Fountain Inn, South Carolina

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Population in 2019: 10,441 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +73.5%
Males: 5,044  (48.3%)
Females: 5,397  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

33.3 years
South Carolina median age:

39.9 years

Zip codes: 29644, 29680.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $72,454 (it was $39,545 in 2000)
Fountain Inn:

$72,454
SC:

$56,227

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,992 (it was $18,297 in 2000)

Fountain Inn city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $182,436 (it was $93,300 in 2000)
Fountain Inn:

$182,436
SC:

$179,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $165,130; detached houses: $173,337; mobile homes: $14,626

Median gross rent in 2019: $878.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fountain Inn: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.2%
(7.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.0% for Black residents, 27.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.4% for other race residents, 41.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Fountain Inn, SC (2019)
    • 5,48857.1%White alone
    • 2,96030.8%Black alone
    • 7547.9%Hispanic
    • 2492.6%Two or more races
    • 1161.2%American Indian alone
    • 150.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Fountain Inn, South Carolina as of May 14, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fountain Inn is 2,773 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Fountain Inn by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(14.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.7)
1
(12.5)
1
(12.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(19.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(14.6)
2
(27.5)
4
(52.9)
1
(12.6)
1
(12.4)
1
(12.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(37.6)
4
(49.5)
5
(60.6)
2
(23.7)
4
(46.2)
10
(113.0)
7
(67.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(14.6)
11
(151.5)
3
(39.7)
4
(50.4)
2
(24.8)
2
(25.3)
1
(12.5)
2
(25.1)
3
(37.2)
5
(60.6)
3
(35.5)
3
(34.6)
4
(45.2)
2
(19.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
31
(453.6)
31
(426.9)
35
(463.0)
27
(339.9)
41
(508.5)
36
(456.3)
34
(424.4)
35
(438.9)
22
(272.5)
16
(193.8)
11
(130.2)
23
(265.4)
24
(271.3)
34
(327.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
36
(526.8)
28
(385.6)
19
(251.3)
26
(327.3)
32
(396.9)
37
(468.9)
32
(399.4)
28
(351.1)
22
(272.5)
28
(339.2)
20
(236.7)
35
(403.9)
20
(226.1)
32
(308.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
162
(2,371)
141
(1,942)
107
(1,415)
105
(1,322)
118
(1,463)
131
(1,660)
126
(1,573)
108
(1,354)
161
(1,994)
119
(1,442)
126
(1,491)
148
(1,708)
133
(1,504)
148
(1,427)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(131.7)
9
(123.9)
16
(211.6)
10
(125.9)
16
(198.4)
14
(177.4)
9
(112.3)
9
(112.9)
16
(198.2)
9
(109.0)
13
(153.8)
23
(265.4)
23
(260.0)
21
(202.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(14.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.1)
1
(11.8)
1
(11.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index278.3267.5238.0179.0221.3247.8213.4238.2220.0195.5144.1218.2255.0258.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Fountain Inn, SC

Crime rate in Fountain Inn detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 31 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.41
South Carolina average:

2.24
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Ancestries: American (13.4%), English (8.9%), Irish (3.3%), Scotch-Irish (3.0%), German (2.6%), Italian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 872 feet

Land area: 5.51 square miles.

Population density: 1,894 people per square mile   (low).

Fountain Inn, South Carolina map

449 residents are foreign born (3.3% Latin America, 0.7% Europe).

This city:

4.7%
South Carolina:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,081 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $857 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (14.9 miles , pop. 56,002).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (85.4 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (533.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Simpsonville, SC (2.1 miles ),
Gray Court, SC (2.8 miles ),
Five Forks, SC (2.8 miles ),
Mauldin, SC (2.9 miles ),
Wedgefield, SC (2.9 miles ),
Woodruff, SC (3.2 miles ),
Woodville, SC (3.2 miles ),
Ware Place, SC (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 34.69 N, Longitude: 82.20 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -679 (-7.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 639 (14.2%)

Area code: 864

Distribution of median household income in Fountain Inn, SC in 2019
Distribution of house value in Fountain Inn, SC in 2019

