Fountain Valley is a city located in Orange County California. With a 2020 population of 57,393, it is the 162nd largest city in California and the 753rd largest city in the United States. Fountain Valley is currently growing at a rate of 0.30% annually and its population has increased by 0.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 57,047 in 2020. Spanning over 9 miles, Fountain Valley has a population density of 6,327 people per square mile.
The average household income in Fountain Valley is $118,374 with a poverty rate of 8.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,100 per month, and the median house value is $777,200. The median age in Fountain Valley is 44.6 years, 43.7 years for males, and 45.4 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fountain Valleywas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 55.63%.
56.72% of Fountain Valley residents speak only English, while 43.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 29.92% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Fountain Valley is Hispanic, with 12.44% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Fountain Valley is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.34%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Fountain Valley
68.13% of Fountain Valley residents were born in the United States, with 49.86% having been born in California. 7.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.