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Fountain
  • Suburb of Colorado Springs, CO

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade A minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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Fountain is a suburb of Colorado Springs with a population of 29,498. Fountain is in El Paso County. Living in Fountain offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Fountain there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Fountain and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Fountain are above average.

About

About Fountain...
Population
29,498

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$338,000
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,636
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    28%
  • Own
    72%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    190.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    3.4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    71.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    78.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    326
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,487.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    292.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    7%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    40%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  11%

Working in Fountain

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$80,311
National
$75,149

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