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Fountain County, Indiana (IN)

County population in 2014: 16,658 (34% urban, 66% rural); it was 17,954 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,159
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,148
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,488
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,628 (it was 1,553 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

30%

Land area: 396 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 42 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fountain County: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (25.5%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (14.6%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (13.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 49%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 45%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Fountain County, Indiana:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Indiana median age:  37.0 years
Males: 8,245  (49.5%)
Females: 8,413  (50.5%)
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Fountain County,IN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Fountain County:

2.0 people
Indiana:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $47,972 ($38,119 in 1999)

This county:

$47,972
Indiana:

$50,532

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $468 (lower quartile is $372, upper quartile is $554)
This county:

$468
State:

$603


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $92,291 (it was $66,700 in 2000)
Fountain:

$92,291
Indiana:

$131,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $65,885 - $144,546
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $921
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $367

Institutionalized population: 164
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $70,100
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $77,900
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $104,700
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $124,800
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $232,100
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $144,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $638 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $588 (0.6%)

Fountain County household income distribution in 2009 Fountain County home values distribution Fountain County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 12.0%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.9% for Black residents, 7.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.7% for American Indian residents, 13.5% for other race residents, 10.8% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 11.4%
Fountain County:

11.4%
Indiana:

14.5%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.5% for Black residents, 7.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.7% for American Indian residents, 12.5% for other race residents, 10.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 42 years old
(Males: 40 years old, Females: 44 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43 years old, Black residents: 30 years old, American Indian residents: 33 years old, Asian residents: 30 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 32 years old, Other race residents: 7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Fountain County is $444 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $673 a month.

Cities in this county include: Attica, Covington, Veedersburg, Kingman, Hillsboro, Mellott, Newtown, Wallace.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

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Neighboring counties: Adams County, Illinois , Carroll County, Ohio , Juab County, Utah , Grand County, Colorado , Hendricks County , Lancaster County, Pennsylvania , Knox County, Ohio , Montgomery County, Ohio .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
Indiana:

4.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 415
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 185 (54% naturalized citizens)

Fountain County:

1.0%
Whole state:

3.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 55
  • 1990 to 1994: 20
  • 1985 to 1989: 28
  • 1980 to 1984: 0
  • 1975 to 1979: 11
  • 1970 to 1974: 17
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 54
Note: State values scaled to Fountain County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 52.9%

Fountain County marital status for males Fountain County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,229
  • One, attached: 14
  • Two: 213
  • 3 or 4: 251
  • 5 to 9: 61
  • 10 to 19: 18
  • 20 or more: 31
  • Mobile homes: 875

Housing units in Fountain County with a mortgage: 2,328 (251 second mortgage, 198 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,618

Here:

59.0% with mortgage
State:

70.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Fountain County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,64624
Mainline Protestant1,21212
Catholic6001
Other-1
None11,782-
Fountain County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Fountain County:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Fountain County:

5.84 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

8.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Fountain County:

9.5%
Indiana:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Fountain County:

28.9%
State:

29.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.4%
State:

14.3%

Agriculture in Fountain County:

Average size of farms: 422 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $107,464
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $269.93
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 10.19%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $83,394
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 84.77%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $101,065
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.12%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.20
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.95%
Corn for grain: 81263 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1372 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 86229 harvested acres
Vegetables: 27 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Fountain County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Indiana state average. It is 19704291.1 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/11/1955, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fountain County-area historical earthquake activity is near Indiana state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 121.4 miles away from Fountain County center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 97.1 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 151.5 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 119.3 miles away from the county center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 116.0 miles away from Fountain County center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 222.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Indiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 30, 2008 to June 27, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1766: June 08, 2008, FEMA Id: 1766, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Snow, Incident Period: February 12, 2007 to February 14, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3274: March 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3274, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Indiana Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3238: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3238, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Indiana Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 01, 2005 to February 11, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1573: January 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 1573, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 25, 2004 to June 25, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1520: June 03, 2004, FEMA Id: 1520, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: July 04, 2003 to August 06, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1476: July 11, 2003, FEMA Id: 1476, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Indiana Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 01, 1999 to January 15, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3135: January 15, 1999, FEMA Id: 3135, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Indiana Flooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: December 28, 1990 to January 22, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-891: January 05, 1991, FEMA Id: 891, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Fountain County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (26%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Germany (21%)
  • Mexico (17%)
  • Romania (12%)
  • Panama (10%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (9%)
  • India (5%)
  • Canada (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Fountain County (%):

