Fountain Hills, AZ Population by Age

The median age in Fountain Hills, AZ is 59.7, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 10.55% were under the age of 15, 7.00% aged 15 to 29, 45.17% aged 30 to 64, 32.97% aged 65 to 84, and 4.32% were 85 years of age and older.
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Updated Sep 17, 2023

Fountain Hills, AZ population age distribution

A complete breakdown of Fountain Hills's age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups is listed in the table below.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 5 years 675 2.86%
5 to 9 years 786 3.33%
10 to 14 years 1,032 4.37%
15 to 19 years 637 2.69%
20 to 24 years 404 1.71%
25 to 29 years 613 2.59%
30 to 34 years 1,059 4.48%
35 to 39 years 1,109 4.69%
40 to 44 years 1,085 4.59%
45 to 49 years 738 3.12%
50 to 54 years 1,443 6.1%
55 to 59 years 2,407 10.18%
60 to 64 years 2,836 12%
65 to 69 years 2,771 11.72%
70 to 74 years 2,376 10.05%
75 to 79 years 1,559 6.6%
80 to 84 years 1,088 4.6%
85 years and over 1,021 4.32%
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Fountain Hills, AZ population by age group

Key stats
3,534
Population under 25 years
3,866
Population aged 25-44
7,424
Population aged 45-64
8,815
Population aged 65+

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021

The graph shows Fountain Hills's population by age group, with age group on x-axis and the respective age group's percent of the total population on y-axis
Fountain Hills, AZ population by age group. The largest age group was 60-64 years with a poulation of 2,836 (12.00% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

The largest age group in Fountain Hills, AZ was for the group of age 60-64 years with a population of 2,836 (12.00%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey.

At the same time, the smallest age group in Fountain Hills, AZ was the 20-24 years with a population of 404 (1.71%).

Fountain Hills, AZ population by age cohort

To better understand the age distribution of Fountain Hills, AZ's population, we divided it into the following 3 cohorts:

  • Children : Under the age of 18 years
  • Adults (working population): Between the age of 18 and 64 years
  • Seniors: 65 years and above
The pie chart shows Fountain Hills's population divided into segments, with each segment representing an age cohort. The area of each segment is in the same proportion of a circle as the population of the cohort is of the total population.
Fountain Hills, AZ population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). The largest age group was 18 - 64 years with a poulation of 11,898 (50.33% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the population for each of the three cohorts.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 18 years 2,926 12.38%
18 to 64 years 11,898 50.33%
85 years and over 8,815 37.29%
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Key stats for each age cohort as per our analysis of U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey:

  • Fountain Hills's population under 18 was 12.38%, compared to the 22.51% nationwide.
  • Fountain Hills's working population (between 18 and 64) was 50.33%, compared to 61.45% nationwide.
  • Fountain Hills's elderly or the senior population (over 65 age) was 37.29% as compared to 16.04% nationwide.

Fountain Hills, AZ population pyramid

Population pyramid for Fountain Hills, AZ is charted below using the estimates from U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. A wide base suggests population increase, narrow base indicates declining birth rates.

Key stats from our analysis of the Fountain Hills's population pyramid:

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Fountain Hills, AZ, is 20.2.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Fountain Hills, AZ, is 71.5.
  • Total dependency ratio for Fountain Hills, AZ is 91.7.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Fountain Hills, AZ is 1.4.
The graph shows Fountain Hills's population across different age group and gender, with population on x-axis and population y-axis. The male population is plotted on the left in blue color whereas the female population is plotted on the right in pink color.
Fountain Hills, AZ population pyramid i.e. Fountain Hills population distrubution across age and gender. Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the Fountain Hills, AZ's male and female population across different age groups:

Age Group Population(Male) Population(Female) Total Population
Under 5 years 359 316 675
5 to 9 years 332 454 786
10 to 14 years 620 412 1,032
15 to 19 years 356 281 637
20 to 24 years 158 246 404
25 to 29 years 410 203 613
30 to 34 years 495 564 1,059
35 to 39 years 545 564 1,109
40 to 44 years 522 563 1,085
45 to 49 years 416 322 738
50 to 54 years 682 761 1,443
55 to 59 years 1,025 1,382 2,407
60 to 64 years 1,301 1,535 2,836
65 to 69 years 1,444 1,327 2,771
70 to 74 years 1,292 1,084 2,376
75 to 79 years 696 863 1,559
80 to 84 years 560 528 1,088
85 years and over 524 497 1,021
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Things to know

What is the population of Fountain Hills, AZ under 18?

Fountain Hills's population under the age of 18 is 2,926, as per the latest U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey estimates. This population is 12.38% of the total resident population of Fountain Hills, AZ.

What is the aging population in Fountain Hills, AZ?

Fountain Hills's population aged 65 years and above was 8,815. As per the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, this population is 37.29% of the entire population.

References

Datasets

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2023
Fountain Hills, AZ Age Group Population Dataset: A complete breakdown of Fountain Hills age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Fountain Hills population distribution across 18 age groups. It lists the population in each age group along with the percentage population relative of the total population for Fountain Hills. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution of Fountain Hills by age. For example, using this dataset, we can identify the largest age group in Fountain Hills.

Key observations

The largest age group in Fountain Hills, AZ was for the group of age 60-64 years with a population of 2,836 (12.00%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey. At the same time, the smallest age group in Fountain Hills, AZ was the 20-24 years with a population of 404 (1.71%). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Fountain Hills population by age group

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group in consideration
  • Population: The population for the specific age group in the Fountain Hills is shown in this column.
  • % of Total Population: This column displays the population of each age group as a proportion of Fountain Hills total population. Please note that the sum of all percentages may not equal one due to rounding of values.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Fountain Hills Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Fountain Hills, AZ Age Cohorts Dataset: Children, Working Adults, and Seniors in Fountain Hills - Population and Percentage Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Fountain Hills population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). It lists the population in each age cohort group along with its percentage relative to the total population of Fountain Hills. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution across children, working population and senior population for dependency ratio, housing requirements, ageing, migration patterns etc.

Key observations

The largest age group was $b3_v1 with a poulation of $b3_v2 ($b3_v3 of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Fountain Hills population by age cohort

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age cohorts:

  • Under 18 years
  • 18 to 64 years
  • 65 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age cohort for the Fountain Hills population analysis. Total expected values are 3 groups ( Children, Working Population and Senior Population).
  • Population: The population for the age cohort in Fountain Hills is shown in the following column.
  • Percent of Total Population: The population as a percent of total population of the Fountain Hills is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Fountain Hills Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Fountain Hills, AZ Population Pyramid Dataset: Age Groups, Male and Female Population, and Total Population for Demographics Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the data for the Fountain Hills, AZ population pyramid, which represents the Fountain Hills population distribution across age and gender, using estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. It lists the male and female population for each age group, along with the total population for those age groups. Higher numbers at the bottom of the table suggest population growth, whereas higher numbers at the top indicate declining birth rates. Furthermore, the dataset can be utilized to understand the youth dependency ratio, old-age dependency ratio, total dependency ratio, and potential support ratio.

Key observations

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Fountain Hills, AZ, is 20.2.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Fountain Hills, AZ, is 71.5.
  • Total dependency ratio for Fountain Hills, AZ is 91.7.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Fountain Hills, AZ is 1.4.

Fountain Hills population pyramid

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group for the Fountain Hills population analysis. Total expected values are 18 and are define above in the age groups section.
  • Population (Male): The male population in the Fountain Hills for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Population (Female): The female population in the Fountain Hills for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Total Population: The total population of the Fountain Hills for the selected age group is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Fountain Hills Population by Age. You can refer the same here

If you're looking for datasets from another year, please feel free to contact us at research@neilsberg.com and we'll be happy to assist you further.

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