Property values in Fountain Inn, SC

Fountain Inn satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 93 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 1998: 95 buildings, average cost: $62,300
  • 1999: 70 buildings, average cost: $62,100
  • 2000: 63 buildings, average cost: $55,900
  • 2001: 100 buildings, average cost: $60,800
  • 2002: 63 buildings, average cost: $61,300
  • 2003: 67 buildings, average cost: $66,400
  • 2004: 72 buildings, average cost: $67,800
  • 2005: 107 buildings, average cost: $76,700
  • 2006: 90 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2007: 79 buildings, average cost: $150,500
  • 2008: 34 buildings, average cost: $163,100
  • 2009: 17 buildings, average cost: $175,500
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $203,900
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $178,800
  • 2012: 21 buildings, average cost: $180,800
  • 2013: 39 buildings, average cost: $224,900
  • 2014: 60 buildings, average cost: $231,500
  • 2015: 98 buildings, average cost: $199,200
  • 2016: 86 buildings, average cost: $179,800
  • 2017: 147 buildings, average cost: $187,200
  • 2018: 178 buildings, average cost: $209,700
  • 2019: 153 buildings, average cost: $220,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Fountain Inn, SC residents
Average permit cost in Fountain Inn, SC
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.5%
South Carolina:

4.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +1,383 (+29.8%).
Most common industries in Fountain Inn, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.0%)
  • Construction (4.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Machinery (6.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.9%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Fountain Inn, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
  • Computer specialists (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (5.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.7%)

Average climate in Fountain Inn, South Carolina

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Fountain Inn, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.2. This is better than average.

City:

59.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2011 was 0.187. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.187
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.65. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.65
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.154. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.154
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.56. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.56
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 0.00369. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00369
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Fountain Inn-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 15% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/31/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.4 miles away from the Fountain Inn city center killed 7 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 tornado 30.8 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fountain Inn-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Carolina state average. It is 8% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 59.2 miles away from Fountain Inn center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 138.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 325.4 miles away from Fountain Inn center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 125.6 miles away from Fountain Inn center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 195.8 miles away from the city 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 261.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Greenville County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Fountain Inn:

  • FOUNTAIN INN COMMUNITY RESIDEN (105 FAIRVIEW ROAD)
  • HUGHES STREET COMMUNITY RES (104 HUGHES ST.)
  • FOUNTAIN INN CONV HOME (501 GULLIVER ST)
  • FOUNTAIN INN CONVALESCENT CENTER (501 GULLIVER ST)
  • FMC FOUNTAIN INN / GRAY COURT (289 CHAPMAN RD)

Amtrak station near Fountain Inn:

  • 17 miles: GREENVILLE (1120 W. WASHINGTON ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

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

  • Greenville Technical College (about 14 miles; Greenville, SC; Full-time enrollment: 9,859)
  • Bob Jones University (about 16 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,308)
  • Furman University (about 21 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,988)
  • Spartanburg Community College (about 23 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,309)
  • University of South Carolina-Upstate (about 25 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,994)
  • North Greenville University (about 28 miles; Tigerville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Anderson University (about 28 miles; Anderson, SC; FT enrollment: 2,510)

Public elementary/middle school in Fountain Inn:

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Points of interest:

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

Cemeteries: Cannon Memorial Park (1), Fountain Inn Municipal Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Court: Fountain Inn City - Fire- Municipal Court (200 North Main Street).

Birthplace of: Chris Patton (golfer) - Professional golfer.

Greenville County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

72.5%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.6%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
56 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
20 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Fountain Inn in 2000:

  • 45 people in other group homes
  • 44 people in nursing homes
  • 16 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Fountain Inn (2011 data):

  • The Palmetto Bank: Fountain Inn Branch at 300 North Weston Street, branch established on 1974/10/21. Info updated 2011/04/01: Bank assets: $1,204.5 mil, Deposits: $1,066.9 mil, headquarters in Greenville, SC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: Capgen Capital Group V Lp
  • SunTrust Bank: Fountain Inn Branch 761 at 201 Trade St, branch established on 1955/03/14. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • GrandSouth Bank: Fountain Inn Branch at 325 South Main Street, branch established on 2001/05/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $375.2 mil, Deposits: $304.7 mil, headquarters in Greenville, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Grandsouth Bancorporation