  • United States or American (33%)
  • German (24%)
  • English (11%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • Dutch (3%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)

Fountain County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,310 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 1,144 (14%)
  • Motorcycle: 14 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 6 (0%)
  • Walked: 197 (2%)
  • Other means: 31 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 324 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

148 people in nursing homes
35 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

People in group quarters in Fountain County, Indiana in 2010:

  • 143 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 21 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,222.

5.82% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,056 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.82%
Indiana average:

5.59%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.93% relocated from other counties in Indiana ($22,184 average AGI)
1.89% relocated from other states ($8,872 average AGI)
Fountain County:

1.89%
Indiana average:

2.09%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Warren County, IN  0.92% ($35,290 average AGI)
from Tippecanoe County, IN  0.86% ($32,569)
from Vermilion County, IL  0.61% ($30,537)
from Montgomery County, IN  0.59% ($36,000)
from Vermillion County, IN  0.34% ($24,043)
from Marion County, IN  0.19% ($57,615)
from Vigo County, IN  0.15% ($31,300)


6.47% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,130 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
Indiana average:

5.83%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.81% relocated to other counties in Indiana ($22,891 average AGI)
1.67% relocated to other states ($10,239 average AGI)
Fountain County:

1.67%
Indiana average:

2.32%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Tippecanoe County, IN  1.15% ($32,795 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, IN  1.14% ($32,623)
to Warren County, IN  0.78% ($25,906)
to Vermilion County, IL  0.43% ($35,621)
to Vermillion County, IN  0.34% ($24,435)
to Vigo County, IN  0.24% ($43,000)
to Parke County, IN  0.21% ($27,357)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.3

Births per 1000 population in Fountain County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Fountain County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Fountain County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Fountain County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Fountain County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,352 (2,892 aged, 460 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 300 (7%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Fountain County, Indiana in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (298)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (227)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (200)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (166)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (130)
  • Congestive heart failure (108)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (64)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (64)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (64)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (60)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,300
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,071
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 23

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 33
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 97

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,068
  • In family households: 14,530 (3,653 male householders, 1,134 female householders)
    3,791 spouses, 4,796 children (4,247 natural, 120 adopted, 429 stepchildren), 412 grandchildren, 85 brothers or sisters, 82 parents, 120 other relatives, 406 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,538 (1,058 male householders (855 living alone)), 1,090 female householders (999 living alone)), 390 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 172 (164 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,326 2-persons, 1,011 3-persons, 810 4-persons, 402 5-persons, 141 6-persons, 97 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,854 1-person, 239 2-persons, 29 3-persons, 16 4-persons, 6 5-persons, 3 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

3,452 married couples with children.
883 single-parent households (284 men, 599 women).

