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Fountain Inn, SC
Real Estate & Demographic Data

Fountain Inn profile

Living in Fountain Inn

Fountain Inn is a somewhat small city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 11,758 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Fountain Inn is the 47th largest community in South Carolina.

Fountain Inn real estate is some of the most expensive in South Carolina, although Fountain Inn house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Also of interest is that Fountain Inn has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Fountain Inn telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.22% 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.

As is often the case in a small city, Fountain Inn doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In terms of college education, Fountain Inn is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.14% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Fountain Inn in 2018 was $27,283, 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 $109,132 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 German, English, Irish, Italian, and Scots-Irish.

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