Fountain Hills, Arizona

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Population in 2017: 24,583 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +21.5%
 
Males: 11,784  (47.9%)
Females: 12,799  (52.1%)
Median resident age:

57.9 years
Arizona median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 85259, 85268.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $84,530 (it was $61,619 in 2000)
Fountain Hills:

$84,530
AZ:

$56,581

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $46,179 (it was $32,230 in 2000)

Fountain Hills town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $432,896 (it was $205,900 in 2000)
Fountain Hills:

$432,896
AZ:

$223,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $496,673; detached houses: $555,877; townhouses or other attached units: $309,713; in 2-unit structures: $202,393; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $243,063; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $238,599

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,309.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fountain Hills: 98.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.5%
(4.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.3% for Black residents, 9.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.9% for American Indian residents, 25.0% for other race residents, 12.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Fountain Hills, AZ (2017)
    • 22,25388.5%White alone
    • 1,0034.0%Hispanic
    • 5992.4%Asian alone
    • 5352.1%Black alone
    • 1030.4%Two or more races
    • 380.2%American Indian alone
    • 90.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Fountain Hills, Arizona as of August 14, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fountain Hills is 4,127 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Fountain Hills, AZ City Guides:

Ancestries: German (16.8%), American (9.5%), English (8.4%), Italian (8.3%), Irish (6.3%), Polish (5.2%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Incorporated in 1989

Land area: 18.2 square miles.

Population density: 1,353 people per square mile   (low).

Fountain Hills, Arizona map

1,872 residents are foreign born (3.5% Europe, 1.1% Latin America, 1.0% North America, 1.0% Asia).

This town:

7.4%
Arizona:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,963 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,116 (0.4%)

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 )

Latitude: 33.60 N, Longitude: 111.73 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,059 (-20.1%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 3,893 (33.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Fountain Hills, AZ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Fountain Hills, AZ in 2017

Property values in Fountain Hills, AZ

Fountain Hills satellite photo by USGS

Fountain Hills tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Arizona:

4.6%
Population change in the 1990s: +10,162 (+100.9%).
Most common industries in Fountain Hills, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.5%)
  • Construction (8.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.5%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.8%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.8%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Fountain Hills, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
  • Top executives (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.3%)
  • Top executives (5.1%)
  • Computer specialists (4.1%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Registered nurses (5.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)

Average climate in Fountain Hills, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Fountain Hills, Arizona average temperatures Fountain Hills, Arizona average precipitation Fountain Hills, Arizona humidity Fountain Hills, Arizona wind speed Fountain Hills, Arizona snowfall Fountain Hills, Arizona sunshine Fountain Hills, Arizona clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 172. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

172
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.330. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.330
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 14.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.3
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.600. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.600
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 39.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

39.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 31.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.8
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.84. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.84
U.S.:

8.46

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 Fountain Hills 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 the city 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 Fountain Hills center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 242.0 miles away from Fountain Hills 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 the city 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 (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, 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

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

Points of interest:

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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).

Birthplace of: Holly Cruikshank - Dancer.

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

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)
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

For population 15 years and over in Fountain Hills:

Marital status in Fountain Hills, AZ
  • Never married: 17.6%
  • Now married: 61.7%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

For population 25 years and over in Fountain Hills:

  • High school or higher: 96.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Arizona average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Fountain Hills
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 60
Maricopa County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.7%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

22.5%
Arizona:

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

14.8%
Arizona:

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

Fountain Hills government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $436,000 ($17.74)
  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $3,132,000 ($127.41)
    Police Protection: $2,890,000 ($117.56)
    Regular Highways: $2,059,000 ($83.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,791,000 ($72.86)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,644,000 ($66.88)
    Central Staff Services: $1,262,000 ($51.34)
    Financial Administration: $1,040,000 ($42.31)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $385,000 ($15.66)
    General Public Buildings: $11,000 ($0.45)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $567,000 ($23.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $17,000 ($0.69)

Fountain Hills government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $157,000 ($6.39)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($0.20)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $301,000 ($12.24)
    Rents: $214,000 ($8.71)
    Fines and Forfeits: $187,000 ($7.61)
    Interest Earnings: $70,000 ($2.85)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,926,000 ($200.38)
    Highways: $1,232,000 ($50.12)
    Other: $165,000 ($6.71)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,957,000 ($323.68)
    Property: $1,422,000 ($57.84)
    Other License: $571,000 ($23.23)
    Public Utilities Sales: $335,000 ($13.63)

Fountain Hills government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,885,000 ($564.82)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,605,000 ($472.07)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,280,000 ($92.75)

Fountain Hills government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,226,000 ($375.30)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,179,000 ($88.64)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,329,000 ($94.74)

5.34% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($65,566 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.34%
Arizona average:

6.11%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($830 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.06%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Pinal County, AZ  0.36% ($45,480 average AGI)
from Pima County, AZ  0.21% ($47,643)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.20% ($58,566)


4.30% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($62,151 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.30%
Arizona average:

5.15%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,581 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.07%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Pinal County, AZ  0.44% ($45,912 average AGI)
to Pima County, AZ  0.15% ($47,813)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.14% ($55,176)
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

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
See more detailed statistics of Fountain Hills fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 52Number of bridges
  • 574ft / 175mTotal length
  • $4,000Total costs
  • 286,090Total average daily traffic
  • 27,990Total average daily truck traffic
  • 290,847Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Fountain Hills, AZ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 261990-1999
  • 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 in Fountain Hills, AZ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fountain Hills, AZ - Value
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fountain Hills, AZ
  • 84.7%Electricity
  • 14.2%Utility gas
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Solar energy
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fountain Hills, AZ
  • 92.2%Electricity
  • 7.8%Utility gas


Fountain Hills compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly 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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  • Robert Tripp (17)
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  • Sourav Sam Bhattacharya (10)
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Total of 437 patent applications in 2008-2020.