Fountain, Colorado Population 2024

27,309

Fountain is a city located in El Paso County Colorado. Fountain has a 2024 population of 27,309. Fountain is currently declining at a rate of -2.84% annually and its population has decreased by -8.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 29,890 in 2020.

The average household income in Fountain is $92,527 with a poverty rate of 8.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fountain is 30.4 years, 31.2 years for males, and 29.7 years for females.

Fountain Demographics

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

  • White: 69.83%
  • Two or more races: 12.69%
  • Black or African American: 8.93%
  • Other race: 4.52%
  • Asian: 2.43%
  • Native American: 1.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.41%
Land Area (mi²)
22.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,214.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-8.63% (-2,581)
The current population of Fountain, Colorado is 27,309 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 29,890.

Fountain, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White20,59969.83%
Two or more races3,74412.69%
Black or African American2,6338.93%
Other race1,3344.52%
Asian7182.43%
Native American3481.18%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1220.41%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fountain Population by Race

Fountain Population Pyramid 2024

Fountain Median Age

30.4

Total

31.2

Male

29.7

Female

Fountain Adults

There are 20,992 adults, (2,038 of whom are seniors) in Fountain.

Fountain Age Dependency

55.6

Age Dependency Ratio

10.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Fountain Sex Ratio

Female14,68449.78%
Male14,81450.22%

Fountain Population by Age

Fountain Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All10,2032.8972.127.9
Married5,9003.5183.516.5
Non Family2,8091.4755.944.1
Female1,0213.1458.741.3
Male4733.0755.444.6
showing: 5 rows

3.32

Average Family Size

2.89

Average Household Size

72.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fountain Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fountain Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fountain Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 47.13%.

Fountain Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$51,566

Average Earnings

$58,946

Average Male

$39,881

Average Female

Fountain Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fountain Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fountain Language

87.06% of Fountain residents speak only English, while 12.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.29% of the population.

Fountain Language

Fountain Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic8,06396511.97%
White16,4899235.6%
Multiple3,74440010.68%
Black2,61832512.41%
Native3489627.59%
Asian718425.85%
Other1,334403%
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8.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.58%

Male Poverty Rate

9.4%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fountain

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fountain is Native, with 27.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fountain is Other, with 3% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.21%.

Fountain Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.39%
High School10.65%
Some College4.64%
Bachelors or Greater2.63%
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Fountain Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed35.77%
Female Unemployed14.83%
Female Employed5.74%
Male Employed1.94%
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Fountain Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fountain Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fountain Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.9%

Male Marriage Rate

56.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Fountain Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fountain Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

4,418

Number of Veterans

3,608

Male Veterans

810

Female Veterans

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Fountain Veterans by War

count

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Fountain Veterans by Age

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Fountain Veterans by Race

Fountain Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fountain Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.9%

Labor Force Participation

58.1%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Fountain Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fountain Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fountain Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

32.45%

Born in Fountain

92.95%

Native Born

7.05%

Foreign Born

2.65%

Non Citizen

4.4%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.95% of Fountain residents were born in the United States, with 32.45% having been born in Colorado. 2.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fountain Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202923,314-799-3.31%
202824,113-799-3.21%
202724,912-799-3.11%
202625,711-799-3.01%
202526,510-799-2.93%
202427,309-799-2.84%
202328,108-799-2.76%
202228,907-799-2.69%
202129,706-184-0.62%
202029,890-824-2.68%
201930,7143041%
201830,4106442.16%
201729,7664511.54%
201629,3155802.02%
201528,7354861.72%
201428,2494401.58%
201327,8098423.12%
201226,9673741.41%
201126,5934871.87%
201026,10610,90971.78%
200015,1975,02249.36%
199010,1751,85122.24%
19808,3244,809136.81%
19703,515
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Fountain Population by Year