Fountain County, Indiana Population 2021

Fountain County, Indiana's estimated population is 16,258 with a growth rate of -0.27% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fountain County, Indiana is the 79th largest county in Indiana. The 2010 Population was 17,276 and has seen a growth of -5.89% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202116,258-44-0.27%
202016,302-44-0.27%
201916,346-44-0.27%
201816,390-29-0.18%
201716,419-38-0.23%
201616,457-80-0.48%
201516,537-156-0.93%
201416,693-189-1.12%
201316,882-235-1.37%
201217,117-40-0.23%
201117,157-119-0.69%
201017,276-532-2.99%
199017,808-1,225-6.44%
198019,0337764.25%
197018,257-449-2.40%
196018,7068704.88%
195017,836-463-2.53%
194018,2993281.83%
193017,971-852-4.53%
192018,823-1,616-7.91%
191020,439-1,007-4.70%
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%
18307,6190.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.27%
County Website
State
Founded
1826
County Seat
2010 Population
17,276
Growth Since 2010
-5.89%
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Fountain County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,02397.52%
Two or More Races2481.51%
Asian720.44%
Black or African American370.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native280.17%
Some Other Race220.13%
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Fountain County, Indiana Population by Race

Fountain County, Indiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Fountain County, Indiana Median Age

43.4


Total

41.8


Male

44.9


Female

Fountain County, Indiana Adults

There are 12,795 adults, (3,205 of whom are seniors) in Fountain County, Indiana.

Fountain County, Indiana Age Dependency

71.3

Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Fountain County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

8,176

49.76%

Male

8,254

50.24%

Fountain County, Indiana Population by Age

Fountain County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fountain County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.8%13.2%
All76.2%23.8%
Female64.9%35.1%
Male64.9%35.1%
Non Family64.1%35.9%

76.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fountain County, Indiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,9742.3376.2
Married3,6702.9386.8
Non Family2,2801.264.1
Female6762.5764.9
Male3483.0164.9

2.81

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Fountain County, Indiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3182.76%
9th to 12th Grade9498.24%
High School Graduate5,03543.72%
Some College2,46221.38%
Associates Degree1,0419.04%
Bachelors Degree1,1299.80%
Graduate Degree5835.06%
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Fountain County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fountain County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White11,0639,8761,595
Hispanic23717890
2+ Races14714414
Asian41292
Native American282717
Other Race2222
Black181311

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 61.11%.

Fountain County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,487$44,663$30,179
Less Than 9th Grade$26,122$29,485$20,100
High School Graduate$32,679$37,755$26,361
Some College$38,750$51,030$26,690
Bachelors Degree$50,038$54,273$44,231
Graduate Degree$62,543$64,896$50,625

$37,487

Average Earnings

$44,663

Average Male

$30,179

Average Female

Fountain County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fountain County, Indiana Language by Age

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Fountain County, Indiana Language

96.50% of Fountain County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 3.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.62% of the population.

Fountain County, Indiana Language

Fountain County, Indiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,4481,57810.21%
Hispanic4098019.56%
Multiple2487329.44%
Asian725779.17%
Native281864.29%
Black271348.15%

11.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.99%

Male Poverty Rate

12.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fountain County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fountain County, Indiana is Asian, with 79.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fountain County, Indiana is White, with 10.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.20%.

Fountain County, Indiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.28%
High School12.25%
Some College5.85%
Bachelors or Greater3.07%

Fountain County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed35.86%
Female Unemployed24.49%
Female Employed5.57%
Male Employed4.85%

Fountain County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fountain County, Indiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,874$67,826
Families$66,338$79,389
Married Families$71,889-
Non Families$30,272$37,907
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Income by Household Type

Fountain County, Indiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.3%

Male Marriage Rate

56.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Fountain County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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Fountain County, Indiana 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 35-44.

Fountain County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

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Fountain County, Indiana Marital Status

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1,083

Number of Veterans

1,016

Male Veterans

67

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam393
First Gulf War178
Second Gulf War145
Korea112
World War II67

Fountain County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+317
65 to 74297
35 to 54210
55 to 64146
18 to 34113

Fountain County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0568.44%
2+ Races2717.76%

Fountain County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Fountain County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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5.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fountain County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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60%

Labor Force Participation

57.4%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Fountain County, Indiana Employment by Age

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Fountain County, Indiana Employment by Race

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Fountain County, Indiana 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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57.10%

Born in Fountain County, Indiana

98.59%

Native Born

1.41%

Foreign Born

0.80%

Non Citizen

0.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.59% of Fountain County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 57.10% having been born in Indiana. 0.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fountain County, Indiana Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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