For population 15 years and over in Fountain Inn:

Marital status in Fountain Inn, SC
  • Never married: 32.2%
  • Now married: 54.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

For population 25 years and over in Fountain Inn:

  • High school or higher: 87.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
South Carolina average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Fountain Inn
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Fountain Inn, SC (based on Greenville County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant186,955473
Mainline Protestant44,20096
Catholic25,4178
Black Protestant7,75324
Other5,65625
Orthodox1,9303
None179,314-
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: 86
Here:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Greenville County:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 23
Here:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 198
Greenville County:

4.63 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 383
Greenville County:

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.3%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Greenville County:

24.4%
State:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.7%
South Carolina:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Fountain Inn:

48.6%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Fountain Inn:

45.3%
South Carolina:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.5
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Fountain Inn:

20.5%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.2%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.0%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
Fountain Inn:

55.4%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.0%
South Carolina:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fountain Inn, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 25$85,334$40,9600$0
Firefighters 23$63,163$32,9551$425
Gas Supply 13$45,623$42,1140$0
Other and Unallocable 11$39,521$43,1141$319
Streets and Highways 6$16,353$32,7060$0
Financial Administration 3$10,746$42,9840$0
Parks and Recreation 3$10,753$43,01212$5,569
Judicial and Legal 3$11,160$44,6402$1,650
Sewerage 3$7,743$30,9720$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,786$33,4320$0
Other Government Administration 1$9,878$118,5367$5,155
Police - Other 0$0 7$8,749
Totals for Government 92$303,058$39,52930$21,867

Fountain Inn government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Gas Utilities: $9,493,000 ($909.20)
    Sewerage: $5,801,000 ($555.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $200,000 ($19.16)
    Regular Highways: $164,000 ($15.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $98,000 ($9.39)
    Police Protection: $8,000 ($0.77)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($0.48)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $7,407,000 ($709.41)
    Police Protection: $1,946,000 ($186.38)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,565,000 ($149.89)
    General - Other: $808,000 ($77.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $756,000 ($72.41)
    Financial Administration: $663,000 ($63.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $455,000 ($43.58)
    Sewerage: $223,000 ($21.36)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $207,000 ($19.83)
    Central Staff Services: $54,000 ($5.17)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $132,000 ($12.64)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $142,000 ($13.60)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $173,000 ($16.57)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,163,000 ($398.72)

Fountain Inn government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,009,000 ($96.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $59,000 ($5.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($1.92)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $70,000 ($6.70)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $72,000 ($6.90)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $97,000 ($9.29)
    Interest Earnings: $60,000 ($5.75)
    Rents: $35,000 ($3.35)
    Sale of Property: $7,000 ($0.67)
    General Revenue - Other: $6,000 ($0.57)
    Donations From Private Sources: $4,000 ($0.38)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $8,806,000 ($843.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $220,000 ($21.07)
    General Local Government Support: $13,000 ($1.25)
    Highways: $10,000 ($0.96)
  • Tax - Property: $2,239,000 ($214.44)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,394,000 ($133.51)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,246,000 ($119.34)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $554,000 ($53.06)
    Other: $14,000 ($1.34)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.10)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($0.10)

Fountain Inn government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $8,874,000 ($849.92)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $8,309,000 ($795.80)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,442,000 ($233.89)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,073,000 ($198.54)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $565,000 ($54.11)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $369,000 ($35.34)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,070,000 ($102.48)
    Beginning: $1,070,000 ($102.48)

Fountain Inn government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,167,000 ($1069.53)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,309,000 ($795.80)

7.16% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($61,881 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.16%
South Carolina average:

7.95%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($818 average AGI)
Greenville County:

0.05%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Spartanburg County, SC  0.76% ($48,235 average AGI)
from Anderson County, SC  0.48% ($44,626)
from Pickens County, SC  0.41% ($43,429)


6.07% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,594 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
South Carolina average:

6.98%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,160 average AGI)
Greenville County:

