Fountain Hills, Arizona Population 2020

25,377
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Fountain Hills is a city located in Arizona. With a 2020 population of 25,377, it is the 32nd largest city in Arizona and the 1512th largest city in the United States. Fountain Hills is currently growing at a rate of 0.77% annually and its population has increased by 12.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 22,489 in 2010. Spanning over 20 miles, Fountain Hills has a population density of 1,251 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fountain Hills is $119,590 with a poverty rate of 4.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,233 per month, and the median house value is $404,800. The median age in Fountain Hills is 58.8 years, 58.6 years for males, and 59 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.5 males.

Fountain Hills Demographics

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

  • White: 95.79%
  • Asian: 2.61%
  • Two or more races: 0.99%
  • Native American: 0.27%
  • Black or African American: 0.25%
  • Other race: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fountain Hills, Arizona is 25,377, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 24,987.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 22,489.

Fountain Hills, Arizona Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,45995.79%
Asian6392.61%
Two or More Races2430.99%
American Indian and Alaska Native660.27%
Black or African American610.25%
Some Other Race220.09%
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Fountain Hills Population Pyramid 2020

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Fountain Hills Median Age

58.8


Total

58.6


Male

59


Female

Fountain Hills Adults

There are 21,524 adults, (8,938 of whom are seniors) in Fountain Hills.

Fountain Hills Age Dependency

94.6

Age Dependency Ratio

71

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Fountain Hills Sex Ratio

Female

13,064

53.34%

Male

11,426

46.66%

Fountain Hills Households and Families

Fountain Hills Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fountain Hills Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.7%15.3%
All79%21%
Non Family72%28%
Female69.6%30.4%
Male56.5%43.5%

79.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,5792.1179
Married6,7972.5584.7
Non Family3,9141.1472
Female6382.8569.6
Male2303.5256.5

2.58

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Fountain Hills Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2661.28%
9th to 12th Grade3941.90%
High School Graduate3,00314.47%
Some College4,78123.04%
Associates Degree2,0629.94%
Bachelors Degree6,21629.96%
Graduate Degree4,02519.40%
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Fountain Hills Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,50719,1079,884
Hispanic624568248
Asian46227579
Multiple Races1139621
Native American636321
Black616117
Other Race2210

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 white people with a rate of 50.67%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,666$67,034$35,585
Less Than High School$26,000$$36,550
High School Grad$36,090$55,313$32,566
Some College$41,144$52,199$32,400
Bachelors Degree$61,594$88,771$38,723
Graduate Degree$63,846$94,191$48,896

$45,666

Average Earnings

$67,034

Average Male

$35,585

Average Female

Fountain Hills Language

Fountain Hills Language by Age

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Fountain Hills Language

90.74% of Fountain Hills residents speak only English, while 9.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.83% of the population.

Fountain Hills Poverty

Fountain Hills Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,4629214.10%
Hispanic1,118675.99%
Native662943.94%
Asian639223.44%

4.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.49%

Male Poverty Rate

4.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fountain Hills

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fountain Hills is Native, with 43.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fountain Hills is Asian, with 3.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.92%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.10%
Some College4.09%
High School3.40%
Bachelors or Greater3.38%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed31.09%
Female Unemployed16.67%
Male Employed2.13%
Female Employed1.55%

Fountain Hills Income

Fountain Hills Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$81,537$119,590
Families$96,790$138,685
Married Families$103,151-
Non Families$52,319$79,668
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Fountain Hills Marital Status

Fountain Hills Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

63.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.6%

Male Marriage Rate

59.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Fountain Hills Married by Age and Sex

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Fountain Hills Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Fountain Hills Marital Status by Race

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Fountain Hills Veterans

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2,097

Number of Veterans

1,999

Male Veterans

98

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam868
Korea356
First Gulf War331
World War II138
Second Gulf War78
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Age Group Veterans
75+732
65 to 74702
55 to 64348
35 to 54310
18 to 345
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,0509.89%
Hispanic517.18%
Indian3756.06%
Other1045.45%

Fountain Hills Veterans by Education

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3.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fountain Hills Employment Status

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51.8%

Labor Force Participation

49.6%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

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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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15.09%

Born in Arizona

91.07%

Native Born

8.93%

Foreign Born

2.92%

Non Citizen

6.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.07% of Fountain Hills residents were born in the United States, with 15.09% having been born in Arizona. 2.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202025,3771950.77%
201925,1821950.78%
201824,9872390.97%
201724,7481950.79%
201624,5532831.17%
201524,2703751.57%
201423,8953321.41%
201323,5633171.36%
201223,2464201.84%
201122,8263131.39%
201022,5132,2781.07%
200020,23510,2057.27%
199010,0307,25913.73%
19802,7710.00%