 2014, and the least - 2 in 2007. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Fountain, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (51.9%), and Outside Fires (31.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Fountain, NC
    • 9651.9%Structure Fires
    • 5831.4%Outside Fires
    • 2211.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 94.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fountain, NC
Most common first names in Fountain, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3071.7 years
James2865.9 years
Mary2072.1 years
John2070.4 years
Robert1666.1 years
Annie1384.2 years
Charlie1178.9 years
Martha981.7 years
Ernest970.2 years
Willie771.4 years
Most common last names in Fountain, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Owens4175.9 years
Edwards2671.5 years
Moore1971.0 years
Williams1774.4 years
Webb1769.6 years
Harris1671.7 years
Smith1675.4 years
Wooten1471.7 years
Taylor1361.9 years
Jefferson1286.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fountain, NC
  • 65.7%Electricity
  • 31.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.9%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fountain, NC
  • 85.7%Electricity
  • 14.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Fountain compared to North Carolina state average:

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