0.07%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Spartanburg County, SC  0.98% ($45,807 average AGI)
to Anderson County, SC  0.57% ($46,222)
to Pickens County, SC  0.48% ($48,958)
Businesses in Fountain Inn, SC
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Subway1
CVS1U-Haul2
FedEx1UPS1
H&R Block2Waffle House1
Pizza Hut1

Strongest AM radio stations in Fountain Inn:

  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFIS (1600 AM; 1 kW; FOUNTAIN INN, SC; Owner: GOLDEN STRIP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WMUU (1260 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WYRD (1330 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRIX (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HOMELAND PARK, SC; Owner: AM 1020 INCORPORATED)
  • WGVL (1440 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WORD (950 AM; 5 kW; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WDRF (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WOODRUFF, SC; Owner: B&B MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fountain Inn:

  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WEPR (90.1 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WLFJ-FM (89.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBZT-FM (96.7 FM; MAULDIN, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJMZ-FM (107.3 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WTBI-FM (91.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: TABERNACLE BAPTIST BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WOLT (103.3 FM; GREER, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • W247AB (97.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Fountain Inn:

  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WRET-TV (Channel 49; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WSQY-LP (Channel 66; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WNEH (Channel 38; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W65DS (Channel 65; HONEA PATH, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNTV (Channel 29; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
Fountain Inn fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Fountain Inn fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 35Number of bridges
  • 213ft / 65.0mTotal length
  • $3,331,000Total costs
  • 219,322Total average daily traffic
  • 29,569Total average daily truck traffic
  • 106,907Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Fountain Inn, SC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 61950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 81970-1979
  • 71980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 62000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Fountain Inn, SC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Fountain Inn)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

161 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Call Sign: KU4750, Licensee ID: L00524456,
    Assigned Frequencies: 455.250 MHz, 455.450 MHz, Grant Date: 12/01/1978, Expiration Date: 12/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 01/03/2014, Registrant: Timeless Media, Inc., P.O. Box 607, Burnsville, NC 28714

