Fountain County, Indiana Population 2024

16,790

Fountain County, Indiana's estimated 2024 population is 16,790 with a growth rate of 0.65% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fountain County, Indiana is the 76th largest county in Indiana. The 2010 population was 17,280 and has seen a growth of -2.84% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202917,3301080.63%
202817,2221080.63%
202717,1141080.64%
202617,0061080.64%
202516,8981080.64%
202416,7901080.65%
202316,6821080.65%
202216,5741080.66%
202116,466-17-0.1%
202016,483580.35%
201916,425-14-0.09%
201816,439-3-0.02%
201716,442-22-0.13%
201616,464-79-0.48%
201516,543-154-0.92%
201416,697-189-1.12%
201316,886-237-1.38%
201217,123-38-0.22%
201117,161-119-0.69%
201017,280
199017,808-1,225-6.44%
198019,0337764.25%
197018,257-449-2.4%
196018,7068704.88%
195017,836-463-2.53%
194018,2993281.83%
193017,971-852-4.53%
192018,823-1,616-7.91%
191020,439-1,007-4.7%
190021,4461,8889.65%
189019,558-670-3.31%
188020,2283,83923.42%
187016,3898235.29%
186015,5662,31317.45%
185013,2532,03518.14%
184011,2183,59947.24%
18307,619-9,711-56.04%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.65% (108)
County Website
Fountain County
State
Indiana
County Seat
2010 Population
17,280
Area
396 mi²
Density
42 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-2.84% (-490)
Founded
1826

Fountain County, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White15,72195.46%
Two or more races5033.05%
Asian880.53%
Other race700.43%
Black or African American480.29%
Native American380.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fountain County, Indiana Population by Race

Fountain County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2024

Fountain County, Indiana Median Age

43.1

Total

41.9

Male

44

Female

Fountain County, Indiana Adults

There are 12,903 adults, (3,267 of whom are seniors) in Fountain County, Indiana.

Fountain County, Indiana Age Dependency

70.9

Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37

Child Dependency Ratio

Fountain County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female8,21949.91%
Male8,24950.09%

Fountain County, Indiana Population by Age

Fountain County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,8202.474.225.8
Married3,4893.0685.914.1
Non Family2,2711.1760.439.6
Female6712.8161.738.3
Male3892.971.728.3
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2.92

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

74.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fountain County, Indiana 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 County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fountain County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 61.29%.

Fountain County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,532

Average Earnings

$52,022

Average Male

$33,131

Average Female

Fountain County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fountain County, Indiana Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fountain County, Indiana Language

96.98% of Fountain County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 3.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.32% of the population.

Fountain County, Indiana Language

Fountain County, Indiana Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White15,3591,63910.67%
Hispanic46016535.87%
Multiple50216532.87%
Asian887382.95%
Native383078.95%
Black441636.36%
Other7022.86%
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12.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.47%

Male Poverty Rate

13.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fountain County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fountain County, Indiana is Asian, with 82.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fountain County, Indiana is Other, with 2.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.07%.

Fountain County, Indiana Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.97%
High School15.8%
Some College5.17%
Bachelors or Greater3.45%
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Fountain County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed16.41%
Female Unemployed13.02%
Female Employed9.36%
Male Employed4.43%
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Fountain County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fountain County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fountain County, Indiana Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.8%

Male Marriage Rate

54.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Fountain County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fountain County, Indiana 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 County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fountain County, Indiana Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,066

Number of Veterans

1,018

Male Veterans

48

Female Veterans

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Fountain County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Fountain County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Fountain County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Fountain County, Indiana Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fountain County, Indiana Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.7%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Fountain County, Indiana Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fountain County, Indiana Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fountain County, Indiana 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

57.38%

Born in Fountain County, Indiana

98.71%

Native Born

1.29%

Foreign Born

0.64%

Non Citizen

0.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.71% of Fountain County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 57.38% having been born in Indiana. 0.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Fountain County, Indiana Place of Birth

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