Fountain, NC Demographics

The total population of Fountain is estimated to be 299 with 121 males (40.47%) and 178 females (59.53%). There are 57 more females than males in Fountain.
The median household income in Fountain was $26,077 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 581(2.28%) from $25,496 in 2020. This income is 34.95% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Fountain sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $26,347. Overall, the median household income for the town of Fountain stands at $26,077.
In Fountain, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $24,771 for males and $20,267 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $58,099 for males and $44,250 for females.
In Fountain, there are just two different racial groups among households. Among these, White households report a median household income of $48,979, while Black or African American households have a median household income of $15,828.
In 2022, the population of Fountain was 388, a 0.26% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Fountain's population was 387, an increase of 1.31% compared to a population of 382 in 2020.
The median age in Fountain, NC is 43.5, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 16.54% were under the age of 15, 26.10% aged 15 to 29, 36.03% aged 30 to 64, 13.97% aged 65 to 84, and 7.35% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Fountain population: 47.79% are White, 48.53% are Black or African American and 3.68% are multiracial.