97.1% of residents of Fountain County speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (18% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 49% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $104,900,000 ($5,936 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,797,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $54,047,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $22,811,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,414,000
Federal grants: $14,857,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,123,000 ($229,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,648,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $315,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,190,000
Federal Government insurance: $30,659,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,135
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,043
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +44
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -608
Here -35 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Fountain County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.28 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 93
  • 2010 to 2013: 199
  • 2000 to 2009: 529
  • 1990 to 1999: 964
  • 1980 to 1989: 726
  • 1970 to 1979: 964
  • 1960 to 1969: 900
  • 1950 to 1959: 809
  • 1940 to 1949: 460
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,284
Note: State values scaled to Fountain population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Fountain County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Fountain County population
  • 1 room: 4
  • 2 rooms: 13
  • 3 rooms: 85
  • 4 rooms: 618
  • 5 rooms: 1,285
  • 6 rooms: 1,516
  • 7 rooms: 968
  • 8 rooms: 543
  • 9+ rooms: 456
  • 1 room: 5
  • 2 rooms: 51
  • 3 rooms: 224
  • 4 rooms: 457
  • 5 rooms: 309
  • 6 rooms: 258
  • 7 rooms: 128
  • 8 rooms: 80
  • 9+ rooms: 41
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Fountain County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Fountain County population
  • no bedroom: 4
  • 1 bedroom: 131
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,552
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,870
  • 4 bedrooms: 757
  • 5+ bedrooms: 174
  • no bedroom: 11
  • 1 bedroom: 347
  • 2 bedrooms: 613
  • 3 bedrooms: 459
  • 4 bedrooms: 56
  • 5+ bedrooms: 67
Cars and other vehicles available in Fountain County, Indiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Fountain County population
  • no vehicle: 219
  • 1 vehicle: 1,312
  • 2 vehicles: 2,530
  • 3 vehicles: 961
  • 4 vehicles: 374
  • 5+ vehicles: 92
  • no vehicle: 171
  • 1 vehicle: 740
  • 2 vehicles: 462
  • 3 vehicles: 126
  • 4 vehicles: 54
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

61% of Fountain County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 54% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 62% lived in Indiana.

Fountain County:

61.5%
State average:

55.7%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 10,160
  • Northeast: 76
  • Midwest: 6,099
  • South: 1,078
  • West: 290

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $66,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Fountain County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (46.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (33.9%)
  • Electricity (11.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.4%)
  • Wood (3.8%)
  • Utility gas (57.8%)
  • Electricity (20.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6.4%)
  • Wood (1.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 97
Here:

4.4%
Indiana:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 25
Here:

2.3%
Indiana:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 81
Here:

21.1%
Indiana:

23.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Fountain County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,834,000
    Regular Highways: $2,550,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,050,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,056,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $906,000
    Health - Other: $857,000
    Correctional Institutions: $770,000
    Police Protection: $475,000
    Financial Administration: $395,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $164,000
    Corrections - Other: $70,000
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $531,000
    Libraries: $103,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $88,000
    General - Other: $78,000
    Police Protection: $55,000
    Correctional Institutions: $10,000
    Financial Administration: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,615,000

Fountain County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $2,330,000
    All Other: $2,271,000
    Solid Waste Management: $123,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $27,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $97,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,943,000
    Interest Earnings: $374,000
    Special Assessments: $130,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $96,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,185,000
    Public Welfare: $1,661,000
    All Other: $236,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,622,000
    Property: $421,000

Fountain County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $125,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $113,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $60,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $48,000

Fountain County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,222,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,091,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 276
  • Number of aged recipients: 10
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 266
  • Number of recipients under 18: 57
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 190
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 29
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 114
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 131
Fountain County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Fountain County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Fountain County, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary19079.2 years
James16270.9 years
Robert16172.7 years
William15373.9 years
John15173.7 years
Charles13874.2 years
Ruth8781.4 years
George7576.2 years
Harold7474.4 years
Helen6881.4 years
Most common last names in Fountain County, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9677.5 years
Allen6179.3 years
Brown5975.0 years
Keller5273.4 years
Johnson4082.3 years
Wilson3975.6 years
Martin3875.8 years
Miller3776.6 years
Jones3678.3 years
Davis3675.1 years
Businesses in Fountain County, IN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2H&R Block3
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Arby's1Pizza Hut1
CVS2Subway3
Chevrolet2UPS2
FedEx1Wendy's1
Ford1