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.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Fountain Lake is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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%).
A relatively large number of people in Fountain Lake telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.25% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Fountain Lake has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Fountain Lake a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Fountain Lake is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Fountain Lake, the average commute to work is 32.56 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Fountain Lake does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.