Fountain City is a tiny town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 707 people and just one neighborhood, Fountain City is the 362nd largest community in Indiana.
Fountain City is a blue-collar town, with 41.88% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Fountain City is a town of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Fountain City who work in office and administrative support (19.90%), sales jobs (10.73%), and food service (6.54%).
Overall, Fountain City’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
Fountain City 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.
In Fountain City, just 11.35% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Fountain City in 2018 was $23,787, which is lower middle income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $95,148 for a family of four. However, Fountain City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Fountain City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fountain City residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Fountain City include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scandinavian.
The most common language spoken in Fountain City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Fountain City, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more English ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 23.6% of this neighborhood's residents have English ancestry.
is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German/Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Fountain City are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 55.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.3% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 61.4% of America's neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the neighborhood, 38.3% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 28.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (22.6%), and 11.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include German/Yiddish and Italian.
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Fountain City, IN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (23.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (14.8%), and residents who report German roots (14.5%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (3.0%), along with some Dutch ancestry residents (2.2%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (59.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (85.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (9.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.