Fountain, Colorado Population 2020

31,378

Fountain is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 31,378, it is the 25th largest city in Colorado and the 1238th largest city in the United States. Fountain is currently growing at a rate of 1.49% annually and its population has increased by 21.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,846 in 2010. Spanning over 23 miles, Fountain has a population density of 1,395 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fountain is $74,643 with a poverty rate of 7.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,347 per month, and the median house value is $217,300. The median age in Fountain is 30.2 years, 30.7 years for males, and 29.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.0 males.

Fountain Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fountain was:

  • White: 73.86%
  • Black or African American: 10.05%
  • Two or more races: 7.09%
  • Asian: 3.55%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 3.07%
  • Other race: 1.68%
  • Native American: 0.69%
The current population of Fountain, Colorado is 31,378, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 30,454.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 25,846.

Fountain, Colorado Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,67173.86%
Black or African American2,94810.05%
Two or More Races2,0807.09%
Asian1,0433.55%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander9013.07%
Some Other Race4941.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native2020.69%

Fountain Population Pyramid 2020

Fountain Median Age

30.2


Total

30.7


Male

29.5


Female

Fountain Adults

There are 20,242 adults, (1,714 of whom are seniors) in Fountain.

Fountain Age Dependency

58.3

Age Dependency Ratio

9.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Fountain Sex Ratio

Female

14,593

49.74%

Male

14,746

50.26%

Fountain Households and Families

Fountain Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fountain Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.5%29.5%
All65.5%34.5%
Non Family63.9%36.1%
Female48.5%51.5%
Male46.3%53.7%

65.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,793365.5
Married6,2993.4970.5
Non Family1,9081.263.9
Female8643.2148.5
Male7223.1646.3

3.35

Average Family Size

3

Average Household Size

3.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fountain Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2141.20%
9th to 12th Grade6803.80%
High School Graduate4,65125.99%
Some College5,39930.17%
Associates Degree3,00716.80%
Bachelors Degree2,95416.51%
Graduate Degree9905.53%

Fountain Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,65210,2562,504
Hispanic3,8593,544634
Black1,8351,835465
Multiple Races790774193
Asian659572169
Other Race32024633
Islander31723729
Native American1199444

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 36.97%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,687$50,030$28,705
Less Than High School$25,797$26,266$19,375
High School Grad$33,474$40,781$24,867
Some College$39,761$49,373$27,310
Bachelors Degree$49,909$62,063$40,530
Graduate Degree$55,125$82,367$44,489

$40,687

Average Earnings

$50,030

Average Male

$28,705

Average Female

Fountain Language

Fountain Language by Age

Fountain Language

83.10% of Fountain residents speak only English, while 16.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.97% of the population.

Fountain Poverty

Fountain Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,7089856.27%
Hispanic7,2536679.20%
Multiple2,08029314.09%
Black2,9481645.56%
Other4797515.66%
Asian1,043474.51%

7.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.72%

Male Poverty Rate

8.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fountain

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fountain is Other, with 15.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fountain is Asian, with 4.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.52%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.63%
High School11.16%
Bachelors or Greater4.06%
Some College3.18%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed32.09%
Female Unemployed6.86%
Female Employed5.77%
Male Employed1.47%

Fountain Income

Fountain Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$64,891$74,643
Families$69,107$78,231
Married Families$74,270-
Non Families$40,417$56,291

Fountain Marital Status

Fountain Marital Status

Marriage Rates

63.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.0%

Male Marriage Rate

63.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Fountain Married by Age and Sex

Fountain Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Fountain Marital Status by Race

Fountain Veterans

4,812

Number of Veterans

3,717

Male Veterans

1,095

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War3,016
First Gulf War2,143
Vietnam611
Korea58
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 542,092
18 to 341,501
55 to 64704
65 to 74352
75+163
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,56225.21%
Hispanic94523.18%
Black74338.64%
2 or More28133.02%
Other7720.00%
Indian7260.50%
Asian487.55%
Hawaiian296.17%

$Fountain Veterans by Education

2.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fountain Employment Status

69.8%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

Fountain Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

28.98%

Born in Colorado

91.54%

Native Born

8.46%

Foreign Born

3.38%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.54% of Fountain residents were born in the United States, with 28.98% having been born in Colorado. 3.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202031,3784621.49%
201930,9164621.52%
201830,4546612.22%
201729,7934621.58%
201629,3315812.02%
201528,7504761.68%
201428,2744411.58%
201327,8338393.11%
201226,9943761.41%
201126,6184781.83%
201026,14010,9435.57%
200015,1975,0224.09%
199010,1751,8512.03%
19808,3244,8099.00%
19703,5150.00%