Fountain Inn, SC


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Fountain Inn is a somewhat small city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 8,317 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Fountain Inn is the 56th largest community in South Carolina.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Fountain Inn is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Fountain Inn is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Fountain Inn who work in sales jobs (13.89%), office and administrative support (8.70%), and business and financial occupations (7.98%).

Fountain Inn is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The education level of Fountain Inn citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.92% of adults 25 and older in Fountain Inn have a college degree.

The per capita income in Fountain Inn in 2010 was $22,810, which is upper middle income relative to South Carolina, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $91,240 for a family of four. However, Fountain Inn contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Fountain Inn is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Fountain Inn home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fountain Inn residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Fountain Inn include English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Fountain Inn is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Spanish.