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Population (year 2000): 6,017. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,729 (+11.8% change)
Males: 2,741 (45.6%), Females: 3,276 (54.4%)

Greenville County

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Median resident age: 33.1 years
Median household income: $39,545 (year 2000)
Median house value: $94,200 (year 2000)

Fountain Inn, SC residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Fountain Inn:

  • White Non-Hispanic (66.2%)
  • Black (30.3%)
  • Hispanic (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (14.9%), Irish (11.7%), German (8.9%), English (7.1%), French (3.2%), Italian (2.7%).

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Elevation: 872 feet

Land area: 5.5 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Fountain Inn

  • High school or higher: 79.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fountain Inn city

  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 53.7%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +1,383 (+29.8%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: SC Greenville, (16.5 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NC Charlotte, (100.6 miles pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (607.9 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: SC Simpsonville, (5.0 miles Forks, SC (8.1 miles Five Court, SC (8.2 miles Gray SC (9.3 miles Mauldin, SC (11.9 miles Woodruff, SC (13.5 miles Reidville, Princeton, SC (14.8 miles) , SC (15.0 miles Gantt,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 110 buildings, average cost: $52,900
  • 1997: 93 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 1998: 95 buildings, average cost: $62,300
  • 1999: 70 buildings, average cost: $62,100
  • 2000: 63 buildings, average cost: $55,900
  • 2001: 100 buildings, average cost: $60,800
  • 2002: 63 buildings, average cost: $61,300
  • 2003: 67 buildings, average cost: $66,400
  • 2004: 72 buildings, average cost: $67,800
  • 2005: 107 buildings, average cost: $76,700

Latitude: 34.69 N, Longitude: 82.20 W

Area code: 864


Fountain Inn, South Carolina business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (31.1%), Retail trade (15.5%), Educational,health and social services (13.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +576 (+9.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 478 (17.1%)


 

Crime in Fountain Inn by Year

Type 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 2 0
    per 100,000 0.0 33.2 0.0
Rapes 2 4 1
    per 100,000 33.2 66.5 16.6
Robberies 4 3 4
    per 100,000 66.5 49.9 66.5
Assaults 38 43 32
    per 100,000 631.5 714.6 531.8
Burglaries 37 28 26
    per 100,000 614.9 465.3 432.1
Thefts 114 125 142
    per 100,000 1894.6 2077.4 2360.0
Auto thefts 6 9 15
    per 100,000 99.7 149.6 249.3
286.4 345.4 277.5


Average climate in Fountain Inn, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Fountain Inn-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 27% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/31/1973, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.5 miles away from the Fountain Inn city center killed 7 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1952, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 4 people.


Hospitals/medical centers near Fountain Inn:
  • HILLCREST HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; SIMPSONVILLE, SC)
  • B J WORKMAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; WOODRUFF, SC)
  • GREENVILLE HOSPITAL CENTER (about 16 miles; GREENVILLE, SC)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fountain Inn:
  • DONALDSON CENTER (about 13 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; ID: GYH)
  • GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG INTL (about 14 miles; GREER, SC; ID: GSP)
  • ANDERSON RGNL (about 38 miles; ANDERSON, SC; ID: AND)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fountain Inn:
  • GREENVILLE DOWNTOWN (about 15 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; ID: GMU)
  • SPARTANBURG DOWNTOWN MEMORIAL (about 23 miles; SPARTANBURG, SC; ID: SPA)
  • LAURENS COUNTY (about 23 miles; LAURENS, SC; ID: 34A)

Amtrak station near Fountain Inn:
  • 19 miles: GREENVILLE (1120 W. WASHINGTON ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Gas Supply 16 $33,559 $25,169 2 $1,236
Other and Unallocable 3 $9,443 $37,772 0 $0
Financial Administration 4 $14,447 $43,341 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 6 $13,159 $26,318 2 $2,130
Police - Other 7 $14,421 $24,721 0 $0
Firefighters 8 $29,887 $44,830 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 22 $60,730 $33,125 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 1 $2,161 $25,932 0 $0
Other Government Administration 0 $0   7 $873
Streets and Highways 8 $17,880 $26,820 0 $0
Totals for Government 75 $195,687 $31,309 11 $4,239


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fountain Inn:
  • GREENVILLE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 14 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 6,157)
  • BOB JONES UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; FT enrollment: 3,577)
  • FURMAN UNIVERSITY (about 23 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; FT enrollment: 2,915)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT SPARTANBURG (about 26 miles; SPARTANBURG, SC; FT enrollment: 3,041)
  • SPARTANBURG TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 30 miles; SPARTANBURG, SC; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • LANDER UNIVERSITY (about 33 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 2,429)
  • PIEDMONT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 37 miles; GREENWOOD, SC; FT enrollment: 2,406)
Public primary/middle school in Fountain Inn:
  • FOUNTAIN INN ELEMENTARY (Students: 710; Location: 608 FAIRVIEW STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Fountain Inn:
  • PLEASANT GROVE CHRISTIAN ACADE (Students: 180; Location: 305 S FRONTAGE ROAD; Grades: PK - 9)
  • TENDER LOVING CARE (Students: 6; Location: 1218 N MAIN ST; Grades: KG - KG)
 

Fountain Inn compared to South Carolina state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Fountain Inn:
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFIS (1600 AM; 1 kW; FOUNTAIN INN, SC; Owner: GOLDEN STRIP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WMUU (1260 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WYRD (1330 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WORD (950 AM; 5 kW; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRIX (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HOMELAND PARK, SC; Owner: AM 1020 INCORPORATED)
  • WGVL (1440 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WJFJ (1160 AM; 10 kW; TRYON, NC; Owner: COLUMBUS BROADCAST CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fountain Inn:
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WEPR (90.1 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLFJ-FM (89.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBZT-FM (96.7 FM; MAULDIN, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJMZ-FM (107.3 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WOLT (103.3 FM; GREER, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WTBI-FM (91.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: TABERNACLE BAPTIST BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W247AB (97.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Fountain Inn:
  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WNEH (Channel 38; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WSQY-LP (Channel 66; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WRET-TV (Channel 49; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W65DS (Channel 65; HONEA PATH, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNTV (Channel 29; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)

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