|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Fountain is 384. Fountain, North Carolina is the 14,262nd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Fountain was in 2000, when its population was 534. In 2000, Fountain was the 13,091st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 14,262nd largest city in the US. Fountain is currently 28.1% smaller than it was in 2000.
Fountain has shrunk 28.0% since the year 2000. Fountain, North Carolina's growth is extremely below average. 93% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|14256||South Heights, Pennsylvania||385||-28.7%|
|14257||Union Star, Missouri||385||-11.2%|
|14259||Amherst Junction, Wisconsin||384||23.0%|
|14261||East Carondelet, Illinois||384||17.4%|
|14262||Fountain, North Carolina||384||-28.0%|
|14263||Greeleyville, South Carolina||384||-12.1%|
|14265||Junior, West Virginia||384||-14.4%|
The total voting age population of Fountain, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 269. The voting age population is 39.4% male and 60.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 21.4% of the residents of Fountain are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Fountain are 52.4% White, 39.3% Black, 4.3% Two or more races and 4.0% Other. Additionally, 8.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Fountain, 37.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 43.9%. On a per-household basis, 35.1% of families are below the poverty line in Fountain.
Among those aged 16 and older, 47.8% of Fountain residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 69.0% of Fountain residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 14.6% have a bachelor's degree and 7.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Fountain residents aged 5 and older, 3.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Fountain is 28.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Fountain, 13.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Fountain is $24,583.
In Fountain, 55.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 44.3% of housing units in Fountain.
Of all the housing units in Fountain, 36.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Fountain, 0.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Fountain is $585.
In Fountain, 57.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.