Fountain Lake is a tiny town located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 510 people and just one neighborhood, Fountain Lake is the 235th largest community in Arkansas.
Real Estate Prices
Fountain Lake real estate is some of the most expensive in Arkansas, although Fountain Lake house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Fountain Lake isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Fountain Lake are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Fountain Lake is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fountain Lake who work in office and administrative support (13.27%), healthcare (8.67%) and management occupations (7.14%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.25% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Fountain Lake has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Fountain Lake has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Fountain Lake than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Fountain Lake may be for you.
In Fountain Lake, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.56 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Fountain Lake is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.