Fountain, Colorado Population 2021

31,443
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Fountain is a city located in El Paso County Colorado. With a 2020 population of 31,443, it is the 26th largest city in Colorado and the 1245th largest city in the United States . Fountain is currently growing at a rate of 1.14% annually and its population has increased by 21.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,846 in 2010. Fountain reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 23 miles, Fountain has a population density of 1,398 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fountain is $74,994 with a poverty rate of 7.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,424 per month, and the median house value is $229,200. The median age in Fountain is 29.9 years, 30.4 years for males, and 29.3 years for females.

Fountain Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fountainwas:

  • White: 74.53%
  • Black or African American: 8.70%
  • Two or more races: 7.38%
  • Asian: 4.56%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 2.72%
  • Other race: 1.25%
  • Native American: 0.86%
The current population of Fountain, Colorado is 31,443 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 30,735.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 25,846.

Fountain, Colorado Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,19974.53%
Black or African American2,5908.70%
Two or More Races2,1987.38%
Asian1,3594.56%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8102.72%
Some Other Race3731.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native2550.86%
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Fountain Population by Race

Fountain Population Pyramid $2021

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Fountain Median Age

29.9


Total

30.4


Male

29.3


Female

Fountain Adults

There are 20,755 adults, (1,815 of whom are seniors) in Fountain.

Fountain Age Dependency

57.3

Age Dependency Ratio

9.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Fountain Sex Ratio

Female

14,855

49.88%

Male

14,929

50.12%

Fountain Population by Age

Fountain Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fountain Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male42.2%57.8%
Female46.5%53.5%
Non Family58.9%41.1%
All65%35%
Married71.8%28.2%

65.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fountain Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,8313.0365
Married6,2283.5471.8
Non Family2,1811.3358.9
Female8303.646.5
Male5923.1342.2

3.44

Average Family Size

3.03

Average Household Size

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Fountain Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2861.56%
9th to 12th Grade6563.58%
High School Graduate5,00927.37%
Some College5,56030.38%
Associates Degree3,08316.84%
Bachelors Degree2,71014.81%
Graduate Degree1,0005.46%
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Fountain Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fountain Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,96910,5582,335
Hispanic3,9583,623561
Black1,6441,644421
Asian900790258
2+ Races723705169
Islander31424646
Native American25519390
Other Race22315515

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 35.29%.

Fountain Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,468$48,847$27,452
Less Than 9th Grade$29,136$29,504$22,321
High School Graduate$37,598$40,734$29,196
Some College$37,240$48,697$25,142
Bachelors Degree$53,219$61,263$42,973
Graduate Degree$61,114$77,727$49,349

$40,468

Average Earnings

$48,847

Average Male

$27,452

Average Female

Fountain Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fountain Language by Age

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Fountain Language

81.91% of Fountain residents speak only English, while 18.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.18% of the population.

Fountain Language

Fountain Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,8929495.97%
Hispanic7,61076910.11%
Multiple2,19853424.29%
Black2,5901094.21%
Other3607621.11%
Native2556224.31%
Asian1,359453.31%

7.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.57%

Male Poverty Rate

9.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fountain

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fountain is Native, with 24.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fountain is Asian, with 3.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.98%.

Fountain Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.80%
High School11.02%
Some College4.37%
Bachelors or Greater4.18%

Fountain Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed28.40%
Female Employed4.39%
Male Employed1.26%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Fountain Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fountain Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,582$74,994
Families$69,123$81,165
Married Families$75,240-
Non Families$39,250$50,171
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Income by Household Type

Fountain Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.2%

Male Marriage Rate

62.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Fountain Married by Age and Sex

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Fountain Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Fountain Marital Status by Race

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Fountain Marital Status

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4,591

Number of Veterans

3,553

Male Veterans

1,038

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,803
First Gulf War1,885
Vietnam589
Korea88
World War II

Fountain Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,987
18 to 341,338
55 to 64755
65 to 74327
75+184

Fountain Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,44523.59%
Hispanic74517.87%
Black56732.40%
2+ Races33038.96%
Asian9710.55%
Islander6114.45%
Native American5722.35%
Other Race3412.45%

Fountain Veterans by Race

Fountain Veterans by Education

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2.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fountain Veterans by Education

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69.2%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Fountain Employment by Age

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Fountain Employment by Race

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Fountain Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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27.78%

Born in Fountain

91.21%

Native Born

8.79%

Foreign Born

3.44%

Non Citizen

5.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.21% of Fountain residents were born in the United States, with 27.78% having been born in Colorado. 3.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Fountain Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202131,4433541.14%
202031,0893541.15%
201930,7353541.17%
201830,3816482.18%
201729,7334521.54%
201629,2815732.00%
201528,7084761.69%
201428,2324351.56%
201327,7978383.11%
201226,9593691.39%
201126,5904781.83%
201026,11210,9155.56%
200015,1975,0224.09%
199010,1751,8512.03%
19808,3244,8099.00%
19703,5150.00%

Fountain Population by Year