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Water Tank Hwy 14 Between Fountain Inn & Simpsonville (Lat: 34.714556 Lon: -82.239278), Call Sign: KNDE661,
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.375 MHz, Grant Date: 05/08/1997, Expiration Date: 07/14/2002, Cancellation Date: 11/17/2002, Registrant: Fountain Inn, Town Of, Fountain Inn, SC 29644, Phone: (803) 862-4461
  • 201 Fairview St Ext (Lat: 34.685389 Lon: -82.216222), Call Sign: WNVS940, Licensee ID: L00115878,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.460 MHz, Grant Date: 04/04/2001, Expiration Date: 03/08/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/14/2011, Registrant: Kemet Electronics Corporation, Fountain Inn, SC 29644, Phone: (803) 862-5713
  • Lat: 34.661361 Lon: -82.176472, Call Sign: WQQG250,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.537 MHz, 452.287 MHz, 452.487 MHz, 452.662 MHz, 456.537 MHz, 457.287 MHz, 457.487 MHz, 457.662 MHz, 462.187 MHz, 467.187 MHz, Grant Date: 12/03/2012, Expiration Date: 12/03/2022, Certifier: Tim Strahan, Registrant: Communication Service Center, Inc., 4 Sulphur Springs Rd, Greenville, SC 29617, Phone: (864) 246-0914, Fax: (864) 246-2303, Email:
  • Lat: 34.690139 Lon: -82.233111, Call Sign: WRDA518,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.287 MHz, 452.662 MHz, 457.162 MHz, 457.287 MHz, 457.662 MHz, Grant Date: 03/12/2019, Expiration Date: 03/12/2029, Certifier: David Roe, Registrant: Bearcom, 4009 Distribution Drive, Bldg 200, Garland, TX 75041, Phone: (214) 765-7328, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • FOUNTAIN INN SC, Lat: 34.697222 Lon: -82.202500, Call Sign: WPQY466,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.306 MHz, Grant Date: 11/24/2010, Expiration Date: 11/29/2020, Certifier: Carey E Elliot, Registrant: City Of Fountain Inn, 200 North Main Street, Fountain Inn, SC 29644, Phone: (864) 862-4461, Fax: (864) 862-5637, Email:
  • Carmel, Route 3 Box 158 (Lat: 34.638694 Lon: -82.139778), Type: Mast, Structure height: 83.5 m, Overall height: 86.3 m, Call Sign: WQJQ529,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, 11215.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/30/2019, Expiration Date: 11/25/2028, Certifier: Christopher L Harris, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • GREENVILLE, 101 Vaughn Street (Lat: 34.696028 Lon: -82.216389), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 91.7 m, Call Sign: WQQW342,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, 11365.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/13/2013, Expiration Date: 03/13/2023, Certifier: John Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • 8GV0195B, 189 Reedy Creek Road (#21602) (Lat: 34.655861 Lon: -82.161306), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.5 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQYW842,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21925.0 MHz, 21925.0 MHz, 21925.0 MHz, 21925.0 MHz, 21925.0 MHz, 21925.0 MHz, 21925.0 MHz, 21925.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/14/2017, Expiration Date: 02/14/2027, Cancellation Date: 01/18/2018, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • 8GV0384A, Route 3 Box 158 (Lat: 34.638694 Lon: -82.139778), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 84.7 m, Overall height: 86.9 m, Call Sign: WQYW843,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23125.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/14/2017, Expiration Date: 02/14/2027, Cancellation Date: 01/18/2018, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • STATION, Water Tank Hwy 14 N 6800 Ft N Of Int Of Us 276 & St Hwy 14 (Lat: 34.712611 Lon: -82.237056), Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WHH787,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2143.60 MHz, Grant Date: 06/11/1997, Expiration Date: 08/06/2002, Cancellation Date: 11/10/2002, Phone: (864) 467-5349
  • FOUNTAIN INN, 2 Miles Sw Of (Lat: 34.670944 Lon: -82.227056), Overall height: 69.5 m, Call Sign: WLB589,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3730.00 MHz, 3750.00 MHz, 3730.00 MHz, 3750.00 MHz, 3810.00 MHz, 3830.00 MHz, 3810.00 MHz, 3830.00 MHz, 3890.00 MHz, 3910.00 MHz... (+14 more), Grant Date: 01/23/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/12/2005, Certifier: Dennis W Guard Jr., Registrant: Mci Worldcom Network Services, Inc., 2400 North Glenville, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 729-6406, Fax: (972) 729-2690, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

69 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fountain Inn)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Fountain Inn)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 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 ORIGINATED23$111,91015$103,54965$118,8763$72,0375$71,7262$77,570
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$112,5401$172,8405$104,2662$16,6800$01$54,930
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$125,4872$66,42531$128,3022$34,9303$102,5170$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$111,1603$160,38023$120,8462$67,2601$274,7802$180,280
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$210,1805$91,1960$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0031.01 , 0031.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$109,3404$148,965
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$292,3802$149,715
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$136,3601$66,530
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$167,9200$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0031.01 , 0031.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fountain Inn, SC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fountain Inn, SC - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 79. The highest number of fire incidents - 156 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Fountain Inn, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (45.7%), and Structure Fires (32.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Fountain Inn, SC
    • 61345.7%Outside Fires
    • 43532.4%Structure Fires
    • 18113.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1138.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fountain Inn, SC
Most common first names in Fountain Inn, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James11970.0 years
John10371.7 years
William7472.3 years
Mary6373.6 years
Robert5769.6 years
Willie4871.2 years
Charles3670.6 years
Thomas3370.1 years
Margaret2877.9 years
Annie2880.6 years
Most common last names in Fountain Inn, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8173.2 years
Brown3571.4 years
Garrett3282.5 years
Jones3270.9 years
Sullivan3166.7 years
Thompson2977.8 years
Sims2774.3 years
Thackston2475.1 years
Johnson2465.8 years
Owens2373.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fountain Inn, SC
  • 60.6%Utility gas
  • 36.5%Electricity
  • 1.5%No fuel used
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fountain Inn, SC
  • 70.1%Electricity
  • 28.3%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Fountain Inn compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Fountain Inn on our top lists:

  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of workers working at home, population 5,000+"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Sierra Leone (population 500+)"
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  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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