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Population (year 2000): 15,197. Estimated population in July 2005: 19,081 (+25.6% change)
Males: 7,532 (49.6%), Females: 7,665 (50.4%)

El Paso County

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Median resident age: 29.3 years
Median household income: $42,121 (year 2000)
Median house value: $117,200 (year 2000)

Fountain, CO residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Fountain:

  • White Non-Hispanic (69.3%)
  • Hispanic (15.1%)
  • Black (8.7%)
  • Other race (6.7%)
  • Two or more races (5.5%)
  • American Indian (3.0%)
  • Korean (0.8%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (21.7%), Irish (11.5%), English (6.5%), United States (6.3%), French (4.0%), Norwegian (2.8%).Colorado

Elevation: 5546 feet

Land area: 14.0 square miles

Fountain,

For population 25 years and over in Fountain

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fountain city

  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 61.7%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

5.5% Foreign born (2.9% Europe, 1.5% Asia, 1.0% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +4,138 (+37.4%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springs, CO Colorado (13.4 miles pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: AZ Phoenix, (620.2 miles pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: CO (3.9 miles Security-Widefield, Carson, CO (7.0 miles Fort CO (8.1 miles Stratmoor, Hills, CO (11.2 miles Cimarron Springs, CO Colorado (13.4 miles Springs, CO Manitou (18.4 miles Force Academy, CO Air (23.4 miles Forest, CO Black (23.8 miles

Latitude: 38.69 N, Longitude: 104.70 W

Fountain, Colorado business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (17.5%), Retail trade (14.4%), Manufacturing (11.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,908 (-19.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,183 (16.5%)

Crime in Fountain (2000):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 5 rapes (34.3 per 100,000)
  • 4 robberies (27.4 per 100,000)
  • 42 assaults (287.9 per 100,000)
  • 58 burglaries (397.6 per 100,000)
  • 318 thefts (2180.0 per 100,000)
  • 26 auto thefts (178.2 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 200.4 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.1)

Crime in Fountain (2003):
  • 1 murder (6.3 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 3 robberies (18.9 per 100,000)
  • 15 assaults (94.6 per 100,000)
  • 31 burglaries (195.6 per 100,000)
  • 285 thefts (1798.0 per 100,000)
  • 23 auto thefts (145.1 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 133.6 (higher means more crime, US average = 321.8)

Average climate in Fountain, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Fountain,

Fountain-area historical tornado activity is near Colorado state average. It is 17% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/24/1979, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the Fountain city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1977, a category 3 tornado 21.8 miles away from the city center .


Hospitals/medical centers near Fountain:
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHAB HOSP OF COLO SPGS (about 10 miles; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • CEDAR SPRINGS BEH HLTH SYSTEM INC (about 12 miles; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)

Political contributions by individuals in Fountain, CO

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fountain:
  • CITY OF COLORADO SPRINGS MUNI (about 8 miles; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; ID: COS)
  • PUEBLO MEMORIAL (about 32 miles; PUEBLO, CO; ID: PUB)
  • BUCKLEY AFB (about 70 miles; AURORA, CO; ID: BKF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fountain:
  • MEADOW LAKE (about 19 miles; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; ID: 00V)
  • COLORADO SPRINGS EAST (about 24 miles; ELLICOTT, CO; ID: A50)
  • FREMONT COUNTY (about 34 miles; CANON CITY, CO; ID: 1V6)

Amtrak station near Fountain:
  • 13 miles: COLORADO SPRINGS (120 S. WEBER) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, call for taxi service.
Local government website:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fountain:
  • PIKES PEAK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Full-time enrollment: 5,307)
  • UNITED STATES AIR FORCE ACADEMY (about 24 miles; USAFA, CO; FT enrollment: 4,330)
  • UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT COLORADO SPRINGS (about 28 miles; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; FT enrollment: 4,953)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN COLORADO (about 30 miles; PUEBLO, CO; FT enrollment: 4,275)
  • PUEBLO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 35 miles; PUEBLO, CO; FT enrollment: 2,587)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-COLORADO CAMPUS (about 60 miles; LONE TREE, CO; FT enrollment: 3,098)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF AURORA (about 73 miles; AURORA, CO; FT enrollment: 2,219)
Public high schools in Fountain:
  • FOUNTAIN-FORT CARSON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,218; Location: 900 JIMMY CAMP ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • LORRAINE ALTERNATIVE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 44; Location: 301 EAST IOWA; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Fountain:
  • FOUNTAIN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 759; Location: 515 NORTH SANTE FE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • JORDAHL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 637; Location: 800 PROGRESS DRIVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • JANITELL JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 513; Location: 7635 FOUNTAIN MESA ROAD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • MESA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 483; Location: 400 CAMINO DEL REY; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ARAGON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 437; Location: 211 SOUTH MAIN STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
 

Fountain compared to Colorado state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Fountain:
  • KWYD (1580 AM; 10 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • KKCS (1460 AM; 5 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WALTON STATIONS - COLORADO, INC.)
  • KBZC (1300 AM; 5 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KVOR (740 AM; 3 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGHF (1350 AM; 5 kW; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRDO (1240 AM; 1 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: THE PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Fountain:
  • KKFM (98.1 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKCS-FM (101.9 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WALTON STATIONS - COLORADO, INC.)
  • KBIQ (102.7 FM; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KRCC (91.5 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: THE COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • KSKX (105.5 FM; SECURITY, CO; Owner: OPTIMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGFT (100.7 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC)
  • KTLF (90.5 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS OF COLORADO SPRINGS, INC.)
  • KMOM (96.1 FM; FOUNTAIN, CO; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKLI (106.3 FM; WIDEFIELD, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCME (88.7 FM; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCAST HOUSE, INC)
  • KSPZ (92.9 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVUU (99.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRDO-FM (95.1 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: THE PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KILO (94.3 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: COLORADO SPRINGS RADIO BCSTERS, INC.)
  • KEPC (89.7 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PIKES PEAK COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KKMG (98.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCCY (96.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYZX (103.9 FM; PUEBLO WEST, CO; Owner: COLORADO SPRINGS RADIO B/CASTRS, INC)
  • KTLC (89.1 FM; CANON CITY, CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KDZA-FM (107.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
TV broadcast stations around Fountain:
  • KKTV (Channel 11; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KTSC (Channel 8; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KGHB-CA (Channel 27; PUEBLO, ETC., CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K23GJ (Channel 23; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: SYNCOM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KRDO-TV (Channel 13; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: THE PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXRM-TV (Channel 21; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • K49CJ (Channel 49; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF COLORADO SPRINGS, INC.)
  • KJCS-LP (Channel 38; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: BETA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K63DW (Channel 63; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: ROCKY MTN.PUB.B/CING.NETWORK,INC.)
  • K30AA (Channel 30; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: SANGRE DE CRISTO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K43CG (Channel 43; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: FULL GOSPEL OUTREACH, INC.)
  • KXTU-LP (Channel 57; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)

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